To give you some perspective of the size and shape of Gros Morne National Park, to drive from the south boundary to the north boundary would take you about 2 hours. Gros Morne National Park is divided into a north and south side by a 25 km long fjord called Bonne Bay. To drive around Bonne Bay from Rocky Harbour, located in the center of the park to Woody Point takes about 1 hour (80 km). It is a beautiful drive and should not be missed. If your time is limited, a daily water taxi service for foot passengers and cyclists is available from late June to early September between the Norris Point Waterfront and the Woody Point Waterfront.
It is recommended to rent a car when visiting the park to ensure access to all the regions of the park. The nearest rental agencies are located at the Deer lake Airport. There are also airport shuttles available from the Deer Lake Airport to your lodging.
Taxi – Water Shuttles – Bus Services
- Pittman’s Taxi, Norris Point (709 458-2486)
- Martin’s Transportation, Woody Point (709 453-2207)
- Shears Bus Service, Rocky Harbour (709 458-2315)
- DRL (daily motor coach service)
- Deer Lake Taxi (709 635-2521)
- BonTours Water Taxi Norris Point to Woody Point (Not running in 2020)
- Wild Gros Morne – Morning & evening water shuttles and passenger bus, contact us for reservations info@
wildgrosmorne.com, (709) 453-2020
Cyclists can enjoy the coastal rides and bike friendly establishments in the area. The water taxi is a great way to travel from the south to the north of the park without having to peddle “the struggle”, Southeast Hills.
- Wild Gros Morne – Mountain bike rentals, The Bonne Bay Market, 232 Tablelands Drive (right on Route 431), Shoal Brook, firstname.lastname@example.org,
- Cycle Solutions – Located in Corner Brook with a wide selection of road and mountain bikes available for rent.
Communications in the Park
Newfoundland has cell phone coverage but often reduced signal, be sure to plan ahead. There are numerous locations in the park where free wireless is available such as the Parks Canada Visitor Center, cafes and campgrounds.