The great outdoors

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The great outdoors

Experience the great outdoors! Throughout the year, Canada offers spectacular scenery which is ideal for a variety of outdoor activities and sports or for simply relaxing and enjoying. Water as far as the eye can see, rushing rivers, lakes teeming with fish, thousands of trees spread along the horizon, dense forests, wilderness, plenty of snow and so many natural wonders which will make you fall in love with our country

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Venture away from the big cities, and discover the four seasons of our beautiful country. Treat yourself to the very best of a Canadian winter! Put your hats, mittens, boots and warm coats on in order to enjoy to the maximum. In Quebec, you can try snowmobiling on our network of trails which total more than 33 500 km! Hit our fabulous ski slopes, ice-skate on frozen lakes, snowshoe, stroll in the forest, practice ice fishing, go dog-sledding, tobogganing and observe wildlife such as seals basking on the ice! After all this activity, nothing beats an outdoor Jacuzzi followed by a drink by a cozy fire for a moment of well-deserved relaxation at the end of the day.

Enjoy springtime in Quebec at a typical sugar shack. Sample the world-famous maple syrup which is harvested just before the spring thaw. Enjoy a feast of old-fashioned cooking - baked beans, ham, meat pie, omelettes, fried salted pork, taffy on the snow. Let yourself be transported by a festive atmosphere of music and dance!

During the summertime, the Canadian wilderness awaits you! Take a seaplane to distant places, discover breathtakingly beautiful national parks, swim in the many lakes, go kayaking, canoeing, white water rafting, and observe an incredible variety of wildlife including whales, black bears, grizzly bears, moose....nothing less than nature in its purest form.

In autumn, experience an explosion of colour of yellows, reds and oranges transforming our natural landscapes. Observe the snow geese that put on an incredible show on the banks of the St. Lawrence River before their winter migration.

Snowmobiling
Snowmobiling through the forest and lakes of Quebec
Guaranteed Departures for 2014
6 days / 5 nights
Discover the Lanaudière and Mauricie regions on a snowmobile! Enjoy a trip of over 660 kilometres at the heart of authentic Quebec!  Kilometre after Kilometre, you will witness the incredible beauty of the Canadian winter, its enchanting landscapes, frozen lakes and ice-covered trees. Thanks...

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Tailor Made
An adventure in the Land of the Caribous - at St-Félicien safari park
Enjoy this incredible hiking Adventure in the Land of Caribou which offers an exceptional personal contact with wildlife. This hiking Adventure is a guided expedition which lasts for 26 hours!  You will have the chance to experience a whole range of emotions as you enjoy several special activities...

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Huttopia Tent in Bic National Park
The Bic National Park is located in the estuary of the St. Lawrence river. The capes, bays, islands and mountains form the unique atmosphere of this area of the Gaspé Peninsula which is renowned for the beauty of its natural park. You can watch seals basking in the sun near the shore and enjoy the...

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Sea Kayaking with Whales at Bergeronnes, Tadoussac
Located just 10 minutes from beautiful Tadoussac, Bergeronnes is located in front of one of the deepest parts of the St. Lawrence river. This is the ideal place for whale watching!  The whales follow the coast to feed on the grit carried by the currents and tides.    The cold water wells up to...

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