Tours and programs

Red Bay National Historic Site

How do you want to experience Red Bay National Historic Site? 


Digging through Time


Guided Walk and Tour: (1h) 

With the earliest and best preserved artifacts of their kind, take a short ferry ride to join a Parks Canada guide to visit the archaeological sites on Saddle Island. Walk around the breath-taking island to hear first-hand experiences of finding some of Red Bay’s most precious artifacts, check out where whale oil was processed, and explore the life and times of Labrador’s 16th-century Basque whalers.

Available by reservation during operating season, June – September. 


Red Bay's Xplorer's Booklet


When children arrive at Red Bay National Historic Site, they receive an Xplorers booklet filled with fun activities that will guide their discovery of this special place. At the end of their visit, children receive an official collectable souvenir recognizing them as Parks Canada Xplorers!

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