Situated on the rugged shoreline of Newfoundland’s South West Coast, Isle aux Morts is a perfect destination for visitors looking for breathtaking scenery. Hills carpeted in reds, greens and gold of Newfoundland’s mossy terrain surround the “Island of the Dead”,
Isle aux Morts is a historic community, located on the picturesque Southwest Coast of Newfoundland. It is a 16 km drive from the Marine Atlantic ferry terminal – located in the town of Port aux Basques.
Our coastline is dotted with many shipwrecks which makes it a diver’s paradise. An area just off the coast of Isle aux Morts has been designated a Provincial Historic Site. This is where the Mushrow Astrolabes were recovered. These are two very rare navigational instruments which date back to the early 1600s.
Our town boasts waterfront wharves and walking trails which showcase breaktaking scenery and nature at it’s best. Situated on the rugged shoreline of Newfoundland’s South West Coast, Isle aux Morts is a perfect destination for visitors looking for abundant photo opportunities.
Experience the Walters House museum – which is in an old-style house exhibiting life in the past in Isle aux Morts. This house acted as the first school and church in Isle aux Morts.
Isle aux Morts has a rich Atlantic heritage. It was named after a formerly inhabited nearby island and is a reference to many shipwrecks off the coast. Isle aux Morts translates from French into English as “Island of the Dead”.