La SalicorneÎles de la madeleine, Québec

Nature Hikes

Scenic excursions with a nature guide. Discover the natural beauty of the islands eastern region and a unique ecosystem in Quebec: Pointe de l'Est National Wildlife Area of Environment and Climate Change Canada.

Journey of the Grain of Sand
Beginning at the equator, this tour then takes you to the heart of the Gulf on the magnificent Old Harry beach. The grain of sand is the foundation of the islands’ formation. It is at the center of a fragile and dynamic environment that is home to a rich and diversified flora and fauna. Follow the trail of a true globe-trotter: the grain of sand.

Duration       2 hours / 2.5 km
Difficulty      Intermediate
Availability  July and August (June and September: contact us)

Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)

Adult
                                  $18
12 y/o and under*              FREE
Package advantage           INCLUDED

NOTES
* Must be accompanied by an adult.




From Freshwater to Salt Water
Rare and delicate, freshwater is essential to the Madelinots. Abundant and fragile, salt water plays a crucial role on the planet. Learn about where the islands’ water comes from by exploring the wonderful world of the peatbog, heathland, fixed dune and a blowout’s top. Come discover the freshwater-dependent pitcher plant and black crowberry. It’s all about striking a balance.

Duration              2 hours / 2.1 km.
Difficulty              Intermediate
Available             July and August (June and September: contact us)

Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)

Adult  
                             $18
12 y/o and under*          FREE
Package advantage      INCLUDED

NOTES
* Must be accompanied by an adult.



The Great Excursion
Hiking along the sea coast, you’ll truly connect with the East Point and experience the natural beauty of the islands. Have a picnic on the edge of the world! What to bring: lunch, water, windbreaker and hat.

Essential: Being in good shape, as this hike follows 22 km of sandy beach, 14 years and +

Duration:              7 hours / 7 km.
Difficulty:              High
Available:             July and August (June and September: contact us)

Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)

Adult, 14 y/o and up       $30
Package advantage        
INCLUDED

Clay Bath
Did you know that clay has exceptional properties? Discover clay’s super powers in an enchanting setting. This 100% nature activity will make you feel 10 years younger, at the very least! Departures by boat, weather permitting.

Duration                          2 hours
Difficulty                          Easy
Available                         From June to September

Regular price, taxes not included  (GST / QST)

Adult                                 $30
12 y/o and under*            FREE
Package advantage        
INCLUDED

NOTES

* Must be accompanied by an adult.



Softshell Clam Fishing

No need for a net or boat. At low tide in the lagoon, digging up these delicious small mollusks in the sand is a real treat. Plus, take part in an unforgettable experience for your taste buds, on-site.

Duration                 2 hours
Difficulty                 Easy
Available                From June to September
 

Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)

Adult                                 
$18
12 y/o and under*            FREE
Package advantage        
INCLUDED

NOTES
* Must be accompanied by an adult.




Feathers and Paddles, kayak excursion
Shh, quiet please! Just like the Cormorant, you’ll cruise atop the waters to observe the Heron colony and the Greater Yellowlegs’ feeding ground, while exploring the lagoon’s surrounding area. From waterproof feathers to the history of East Cape… full of family secrets will be revealed. Easy to manoeuver water craft.

Duration     2.5 hours
Difficulty     Intermediate
Available    July and August (June and September: contact us)

Regular price, taxes not included (GST / QST)

Adult, 12 y/o and up     $49
Package advantage      $30





WHAT TO BRING

Water, sunscreen, comfortable clothes and shoes, bug spray


FOR MORE INFO

Download our brochure / Youtube video


RESERVATIONS REQUIRED

Please confirm 90 min. before start of activity, 418 985-2833 ext.31
Meeting place (15 min. before start): Boutique Salicorne, 377, rte 199, Grande-Entrée G4T 7A5


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