Nature

The Memorial University Botanical Garden features plants native to the province and cultivated plants suited to the local climate. A trail system allows visitors to view a number of boreal habitats.

The Bonne Bay Marine Station is located on the water's edge in Norris Point, Bonne Bay, Gros Morne National Pak on Newfoundland’s west coast, near Grenfell Campus. The station offers guided tours of its aquarium and touch tank daily from June to September.

Hosted by the Royal Newfoundland Astronomical Society of Canada, groups of up to 25 people can book the Marine Institute planetarium from October to May. Shows are available on Tuesday and Thursday evenings at 6:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. for $2 a person. To book, please call (709) 778-0544.

The Ocean Sciences Centre is Memorial University’s Faculty of Science’s cold ocean research facility featuring laboratories for North Atlantic fishery, aquaculture, oceanography, ecology, behaviour and physiology. Located in Logy Bay, approximately 8 kms from the St. John’s. The Summer Visitor's Program, outdoor touch tank and seal compound is open from June to Labour Day weekend and operates daily from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. 

Pippy Park is a 14-square kilometer urban park offering spectacular views of the city and the Atlantic Ocean and year-round recreational opportunities. In addition to numerous groomed and wilderness-style running, walking and biking trails, visitors enjoy both a nine-hole and an 18-hole golf course, a driving range, and a public access campground with 211 service and unserviced sites.

Contact

Newfoundland and Labrador’s University

230 Elizabeth Ave

St. John's, NL A1B 3X9 CANADA

Tel: (709) 864-2530

Fax: (709) 864-2552

becomestudent@mun.ca