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A pair of Humpback whales surfaced in front of me!

Started the trail in Elliston, saw some nice sceneries with interesting vegetation, and left the... read more

Reviewed September 25, 2018
Deventer, The Netherlands
Trail with a difference

3 KM easy to moderate walk along an old railway. Many years ago built as an extension from... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
David G
Gloucester, United Kingdom
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25 Sep 2018
“A pair of Humpback whales surfaced in front of me!”
17 Sep 2018
“Trail with a difference”
Route 238, Elliston, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
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Reviewed September 25, 2018

Started the trail in Elliston, saw some nice sceneries with interesting vegetation, and left the trail at 2/3 to walk up to the cove. Sat down on a rock and studied the area with my binoculars. Dramatic sceneries, puffins and whales in the distance, easily...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

3 KM easy to moderate walk along an old railway. Many years ago built as an extension from Bonavista. Apparently it was never used as a railway line. Instead the locals made use of the path when walking to and from Elliston. The outstanding part...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank David G
Reviewed June 22, 2018 via mobile

The Klondike Trail is pretty boring and there's not a lot to see if you start in Elliston. Instead, go to the end (Spillars Cove) and just hike around it. It is honestly beautiful. But that's the money shot. Not the trail.

Date of experience: June 2018
3  Thank SarahKraus
Reviewed May 25, 2018 via mobile

I did parts of the trail in Elliston and Spillars cove. The views are spectacular in both areas. Also lots of puffins in both too. I found that the birds were closer and more curious in a Spillars Cove. Wear a good hiking boot as...More

Date of experience: May 2018
3  Thank diggerjones
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Great sea views, did the overland part back to Elliston, is good to get dropped off and picked up, as a long hike.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank robbyn168
Reviewed June 19, 2017

We were fortunate enough to walk this trail on a sunny, hot day in June with fantastic views of icebergs in Spillar's Cove. You can also see puffins nesting just offshore, although there weren't many to be seen when we were there. The part of...More

Date of experience: June 2017
2  Thank Jaanki
Reviewed February 25, 2017 via mobile

The Klondike is one of my favourite trails. There's diversity in the topography & always a surprise, or two. No big challenges, so very suitable for any constellation of people. Bring along a picnic. Some primo spots along the trail for bird watching, whale sighting,...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank rashid_13
Reviewed September 10, 2016

5 km easy to moderate trail from Elliston North to Spillar's Cove follows an old railway branch line that connected the towns. The trail follows spectacular coastal scenery with sea stacks and plenty of bird watching opportunities. We actually started the trail from Spillar's Cove...More

Date of experience: August 2016
4  Thank canadabaerchen
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