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Ecotourism Certified Company

Since our Québec nature has an important value for us, companies take to heart the protection of it and make every effort to make you discover the wonders of Quebec while respecting the principles of sustainable development and ecotourism.

The companies below adhere to ecotourism standards and emphasize the safety and ecotourism quality of the products or activities offered.

 
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International Appalachian Trail - Quebec GR®A1

650 kilometers of trails

Looking for an adventure which is well-fitted to your tastes and capacities?

Go to the discovery of the first GR® in America, the GR® A1! To explore this long-distance mountain hiking circuit, we offer self-guided hikes in the three territories (Valley, the Chic-Chocs and The Coast) and packages with a guide from 1 to 3 days of walking in the Chic-Chocs section of Gaspésie National Park and the Matane wildlife Reserve recognized as a mecca for hiking in Quebec.

Our hikes range from easy to difficult. They take place on uneven ground, including varying elevation. They are accessible to anyone in good health with basic hiking experience (day hikes).

We also offer services to autonomous hikers on the IAT (car transfer, luggage or food drops).

 

Attitude Nordique-Plein air

Auberge Griffon Aventure

Where nature and pleasure merge

We are located practically in a breath taking part of Quebec, Canada. Practicaly at the top of the Gaspesian Peninsula on 132 road at Anse-Au-Griffon, beside national Forillon Park a few miles afert Rivières-aux-Renard. In the upper northeast part of Québec. Our 10 acres base camp will cham you with panoramic view on the sea, quiet environment and different camping possibilities. Many acitivies offered at Griffon; canoe-canyoning and more.

 

Aventuraid

4 season eco-adventure outdoor base 

From discovery to expedition, experience an exclusive Nordic adventure in the heart of the boreal forest. Summer and winter, participate in our various activities. Packages available from half-a-day to several weeks. Lodging comfortable cottages, log camp, tent,...On our center, interpretation and observation of our 3 wolfs packs.

Aventure Rose-des-Vents

Aventure Rose-des-Vents is a place to share experiences and meaningful moments. A cultural center in the heart of a unique town, the hostel offers local products and a breathtaking view on the fjord du Saguenay from its covered terrace.
Come and enjoy our customized kayak trips, with family or friends, to discover the beauties of this unique fjord. Interpretation of the environment, fantastic stories, swimming in the immensity of the Saguenay river or clay bath at the beach, everything is possible!
Also offered at the hostel, stand up paddle rental to discover the Lac Résimond, close to town, or to enjoy the fjord by the end of the day.
In order to our services, sea kayak certifications are offered during the summer, by a professional kayaker.

 

Aventures Archipel

Guided sea kayaking excursions

Come on and explore sea kayaking in the archipel of Bic' islands and live at the beat of the sea. Come discover our most magnificent regions of Quebec, its history, its exceptional marine fauna and flora and live unforgettable moments!

Aventures Kiamika

Nature, culture and discovery

In canoe, kayak, rabaska or simply for a weekend of rest, you will find among our many packages the one that suits you! Many outdoor activities on a territory of exceptional beauty. Kiamika Adventures offers you a warm welcome in a setting of great nature !!! The Kiamika Reservoir stretching as far as the eye can see, the Boreal forest that surrounds you, the silence or howl of the wolves. 7 cottages, numerous camping sites, 10 camping tents, 3 floating chalets. Outside the electricity grid and powered by solar energy, each of our accommodation options offers you just what it takes to make the most of your stay with us.

Avolo Plein Air

Sea kayaking in Percé

Come to live one of the most spectacular martime experience by paddling with the flow. While following the coast of the Gaspesian peninsula, you could be lucky to make nice meetings like some: whales, seals and sea birds. An Adventure embellish with anecdotes and histories, you will live a secure activity corresponding as mush to the young families as to the skilled paddlers.

Bois Rond Expérience

Live the experience of wood craftsmen!

Come live a unique experience in our private park of 47 hectares, an exceptional natural environment where we preserve biodiversity. Participate in our guided activities that will introduce you to two of Canada's most important landmarks: log construction and beaver habitat. Visit buildings that tell the story of log construction, learn about woodworking with period tools, and take part in an interactive demonstration of traditional log construction.

Then let our guides introduce you to the beaver's unique habitat through hiking and canoeing. Our guides will pass on to you, with passion, their knowledge of this emblematic animal and the different forest environments that you will cross during this activity.

You can also take advantage of our network of 8 km of pedestrian trails and our picnic areas, to have a good time in a beautiful environment.

 

Bonnet Rouge rafting

Outdoor resort and rafting facility

An unforgettable adventure and crazy memories with a dynamic, courteous and professional team on the Gatineau River!

Whether rafting, canoeing or kayaking, an extraordinary day filled with adrenaline and crazy pleasures awaits you on our river "La Gatineau".

We offer a personalized and groups shuttle service, equipment rental and more.

Adapted to the needs of our family clientele a beautiful rustic campground (some camping site are located near the beach - reservation is obligatory for this section) allowing you to practice a host of activities In addition we are located in an exceptional natural environment that lends itself pleasantly to hiking


We have an open-air snack for your little cravings, express food is served and especially our tasty "Bonnet breakfast" (homemade potatoes, eggs, bacon, sausages, toast, coffee, jam, juice)

Welcome to all, we are waiting for you!

Camp Quatre Saisons

My nature adventure 

Camp Quatre Saisons allows participants to surpass themselves thanks to unforgettable canoe-camping and/or hiking adventures. Camp Quatre Saisons offers a real-life experience of group-living in the wilds. Furthermore, the Camp proposes group adventure stays on its site, in edge of Lake Caché or in the surrounding mountains and rivers.

Cap Aventure

Unforgettable sea kayaking experience in Gaspésie !

Unique autorized Forillon national Park sea kayaking concessionnary, member of the Marine mammals ecowatch network (ROMM) and Tour operator for good environmental practices. Official site of the Sentier maritime du Saint-Laurent. Admire the majestic panoramas of the Gaspé bay and safely paddle along the Forillon coasts among seals, whales and seabirds : an unforgettable experience! Accompanied by certified guide-interpreters, discover the best Gaspesie has to offer. On-site : sea kayaking basic training, full equipment, observation binoculars. Services : excursions, guided rides, certified sea kayaking lessons, rustic campground, snack bar/dairy bar. Sea kayaking/ whale cruise passes and Inn packages available.

Carbure Aventure

Carbure Aventure is managing the activities on Base de plein air André-Nadeau, on which it offers snow tubing, fatbike and snowshoe rentals, aswell as animated activites for families. The organism also offers specialised outdoor summer camps about outdoor adventure and mountain biking. These camps, based at Mont-Bellevue, built the reputation of the team, equally by the quality and innovation of the services. Dynamism, cooperation, education and innovation are at the core of our identity.  

 

Chalets et Villégiature de la rivière Daaquam

All season adventure in the Appalachians

In the heart of the Appalachian Regional Park, 115 km southwest of Québec City, Daaquam Outfitters and Resort offers wilderness vacations all year round. There is snowmobiling, dogsledding, snowshoeing, hiking, biking, safaris and more. We also offer 4-star service, dining and accommodations.

 

 

 

 

Chamox escalade

Enjoy the experience of vertical sport 

Comespend a beautifulday outdoors with family or friends and experiment rock climbing or ice climbing with expert guides. Our activities are mainly held in the Mont-Orford National Park, the Coaticook Gorge Park and Mont Pinacle at Baldwin Mills.

Cime Aventures

Outdoor Resort : Canoe SUP kayak camping cabin

Canoe, kayak, SUP and rafting on the crystal clear Bonaventure river, in the Gaspe. Our resort offers unusual accommodations: campsites, cottages, ecolodges, tipis. Enjoy our pools and hot tubs and the riverside patio of our restaurant.

Cime Aventures and the Bonaventure river are a must do during your family vacation or romantic tour in Gaspesie. Plan your trip in the Gaspe. Paddle one of the world's clearest rivers with trips for beginners to expert paddlers. Spend an unusual night in an ecolodge at tree top. Our family entreprise team is waiting for you!

Contact Nature Rivière-à-Mars

Contact Nature Rivière-à-Mars is a non-profit organization whose mission is the protection and enhancement of the natural and wildlife environment of the river corridor. It offers recreational, outdoor, educational, tourist and adventure activities within a peaceful and safe environment. He puts on a service of excellence in order to make live a quality experience to his customers.

Ice fishing villages

Experience the authentic experience of ice fishing in Saguenay. With hundreds of fishing huts installed each winter, the Anse-à-Benjamin and Grande-Baie sites are transformed into veritable fishing villages on ice.

Outdoor Center Bec-Scie
Bewitching paths, a natural beauty in our colors that lead to absolutely breathtaking landscapes. Whether with family or couple, hiking or by mountain bike, the experience is very rewarding! When the Bec-Scie wears its white coat, you have at your fingertips one of the most beautiful cross-country skiing or snowshoeing centers in Quebec, with its marked trails and shelters. It becomes a relay for snowmobilers, not to mention that its reception room is available for your activities, and all year long.

Camping Jardin de mon Père
Located along the corridor of Rivière-à-Mars, between Chicoutimi and Bas-Saguenay, the campsite enjoys an enchanting site in the heart of Ville de Saguenay. Offering 174 pitches, 80% of which are reserved for tourists, the campsite "Au Jardin de Mon Père" enjoys an excellent reputation among campers. The company has perfected its services by offering various packages in collaboration with tourism stakeholders to provide its customers, the most beautiful attractions, shows and landscapes of  " Saguenay le Fjord ". It radiates thanks to its many services, the quality of its facilities, its cleanliness, its warm welcome and the proximity of the tourist attractions.
 
Okwari Adventure - Black Bear Watching
Nothing will further immerse you in the natural and ancestral universe of Saguenay - Lac-St-Jean biodiversity. Take a walk in Rabaska, discover the Québec forest and observe the black bear in its natural habitat. In addition, enjoy a remarkable journey to the heart of Native American tradition, culture and customs with our Aboriginal site.
 
Rivière-à-Mars salmon interpretation center
Your perception of salmon will change dramatically after you stop there. All the information and the necessary to fish for salmon and sea trout are there. A must in La Baie for any angler. Enter the world of salmon and sea trout, discover the mysteries! The Rivière-à-Mars salmon interpretation center will help you discover all the charms of this noble king of our waters, salmon. Naturalist guides are on hand to answer all your questions.

Croisières Baie de Gaspé

Whale-Watching Cruise in Forillon National Park

Come and discover one of Québec’s hidden treasures with Croisières Baie-de-Gaspé: the whales in Forillon National Park.

Enjoy an unforgettable whale-watching cruise aboard the Narval III. A professional bilingual interpreter guide will accompany you during this excursion of approximately 2h30 to tell you more about the various species of whales you will encounter. As many as seven different species can be observed, including blue, fin, humpback and minke whales. Forillon is a particularly good place to see the spectacular humpback whale.

From June 9 to October 10, 2019.

École internationale d'étude de la terre

International School for Earth Studies

Private leadership development school promoting education that bridges youth, nature and the land. Through experiential learning that blends elements of animal husbandry, environmental awareness and outdoor adventure students explore Earth-based studies and non-motorized outdoor recreation in a nurturing, challenging and inspiring milieu.

Équinox

4 seasons adventure travel agency 

Équinox Aventure offers soft adventure packages around one of the largest lake of Quebec. On lake Saint-Jean, you will be able to discover quietly its islands and beaches. Around it, the Véloroute des Bleuets is a secure and accessible cycling path for everyone. Along the Fjord du Saguenay, the Véloroute du Fjord du Saguenay gives an additionnal challenge for cyclists.

Whichever activity you are choosing, Équinox is there for you, your only preoccupation is to cycle or paddle while discovering the beauty and the numerous attractions of our region.

Eskamer Aventure

From canyon to sea, experience adventure with Eskamer 

We offer guided sea kayak outings, in-house training, and the Level 1 course developed by Québec' s Canoe/Kayak Federation (FQCK). We give introductory wilderness survival courses to elementary and secondary school students in Gaspé and a nautical physical education course in Canyon Ruisseau Castor (Beaver Brook Canyon).

Sea kayaking activities duration from 2-3 hours with a guide and specific gear. Observation of Minky whale, porpoise, seal, blue whale, fine whale, bump whale. At the end of the trip, a spectacular roof terrace including an unbelievable pool and Jacouzi in the air will be perfect for every one! There is a labyrinth and a plays ground for kids, a coffee shop, camping on a river side, shuttle bus, shuttle UTV for Safari and happy night life around.

 

Ex Situ Expérience

Outdoor and adventure programming for special populations

Ex Situ Experience is a non-profit organization providing outdoor and adventure programming for special populations, such as at-risk youth. Our facilitators and professional guides provide very high quality, safe and custom tailored programs.

Expéditions panorama

Between montagne and river

More often than not, work and family life prevent you from traveling. Panorama expeditions allow you to experience adventures in winter like snowshoes or water activities in summer with your family. Some others expeditions given by Panorama make possible work-family conciliation; leave for only few days and be ready to thrill and push your limits at the extreme.

 

 

 

 

 

Fjord en Kayak

For the best sea kayak tour in Quebec 

Fjord in Kayak, two-time winner of the GOLD MEDAL AWARD ot the Grand Prix of the Tourism, (in 2002 and 2010), offers sea kayak excursions from L'Anse-Saint-Jean (Association of the Quebec's most beautiful Villages).  Follow the waterways of adventure in the Fjord-du-Saguenay National park and the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park who protect the pristine natural setting.  

Since 2012, the Canadian Commission of the Tourism re-knows the expedition of 3 days towards Tadoussac a «Canadian Signature Experience»

Offered services: short family excursions (3-14 years), 3 hours and 1 day kayak guided tour on the Saguenay fjord. 2 days Expeditions for teenagers and from 2 to 4 days for adults with gastronomy. There is everything for the water sport under the same roof: sale of Cruises on the fjord as well as the observation of whales from Tadoussac, sailing, rent of sit-on-top kayak  as well as rent of bike."

 

Geo-Explora

EXPLORE
UNKNOWN PLACES

An exploration game with three-wheeled electric scooter for outrageous fun!

 
Our game is a private and self-guided leisurely ride helping you and your family or friends explore unknown picturesque paths in the beautiful Laurentian countryside while having the fun of your life.

You'll discover Mont-Tremblant's natural and historical treasures through our private, self-guided and eco-motorized exploration game.

 

A tablet with GPS will guide you to unknown places so that you and your teammate(s) can solve the game's quizzes and learn more about the secrets regarding the fauna, flora, and history of this stunning corner of the country.

HorizonX rafting

Horizon X, rafting, kayak and expeditions 

Go big or go home! High quality Rafting without compromise. Water all summer long, ward deep water, the Ottawa river offers unique rafting experience!

Karavaniers

Adventure packages

Life should be simple 

Karavaniers: adventure packages, 70 destinations, 7 to 35 days, hiking, sea kayaking, mountaineering. Also: family, school, fundraising and private trips.

Kayak Lévis

The nicest view of Quebec is here !

Kayak Lévis was born from a shared passion for sea kayaking, history and community development. We aim to bring people from Quebec City to the other side of the Saint-Lawrence River and make them discover a whole new side of the city. As citizens of Lévis and experienced sea kayakers, we know and love our shores and wish to offer an eco-friendly and exciting way for everyone to explore them.

Kinadapt

Meet our 86 huskies

Outdoor Training and Education Center

Locate at 50 minutes from Montreal, Kinadapt aligns it's outdoor activities according to your interest and capacity.  Our certified staff will make you fell good in harmony with Nature.  Meet our 86 huskies and practice, hicking, mountain biking, canicross, snowshoeing, skiing and dogs sledding on our magnificient trails.  
 

KSF

Surf, SUP and kayaking

Unique adventures in Montreal

We are a nautical activity center unique to Montreal. Our mission is to allow you to discover exotic areas of the city, via kayaking, surfing and stand up paddleboard (SUP). We are situated in the heart of the Lachine rapids parc in LaSalle, where urban adventure gets all of its meaning.

Matapédia Nature Aventure

From the river to the mountains, live at the rhythm of nature

 Paradise of rivers

At Nature Aventure, you have the options of canoeing, kayaking and stand up paddling in the entire Restigouche River watershed and other rivers of the region. More than 10 rivers can be paddled, thanks to this amazing wild terrain of more than 8000 scare miles. A unique snorkelling activity is also offered so you can appreciate the wild Atlantique salmon in its habitat. An experience you don’t want to miss! In addition, we can guide you on the path of the International Appalachian Trail in the Matapedia Valley section with nights in cabins.                 

All of the activities vary from a few hours to 5 days with or without a qualified guide. Rentals of boats and safety equipment are included with the shuttle. Live the experience!    

Mer et Monde écotours

Sea kayaking, whale watching and camping

We provide people with the opportunity to commune with nature while enjoying a relaxing sea kayaking or lodging experience. For over 20 years, Mer et Monde Écotours has been offering guided sea kayaking activities so visitors can discover the unique marine environment of the St. Lawrence River.

Noryak

Noryak operates in the Minganie region - on the North Shore of the Gulf of St-Lawrence - and specializes in sea kayaking and whitewater adventures in spectacular, pristine areas.

Noryak offer all-inclusive trips ranging from one to five days in the Mingan Archipelago (thematic trips, fine meals, quality equipment and terrain-specific guides). For river paddlers, Noryak offers gear transportation using Catarafts. Paddle and surf in a light boat, enjoying the luxury of confortable camping for five days of continuous river running on the Magpie River, rated best expedition river in the Americas.

Gastronomic food. Customized group packages.

Nurrait - Jeunes Karibus

Break down education walls, challenge old pradigms through nature, discovery, experimentation and uncertainty. In the vastness of the tundra we offer outdoor intervention programs to promote personal and social development amongst Nunavik's youth. Skis on feet, we traverse this land in search of ourselves, of who we are. The outdoors serves as both inspiration and a means to reaching our goal. That is Nurrait | Jeunes Karibus!

Nuuhchimi Wiinuu

An eco-tourism aboriginal site is ready to welcome you. It consists of a chalet, multiple traditional and authentic Cree dwellings that feature comfort and unique experiences that immerse guests into the Cree cultural environment. In the winter, snowshoeing, traditional crafts and trapping are the main activities that will astound you as you skill your hands to connect the Cree history. Summer activities include canoeing, hiking, and water-based activities. Surely the beauty of the Cree way of life will grace you with many once in a life time experiences, be part of it.

OrganisAction - Le Québec hors circuits!

Grand nature experiences

With us everything is possible!

With a network of many partners in OrganisAction - Quebec Off beaten path! offers a wide range of activities packaged or customized. Full of activity are available to live in Quebec four seasons! Come discover yours!

Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux

Lodging, sea kayaking, Via Ferrata and much more

Sky-high experience !

The Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux is an outdoor lover's ultimate playground.This adventure park on the shores of the Saguenay Fjord with Dôme, suspended spheres, camping, log cabins and tree houses, offers a real chance to experience one extreme to another. Choose from sea-kayaking, via ferrata, high ropes courses and zip-lines or just take it easy on a light hike or family picnic.

Parc de Gros Cap

The Magdalene Islands' home to kayakers!

This is the perfect place for combining sea kayaking with a camping trip or a stay at our famous youth hostel. You' ll enjoy a unique blend of sand, sea and cliffs during your holiday. Our central location is ideal for exploring the entire archipelago. Certified training, guided tours and trips are organized on location!

Parc de la Gorge de Coaticook

Outdoor activity center

Between sky and earth 

An incredible outdoor center : 20 km of hiking trails (guided tours), the world's longest pedestrian suspension bridge, a 50 meter gorge, two observation towers, camping in the wilderness/with services, horseback riding (initiation, rides), mini-farm, swimming pool, 17 km of mountain bike trails intermediate/advanced levels, fishing, bird watching sites, floral garden.

 

 

 

Parc de la Rivière-des-Mille-Îles

Ultimate ecotouristic destination 

One of the most beautiful natural settings in the region with a soft-flowing river surrounded by luxurious vegetation. Explore this enchanting site in all safety. A dozen islands are accessible with numerous hiking trails and service areas. New activity in the twilight: the biodiversity excursion.

 

Parcours Aventures

Experience the Via Ferrata

Since 1994, Parcours Aventures provides certified guide for the Via Ferrata in National Parks.

The via ferrata is a mountain sports trail that combines hiking and rock climbing. The circuits are adapted to your level and set up on a rock face equipped with cables, beams, and a variety of bridges and footpaths to facilitate your hike while ensuring your safety. You’ll go at your own pace and discover amazing aerial views and spectacular scenery!

 

Projet Vertical

Price Summer: from 34,99$ +tx+entree to Canyon Ste-Anne (adult)

The only summer and winter Via Ferrata !

Come and try the Canadian signature experience. Our new Giant’s pothole Via ferrata at only 30 minutes from Québec City. Our summer and winter Via ferrata will satisfy you! Travel across a monkey bridge to reach the pillars of the fall, where you will truly witness its power and admire potholes that were created by spring freshets, cable bridges, rappelling, wooden sleepers, rock walls and zip line. You will surely be pleased by our thrilling crossings and many vertical passages. Enjoy an exceptional panorama. You will never get the chance to see a waterfall closer than this. The sounds, the wet rocks and the splashes all combine to make our Via Ferrata a breathtaking experience.

Get suspended over a 60 m high gorge and explore the Canyon.

Rabaska Canada

Rabaska Canada is offering rabaska canoeing trips that take place in the Outaouais river, a friendly environment that you will remember. Rabaska Canada will immerse you into history with its Montréal and North canoe tours and expeditions. On the Gatineau and Ottawa shore, past history will come alive when you experience the daily life of the ‘‘coureurs de bois''.

Rafting Montréal

Urban destination for a whitewater adventure!

Discover the Lachine rapids

Discover Montreal and the famous Lachine Rapids by Raft or Hydro Jet (Jet Boating). Les Excursions Rapides de Lachine is located 15 minutes away from downtown Montreal. A guaranteed fun-filled and exciting adventure for all ages. Reservation required. From May to September with several departures daily.

Secrets Nordiques

Quebec's snow-touring center 

Starting from our base camp at Mont-Sainte-Anne ski resort, Les Secrets Nordiques can lead you away on a full range of snow tours. Alone, with your family or a group, our team of professional guides and 65 friendly dogs anxiously await you winter or summer for an unforgettable experience in a unique resort.

Ski Chic Chocs

Backcountry activities

Clean, crisp eastern powder!

The exceptional setting of the Madeleine Mines is where Ski Chic-Chocs offers guided backcountry activities. ( Catskiing with skis or snowboards, backcountry touring and snowshoe treks at the summits ) From our beginnings in 2006, Ski Chic-Chocs has developped an expertise in winter adventure tourism and training. We are leaders in guided backcountry winter adventures and in specialized mountain skills trainings. Because of our experienced guides and our equipment, we are able to offer a safe environment for practicing winter sports in the Chic-Choc Nature Preserve as well as the Gaspésie Provincial Park. We became exclusive suppliers of guided backcountry winter services for the SEPAQ in the Gaspe Provincial Park in 2008 as well as members of Adventure Ecotourism Quebec ( AEQ ). We have a unique arrangement with the SEPAQ and offer the only mecanized access to one of the best alpine terrains in the Northeast. We have a machine capable of transporting our guests from the door of the Gîte du Mt-Albert (Mount Albert Wilderness Lodge ) to the best winter playground paradise around for a snowshoe day at the summits. We also offer a wide range of mountain skills training programs including Avalanche Safety Training level I and II, specialized trainings in tourism in isolated areas, winter mountain travel training as well as first-aid training in remote areas.

Tyroparc

Mountain Adventure Park

Come in and join us for a unique, exciting and safe mountain experience. In a group, alone or with your family, no matter your age or physical condition, an awesome day is waiting for you in the heart of nature.

Vallée Bras-du-Nord

A piece of heaven only an hour away from Quebec!

With 80 km of trails for hiking and snowshoeing, 149 km of mountain biking paths including 65 km of singletracks and a 17.5 km river run, Vallée Bras-du-Nord is the ideal outdoor destination! We also offer activities such as canyoning, via ferrata, fat bike and back-country skiing.

With its magnificent falls and its breathtaking viewing points, Vallée Bras-du-Nord is one little piece of heaven for the outdoors enthusiasts!