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For quality family time

Découvrez toutes les excursions guidées ici.You’re wondering what to do for your next family vacations? Why not try something new? For great and relaxing vacations, Nautical Stations offer a variety of fun and affordable activities that both parents and kids will love.

Visit “For Quality Family Time” to find out all the great family activities that are offered in Quebec Nautical Stations.

Here is a survey of what Quebec Nautical Stations offer...

DISCOVER SAILING FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY WITH VOILE MERCATOR

→ Fjord du Saguenay Nautical Station

Get on a sailboat for a 3, 5 or 7 hours excursion at L'Anse St-Jean, Baie-Éternité or Tadoussac. These introductions to sailing are personalized. Parents and their children can take part in the handling of the boat and enjoy the great scenery of the Saguenay and/or the St-Lawrence River. 

To learn more: www.voilemercator.com

Find sailing schools here. 

DISCOVER THE POINTE-DES-MONTS LIGHTHOUSE
→ Haute-Côte-Nord Nautical Station

Experience a lively and exciting visit as you go from floor to floor with an audio guide and multimedia technology presentations. The lighthouse has 7 stories, each with its own theme depicting various aspects of its history. Learn about the lives of the 8 lighthouse keepers who worked here, navigational challenges in the area as well as shipwrecks that occurred near Pointe-des-Monts. 

To learn more: www.pharepointe-des-monts.com

Find lighthouses here.

LIVE A FAMILY ADVENTURE AT SAINT-BARNABÉ ISLAND

→ Rimouski-Mitis Nautical Station

Starting from Rimouski Marina, you take off on an inflatable boat heading for Saint-Barnabé Island. Once there, you can enjoy a hiking excursion and get to observe great herons and seals. This excursion is free for five years old and less, $11.25 for those from 6 to 17 and $17.50 for adults.

To learn more: www.ilestbarnabe.com

Find marine mammals observation sites here.

ON LAND AND ON THE WATER ACTIVITIES TO DISCOVER LAKE SAINT-JEAN WITH DAMENTERRE

→ Lake Saint-Jean Nautical Station

Come on board the boat La Tournée for a relaxing trip where you’ll discover the great waters and scenery of Lac Saint-Jean. Small typical islands, history and ecology are all part of an excursion that you’ll always remember fondly.

To learn more: www.damenterre.qc.ca 

Find rafting venues here.

EXPERIENCE A TRIP ON A RABASKA WITH EXPÉDITIONS CANOTS RABASKAS SOREL/SEPT-ÎLES INC.

→ Lake Saint-Pierre Nautical Station

Here are fantastic group tours on board traditional canoes called rabaskas.  There is choice of 9 meters “Canots du Nord” type accommodating 12 passengers or larger 12 meters “Voyageurs du maître” models which accommodate 20 persons.

To learn more: www.expedition-canot.com 

Find guided tours here.