Fogo Island Offerings

What to do, where to eat and what to see

First settled in 1750 by English and Irish fishermen and families, Fogo Island became a thriving and important fishing hub in colonial Newfoundland.

 

Today, the fishing industry is alive with local fishermen and fish processing. Fogo Island welcomes hundreds of tourists, artists and other businesses annually who come for business, pleasure or both.

 

During your stay you’ll find many attractions, historical landmarks, dining experiences and more. Below find a quick and non-exhaustive guide to the stunning sights, scenic spots and delightful delectables.

Historical, Heritage & Cultural Attractions

Fogo Island Visitor Information Centre

 

Located between the Fogo Island ferry terminal and the community of Stag Harbour.

 

Click here for Google Map location.

Marconi Centre

Museums of Fogo Island

 

Fogo: Bleak House Museum; Experience Fogo; Marconi Interpretation Centre and Site; Old School House; Former United Church.

 

Joe Batt’s Arm: Brett House Museum.

 

Seldom: Fogo Island Marine Interpretation Centre.

 

Shoal Bay: Museum of the Flat Earth.

 

Tilting: Dwyer Premises; Lane House Museum; Old Post Office.

Walking Trails

Deep Bay: Walking trail, lookout and Bridge artist studio.

 

Fogo: Brimstone Head; Fogo Head / Western Brook Trail; Lion’s Den, Shoal Tickle, Eastern Tickle, and Lock’s Cove; Waterman’s Brook Trail.

 

Joe Batt’s Arm: Joe Batt’s Arm Point Trail, Long artist studio and Great Auk.

 

Shoal Bay: Tower artist studio.

 

Tilting: Turpin’s Trail; Squish artist studio; Cape Cove.

Brimstone Head Trail
Restaurants & Cafes
Fogo Island Inn

Fogo: Beaches Bar & Grill; Kwang Tung Restaurant.

 

Fogo Island Central: The Cod Jigger Diner, Chester Fried and Greco Express.

 

Joe Batt’s Arm: Fogo Island InnGrowlers Ice Cream Shoppe; Nicole’s Café.

 

Seldom: Vanessa’s Take Out & Convenience.

 

Shoal Bay: Flat Earth Outpost.

Crafts, Artists, Artisans & Galleries

Fogo: Artist Residency on Fogo Island (c/o Mark and Johanna Chehi).

 

Fogo Island Central: Fogo Island Arts and artist residency.

 

Island Harbour: Focus on Newfoundland.

 

Joe Batt’s Arm: Hart House Museum Quilts & Crafts; tidalArt; Wind and Waves Artisans’ Guild; Young Studios.

 

Seldom: Seldom Art Gallery (Former Wesley United Church).

 

Shoal Bay: Fogo Island MetalworksHerring Cove Art Gallery & Studio.

 

Tilting: The Reardon House Artists Retreat and Jennifer Keefe Studio.

Tower Studio
Travel and Tours
Ketanja Boat Tours

Island Wide: Fogo Island Bus Tour.

 

Joe Batt’s Arm: Ketanja Boat Tours.

For further information, please visit the sites below.

 

Town of Fogo Island

 

Fogo Island/Change Islands Ferry Schedule

 

Marine Atlantic Gulf Ferries