Bay St. George South

A collection of eight rural communities between Port aux Basques and Stephenville.

Bay St. George South is comprised of 8 communities nestled between the town of Port aux Basques and the town of Stephenville. An opportunity to visit small rural outport communities of Robinsons, Heatherton, Cartyville, Jeffreys, St. Davids, Highlands, Lockleven, McKay’s and St. Fintan’s.


Early settlers were attracted to the area for its rick agricultural lands and forestry and fishing opportunities. The largest dairy farm in Eastern Canada is in the community of St. Davids. The local pastures located near the TCH is home to many animals and visitors can have an opportunity to view the animals and take a picture.


Things to see and do in Bay St. George South:


ATV tours are offered by Pirate’s Haven and Adventures in Robinsons.


Salmon Fishing- with 5 scheduled salmon rivers within a 30 minutes’ drive there is ample space to find your own fishing pool. Cast your line in any of the following rivers: Fiscelles River, Crabbs River, Robinsons River, Barachois River and Little Barachois River. Anglers continue to visit these rivers because they are some of the best salmon fishing in the province. For out of province visitors book your guided salmon experience through Pirates Haven and Adventures in Robinsons.


Visit the Legge Homestead Museum in Cartyville- This facility is a wooden, two and one-half story house in Cartville, Newfoundland. Built around 1905, it is a rare example of an early twentieth century farmhouse in the Bay St. George region and indeed the entire province.


Visit the Hulan Sea Rescue interpretation boards located in Highlands. A story of Anne Hulan and her family who rescued three young men during a sea storm.


If you are travelling in an RV or like camping this area has two camp grounds to choose from; Pirates Haven ATV Friendly RV Park, Chalets and Adventures and Crabbs River RV Park.


Take a look at what Port Aux Basques has to offer!