Get ready for discovery, hiking, nautical activities, adrenalin and winter fun. These are just some of the things you can look forward to when you visit the businesses certified by Aventure Écotourisme Québec. Go snowshoeing, skiing or sledding, and let nature surprise and amaze you at every turn.
Get an intro to mushing
Want to go on a dogsledding expedition? Located in the Lanaudière region, Kinadapt invites you to a VIP experience that includes a meal, one-night stay and private guide for an unforgettable adventure. In the Laurentians, Laurel Aventure Nature offers 24 hours of adventure in the woods with a dogsled, snowmobile and professional guides. You’ll get to admire enchanting scenery and spend the night in a tipi surrounded by lakes and mountains. Descente Malbaie in Charlevoix teaches you what it’s like to take care of a pack of huskies and how to prepare your team of dogs. Then you can set off on the protected trails of the Charlevoix World Biosphere Reserve.
Snowshoeing, view of the Saguenay
Snowshoeing is an accessible sport ideal for scenery-watching. Whether you want to discover Parc national des Monts-Valin and its fascinating valley of the ghosts, the legend of Parc régional de la Montagne du Diable or the fabulous views of the Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay, Aventure Écotourisme Québec has lots of packages to choose from. Looking to travel light? The Ferme 5 étoiles vacation centre offers to carry your luggage during your expedition as part of the Attache ta tuque (Hold onto your tuque) deal.
Go on an adventure
Whether you are a beginner or an experienced outdoor enthusiast, off-trail skiing is an activity for maximum adrenalin. Unexplored locations, untouched trails and powdery snow are sure to satisfy adventurers. Traversée de Charlevoix offers a 4-to-7-day expedition called Raid en forêt boréale, a 105-km (65 mi.) adventure through the mountains. In Gaspésie, the Chics-Chocs mountains are the place to be thanks to the Coopérative Solidarité de Vertigo-Aventures. All expeditions are guided and include transportation by snowmobile and accommodations in a yurt for travels of three days or more.
This winter, step outside and discover what Quebec’s wilderness has in store!