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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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Unforgettable scenery

The walk in (3 km) is really interesting and the boat staff were so entertaining. Views were... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Cathy S
Penticton, Canada
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One of the Purest Lakes in the World - definitely worth the walk to the ferry!

The pond has very little human or animal influence which keeps it more pure than most any other... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alison M
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Gros Morne National Park, Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
+1 888-458-2016

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The walk in (3 km) is really interesting and the boat staff were so entertaining. Views were unforgettable.

Thank Cathy S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The pond has very little human or animal influence which keeps it more pure than most any other body of water on earth. It has an almost neutral pH and is 165 meters at the deepest point. The cliffs are over 700 meters which makes...More

1  Thank Alison M
Reviewed 4 March 2017

During the summer, the boat tour needs reservations. Parking is a 30 minute walk through flat land along boardwalks and paths. Benches and information plaques and signs along the way explain the ecological uniqueness of the area. No bugs in August. Be walking fit to...More

Thank Susan R
Reviewed 27 January 2017

You want to make a reservation to do this hike before your trip as space is limited on the boat and in the parking lot. We did the first tour in the morning. You take a very scenic walk down a boardwalk to the ship....More

3  Thank submart
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The locals feel replaced with bigger and better tour boat . Wonderful experience on the boat, I enjoyed it but is an expense. Its boring for small kids. Boat tours slowly. For avid photograhers a paradise of waterfalls. You could hike this and look down...More

Thank Vicki K
Reviewed 8 January 2017

Was quite a good trip. Relaxing 3 hr boat ride into the pond. Very friendly staff. Price was a tad on the higher end because the tour company has a monopoly here.

1  Thank Steven C
Reviewed 30 December 2016

About a one and a half km.walk to Pond. Very interesting,especially the boardwalk through the bog.Boat cruise on pond was magnificent,with a very informative guide.

Thank Czarina T
Reviewed 26 December 2016

Great fjord in Gros Morne National Park. The path from the parking lot is easy and can be walked by everyone. Views are stunning, very reccomended the boat tour in the fjord. One of the best places I've seen in USA and Canada Park System....More

1  Thank Daniele B
Reviewed 19 December 2016

Western Brook Pond Trail is one of many hiking trails available to visitors of Gros Morne National Park. I will not review them all here but would encourage you to pick up a map of the trails when you purchase your park pass. Yes- a...More

3  Thank Prest0s
Reviewed 27 November 2016

This was an experience and a half! We purchased our tickets the day before in Rocky Harbour as this attraction sells out, even in the off-season. The weather was not so great - pretty overcast and extremely strong winds - unfortunately you can't choose what...More

1  Thank vb22
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Michael G
What is the likelihood that I will need a reservation for the Western Brook Pond boat tour in the first week of June 2017?
21 May 2017|
Response from Greyhoundlover | Reviewed this property |
You should be ok but they only sail at 12.30. It cost nothing to make a reservation as they dont take credit cards on line
how heavy is the ate wheelchair that is available thru Parks Canada in rocky Harbour and will it go in a passenger car trunk?
4 May 2017|
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Response from Greyhoundlover | Reviewed this property |
From what I know it will it's a like a beach wheel chair but takes two people one to pull and one to push ask them if it folds up I think you have to reserve it.
Paul J
We will be in Gros Morne Oct 2nd and 3rd, 2017. Will the tour still be running? If not can we still walk the trails leading too it. Paul
7 February 2017|
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Response from Greyhoundlover | Reviewed this property |
Lots more to GMNP than Rocky Harbour lots to do into october and you dont need a guide just grab a trail map and enjoy the fall