Acting Up Entertainment

Acting Up Entertainment is a professional entertainment that is suitable for all ages. This famous group offer a full schedule year round which include dinner theater, plays, skits, improv, as well as kids entertainment.

P.O. Box 299
Gander, NL
A1V 1W6
TEL#: 709-256-3110
Fax#: 709-256-3112


Cobb's Pond Rotary Park

Cobb’s Pond Rotary Park has become one of Gander’s major attractions. The park is named after Mr. Alexander Cobb, a historic railway worker. In the park one can experience the fun activities of the great outdoors right in downtown Gander. The park provides many activities for all to enjoy such as picnic areas, playground, observation decks, a nature trail, canoeing and a floating bridge. The Cobb’s Pond Rotary Park has also become the location for the annual Gander day celebrations. Admission is free and the park is open year round.

Located on Magee Road, Gander.


Commonwealth War Graves

The Commonwealth War Graves Commission was established to mark and maintain the graves of the forces of the Commonwealth who died in the two World Wars. The Commonwealth War Graves in Gander were set up near the airfield for the burial of casualties, mainly airmen who died in crashes in the area during the war. The grave site at Gander is located where the first death associated with the airport and the war occurred. It contains 100 war graves.

4 km East of Gander On the TCH


Gander Tours and Charters

Gander tours and charters offers year round motor coach transportation either across the town or from one end of the island to the other. All transportation is equipped with modern amenities to make each ride as comfortable as possible. Washroom facilities, reclining seats, TV, VCR, air conditioning and a PA system are located on each motor coach. Gander tours and charters provide charters to all groups weather big or small. A second branch has been added to the company with Crossroads Touring. Crossroads touring offers personalized itinerary guides for all groups.

Jim Wiseman
Tel# : 709-256-8687/424-4668
Rhonda Lane
Tel#: 709-256-1951


Gander Golf Course and Driving Range

Set on the hills surrounding Gander Lake is a challenging and scenic 18 hole golf course designed by Doug Carrick. There are power carts, pull carts, and clubs available for rent as well as an onsite putting green, pro-shop, and warm-up area, and on-course beverage service. The 300 yard driving range offers a peaceful country setting.

Trans Canada Highway
P.O. Box 491
Gander, NL A1V 1W8
Tel#: 709-256-4653/1-877-256-4650
Fax#: 709-256-1933


Little Harbour Marina

Little Harbour Marina is truly a buried treasure. One of the most beautiful locations in the Gander area, Little Harbour Marina is a peaceful retreat to all of natures water activities. Located on Gander Lake, the marina offers a variety of services and activities. These include, boating activities, docks, picnic areas, BBQ facilities, various hiking trails and a beautiful view overlooking Gander Lake. Little Harbour Marina has been in use since 1961 and continues today as a hot spot for locals and tourists alike

Located 10 km West of Gander on the Trans Canada Highway


Moor-Crafts and Gifts

Moor Crafts and Gifts is conveniently located next to the visitor information centre on the Trans Canada highway. This unique little shop provides shoppers with the opportunity to purchase various local crafts such as teddy bears, knitwear, pottery, carvings, pewter, and artwork. Various types of fresh made fudge is another specialty of this quaint little shop. Moor Crafts and Gifts offers a charming atmosphere along with warm hospitality. Moor Crafts and Gifts ship all products internationally and are open year round.

109 Trans Canada Highway
Gander, NL
A1V 1P6
Tel#: 709-256-2944
Fax#: 709-256-2944


North Atlantic Aviation Museum

Gander Aviation Museum is conveniently located on the Trans Canada Highway. Gander Aviation Museum display exhibits that show Gander’s rich aviation history dating form the 1930’s to present. Highlights of the collection include articles from WWII . The facility is open year-round. Appointments can be made to view the museum at any time. The museum is wheelchair accessible

P.O. Box 234
Trans Canada Highway
Gander, NL AIV 1W6
Phone/Fax #: 709-256-2923
email: naam@nfld.net


Old Town Site

Located next to Gander international airport, the old town site was once home to the British, Canadian, American service personnel and Newfoundland civilians. Today, it stands as a reminder of the times before the war in the 1950’s. Overgrown fields, paved roads and tall birches are what is left of the town site as it serves as a system of interpretive walking trails for all to enjoy. The old town site is open year round and admission is free.

Located east of Gander, adjacent to the Newfoundland T’Railway


Provincial Aviation Exhibit

Located throughout Gander international airport, the provincial aviation exhibit proudly displays the role that the aviation industry plays on Gander, Newfoundland. In particular, the exhibit displays the role that Newfoundland played in the first non stop transatlantic flight to Gander from Ireland in 1951. The exhibit is open year round.

P.O Box 396
Gander, NL
A1V 1W8
Tel#: 709-256-3905


Silent Witnesses Memorial

Located eastbound on the Trans Canada Highway approximately four kilometers from Gander, this memorial was erected to honor the 256 people who lost their lives in the 1985 Arrow Air crash. The statue depicts an American Soldier and two children, a boy and a girl, all surrounded by the trees, hills and rocks that are the “silent witnesses” to this disaster. The sculpture was designed by Lorne Rostotski from St. John’s and sculpted by Stephen Sheilds of Hopkinsville, Kentucky. Also on site is the cross of sacrifice which bares the inscription “rendezvous with destiny” (the motto of the 101st Airborne) and was crafted from remains of the crashed plane. 256 trees were planted around this cross to represent the 256 crash victims.

4 km East of Gander On the TCH

For More Information, please feel free to contact the Gander and Area Chamber of Commerce:

Tel: 709-256-7110
E-mail: ganderchamber@ganderchamber.nf.ca