We are located in the beautiful Bay of Islands - on the Island of Newfoundland! Nestled under the foothills of the Long Range Mountains a cosy, unique experience awaits. Captain Cooks Trail B&B/Cottage overlooks the open ocean with dome shaped Lark Harbour Head to the left and time worn Blow Me Down mountains to the right. Looking directly out from the cottage,is a panoramic vista of several land masses, comprising the outer archipelago aptly know-The Bay of Islands.
During your stay feel free to check out local fishing brooks,hiking trails and fresh water swimming holes. Located at sea-side Captain Cooks Cottage is also an excellent location for the roving kayak enthusiast. At the end of the day, whether having taken photos of flora or fauna, or hiked you heart out, our guest can look forward to majestic sunsets, while later sleeping to the sounds of surf. Our cottages boast full amenities for travellers.
If you love fishing, then Western Newfoundland and the Bay of Islands is where you need to be. Trout are also bountiful in the numerous lakes and ponds within this region. From fly casting on a brook/river to spinner casting in a pond... there's nothing that beats the feel of a bite!
Fishing (Deep Sea)
The Bay of Islands is know for its deep cool depths, in fact the Bay is deeper than parts of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Jigging cod, Casting for Mackerel and Herring ... A day on the bay with an experienced guide will give you the time of your life. You can also accompany a true fisherman, hauling Lobster pots and nets.. you never know what the "catch of day" will be!
Hiking in the Bay of Islands is simply breath taking. The scenic vistas that abound in this area are second to non. Numerous Trails lead into mountains and along shore lines. We provide information on all available trails, and will even guide you to some of the best scenic attractions the region has to offer. There are trails for all ages. At Blow-Me-Down Provincial Park there is a special trail called Governors Stair Way. The stairs will take you through a naturally carved rock cave and lead you on, following a well kept trail, to the top of Flapper Hill for a panoramic view of the area.
On The Water
Kayaking and canoeing are becoming very popular with Western Newfoundland's vast expanse of wilderness and ocean areas. Paddling brings you closer to to nature. You can launch your craft right from our beach, and on good days travel to Governors island for a "get away from it all" experience.
Take a trip on the Bay in a true "Lark Harbour Dory". For nearly 50 years this small craft has been the main transportation for many a fisherperson in the Bay of Islands. Its flat bottom allows for easy beaching and provides a sturdy well proven means of seeing the many splendors of the region from the water.
For more information, please visit our website.Single room $55/nightly.
Double room $60/nightly.
Kids under 12 free.