Home to 35 million seabirds. And a few wannabes.

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You could say we’re known for our repeat visitors. Majestic icebergs. Gaggles of friendly puffins. Humpback whales by the thousands. And that’s just to name a few. Every year, they flock to the shores of Newfoundland and Labrador, bringing it to life. They seem to love it here just as much as we do. Isn’t it about time you joined them?

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Who knew that arriving here could be such a departure?

Travelling here by plane is a popular option, and airlines fly into St. John’s, Gander, Deer Lake, Happy Valley-Goose Bay, and Wabush. Flying times for direct flights to St. John's are about 3.5 hours from Toronto, 6 hours from Edmonton / Calgary, and 5 hours from London. Other international routes are available into the region via Halifax. Regional airlines service smaller destinations and operate flights within the province.

Travellers are encouraged to check with individual airlines and ferry services for the most up-to-date information prior to and during travel.

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Planning on driving to the island? Most travellers will take the ferry from Nova Scotia to either Port aux Basques or Argentia, and there are ferry routes for travelling between the island and Labrador. You can also drive to Labrador from the mainland of Canada, via Québec.

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Find Yourself Here Travel Stories

Every trip you take leaves you with at least one story. Some are funny, some touching, and some are full of practical advice. We’ve curated travel stories written by, and about, Newfoundland and Labrador including lists, how-tos, and tips to take you behind the scenes, or give you a little nudge in the right direction.

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Picture Yourself Here #ExploreNL

Just a few of the images shared by those exploring Newfoundland and Labrador. To view all of the photos, please visit our Travellers' Photo page. And tag your own photos with #ExploreNL so that we can enjoy all the wonderful things you find on your journey.