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Western Brook Pond

Gros Morne National Park, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 888-458-2016
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Remarkable Scenery but Boat too crowed & expensive due to Tour company having a monopoly

You will see some wicked and remarkable scenery on this tour. I have travelled around the world and... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
Brad P
Worth The Trip!

Arrived in the morning and walked the 3km trail to the Bon Tours Boat tour dock. Trail is easy to... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2017
ssfoodie9
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Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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“boat tour” (137 reviews)
“parking lot” (60 reviews)
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Gros Morne National Park, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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+1 888-458-2016
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Reviewed 17 July 2017

You will see some wicked and remarkable scenery on this tour. I have travelled around the world and the scenery in Western Brook is out of this world. Its just too bad that the tour company has a monopoly on the boat tour of this...More

2  Thank Brad P
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Reviewed 16 July 2017

Arrived in the morning and walked the 3km trail to the Bon Tours Boat tour dock. Trail is easy to complete, well maintained, boasts beautiful scenery, plant life and if you're lucky, wild life. The boat tour was wonderful; narrated by knowledgeable staff with great...More

Thank ssfoodie9
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Reviewed 13 July 2017 via mobile

This is a must see attraction north of Rocky Harbour Gros Morne You must walk in 3 km from your car. Then board a vessel which takes u on a two hour journey of neck breaking fiords. Mother Nature at her best. Upon your return...More

Thank Carol M
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

There is a 3km hike to get to BonTours dock. The hike is easy. We saw one gentleman pushing a handicapped person in a wheelchair. The food at the snackshack waiting for our tour was very acceptable. Once on the vessel the tour guide was...More

Thank Keith592016
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Reviewed 13 July 2017

Make sure you buy your boat tickets in Rocky Harbour before you head out to the pond as it can get quite busy. We were there just before peak season and even then people lined up at the dock 45 minutes before departure time. Everyone...More

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Reviewed 11 July 2017

This is a must see for all visitors to Newfoundland! Photos do not do it justice. The sheer beauty is breathtaking. The ships crew are informed and welcoming. Dress in layers as the wind can pick up at times.

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Reviewed 10 July 2017

If there is a "must-see" attraction in Gros Morne National Park, this is it. Make a reservation for the Western Brook Pond boat tour (operated by Bontours) and enjoy a 2-hour cruise amid spectacular scenery. You can walk close to the fjords of Western Brook...More

Thank Rabbit72
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Reviewed 9 July 2017 via mobile

Worth your time and money to include this in your tour of Newfoundland. Bon Tours does an excellent job of guiding and hosting the boat tour. First a 3km walk to the dock, then a 2 hour boat tour. Book ahead and check the weather...More

Thank Rachel R
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Reviewed 8 July 2017 via mobile

Let me start by saying how striking the scenery is on this tour (including on the 30 minute hike to get there which was fun). All facilities provided are clean and well kept. One comment as an observation was that the boat we were on...More

Thank Jeff M
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Reviewed 6 July 2017

Myself and my three sons did the Western Brook Pond boat tour, I would really recommend this if you are in Gros Morne. The boat tour was full so make sure you book ahead, you don't need to pay until you do the tour, don't...More

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Jim P
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Response from cruiseforreal | Reviewed this property |
The path is very smooth, you could be wheeled to the boat pretty easily.
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Franny2337
22 March 2018|
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Response from karenkkl | Reviewed this property |
Peter and I fast-walked. I believe it took us about 15 minutes.
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