Departing June 5, 2024
Explore Newfoundland at its most authentic — by sea! Embark on daily excursions to explore the island’s hidden treasures. Friendly and engaging local guides will have you wanting to stay.
Hike amongst breathtaking views and photograph mesmerizing scenery, along with wildlife in their natural habitats or towering icebergs. The hospitality is simply like nothing else you’ve ever experienced.
Newfoundland and Labrador is full of unexpected sights, from Gros Morne National Park, where the Earth’s mantle protrudes through the crust to Red Bay, where Basque whalers once plied their trade, and L’Anse aux Meadows, where Vikings established a base. In Miawpukek First Nation, a thriving community offers a warm welcome. The French island of Saint-Pierre provides a taste of Europe.
Day 1: St. John’s, NL, Canada
Day 2–3: Northeast Coast
Day 4: L’Anse aux Meadows
Day 5: Red Bay
Day 6–7: Gros Morne National Park & Woody Point
Day 8–9: Southern Coast
Day 10: Miawpukek (Conne River)
Day 11: Saint-Pierre, France
Day 12: St. John’s, NL, Canada
Meet your RCGS Travel Ambassador
Lynn Moorman is a lifelong geographer who has always loved exploring remote landscapes and environments. Today she shares that passion as an avid educator and volunteer. Lynn is a Professor in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Mount Royal University, in Calgary, Canada. Her teaching and research interests lie at the intersection of geography, learning sciences, and applied visualization technologies, including virtual and augmented reality.
Lynn’s work has taken her to the highlands of northern Vietnam, to map agricultural productivity, to the frozen Arctic Ocean where she works with Inuit in Canadian Arctic communities to use near-real time satellite imagery to keep ice travel safe. As an expedition staff with Adventure Canada, Lynn also regularly explores Canadian and European Arctic landscapes and communities.
Lynn contributes to national and international geography education organizations including Canadian Geographic Education, National Geographic, the International Geography Olympiad (iGeo), and is a Canadian representative for the International Commission on Geographic Education. She conducts numerous invited presentations and keynotes around the world about geography and geographical education, and is a Fellow, former Board member, and current Chair of the Research Committee of the RCGS.
Lynn recently received her university’s Distinguished Faculty Award, a Research Recognition Award, the Canadian Association of Geographers (CAG) President’s Award and is the 2022 recipient of the CAG National Teaching Excellence Award. When not on a ship or in the classroom, Lynn can be found travelling the world in pursuit of more geographic knowledge and great experiences!