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Discover nature at its best

You love nature and the observation of its fauna and flora? Nautical Stations offer nature at its best and more. Live magical moments while watching marine mammals, birds and other animals in their natural settings.

Visit “Nature at its best” and discover and learn about the many activities that Quebec Nautical Stations offer to nature lovers.

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

ENJOY A WHALE WATCHING CRUISE AT TADOUSSAC, LES ESCOUMINS OR BAIE SAINTE-CATHERINE

→ Haute-Côte-Nord Nautical Station

More than 10 marine mammals’ species ply our waters year round. To name a few: the beluga, the harbour porpoise, the Atlantic white sided dolphin, the nor caper, the humpback whale and the blue whale. Excursion prices start at $ 50.00.

To learn more: www.croisiereauxbaleines.com

Find whale watching cruises here. 

EXPLORE LAKE SAINT-PIERRE, ITS MARSHES AND ISLANDS WITH THE BIOPHARE

→ Lake Saint-Pierre Nautical Station

With its numerous islands, marshes and numerous small channels, the Lake St-Pierre archipelago is where natural treasures abound for small boat aficionados. Discover this exceptional environment with our dedicated guides who are well versed in ornithology and history. 

To learn more:  www.biophare.com

Find discovery excursions here.

NATURE AND RELAXATION AWAIT CLOSE TO THE CITY WITH ENVIROKAYAK

→ Rive-Sud (South Shore) Nautical Station

Opt for the « Zen way », leave behind the hustle and bustle of the city and enjoy a half-day on calm waters in a kayak, canoe or rabaska. It is a great way to get a close look at the rich flora and fauna of the St-Lawrence. Cost is $ 25.00 for Envirokayak members and $ 35.00 for non-members. 

To learn more: www.envirokayak.com

Find kayaking excursions here. 

DISCOVER THE OCEAN FLOOR OF THE ST-LAWRENCE WITH AQUATILE

→ Haute-Gaspésie Nautical Station

Many don’t suspect the vast amount of natural beauty hidden in the St-Lawrence River. Scuba diving is a wonderful and enjoyable way to discover it and see it up close. Transportation to diving sites by boat is offered in packages starting at $ 50.00.

To learn more: www.aquatile.ca

Find scuba diving schools here.

DISCOVER THE WATERWAYS OF LAKE TÉMISCOUATA

→ Lake Témiscouata Nautical Station

Nature lovers and adventurers will appreciate small boat outings on these easy to navigate waterways. They are also part of a historical tour in Géocoaching enabling you to admire the wonderful natural sites of the eastern part of Lake Témiscouata. It is as much stress free as it is educational.

To learn more: www.tourismetemiscouata.qc.ca

Find conservation sites and tours here.