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