Goose Bay Travel Guide

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Goose Bay Things to Do

  • Canoe Regatta

    Every year in August there is a holiday and annual Canoe Regatta with races, events, strong men competitions, games for kids and plenty of great food around to try. In 2004 the prices was just $1 CDN for admission and $2 to park the car in the parking lot right near the beach. It's a fun time and lot of people party at the Regatta as well in...

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  • Who is the strongest man in Labrador?

    Every year in conjunction with the Canoe Regatta there is a Labrador Strong Man competition. This has become one of the most popular events now at the Regatta with plenty of spectators. There are several events. In this picture the object is to push your opponent out of the ring, make him let go of the log or for one end of the log to touch the...

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  • Innu Culture

    Just across the river from North West River you will find the Innu community of Sheshashiu where you can get a glimpse into innu culture. By visiting the Band Council office you can also get additional information. I have some more of these tips under my North West River link below.

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  • North West River!

    If you visit Happy Valley - Goose Bay I would suggest a side trip 33 kms away to North West River. There is a great interpretation centre with loads of Aboriginal artifacts, paintings, and sculptures. There is a museum, great folks and a very nice beach if you are there during the summer months!North West River is also home to the famous Beach...

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  • 5 Wing Goose Bay!

    Goose Bay came to be in the early 1940 when a massive air force base was built in the area. Today Allied low level flight training occurs during the summer months. It really is a multi-culture place with residents from Italy, Germany, England, Holland and others. In the summer you can see lots during Allied Appreciation week and check out the...

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  • Churchill Falls!

    If you are driving to Happy Valley - Goose Bay it is worth the stop at Churchill Falls and do the underground tour of the famous Hydroelectric Project, its size and scope are amazing and definitely worth the stop. It is an engineering marvel and the largest underground power plant in the world!If you are really adventurous in the summer time you...

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Goose Bay Restaurants

  • A&W

    Happy Valley - Goose Bay does have plenty of fast food places if you need a fix of that stuff.A & W is located on Loring Drive either on the way to or leaving the airport you will drive right by it.

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  • Subway

    Subway offers a variety of sandwiches which are good. Subway is located on Loring Drive as well in Happy Valley - Goose Bay right next to the A & W. Steak and Cheese Sub

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  • Midway Gardens

    Midway Gardens is a nice family restaurant in Goose Bay. The food and service is probably the best in the town. Enjoy your meal :-) Personally I really like the Pizza and Garlic Breadsticks at this place.

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Goose Bay Nightlife

  • Socialize!

    Monday and Wednesday Nights are "Ladies Nite". Friday Night is "Student Night". For those who don't like to dance, there's a couple pooltables and video poker machines inside. It doesn't get hoppin' before 11:30pm-midnight. Many locals, as well as German Luftwaffe (Air Force) guys go here, as it's the closest to the base. The bar closes @ 3am. For...

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  • Maxwell's

    Maxwell's is certainly Goose Bay's largest nightclub.On the weekend it is busy but people don't get there until late. It is a younger crowd that like the dance type music.I am sure you'll like this place, it is a very nice and comfortable building. Have fun!

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  • Mulligan's Pub

    Mulligan's Pub is my favorite place in all of Goose Bay. It is a small Irish style pub. It just got renovated as well in 2004.On the weekends there is usually live music, there is a deck which is great in summer. It is a small place but that adds to the character I think.You can also get some good food here for lunch. At TFIG they have free bar...

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  • Sand Bar

    The Sand Bar is a small bar but popular on certain nights, you'll have to call.I remember the most fun I had there is when they have their karokee competitions. They competitors are really good but everyone is welcome to give it a try!!

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  • McNally's

    McNally's is a very nice pool hall and bar. High quality tables and a very nice atmosphere here. If you are into the game of pool this is the best place in Goose Bay for you to go to!

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  • Trappers

    Great night club but also a nice grill where you can cook your own steak. I always enjoy it here! The steaks are great.There is also a pool table and this is a fairly popular spot on the weekends.

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  • Legends

    Legends is a small bar located right on Hamilton River Road. I don't know a lot about this place but it is nice inside.Not one of the most popular spots but probably a perfectly good watering hole?

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  • Arcturus Theatre

    Goose Bay has just the one movie theatre and it is located on 5 Wing the military base. If you want to get out and watch and movie venture over here any night of the week. Tuesday's it is cheapest.

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  • The Bull Dog

    The Bull Dog is a club managed by the Royal Air Force.Sometimes I beleive you do have to be signed in. Mostly women from Happy Valley - Goose Bay and the Royal Air Force go there.The beer is really cheap!

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Goose Bay Transportation

  • Goose Bay Airport

    In 1983, the Goose Bay Airfield gained international recognition when the Boeing 747 carrying NASA's Space Shuttle, landed for refueling. It was a historical event, since this was the space shuttle's first landing outside of the United States. In fact, the Goose Bay Airport has been designated as the 7th alternate emergency landing site for NASA...

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  • The Trans Labrador Highway!

    The Trans Labrador Highway is a quality grade gravel road.But in the meantime there are fast moving transport trucks that present hazards.Labrador is an excellent opportunity for a great road trip. Visit the link below for specific travel info on the highway and road trip ideas.

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Goose Bay Off The Beaten Path

  • Cabin Fever

    A lot of people in Goose Bay and Labrador in general spend a lot of time at their cabins.If you have an opportunity to do this, go for it!It is relaxing and you'll enjoy the great out doors!This is a summer picture but in the winter with a wood stove burning, fish on the stove, cold beer in the snow bank and your women in the sleeping bag, it can't...

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  • Gosling Lake

    Gosling Lake is located just off of the North West River Highway.It is a great location for camping or just enjoying the beach and lake. It is also home to the annual Regatta in August.

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  • Muskrat Falls Lookout (Winter)

    If you are in the Happy Valley - Goose Bay area during the winter months you have to find a way to enjoy the immaculate winter trails, you just have to. A recommended half day trip would be to travel about 30-40 km on the groomed trail to the Muskrat Falls lookout. In March and April the weather is beautiful and you'll enjoy the trip! The trial...

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Goose Bay Sports & Outdoors

  • Snowmobiling - Sno-Break

    If you are in Goose Bay in March, I would highly recommend you investigate the Sno-Break winter fun festival. There is a week long of snow related events.In 2004 they attempted a guiness world record for the longest continous line of snow machines, over 800 showed up!!! Snowmobile, Warm Winter Close, Helmet.

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  • Golf the Amaruk!

    If you are in Happy Valley - Goose Bay during the summer check out the Amaruk Golf Club, you can't beat a $20 green fee.It is only $360 for an annual single membership.The course is 9 holes but you can play 18 using the different tee boxes.It's a great little course and I will give some more tips by hole. With this tip I just have a course map...

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  • Great Fly Fishing / Outfitting

    Goose Bay is a popular sport with sports outfitters and fly fishing. There are many great lakes and rivers in the remote regions of Labrador. Here are just a few of the operators but Labrador really does have some of the best fishing in the...

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Goose Bay General

  • Airports and COLD Hangars

    As I was on my first of a number of flights across the Atlantic, the captain came on the intercom and said we were making an emergency landing in Goose Bay, Canada. We were all taken off the plane (it was about 12 AM) and taken by bus to a small building with no windows and little heat. It was rather cold since it was January. After about 3 hours...

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  • Settler Monument

    Enroute to North West River from Happy Valley - Goose Bay you will see this monument at road side just next to Otter Creek.It was dedicated in memory of the settlers who first started coming to this area in 1941 to build the Goose Air Base.Many people started to settle in the area until the military asked them to move to Happy Valley because of...

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  • Visitor Information Center

    At the corner of Hamilton River Road and Loring Drive in Happy Valley - Goose Bay you will pass this log chalet type building. It is the tourist imformation center and it is staffed year round my the Lake Melville Tourism Association.When in the area please stop in and make sure you have all your questions answered!!

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