Travel to Newfoundland and Labrador can be accomplished by either air or ground. By air, guests arrive in Deer Lake, where you will be greeted at the airport and brought to your hotel. You will be met the next day at your hotel and driven to the helicopter for your flight into the lodge. The same service will be given on your return from the lodge. On your return trip, you will be picked up from the helicopter and driven to the hotel or the airport to catch your flight back home.


If traveling by air, your airport destination will be Deer Lake (YDF). Flights can be made from anywhere in the USA with a connection in Halifax, Montreal or Toronto to arrive in Deer Lake, NL. This travel can be accomplished without overnight travel and an Arluk representative will meet you upon your arrival. The following airlines provide scheduled services to and from the province: Air Canada, West Jet and Provincial Airlines.

Airfares are generally more economical if made well in advance through your travel agent.


If traveling by automobile, make your way to North Sydney, Nova Scotia and board a ferry for a 6 -7 hour journey to Port aux Basques, Newfoundland and Labrador. Port aux Basques to Deer Lake is a distance of 250 kilometers, or approximately 2½ hour drive.

The ferry service provider is Marine Atlantic, a Canadian Government enterprise. You are advised to contact Marine Atlantic for reservations and passage. We advise that you reserve the ferry very early to ensure available transportation.

Deer Lake Motel
Trans Canada Highway
Deer Lake, NL
(709) 635-2108
Driftwood Inn
3 Nicholsville Road
Deer Lake, NL
(709) 635-5115
Holiday Inn Express
38 Bennett Avenue
Deer Lake, NL
(709) 635-3232
49.0130° N, 57.5894° W