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Outodoors Activities

Aventure Écotourisme Québec is the benchmark for outdoor activities in Eastern Canada. Our outfitters propose a rainbow of activities, each as exciting as they are safe. From cool watersports, exciting on-snow activities, climbing adventures, motorized sports, cycling routes, hiking trails and nature observation to planning your stay, or visiting our national parks, you’re sure to find activities for every taste. Sea kayaking, via ferrata, dog-sledding and off-trail skiing ‒ all are suitable for a quality family outing, a romantic escapade or a getaway with the gang. Visiting a particular region in Quebec? View its full lineup of outdoor activities.  

Have fun playing in the great outdoors! 

Terrestrial flora and fauna

Quebec’s vast untouched wilderness makes it a unique destination for outdoor activities. Come explore the province’s flora, the secrets of plants...

Adventure visitor circuits

Plan your trip to Quebec by choosing a visitor circuit proposed by one of our partners. Custom and à la carte stays can be tailored to include...

Aerial adventures

Adrenaline, acrobatics, elevation, thrills: Do these words speak to you? Then come try a treetop adventure in Quebec! A leisure sport conducted in...

ATV and Quad

Take on that beaten path on an ATV or quad, on Quebec’s extensive trail network. Off-road gurus are sure to love practising their favourite...

Bicycle Touring

Bicycle touring fans only need a few turns of the pedal to get away from it all, and Quebec has quite the network of roads, trails and paths...

Canicross

You’re fit, you love wide open spaces and sled dogs? Canicross is perfect for you! Long practised here in Quebec for training mushers and sled...

Canoeing

With its hundreds of lakes and rivers, Quebec is the perfect destination for canoeing. In fact, canoeing is part of Quebec history. Set out in the...

Canyoning

Do you love adventure, water and rocky faces? Try canyoning. Rather new to Quebec, canyoning promises serious thrills! Explore rugged and...

Cross country skiing

Glide along the snow on your cross-country skis, on a beautiful tracked trail. Whether you ski the classic way or prefer skating, cross-country...

Dog sledding

Live winter at its best ? in Quebec! Hop on a sled and let a husky or malamute team take you across the gorgeous frozen landscape. Experienced...

Fatbiking

Known for its fat tires that are great on snow, fatbiking is on the rise across Quebec’s snow-covered landscape. A great outdoor activity on...

Freediving

Why not conquer Quebec’s deep blue waters, and explore its marine world on a freediving adventure? Observe Quebec’s rich freshwater fish...

Hiking

Doubtless, Quebec is the destination par excellence for hikers and nature lovers. Quebec presents over 11,000 km of carefully marked and...

Horseback riding

You’re a passionate rider and Quebec has some amazing horseback riding adventures, in the great outdoors! Whether you want to ride for a few hours...

Ice climbing

Ice climbing is the activity for conquering Quebec’s frosty peaks, in winter. Pick in hand and crampons on your boots, countless ice-covered...

Ice fishing

Teasing the fish, in winter? Yes! On a frozen lake or river, ice fishing is an absolutely extraordinary experience. All bundled up, why not go ice...

Kite buggying

Kite buggying is a vehicle mounted on 3 wheels pulled by a kite or traction wing. Adrenaline junkies and fans of outdoor activities are sure to...

Kitesurfing

Quebec has countless exceptional kitesurf sites, like the renowned Îles-de-la Madeleine to name but one. Kitesurfing is the preferred sport of the...

Marine flora and fauna

Quebec is the ideal place for marine fauna and flora observation.  With an accredited Aventure Ecotourisme Québec member outfitter, set out to...

Mountain Biking

On a downhill or XC bike, rain or shine, ride across kilometres of Quebec mountain bike trails and roads. Single track or not, defy the countless...

Multiactivity stay

Looking for a multiactivity adventure in Quebec? Choose adventure packages with lodgings plus an array of outdoor activities like whale-watching,...

Off-trail skiing / Telemark

Love tall peaks, powder and off-trail or telemark skiing? We do too! Off-trail and telemark skiing are perfect for thrill-seekers to get their...

Rabaska Canoeing

A rabaska is a large Algonquin birch bark canoe originally used for transport and trading. Known for its countless bodies of water, Quebec is your...

Rafting

Quebec is known for its rivers and whitewater rafting tours ? without a doubt one of its top watersport activities. Interested in playing in...

Rappelling

Enjoy Quebec’s magnificent landscapes from a bird’ eye view, on a rappelling adventure in Quebec. Beginners learn how to do a controlled descent...

Recreational kayaking

Recreational kayaking is a great way to paddle down Quebec’s many waterways. Contrary to sea kayaking, recreational kayaking takes place on calm...

River kayaking

Quebec is a top destination worldwide for avid river kayakers. Its countless freshwater rivers are ideal for whitewater and river kayaking....

Rock climbing

Drawn by rocky crags? Live to conquer new summits and rappel down, as your second reward? Quebec’s steep rocky cliffs are made for rock climbing....

Sailing

Sailors and nature lovers adore Quebec for its countless bodies of water. Sailing is the perfect outdoor activity for discovering Quebec’s...

Scuba diving

Quebec boasts prime dive locations. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert scuba diver, diving is always exceptional around les...

Sea Kayaking

In Quebec, sea kayaking takes place on the St. Lawrence River and Saguenay Fjord. Sea, lake and river kayaking are the perfect outdoor activity...

Ski joering

Alpine ski touring behind a dog or horse is known as ski joering, a winter activity that blends all the fun of skiing with the power of an animal....

Snow kiting

With the wind in your sail, discover winter in Quebec as you glide across a magnificent, pristine landscape.  Snowkiting / kiteskiing is an...

Snowmobiling/sledding

With its vast provincial snowmobile trail network, Quebec has more kilometres for sleds than for automobiles. In winter, snowmobiling is a top...

Snowshoeing

Discover the joys of winter ? on snowshoes! From snowshoe day-trips on Quebec’s marked trails and glades to raids in a national park or...

Stand up paddle

Quebec is the perfect destination for practising Stand Up Paddle Board ? a.k.a. SUP or paddleboarding. Quebec’s countless rivers are perfect for...

Stays with Aboriginal & First Nations People

In Quebec, various Aboriginals and First Nations offer visitor stays. There are eleven (11) nations spread out across fifty-five (55) distinct...

Surf

Yes ? you CAN surf in Quebec! Of course, we mean surfing on the St. Lawrence River, in Montreal, where non-stop wave action is pure bliss for...

Via Ferrata

Come discover Quebec from a highly original angle ? on our exciting via-ferrata. With certified guides, fly down a steel cable along a rocky face...

Whale watching cruises, excursions and observation

A natural habitat for many marine mammals, Quebec’s waterways are great for whale-watching adventures. With 10 whale species including the biggest...

Whitewater riveroarding

Among outdoor enthusiasts, Quebec is renowned for its countless bodies of water. Are you an adrenaline junkie? Try an amazing outdoor activity...

Windsurfing

Lovers of the great outdoors and outdoor activities adore Quebec for its many bodies of water. Just add a little adrenaline ? learn how to...

Ziplining

Speed along a steel cable, enjoying the cruise: clip onto a zipline and become an aerial acrobat, dangling over the big void. Sail along, free as...

Zodiac

In Quebec, zodiacs are semi-rigid inflatables by and large used to provide optimal whale-watching experiences. In addition to the thrill of riding...