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Iles-de-la-Madeleine

Looking for outdoor activities in an idyllic setting? Welcome to the Tourisme Iles de la Madeleine visitor region. Whether you like water sport activities or prefer keeping both feet firmly planted on the ground, winter or summer, Aventure Ecotourisme Québec member establishments are sure to find the right outdoor activity for you. Come enjoy a hike or trail ride on horseback across les Iles de la Madeleine’s lovely landscape, do some seal watching, try off-trail or telemark skiing, paddle or discover kitesurfing for the first time. This one-of-a-kind region’s exceptional flora and fauna also await 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!

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.

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 love kite buggying for its incredible speeds, wind play and sheer fun. Trust Quebec's professional tourism adventure outfitters on your next kite buggy adventure. On grass, sand or asphalt, achieve speeds of up to 70 km/hr ? almost twice as fast as the wind!

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 active gen that adores cutting across the water, winds gusting. Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters offer personnalized, made-to-measure kitesurf lessons for beginners and experts alike. Learn the basics of power kiting and traction, how to cut upwind, stay on course and sail your kite like a pro. Treat yourself to a kitesurf lesson, enjoy the clean fresh air and go conquer Quebec’s amazing wind! 

Sailing

Sailors and nature lovers adore Quebec for its countless bodies of water. Sailing is the perfect outdoor activity for discovering Quebec’s Saguenay Fjord and St. Lawrence River.  To fine tune your sailing skills, take off on a sailing trip or admire the scenery deckside, the Canadian wilderness is definitely an eye-opener. Choose any one of Aventure Écotourisme Quebec’s sailing schools and go for a guided sail lasting anywhere from a few hours to several days, and live your very own unique sailing adventure. 

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. 

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.

Turnkey camping

Quebec’s ready-to-camp formula is hard to resist! Do you love camping but don’t have the gear, or don’t know where to stay? Camp with one of our outfitters, or in a Huttopia rental tent in 17 of Quebec’s 24 national parks. Come experience the many joys of camping ? without worrying about the gear! Ideal for nature lovers who prefer the hands-free approach, turnkey camping includes heat, beds and an equipped kitchen. From spring to fall, take off on your very own turnkey camping trip, in Quebec.