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Outaouais

The Tourisme Outaouais visitor region is on Rivière des Outaouais’ north shore, on the Ontario provincial line. From Fort-Coulonge, Montebello, Maniwaki and Gatineau to Ottawa, the Tourisme Outaouais visitor region is a sparkling blend of activities just waiting for you to experience. Château Montebello, Cap Santé, Parc Omega, Parc de la Gatineau, Parc national de Plaisance, Arbraska Laflèche, Nordik Spa-Nature, HorizonX Rafting, Papineau-Labelle Wildlife Reserve, Coulonge Falls, the Rideau Canal and Lac-Leamay Casino are but a few of the Outaouais region’s many outstanding attractions. 

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!

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 teams, today it’s a full-fledged outdoor activity. Quebec’s untouched wilderness is the ideal setting for discovering or practising canicross ? cross-country running with sled dogs. A veritable team effort, enjoy all the pleasures of working with your Nordic or husky dog on a trek or run, and discover the world of mushing at the bar of a dogsled. A truly unique experience.

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 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 mushers drive you and your crew on a family outing across a network of sled trails, or anyone who prefers to sit back and enjoy this amazing outdoor experience to the fullest. The more adventurous are welcome to learn how to harness up their team, and mush too. Enjoy a moment of deep Nordic pleasure as you speed across the snow, by choosing the services of an Aventure Écotourisme Québec member dog-sled outfitter.

Doing it differently

Under a bubble, a dome, a sphere or in a yurt, Quebec has loads of unusual lodging options to choose from, including singular treetop cabins that invite you to live an unforgettable experience. After a day of playing in the great outdoors, why not push your Quebec adventure up a notch? Sleep in a treetop cabin or a teepee! Share the night skies with the wolves ? try a bubble with a view of the Saguenay Fjord! It’s definitely time to go wild!

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. 
 

 

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.

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 at a ranch or set off on an exciting overnight trip through the Appalachian forest, come discover Quebec’s wilderness on horseback, your favourite mount. Much more than just a ride, here you’ll explore the many charms and beauty of our national parks. Enjoy riding like never before, and trust Aventure Ecotourisme Québec member outfitters to share the sweetness of spring with you, or Indian Summer’s fall colours, on your next wilderness ride.

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 forest trails at your disposal ? and for beginners too! No mountain bike or helmet to practise your favourite sport? Certain Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters offer gear rentals. All over Quebec, mountain biking is a sport that’s still growing fast, and trail quality has been steadily improving from year to year. A stone’s throw from a city, treat yourself to a superb countryside setting, between mountain and forest.  

Outfitters

Feel like spending a night in the forest? Come experience overnighting with a Quebec outfitter. Deep in the woods, in a little log cabin, relax by the fireplace after a day of fishing or a gorgeous hike. All across Quebec, whether you prefer a full-comfort or rustic chalet, outfitters have just the right address for you.

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. 

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.  

Rustic cabins and cottages

Does spending a night in nature and living a magical wilderness adventure sound heavenly? Why not book one of Quebec’s many rustic cabins? Avid hikers, snowshoers, skiers and dog-sledders, these cabins are perfect for you! Enjoy a network of trails and breathtaking Quebec scenery on your way to your cabin ? at your own pace, of course! Be one with nature again, and share quality time in a relaxed outdoor setting. Chat with other hikers you might meet on-trail, or other adventurers sharing the same deep-woods address with you.

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. Most often practised with dogs, it combines the joys of dog-sledding and cross-country skiing. What could be nicer than gliding along the snow and staying in shape, on forested trails? Our outfitters gladly teach you the basics of harnessed skiing and introduce you to exciting new ways of enjoying a beautiful winter’s day, in Quebec.

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.

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.