Fogo Island, Canada
Fogo Island is the largest of the offshore islands of Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. It lies off the northeast coast of Newfoundland, northwest of Musgrave Harbour across Hamilton Sound, just east of Change Islands.
Fogo island is home to 11 communities. These include the historic town of Tilting, which was first settled in the 18th century and is now a National Historic Site of Canada. Visitors can learn about the town's heritage and fishing industry at the Lane House Museum and the Dwyer Premises.
Things to See & Do
* Black Head Cove
* Brimstone Head
* Tilting - historic town
* Old Irish Cemetery
* Sandy Cove Beach
Cruise Season - May - Oct
Currency - Canadian dollar ($) (CAD)
Language - Inuit Language (Inuktitut, Inuinnaqtun), English, French
Land Area - 237.71 kmÂ²
Population - 2,750 approx
Electricity - 2 round pins European style
Time - GMT minus four hours
International Country Telephone Code - +709
Transport Links - The ferry service that runs from Farewell on Route 235, a northeasterly point in central Newfoundland on the Road to the Isles scenic driving route, sails visitors to Change Islands in 25 minutes. The crossing from Farewell to Fogo Island is approximately 50 minutes.