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Grand Bruit

Grand Bruit is a small isolated fishing village that you can only get to by boat. It is located on the Southwest Coast of Newfoundland. The population is approximately 50 full time residents.

The community is set in an isolated harbour with the Blue Hills in the background and a waterfall roaring down the center of the village. The name of the town. Grand Bruit in French means "great noise" which describes the waterfalls that can be heard throughout the town.



History

Grand Bruit was settled in the 1800's by English and Jersey planters. They would have been encouraged to come here to settle by the fishing merchants of Jersey.




The Experience

Grand Bruit gives you the true experience of a Newfoundland outport. Some traditional houses are over one hundred years old. The jellybean colored houses, fishing shacks that line the shore and the fishing boats put you in the Newfoundland spirit. Since, Grand Bruit has remained true to the olden days and is one of the few secluded fishing villages of Newfoundland it has become a popular stopping place for many yachters and kayakers worldwide.



Entertainment

Summer Atractions:

  • Guided Hikes
  • Boating Excursions
  • Beach picnics Canoeing Fishing Swimming

Winter Attractions:

  • Skidooing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Cross-country skiing

Sights

  • Caribou
  • Moose
  • Eagles " Whales and Dolphins
  • Seabirds



Accomodations

  • Blue Mountain cabins are housekeeping units. The two units each have 2 bedrooms, full bathroom, full kitchen and living areas. Shared laundry facilities.






Amenities


  • Laundry facilities
  • 1 convenience store
  • Post Office
  • Medical clinic
  • Internet access site at Grand Bruit School

For more information about Grand Bruit:
Visit our Grand Bruit links page, our Grand Bruit business directory or our Grand Bruit email directory.

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