Visitor Information

Useful Information For Planning Your Trip To The  Southwest Coast of Newfoundland



Maps, brochures Cap Parkel tips and more are on offer at the provincially operated Visitor Information Centre in Port aux Basques. Located along the Trans Canada Highway, just minutes from the Marine Atlantic Ferry Terminal. Knowledgeable staff are there to answer your questions and provide you with directions, advice and local knowledge. They can also assist with making reservations.


Trans Canada Highway
Port aux Basques
Tel: (709) 695-2262
Fax: (709) 695-2032




From blue sky days, to moody and dramatic skies, the weather of Newfoundland & Labrador is known to be changeable. We think that’s part of the charm of our place. Don’t let the weather stop you from having an amazing adventure! Before you head out, be sure to check the forecast and bring along appropriate clothing. Layers are always a good idea!


Here are some sources of weather information:





Get the latest information on roads, construction and ferries with 511NL. This digital traveler information service provided by the Provincial Department of Transportation and Infrastructure will help you plan your route and travel throughout our region.




Hospitals are located in Stephenville and Corner Brook:


Sir Thomas Roddick Hospital
142 Minnesota Drive
Stephenville, NL
A2N 2V6


Western Memorial Regional Hospital
1 Brookfield Avenue
Corner Brook, NL
A2H 6J7
(709) 637-5000


A Rural Health Care Centre is located in Port aux Basques:


Dr. Charles L. LeGrow Health Centre

P.O. Box 250
1 Grand Bay Road
Port aux Basques, NL
A0M 1C0
(709) 695-2175


For emergency assistance, contact the Royal Canadian Mounted Police:
Trans Canada Highway – Port aux Basques
Tel: (709) 695-2149/2140
Province Wide Emergencies: 1-800-709-7267
Hearing/Speech Impaired TYY-TDD: 1-800-563-2172

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