Summer Bus Tours

Summer Bus Tours

A variety of bus tours are offered for seniors throughout the summer. Participants visit attractions and interesting places around St. John’s as well as throughout the Avalon Peninsula. Outings provide an opportunity for participants to be active, to socialize, and to travel to new or familiar places.

Registration for outings must be completed at least three days prior to the event. Registration is on a first come first served basis.

Registration:
All prices include lunch or light refreshments, transportation to and from tour/event, admission price and HST. The City of St. John's reserves the right to cancel, change or substitute outings if necessary.

Please call 709-576-8594 the evening before the event to determine bus schedule.

Half Day Summer Bus Tours
Full Day Summer Bus Tours

Half Day Summer Bus Tours
 

Event Description Date Cost Transportation Registration
Worsley Park Let's celebrate the start of summer! Spend the afternoon enjoying the beautiful scenery of Conception Bay, delicious food and great music Thursday, June 23 $27 Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
MUN Botanical Gardens See many trails and sites of MUN Botanical Gardens. Take a guided tour walking through nature and gardens. Tuesday, June 28 $15 Regular

$10
Go Bus

Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Bowling and Bidgoods Can you "spare" some time? If so, spend the afternoon at the bowling alley for some fun and then we'll finish in the goulds for our annual grocery run. Tuesday, July 5 $15 Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Quidi Vidi Brewery Spend the afternoon touring Quidi Vidi Brewery and Plantation. Explore Quidi Vidi Village and finish up with a local treat. Tuesday, July 12 $15 Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Rotary Park (Daytime) Spend the afternoon in a country setting. Cook up over an open fire and take in the beautiful outdoor scenery. In the event of inclement weather, activities will take place in the Roatry Sunshine Park Chalet. Tuesday July 19 $15 Regular

$10
Go Bus

Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Lester's Farm - An Afternoon at the Farm This afternoon you are the farmer. You will be "hands on" in the greenhouse, in the field and in the barn. Fresh veggies will be availble to purchase. Comfy clothes and footwear are encouraged. Tuesday, July 26 $19 Regular

$14
Go Bus

Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Rotary Park (Evening) Under the stars in a country setting, enjoy a campfire, sing along, and stroll through Rotary Park.
Note: in the event of inclement weather, activities will take place in the Rotary Park Chalet
Tuesday, Aug. 2 $15 Regular

$10
Go Bus

Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Bingo - H.G.R. Mews Community Centre Postage stamp, four corners or inside square. Regardless of the game we'll see you there. B-I-N-G-O prizes to be won, $0.25 a card. Light food and refreshments provided. Tuesday, Aug. 9 $15 Regular

$10
Go Bus

Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.

Full Day Bus Tours

 

Event Description Date Cost Transportation Registration
Bareneed, Bay Roberts, Harbor Grace and more Enjoy sites along the Veteran’s Memorial Highway as we head into Bay Roberts, Harbor Grace and explore the sights and sounds. Enjoy lunch at the Old School House in Bareneed and take in some shopping in the later part of the afternoon. Friday, June 30 $60 Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Party in the Park Start the day off with a hearty meal at a local downtown restaurant. We’ll then head to Bowring Park to take in the annual Party in the Park with local music, prizes, and refreshments. Thursday, July 7 $25 Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Irish Loop We’ll travel through the Irish Loop on the southern shore and visit sites along the way. We’ll eat lunch in Fermeuse and spend the afternoon in Portugal Cove South and visit the Edge of Avalon Interpretation Centre. This full day tour will be enjoyed onboard a Coach Bus Thursday July 14 $65.00 Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Ferryland Dinner Theatre Enjoy a Newfoundland meal and local entertainment. It’s a memorable evening you won’t want to miss – so we’re offering it twice! Thursday  July 28 and Aug. 11 $61 Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

Aug 11, 2016
July 28, 2016
Around the Bay for the Day (Holyrood) This tour begins in Kelligrews for a little shopping, followed by a meal and entertainment in Holyrood. The day finishes up with a visit to a local fish market and a stop for ice cream on the way home. Friday Aug. 5 $37 Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.
Summer Closing Party - City Hall Celebrate and reminisce about a memorable summer with an evening of good friends, food and entertainment. Tuesday, Aug. 16 $19 Regular

$14
Go Bus

Transportation options:
For City bus information please click here.

For accessible transportation/ Go Bus information click here.

To register or for more details click here.