164
trips planned in the last hour
8.9
out of 10
Trustscore rating
©

Rocky Harbour trip planner

Create a fully customized
day-by-day itinerary for free

Itinerary Planner
+ Add destination
2 adults
Adults
- +
Teens
- +
Kids
- +
Close

Rocky Harbour

4.1
Rocky Harbour is a town located on the western edge of Newfoundland, near the entrance to Bonne Bay. The harbour was previously known as Small Bay or Little Harbour. This town is home to Gros Morne National Park, a World Heritage Site.HistoryArrowheads show that Micmac Indians once inhabited the area. During the eighteenth and nineteenth centuries, the harbour was frequented by the early French fisherman when it came under the French Shore fishery. The first year Rocky Harbour appeared in the census figures was in 1874, when it had a population of 35.A Post Office was established there in 1900. It became a Local Government Community in April 1966. Following the opening of Gros Morne National Park in 1973, the population further increased and services such as an RCMP detachment were added. area. It had a population of 357 in 1921. In 2011, the population was 979.Rocky Harbour is a key tourist town in central Gros Morne National Park, offering nature and scenery viewing, and access to hiking trails. The town's only school, Gros Morne Academy, is also home to the Rocky Harbour public library. Neighbouring communities include Norris Point and Nettie's Harbour. Rocky Harbour has two exits from Newfoundland and Labrador Route 431.
Rocky Harbour is in Gros Morne National Park. Plan how to spend your time in Rocky Harbour and other destinations in Canada using our Canada road trip planning tool .
Source
Create a full itinerary — for free!
Save Saved

Plan your trip to Rocky Harbour

  • Get a personalized plan

    A complete day-by-day itinerary
    based on your preferences
  • Customize it

    Refine your plan. We'll find the
    best routes and schedules
  • Book it

    Choose from the best hotels
    and activities. Up to 50% off
  • Manage it

    Everything in one place.
    Everyone on the same page.

Popular things to do in Rocky Harbour

4.9
Duration: 8​h
4.6
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.2
Duration: 1​h 30​min
4.7
Duration: 30​min

Side trips from Rocky Harbour

4.7
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.9
Duration: 2​h 30​min
4.6
Duration: 2​h 30​min

Where to stay in Rocky Harbour

Browse hotels, guesthouses, and unique homes and book your stay on the world's leading accommodation sites.
Millions of travel reviews on TripAdvisor
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close
Live like a local, find unique places to stay
2 adults
Adults (12 +)
- +
Children (2-11)
- +
Infants (Under 2)
- +
Close

Recently planned trips to Rocky Harbour

12 days in Canada BY A USER FROM CANADA June, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: June ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 13 days in Newfoundland BY A USER FROM CANADA August, outdoors, wildlife, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: August, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium 11 days in Newfoundland BY A USER FROM CANADA September, popular sights PREFERENCES: September ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 1 day in Newfoundland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Newfoundland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, culture, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, museums, shopping, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 5 days in Gros Morne National Park BY A USER FROM CANADA June, outdoors, wildlife, hidden gems PREFERENCES: June, outdoors, wildlife ATTRACTION STYLE: Hidden gems PACE: Medium 6 days in Newfoundland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, teens, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, teens, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Newfoundland BY A USER FROM CANADA September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping, popular sights PREFERENCES: September, culture, outdoors, relaxing, historic sites, shopping ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 10 days in Newfoundland BY A USER FROM UNITED STATES October, relaxing, historic sites, popular sights PREFERENCES: October, relaxing, historic sites ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 14 days in Newfoundland BY A USER FROM CANADA July, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular sights PREFERENCES: July, kids, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 8 days in Newfoundland BY A USER FROM CANADA August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches, popular sights PREFERENCES: August, culture, outdoors, relaxing, romantic, beaches ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular sights PACE: Medium 17 days in Gros Morne National Park BY A USER FROM CANADA July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums, popular & hidden gems PREFERENCES: July, culture, outdoors, historic sites, museums ATTRACTION STYLE: Popular & hidden gems PACE: Medium
View more plans