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Goose Bay to Nain and Back Again

The Trip We had wanted to take this trip for some time, because although we have made several... read more

Reviewed 27 August 2017
A unique ferry trip to Labrador

In the third week of August we took the five-day round-trip from Goose Bay, Labrador to Nain and... read more

Reviewed 7 September 2016
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Experience the Inuit way of life on a five day cruising adventure up the North Coast of Labrador. Your journey will take you to the five communities of Nunatsiavut, where you will meet many local residents and learn about the history of the Labrador...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Happy Valley-Goose Bay, Newfoundland and Labrador A0P 1E0, Canada
+1 855-896-2262
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Reviewed 27 August 2017

The Trip We had wanted to take this trip for some time, because although we have made several trips to the Arctic, we had never visited this part of Canada. Given that the region is described as sub-arctic, you should pack accordingly, even if you...More

10  Thank 2freespiritsToronto
Reviewed 7 September 2016

In the third week of August we took the five-day round-trip from Goose Bay, Labrador to Nain and back on the passenger/cargo ferry Northern Ranger. The ship has a nominal capacity of 130 passengers, but currently has a reduced capacity of 83, due to pending...More

13  Thank wafljo
Reviewed 28 August 2016

This August, we took a round trip on the Northern Ranger from Goose Bay to Nain and back. What an adventure! If you want to see the real coastal Labrador this is the way to go. We saw everything that the cruise ships see --...More

6  Thank HalifaxFoodie2
Reviewed 26 July 2016 via mobile

We had a great experience traveling on the Northern Ranger to Makkovik, NL in July. Four of us, 2 couples made the 18-hour trip. Make sure to check their website for updates before boarding. We didn't, and only found out when we arrived at the...More

4  Thank Brandon W
Reviewed 2 March 2016

This is a fun place to bring the children. Watch the ships unloading cargo, walk around the fishing boats and other craft in dry dock. Bring your food and drink.

1  Thank FoodnWine101
Reviewed 17 September 2015

We took the ferry, which operates in the summer months from Happy Valley -Goose Bay along the Labrador Coast. This ferry is mainly for locals who live in the 6 small towns along the way. It also delivers freight to these towns. It stops between...More

10  Thank locatelli
Janice G, Guest Relations Manager at Nunatsiavut Marine, responded to this reviewResponded 9 October 2015

It's great to hear that you enjoyed your time onboard the MV Northern Ranger while journeying the coast of Labrador. How exciting that you had the opportunity to travel this region to not only see the beauty of the area but experience the culture as...More

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