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About 25 minutes after leaving Wiltondale and heading north
on Route 430, you will come to the intersection that brings
you to the town of Norris Point. As you enter Norris Point,
you have to descend a steep hill. From this view you will see a
very picturesque view of the town and surrounding area.
Follow the road through town and on to the end of town where
you will come to Bonne Bay with a northern view. Visit the
Marine Centre to get a feel for preservation of local marina.
The town gets it's name from Neddy Norris, the first white
man to settle the area. Needy Norris is celebrated in music
and songs at the Theatre Newfoundland and Labrador
Theatre presentation of Neddy Norris Night.
While in Norris Point make sure you take in Norris Point
Lookout and the Heritage House which will leave you with
breathtaking views of the town as well as the Tablelands. Make
sure that you visit the Bonne Bay Marine Station and find out
more about their Interactive Aquarium Tours.
If you are looking for Accommodations, you might want to
check out The Tides Inn, Sugar Hill Inn, Big Garden Cottages,
Burnthill Cottages, Neddies Harbour Inn, Gros Morne Tourist
Apartments, or the Perfect Getaway. If you want RV Camping
check out Gros Morne KOA Bontours offers three boat tours
which originate from Norris Point. All of them will leave you
with an experience of a lifetime.
Norris Point is also the home of Atlantic Canada Adventures and Gros Morne Adventures. If you are in to Adventure Travel,
either of these companies can provide you with a nature tour to suit your request, whether it is a one day or a week.
For more information feel free to call the council office at 709-458-2896