Our 2 Astrolabes, dated from the early 1600's were discovered near Channel-Port aux Basques. They are both in mint condition and in working order. A very rare and valuable find for Newfoundland and all of Canada.

Bruce II Sports Centre
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About our 2 Astrolabes
Explore our connection with age-old astronomical instruments used by navigators. Two astrolabes are featured in Channel-Port aux Basques, dating from the 1600's.

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Town of Channel-Port aux Basques
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Cruise the Coast

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The Southwest Coast of Newfoundland and Labrador has incredibly scenic routes that provide visitors with stunning views and historical attractions. These suggested drives will provide a vacation enhancement for any traveler.

Click on any selection below for directions of each drive, accompanied by a regional map to help you along.

Codroy Valley International Wetlands (60 km)

•  Codroy Valley Wetlands: Drive #1
•  Codroy Valley Wetlands: Drive #2
•  Codroy Valley Wetlands: Drive #3
•  Codroy Valley Wetlands: Drive #4
•  Codroy Valley Wetlands: Drive #5
•  Codroy Valley Wetlands: Drive #6

Rose Blanche Lighthouse(41 km)

•  Rose Blanche Lighthouse: Drive #1
•  Rose Blanche Lighthouse: Drive #2
•  Rose Blanche Lighthouse: Drive #3

Grand Bay West Beaches

•  Grand Bay West Beaches: Drive #1
Canada's Ferry Gateway
to Newfoundland
The gulf crossing between North Sydney and Channel-Port aux Basques is always a memorable lifetime experience. The ferries are among the largest ice breaking ferries in the world. They look like cruise ships and they can each take 1200 passengers and 350 cars. Book early to ensure availability.


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