A small house in a body of water

Red Bay Then and Now Historical Walking tour

Stroll through the intriguing village of Red Bay with local guides to provide insight into the history and culture of this remarkable community with a history of whaling.

  • Visit Red Bay National Historic Site
  • Local guides with expertise
  • Learn about local whaling history
  • Explore the village
  • Difficulty level

    Level 2: Easy

  • Duration

    3 hrs

  • Min. passengers


  • Booking Code


  • From

    $ 99

  • Notices

    Comfortable walking shoes are recommended

This walking tour with local guides takes you through the small village of Red Bay visiting the community and the local Parks Canada National Historic Sites.

Learn about the history of the current community, and some of the recent culture. Explore the vast history of how the land and sea has been exploited for centuries in Labrador for its abundance of resources. The area has survived over a century in the cod industry, and this is only the beginning of this tale.

You'll visit Red Bay National Historic Site, describing the first location of imperialism in North America, where Basque whalers spent the summer harvesting Bowhead and Right Whales.

Practical information:

  • Duration: 2 hours 
  • Language: English
  • Requirements: Comfortable walking shoes are recommended
  • Not suitable for wheelchair users
A flock of birds flying over a body of water

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