|Random Passage Film Set
Random Passage Film set is an authentic look at a 19th Century fishing community in outport Newfoundland. The set was created for an 8 hour CBC mini-series and was based on the book of the same name.
Summer Theatre Festival
Rising Tide Theatre produce a fine range of plays and pageants that run throughout the summer. With a wide range of dramatic productions, from the classic to the new, the Festival is home to some of Newfoundland’s finest actors and dramatists.
Picked as one of the three best trails in Canada and in the top ten of the world by Travel and Leisure Magazine. Skerwink House is situated at the head of the Skerwink Trail, a spectacular winding coastal trail along an ancient path, that literally starts on our doorstep.
Walks and Hikes
There are an endless array of fine walks and hikes. You can walk for miles without your feet touching pavement, only ancient paths along cliff tops and across sandy beaches. Wild flowers and wild life abound and there are endless opportunities for budding and professional photographers and artists to capture the moment
There is a wonderful walking tour of Trinity, for the more adventurous there is a full day hike to British Harbour and for those who take their walking seriously please visit the Discovery Trial, which is on our doorstep.
Throughout the summer boat trips leave Trinity for whale watching, (humpbacks, minkes, fins) and bird watching, especially puffin colonies at Ellaston,the root cellar capital of the world and Maberly.
Icedbergs pepper the seascape and arrive in bays to melt away usually between April and July. Only 1/10 of an iceberg is visible, no two are ever similar, they are immense, powerful and beautiful - the ghosts of lost Cathedrals.
Trinity Bay has no light pollution which means the conditions for star gazing are absolutely perfect
The Shipping News
The Shipping News, which starred Kevin Spacey and Judi Dench was filmed in Trinity Bight. If you have seen the film you can spot all the locations!
Restaurants & Shops
The surrounding area has a fine range of restaurants, our favourite is Fisher’s Loft, who always use locally produced foods.
There are a number of gift shops and craft shops that are usually supplied by local artisans.
Eagles, opspreys and puffin colonies are just the begining of any ornithologists perfect opportunity to indulge in their hobby.
Bonavista has a number of natural and historic sites, most notably the recently restored Ryan Premises, which is a National Historic Site where you can learn about the East Coast Fishery. There is also a replica of the Matthew, the ship that John Cabott sailed across the Atlantic in 1497 to discover Newfoundland.
Terra Nova National Park And Golf Courses
Terra Nova is an hours drive from Port Rexton, and along with the federally protected wildlife it is home to a world class golf course There is also another fine golf course at Hatchett Cove on Trinity Bay.
There are salmon rivers and licenses widely available. Trout fishing is also easily done. Tuna fishing can be arranged.
There is some fine down hill skiing 45 minutes driveaway at white Hills in Clarenville. The hill is ideal for beginners and moderate skiers wishing to perfect their technique. It is also ideal for snowboarders.
There are many winter sports, including skating, skidooing and cross country skiing that are all widely available.
The discovery trail (above) is packed with biking trails that will thrill even the toughest enthusiasts!
Sea of Whales Adventures in Trinity
Whale watching is one of the most exciting activities you may ever experience but beware - you may get 'hooked' for life! You will be amazed by these "gentle giants" as we watch them feed, play and migrate through our study area around the Bonavista peninsula.