Dive into a new universe of crystals and minerals. Explore and discover activities for all at Cristal du Lac
located in the Saguenay Lac-St-John region. At the Expedition site you can collect crystals quartz. Step into the shoes of a prospector as you go digging for quartz crystals. Discover this one of a kind in Canada experience while you hike to an open pit site. See a prospector at work and learn about the geology that created this gem site.
At the Activity Center, you can sluice bags of mining rough and discover rubies, emeralds, fossils, shark teeth and other gemstones while keeping your treasures. At the Interpretation site learn more about the crystal quartz, a semi-precious stone that fascinates geologists and nature lovers. Unearth the extraction methods, find out about crystallization and variety of crystals. At the Pearls Extractions, you can try your hand at shocking pearl oysters. Pearls can be set on site by an artisan. End your visit at the Boutique where you can acquire crystals mines directly from our site and top of the line jewels set with this regional stone