" The Iceberg Capitol of the world"
settled by the French with the name 'Toulinquet'
in the 17th Century. This town has become one of
the most popular destinations in Newfoundland. Not
just because it is considered to be the iceberg capitol
of the world, it is also one of Newfoundland's most
picturesque fishing villages with water, rocks and
islands that surround this island town. No matter
where you are in Twillingate the scenery is always
dramatic and changes at every turn.
Twillingate is centrally located in Newfoundland
which makes it the ideal place to use as a base town. It is surrounded
provincial parks, trails, nature reserves, historic sites and towns.
The activities are as endless as is the sightseeing.
Whales and Icebergs have been known to come right into the bay where they can
be viewed right outside your window. At night, watch the spectacular northern
lights which light up Newfoundland over 240 nights a year! The drive to Twillingate
on Route 340 is called road to the Isles, it's considered one of the best drives
There's plenty to see and do in and around Twillingate!
The following links will help you plan the perfect getaway.
Icebergs in the Bay and other photos around Twillingate (click on thumbnail photos)
and Hiking Twillingate You'll find there
are walking and hiking trails to many
points on the Island including: Dildo
Run Provincial Park Barbour
Living Heritage Village Kittawake
Coast Long Point, Mudford
Cove, French Beach, Spiller's Cove, Codjack's
Cove, Lower little Harbour, Natural
Arch, Jones Cove, Batrix Island Back
Harbor, Wild Cove in Little Harbour,
Minty's Farm, Look Out Hill, Burnt
Ragged Point to Bluff Head Cove, Moses