Things to Do


  • Boat Tours

    A number of boat tours are available on different waterways around the area offering the opportunity to gain different types of experience.

  • Kayaking and Canoeing

    The Humber Valley and nearby Gros Morne National Park provide many unique opportunities to explore the coastline of Western Newfoundland. Get up close and personal with rugged shorelines, sea stacks and sea caves.

  • Mountain Biking

    There are plenty of mountain biking opportunities in the network of back country logging roads and trails that crisscross the region around the Resort. Alternatively, take a half day guided tour of Pasadena’s trails and roads, rated as the best cross country mountain biking trails in the area. You also have the option of spending a full day touring the Corner Brook stream, gorge and lake area.

  • Salmon Fishing

    The west coast of Newfoundland contains a number of world-class salmon fishing rivers, including the Humber, which flows through Humber Valley to the Bay of Islands. Local residents and tourists alike try their luck on the Humber River. There are approximately 10 other top class salmon streams to the north and south of the Humber River. All anglers are required to obtain a salmon fishing license and non-residents require guides (max 2 anglers per guide).

  • Bird Watching

    A wide variety of birds including bald eagles, owls, warblers, blue jays, ptarmigans, several species of ducks and many others call Western Newfoundland home. Avid birders can visit any number of the areas, such as Deer Lake, the Codroy Valley and the Burgeo area on the South Coast of the island, to pursue specific species.

  • Ocean Fishing

    The cod fishery was the mainstay of Newfoundland’s economy for 500 years. There have been setbacks in the commercial fishery but it remains an important segment of the economy. Specially-licensed local operators provide visitors with an opportunity to fish commercial fish species like cod and experience the thrills of ocean fishing.

  • Rafting

    Enjoy the peace of drifting down the steadies and the thrill of running the rapids past Shellbird Island as you float from Steady Brook to the Bay at Corner Brook on a single person rubber raft.

  • Horse Riding

    Ride the trails on friendly, trained horses and enjoy the sights and sounds of our unique environment as you meander gently along. Lessons are available if you wish to learn to ride or improve your skills.

  • Caving

    The Corner Brook Caves are cut deep into the limestone formations alongside the Bay of Islands. Cave tours take you underground into the spectacular subterranean cave system for an “out of this world” experience.

  • Trout Fishing

    There are numerous streams, ponds and lakes that are home to trout in Western Newfoundland. Many are accessible from the side of the highway or by traveling the hundreds of woods roads that snake throughout the region.

  • Snowmobiling

    Snowmobilers can leave right from the Resort and hit the province’s 1,200 km of groomed snowmobile trails. Take a ride through wide-open backcountry and old woodcutting roads now used for winter adventure riding. These trails provide access to the back country, which is impossible to reach at any other time of year.

  • Snowboarding and Downhill Skiing

    Marble Mountain is known for its challenging landscape, abundance of snow and short lift lines. All terrain at Marble Mountain is open to snowboarders and skiers, including the largest terrain park and half-pipe in Atlantic.The vertical drop is the highest of any ski area in Atlantic Canada. Nearby Corner Brook is the snowiest city in Canada and Newfoundlanders are known for being the friendliest people in the world.

  • Cross -Country Skiing

    Humber Valley Resort is located a short drive from the Blow Me Down Ski Park in Corner Brook, which offers over 40 km of groomed trails, and the 18-km Pasadena Ski and Nature Park. Both have groomed trails and a base lodge.

  • Snowshoeing

    A very popular outdoor past-time in the winter is snowshoeing. From anywhere on the Resort you can find an interesting route. Snow shoes can be purchased or rented locally.

  • Ice Hockey

    Both Deer Lake and Corner Brook boast their own teams in the West Coast Senior Hockey League. For a taste of Canada’s national sport, take in a game at the Pepsi Centre in Corner Brook featuring the CB Royals or visit the Hodder Memorial Recreation Complex in Deer Lake to watch the Red Wings. You may be lucky enough to catch these two bitter rivals face off!

  • Ice Skating

    Take a family skate! You can choose from a well-frozen pond to indoor rinks. The latter are the Hodder Memorial Stadium in Deer Lake and the Pepsi Center in Corner Brook.

  • Cat Skiing

    Your ski or snowboard adventure begins well above the tree line in the Blomidon Mountains, which is part of the Appalachian chain. The day includes fabulous skiing and riding and spectacular views away from lifts, line ups, and crowds.
    The terrain ranges from intermediate to extreme slopes and can accommodate Telemark and Nordic touring skiers and sightseeing adventures. The only back country cat-skiing in Eastern North America.

  • Ice Fishing

    Western Newfoundland has numerous ponds and lakes which are accessible in the winter. Many of are home to trout, which can make for a wonderful winter afternoon past-time, and an even better afternoon lunch! Non-resident anglers require a guide.

  • Horse and Sleigh Rides

    Stables in the area offer winter sleigh rides and winter trail riding.

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    Nomad Properties is a vacation property management company based in Deer Lake, NL with properties throughout the Humber Valley region in Western NL. We offer luxury chalet rentals for multi-night stays. Our properties are modern and comfortable and suitable for large functions, group vacations, romantic getaways, and anything else you can imagine. Come discover the beauty that is Western NL. One of of our vacation experts are pleased to help you right now.

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