Corner Brook is the largest city in Western Newfoundland. It offers many urban amenities and is a great launching point for exploring Western Newfoundland. The city's excellent port is also an attraction for visiting cruise ships, such as the Queen Mary II.
With walking and hiking trails, biking, river rafting, zip lining just minutes from dockside, there are endless opportunities to enjoy nature at its finest.
The ship will dock near the center. Just a 10-minute walk.
School buses are often used as shuttles. The drop off location is right in front of City Hall where passengers can access City Hall, the City Library, Corner Brook Museum & Archives, the war memorial, and the newly opened Rotary Arts center. There is also easy access to numerous shops and churches in the downtown area. The shuttle stop is just a few minutes walk from the Corner Brook Stream Trail. The shuttles begin half an hour after arrival and conclude approximately one hour prior to scheduled departure. This service is free and provided by the port authorities.
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Corner Brook is strategically located close to airports and the Trans Canada Highway. Over 42,000 people reside in the Corner Brook region, with 20,105 in the City of Corner Brook and over 20,000 residing in communities along the shores of the Bay of Islands and in the Humber River Valley. The majority of the region's residents travel to Corner Brook to shop, work or go to school. The City's location makes it the hub of distribution, service, retail and medical activity for the west coast of Newfoundland.
Renting a car is a good option here, as the sights in the town itself are rather limited.
Marble Zip Tours offers an experience like no other. It's a cross between parachuting and flying and it's the ride of a lifetime.
For walking enthusiasts, there are many trails in Corner Brook, the most popular is Corner Brook Stream Trail.
There are some really nice boat tours on the waters around Corner Brook.
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Take a scenic drive along the coast of the Bay of Islands or have a more extreme adventure in Gros Morne National Park, just one hour away. Rent a car or take the ship's excursion.
There are many Newfoundland-specific shops in Corner Brook, as there are all over the island, but a good concentration of them are on Broadway.
You will find ATMs in many grocery stores, malls, airports and so on, and most are linked to the international networks, the most common being Cirrus, Plus, Star, and Maestro. You can also grab cash from an ATM if you use a major credit card although this method tends to be more expensive because, in addition to a service fee, you'll be charged interest immediately.
There is a cafe on the hill above the dock with free wifi.
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