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Our network of professionals is committed to delivering activities and services that respect the highest standards of quality and safety. Learn more about our commitment.

Montreal

The Greater Montreal Area is a rich, unique blend of true urban and lush countryside. Accredited Aventure Ecotourisme Québec members invite you to come live surprising and unforgettable outdoor adventures. On the St. Lawrence River, ride the waves on a surfboard or live the finest of stand-up-paddle experiences with a SUP Yoga or SUP Fitness lesson or discover Montreal at sunset, on a romantic evening SUP paddle. Interested in whitewater or river kayaking? You’re sure to have the time of your life in downtown Montreal, with an introductory lesson in calm waters! For the more advanced, on the St. Lawrence River’s tireless rapids. The river calls!

Adapted to people with limited mobility

Some parks are adapted for people with limited mobility. A great way to discover beautiful landscapes and the great outdoors in complete safety.

*Communicate with the business before going there to get all the necessary information.

Biking (Bicycle Touring)

Biking 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 plan your...

Canoe-camping

In Québec, the canoe camping is an outdoor activity very commun on the various lakes and rivers. In Mauricie National Park, discover the canoe-camping and combine the joys of canoe and the pleasure of wild camping in Quebec. With family or friends, let yourself be carried away by the beauty of  Quebec national parks. Whether on a lake or on a river, the landscapes will amaze you. From one night to several nights, a great adventure awaits you in the different regions of Quebec. Let yourself be charmed by the calm of Canada's water.
 

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 footsteps of our ancestors and discover Canada’s endless beauty. Our lakes and rivers are an invitation for paddlers to come explore magnificent landscapes. Enjoy the best of the great outdoors ? choose a river paddling adventure or a canoe-camping trip! Trust Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters to handle all the arrangements on your next canoe trip, so it meets your every expectation! 

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 skiing is a great outdoor activity for enjoying the world of nature around you. Whether recreational or competitive, Quebec has an extensive trail network for skiers both tall and small. Free skiing or accompanied by a guide, Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters offer a full menu of extraordinary winter cross-country day-trips, and multiday treks too. 

Dog accepted

Get outdoors and enjoy your favorite outdoor activities with your faithful four-legged friend!
Since not all places are dog-friendly, we have listed a few interesting places for you to enjoy nature with your faithful companion.

Equipment rental on site

No need to be fully equipped to do your favorite outdoor activity! See here the companies and regional parks that offer equipment rentals.

*See directly with the company to know what items are available.

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 rugged terrain and assorted surfaces, hard-core mountain bikers are familiar this new sport’s every secret. Oversized tires make it easy to ride on snow, ice, through mud or sand. Greatly appreciated by fatbike gurus as well as novices too, the bike is specially designed for riding on snow. Certain outfitters offer fatbike and mountain bike rentals.

Geocaching

If you're looking to combine entertainment and adventure for your next outdoor activity in Quebec, then try geocahing! Surrounded by nature and using GPS coordinates, go search for surprises, treasures or clues leading to the resolution of well thought riddles. By foot or at the wheel of an electric vehicle, enjoy the best views of Quebec while following the paths created by our geocaching experts. Trust Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters for your next outing with family or friends and enjoy geocaching, an original outdoor activity. 
 

Guided adventure circuits

Plan your outdoor trip to Quebec by choosing one of the many guided circuits. 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.

Outdoor and adventure therapy

Walking, running, skiing, paddling, discovering fauna and flora are just some of the activities that a person can choose to develop his or her physical or psychological condition and get in touch with others. Research has proven that nature and adventure can be beneficial to individuals. The following companies, which are using nature and adventure as a way of intervention, ensure that their target clientele acquire knowledge, change their behavior and attitude, develop a higher self-esteem and even surpass themselves.

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 perfect destination for rabaska canoeing. Ideal for outdoor group or family activities, a rabaska canoe takes you out to admire superb landscapes and paddle to magical islands while you observe nature at its finest. Trust Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters to organize a rabaska canoe trip that meets your every expectation!

Rafting

Quebec is known for its rivers and whitewater rafting tours ? without a doubt one of its top watersport activities. Interested in playing in Quebec’s great outdoors and clean fresh air, with a splash of adrenaline? With friends or family, set out on a guided river rafting adventure in complete safety ? Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters take good care of beginner and expert rafters alike. In Montreal, the Laurentians or the Gaspé region, come live an unforgettable experience, enjoy nature, get wet and have a ball out there, riding the waves on your next rafting trip. 

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 water, is non-enclosed and does not require a spray skirt. Quebec has countless waterways and lakes, each as perfect as the next for practising this sport. Recreational kayaking is very safe, ideal for beginner kayakers and a great family activity too. Be assured Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters have everything required for you to enjoy your next kayak adventure in Quebec, paddling your way around a string of islands, having a great time with your gang, in...

River kayaking

Quebec is a top destination worldwide for avid river kayakers. Its countless freshwater rivers are ideal for whitewater and river kayaking. Beginners or experts, Aventure Écotourisme Québec’s accredited kayak outfitters organize paddling trips for every taste and pace in Canada’s great outdoors. Learn everything there is to know about river kayaking, travel Canada’s many legendary rivers or ride the St. Lawrence’s renowned waves. The beauty of the river and its riverside scenery are simply stunning.  

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. 

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.

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 beginner or expert surfers. Learn the basics of this singular sport, or work on your technique so you’re ready to surf Canada’s west coast! Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters gladly offer surf lessons on the region’s loveliest bodies of water. A quick tip: Once you’re in the water, take a moment to spot a great blue heron and appreciate Quebec’s fresh air and great outdoors.

Transportation to nature

Reduce your environmental impact and live a unique experience by taking advantage of nature transportation services! An efficient way to discover even more beautiful things!

Whitewater riverboarding

Among outdoor enthusiasts, Quebec is renowned for its countless bodies of water. Are you an adrenaline junkie? Try an amazing outdoor activity that takes you out to conquer nature ? on a riverboard adventure! Pull on a pair of fins, hop on your riverboard and discover a sport that blends whitewater rafting and surfing. Revel in everything the river has to offer and have the time of your life! From the Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean region to the Lachine Rapids in Montreal, let Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters guide you in complete safety, on your next whitewater riverboarding trip.