Location & Directions | History & Interesting Facts | Area Attractions

The town of Terra Nova is located just 19 km off the Trans Canada Highway. Situated next to Terra Nova Lake, this picture perfect town is tucked away in the midst of the boreal forests and pristine rivers, and boasts a beautiful fresh water beach.

Located in the heart of one of Eastern Newfoundland’s most popular cottage and retirement areas, Terra Nova is a quiet little town that comes alive with adventure and hospitality. It is a weekend destination many for many people in Central, Eastern and Avalon areas of the province, and is a hub for East Coast and Central snowmobilers. Due to its direct access to the T’railway, Terra Nova has turned into a famous year round destination for snowmobile and ATV adventures.

Less than 1 hour from Port Blandford on snowmobile, and less than 2 hours from Gander, The Village Retreat provides the perfect base for phenomenal snowmobiling, ATVing, fishing, canoeing and kayaking. The Village Retreat can be used as either a place to operate for day trips, or as part of a multi-night package.

Surrounded by the beauty that Newfoundland has to offer, The Village Retreat offers a great opportunity to explore Terra Nova National Park or Terra Nova Golf Resort with its perfect location. Terra Nova is one of the most popular snowmobiling destinations in Newfoundland, so for the outdoor lover, The Village Retreat is your perfect vacation destination.

In the Summer
  • Hiking/walking
  • “the Swimming Pond”
  • Fishing
  • Birdwatching
  • Kayaking/canoeing
  • ATVing
  • Relaxing

In the Winter
  • Snowmobiling
  • Hiking/walking
  • Ice-fishing
  • Hunting
  • Birdwatching
  • Relaxing

The town is also home to a quaint, well-stocked store with a Laundromat and cafe-style services.





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