Shallow Bay Motel in Cow Head is the best place to stay on the Great Northern Peninsula!

The halfway point between Port-Aux-Basque and the Viking Site at L’anse Au Meadows and Grenfell Historic Properties in St Anthony.

Why is Shallow Bay Motel so Unique?
  • Shallow Bay Motel is a Central Location for all the tourist attractions
  • It has reasonable Prices
  • The Motel is Located on the ocean
  • Huge meeting and Conference Room and Veranda on the Ocean
    It is the home of the Gros Morne Theatre Festival
  • Shallow Bay Motel in Cow Head is located at the north end of Gros Morne National Park

Don’t Miss the vacation of a lifetime! Come stay at Shallow Bay Motel where you will experience friendly, hospitable and professional staff that definitely will make your stay unforgettable.

  • Western Brook Fijord Boat Tour
  • Gros Morne Theatre Festival
  • St.Mary’s Botanical Garden
  • Dr Henry N Payne Museum
  • Shallow Bay Beach
  • Playground at Shallow Bay Beach
  • Old Mail Trail
  • Fishing Village on Cow Head Summerside
  • Lighthouse Trail in Cow Head Peninsula
  • Point of “The Head” Trail
  • The S.S Ethie
  • Broom Point Fishing Exhibit
  • Cow Head Public Library
  • St. Mary’s Anglican Church
  • Arches
  • Gros Morne Golf Course
  • Lobster Festival
  • The Long Range Walking Trail
  • Gros Morne Mountain
  • Maritime Archaic Indians Site
  • Shallow Bay Campground

Plan Your Vacation

There is so much to see and do at Shallow Bay Motel that you could stay for a week and still not complete it all. View the activities in the table and read the write up on each attraction.

The Quality of all these attractions is worth checking out, so make your reservations in advance as shows and tours are regularly sold out. Ask the professional staff at Shallow Bay Motel to reserve tickets for you. Come and enjoy! It will be a spectacular experience!

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The Arches

Experience the Phenomenal Arches located approximately 15 mins away from the Shallow Bay Motel at the North end of Gros Morne National Park. The Arches are located between Parsons Pond and Portland Creek. There were four Arches at one time but one as since collapsed. The three remaining Arches is the main attraction at the Arches Provincial Park. This natural rock formation at the water’s edge exemplifies the effects of Mother Nature on our Coast.

Western Brook Pond Boat Tour

Shallow Bay Motel is 15 mins away from the popular Western Brook Pond Boat Tour in Gros Morne National Park … Gros Morne National Park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site, one is the most scenic areas in Newfoundland and Labrador. You will view beautiful scenery and breathtaking Fjords, Glacial Valleys and numerous types of wildlife. This 2 hour+ boat tour with commentary will provide the observer with a wealth of information about this land locked Fjord Lake.

Shallow Bay Campgrounds

Minutes away from Shallow Bay Motel is the Shallow Bay Campgrounds, located right next to the sandy beach. In addition to the camp sites they have a day use area, a kitchen shelter, and outdoor Theatre, playground and many more groomed walking trails.


Gros Morne Theatre Festival

During your visit to Shallow Bay Motel in Cow Head Experience our rich Newfoundland culture by attending the drama provided by the professional cast of the Gros Morne Theatre festival from May to September. The Nurse Myra Bennett Centre for the Performing Arts is located just across the street from the Shallow Bay Motel. Newfoundland stories & songs come to life in the beautiful town of Cow Head. Take in a night of dinner Theatre, the S.S. Ethie, a Neddy Norris Musical Night, or the many drama productions of Newfoundland present and past history and enjoy performances from special invited guest. During July & August there are two productions a night from Tuesday through Sunday During July & August there are two productions a night from Tuesday through Sunday.