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Bas-Saint-Laurent

The Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent visitor region includes the St. Lawrence River, the Appalachian mountain range, the Matapedia Valley and the new Parc national du Témiscouata. Its geographic location allows for a full range of outdoor activities in nature. In a sea kayak, discover the immensity of the St. Lawrence River and the BIC National Park’s seals or scale a cliff in beautiful Kamouraska village, at sunset. On your next bike tour, go for a spin on the region’s extensive cycling network. A world biosphere of pleasure, summer or winter this region welcomes visitors to enjoy a number of outdoor activities, including snowshoeing and dog-sledding. 

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 across assorted visitor regions. Follow La Route Verte’s 5000 km of marked all-calibre roads, or la Véloroute des Bleuets that tours Lac-Saint-Jean’s blueberry country, or the North Shore’s Véloroute des Baleines to enjoy nature, visiting villages and First Nation reserves along the way, while you’re in the saddle. Come nightfall, choose a campsite or B&B from a long list of Bienvenue Cyclistes lodging establishments. Trust the expertise of Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters to help you...

Camping

Camping pairs perfectly with outdoor activities and sharing memorable moments with your loved ones. Quebec campgrounds are expecting you! Come set up your tent or RV, and discover the loveliest sites for spending a night in nature, in Quebec. With over 7,000 campsites fanned out across national parks, wildlife reserves and visitor centres ? or at an Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitter’s ? there is definitely one with your name on it, here in Quebec!

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 and animal life. Quebec offers countless hiking and trekking adventures for discovering its exceptional fauna. Hit the mountains to observe moose, caribou or black bear, or kayak the St-Lawrence river to observe the marine fauna and encounter whales, seals and migratory birds. Accredited Aventure Écotourisme member outfitters are sure to share their knowledge of Quebec’s biodiversity and rich unique wildlife with you, and all its beauty. 

Guided adventure circuits

Plan your outdoor trip to Quebec by choosing one of the many guided circuits offered by our partner Chinook Aventure. Trips and circuits guided by passionate professionals offering you the best adventures so you can enjoy nature and Quebec’s great outdoors too. Whether you want to go hiking, sea kayaking or mountain biking, take advantage of our partners’ expertise and our outdoor adventure specialists for the planning of your trip. Set out  and discover the Land of Lakes and Rivers.

Hiking

Doubtless, Quebec is the destination par excellence for hikers and nature lovers. Quebec presents over 11,000 km of carefully marked and maintained hiking trails, and many off-trail hikes for intermediate-level and seasoned mountaineers. Or discover Quebec’s wide open spaces and Canada’s unique wilderness setting in one of our many national parks. Be awed by the unique charms of our visitor regions, and take advantage of countless trails, circuits and outdoor activities offered through accredited Aventure Écotourisme Québec members.

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. Whether you’re a neophyte or interested in perfecting your technique, or for the fun of training outdoors, with our accredited Aventure Ecotourisme Québec outfitters ? for whom your safety is the number one concern ? climb with peace of mind as you admire unparalleled views across wilderness reserves that are unique worldwide. Clip on your helmet and harness, and come experience a simply thrilling adventure sport in an exceptional setting.

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 for discovering Quebec’s marine fauna. Paddle your sea kayak to meet the whales, fish or discover Quebec’s unique scenery. With family or friends, treat yourself to a guided activity and spend anywhere from several hours to several days in nature, with the services of an accredited Aventure Écotourisme Québec outfitter. Be charmed paddling Canada’s clear waters and enjoy our countless activities for avid kayakers. 

Snow kiting

With the wind in your sail, discover winter in Quebec as you glide across a magnificent, pristine landscape.  Snowkiting / kiteskiing is an ecofriendly, free means of transit that only relies on the wind to carry you across flat terrain. Experience the thrill of being pulled along by the force of a gust! Compared to kitesurfing, snowkiting is easier for beginners because strong winds aren’t needed to move forward. Trust our outdoor adventure specialists to set up a trial for you ? and have the time of your life!

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 on-mountain, it’s a sport for the whole family, as well as avid adventurers who aren’t afraid of winter. Quebec’s snowshoe trails are renowned for their vast forests, mountainous landscapes and stunning vistas. There’s simply no reason to stay indoors this winter! Strap on your snowshoes ? a beautiful world awaits outdoors.

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 SUP trips tailored for beginners and experts alike. SUP is the ideal sport for observing Canada’s flora and fauna, enjoying a river paddleboard trip, exploring a lake, conquering the St. Lawrence River’s waves or SUP Yoga. Make your next outdoor experience your best one ever by choosing an outdoor activity hosted by an Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitter.

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 marine mammal in the world ? the blue whale ? it also is home to fin whales, humpbacks, grey whales, belugas, dolphins…  Set out on a whale-watching adventure and experience magical moments with the whales that swim in Québec’s waters. Discover magnificent Canadian and Quebec national parks, two unique whale observation sites, and spend quality time in nature while you’re here, in Quebec’s incredible natural wonderland. Accredited Aventure Ecotourisme Québec member outfitters promise singular,...