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Rugged Beauty Boat Tours

Box 24, Site 2, Dunfield | New Bonaventure, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 2S0, Canada
+1 709-464-3856
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Authentic Newfoundland, up close and personal

Bruce Miller starts his tour with a personal account of the fishing industry, demonstrating how his... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
JudyandIan
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Edmonton, Canada
Safety First, Interesting History Told by a Passionate Storyteller, Icebergs, Wildlife

Do this trip with Captain Bruce, you’ll have a wonderful time! You absolutely must experience... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
endlesstravelwishes
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Victoria, Canada
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Box 24, Site 2, Dunfield | New Bonaventure, Trinity, Newfoundland and Labrador A0C 2S0, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Bruce Miller starts his tour with a personal account of the fishing industry, demonstrating how his family earned their living from the sea. Holding up a salted cod,he explains how historically men, women and children played a distinctive role in an industry that thrived for...More

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Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking Rugged Beauty Boat Tour. So happy to hear that you enjoyed the tour and hearing the history, fishery & resettlement stories.

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Do this trip with Captain Bruce, you’ll have a wonderful time! You absolutely must experience Newfoundland from the water! Don’t worry too much about the weather, we had clouds, fog and only a tiny bit of blue sky, all of it adding interest to the...More

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Management response:Responded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking Rugged Beauty Boat Tour. So happy to hear you enjoyed the tour of the history, fishery & resettlement stories. Also happy to hear you enjoyed steaming through the ice and seeing the icebergs.

Reviewed November 6, 2016

Words hardly describe the time we spent learning about the resettlement of Newfoundland communities from Captain Bruce. Both the sights and the stories contrast such beautiful landscapes and poignant hardships during these unsettling times in Canadian History. This was more than a boat tour, it...More

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Reviewed October 8, 2016 via mobile

Finally, real Newfoundland experiences. As a Newfoundlander, I can assure you this guy is legit and his tours are breath-taking. Worth every penny. A real insight into Newfoundland history and heritage, unlike a lot of American/Europeans who have set up shop in Newfoundland, trying to...More

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Reviewed October 3, 2016

Bruce was passionate about Newfoundland ..this area and his life growing up..We were totally unaware of the relocation programs when newfounland joined Canada ..bruce showed us the communities as well as the beautiful bays and coastline.Great tour highly recommend.

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Reviewed October 2, 2016 via mobile

Took a tour this morning and it was fantastic! The weather was gorgeous and Bruce is a living history book, educating us about the history of the area, including his ancestral home in British Harbor and the local cod fishery. We even got to catch...More

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Reviewed September 22, 2016 via mobile

Probably the most authentic experience in the Trinity area. Bruce is an absolute legend and does an excellent job explaining the history and culture of the area. Bruce provides a locals perspective and shows his groups genuine Newfoundland hospitality. As a tourism industry professional, this...More

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Reviewed September 18, 2016 via mobile

We went on Bruce's boat tour on September 16th and it was wonderful. Bruce was full of great information and history of the area and the views were stunningly beautiful. Our stop at his cabin for tea and homemade preserves was a real treat. The...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2016 via mobile

Loved the boat tour. It was full of natural beauty, cultural history and stories about Bruce's family in the area. Highly recommended!

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Reviewed September 14, 2016 via mobile

A very educational and interesting day. The rugged beauty of the coast came to full splendour. Sightings of Bald Eagles and information of the cod industry filled the morning. We even witnessed the fishermen hauling in their days catch. Thanks Bruce for a wonderful day...More

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lhuot1234
Hi, when you say " includes a fully equipped kitchen" what food items are included? Thanks. Louise
September 19, 2015|
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Response from Phyllis B | Reviewed this property |
Rugged Beauty is a boat tour which includes a stop at the owner's cabin. He offered tea & crackers with wonderful jam. It's a brief stop, if you need more food, I suggest you bring your own. The tour is not that long, but... More
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Audrey S
Does Bruce do the Rugged Beauty Boat Tours in late May? We'd like to visit then.
February 4, 2015|
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Response from jessica s | Reviewed this property |
I imagine he would, but really I don't know--just email him.
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