Direct flight to adventure: Deer Lake is your gateway to epic outdoor experiences

If you’re craving adventure this summer, you might be surprised to learn that world-class hiking, golfing, and history is just a short flight from Fredericton! Hop on a direct flight from Fredericton to Deer Lake with PAL Airlines and explore everything western Newfoundland has to offer!

Three World Heritage Sites

Three of Canada’s 20 UNESCO World Heritage Sites are in Western Newfoundland and Southern Labrador within a few hours’ drive of the Deer Lake Airport.

Hikers in Gros Morne National Park, Newfoundland

Gros Morne National Park: explore a place where strange rocks and beautiful landscapes explain how the planet evolved over eons.


L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site

L’Anse aux Meadows National Historic Site: Discover your inner Viking as you explore the site of the oldest known European encampment in North America and hear tales of epic adventures from the Vinland Sagas.


Red Bay National Historic Site

Red Bay National Historic Site: See artifacts that tell the story of the Basque people who produced the whale oil that lit the lamps of renaissance Europe—the first industrial operation in North America.


See Icebergs & Whales… at the same time

Woman looking at iceberg off the coast of Newfoundland

Western Newfoundland has the longest iceberg viewing season in the province, which can run from April to August. Take a trip on the Viking Trail, Route 430, to Iceberg Alley and see spectacular ancient icebergs.

Come in early June for the Iceberg Festival, a celebration of coming spring in the north and the annual arrival of icebergs.


Gros Morne National Park

Gros Morne National Park

Sure, we mentioned Gros Morne National Park in our first section, but it’s so spectacular it deserves to be here twice! Fjords, mountains, beaches, and phenomenal star-gazing: this national park is truly awe-inspiring.

Check out Parks Canada’s site for all the info you need to plan your visit to this UNESCO World Heritage Site!

Make it a Golfing Long Weekend

Make it a Golfing Long Weekend

Western Newfoundland boasts three golf courses within 1-hour of the Deer Lake Airport!

  • Humber Valley: this 18-hole, par 72 Championship River Course has dramatic views of Humber Valley, including Deer Lake and the Humber River. In 2021 it was ranked #11 by Score Magazine for the best public golf courses in the country.
  • Blomidon: this 18-hole located in the heart of Corner Brook with panoramic views of the city, as well as the Blomidon Mountains and the beautiful Bay of Islands.
  • Humber River: a 9-hole course, nestled along the Humber River with tree-lined fairways and small greens, making it a great challenge for experienced golfers.


Epic Hiking on Captain Cook’s Trail, Route 450

Woman hiking Captain Cook’s Trail in western Newfoundland

Once you’ve landed in Deer Lake, grab your hikers and head west to Corner Brook where you’ll find Captain Cook’s Trail, Route 450. Get ready for some epic hiking with incredible views of the beautiful Bay of Islands:


Fly direct with PAL Airlines

PAL Airlines counter agent accepting checked baggage at the Fredericton International Airport

Head to Deer Lake with an easy, non-stop flight from Fredericton 3 times a week! PAL Airlines flies Monday, Wednesday, and Friday, giving you lots of options to plan the trip that’s perfect for you.