Tourisme Charlevoix

Katabatik – Aventure dans Charlevoix

About

From Baie-Saint-Paul and La Malbaie, Kabatatik’s base camp offers a number of outdoor recreational activities for people of all ages : sea kayaking on the Saint Lawrence River, recreational kayaking on the Gouffre River (family activity), paddle-boarding (SUP), canyoning down waterfalls, paragliding (introductory flights), biking and winter kayaking rentals. Corporate and team building activities. The ticket office/gift shop on the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf also sells kites, kayaks and boating equipment.

Activities

  • From Baie-Saint-Paul and La Malbaie, Katabatik - Aventure dans Charlevoix offers a number of outdoor recreational activities for people of all ages: sea kayaking on the St. Lawrence River, kayaking down the Gouffre River (family activity), stand-up paddleboarding, canyoning, biking, paragliding, snowshoeing and winter kayaking. Business and team-building activities also available. The ticket office/gift shop on the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf also sells kites, kayaks and boating equipment.

  • Rich with abundant marine life, the presence of marine mammals and an amazing geomorphology, the Charlevoix coasts become a must to paddle and discover. Our excursions showcase an unparalleled diversity of landscapes, natural spaces and interpretive stars: the Rivière du Gouffre in Baie-Saint-Paul, coastal and hilly landscapes, rocky capes, the panorama of the Charlevoix astroblème , the southern part of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park, the semi-diurnal rhythm of the tidal currents and the greater tidal ranges of the estuary, and of course, the meeting of birds and marine mammals.

  • Beginner whitewater excursions down the du Moulin River in Baie-Saint-Paul, and Cimon Falls in Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive. We will take you out to live an exciting vertical water trek. A unique adventure and geology discovery excursion. For adults and children 10 years and up, no previous experience necessary. Equipment provided: harness, neoprene suit, jacket and helmet.

  • RECREATION KAYAKING ON THE GOUFFRE RIVER : A perfect river for recreational kayaking. Self-guided itineraries of 12 to 25 km, for beginners, families and the avid sports enthusiasts. Shuttling included, several departures daily. For 4 years and older.
    SEA KAYAKING ON THE SAINT LAWRENCE : Guided excursions of half a day or more, departures from Cap-à-l'Aigle and Baie-Saint-Paul. Discover the coastal landscapes of Charlevoix, from the marina Port of refuge Cap-à-l'Aigle, through the Pointe le Heu, discover a rocky and panoramic section of the coast and the coast of Charlevoix, Cape Whale and on the barachois of La malbaie. From the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf, paddle in the calm of the largest bay in the middle estuary, towards Cap au Corbeau or Cap Maillard, with a unique view of Isle-aux-Coudes, on the Massif, on the Mont des Éboulements and on the valley of the Rivière du Gouffre.
    Also available : paddle surfing (SUP).

  • Full day sea kayaking tours at Gros Cap à l'Aigle and Marine Park : Adventure for all and observation of marine mammals. From the Port de Refuge de Cap-à-l'Aigle marina, by way of rivière à la Loutre, discover one of the most remote sections of the Charlevoix coast: le Gros cap à l'Aigle and enjoy a memorable outdoor meal there, on the Bas de l'Anse beaches. Observe the aquatic birds that live there along with marine mammals (whales, belugas, porpoise and seals).

  • At the wharf in Baie-Saint-Paul, Katabatik rents bikes, so you can plan your own bike excursions. A series of routes along the Gouffre valley allow you to discover Baie-Saint-Paul and its surroundings at your own pace and according to your fields of interest.

  • Be among the privileged few to paddle at this time of year, accompanied by pros. The package includes: One 4-hour winter kayaking activity (approximately 2:30 hours on the water); introduction to the basics of kayaking; services of a professional guide; nautical equipment, gear and dry bags; isothermal outerwear and hot beverages and sweets. Discover Charlevoix’s stunning winter coastal scenery and beautiful cliffs and ice columns.

Description

  • Features

    • Picnic area
    • Animation
    • Snack bar
    • Restrooms
    • Free entrance

Business

Activities and excursions for corporate and school groups up to 150 people .

  • Type of location Activities and attractions
  • Distance from the airport 110 km
  • Accessible via Train, Bus, Taxi, Car, Ship, Helicopter
  • Destinations close by Charlevoix, Québec
  • Customers served Group , Corporate

Services & equipments

  • Material available upon request

    • Guided sea kayaking , river descents in recreational kayaking , introduction to surfing paddles ( stand-up paddle ) , canyoning , bike rental . Guide service , development of building activities , shuttle bus 24 passengers, outdoor dining , and openness to your requests !

Activities

  • From Baie-Saint-Paul and La Malbaie, Katabatik - Aventure dans Charlevoix offers a number of outdoor recreational activities for people of all ages: sea kayaking on the St. Lawrence River, kayaking down the Gouffre River (family activity), stand-up paddleboarding, canyoning, biking, paragliding, snowshoeing and winter kayaking. Business and team-building activities also available. The ticket office/gift shop on the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf also sells kites, kayaks and boating equipment.

    Maximum capacity: 150 people

  • Rich with abundant marine life, the presence of marine mammals and an amazing geomorphology, the Charlevoix coasts become a must to paddle and discover. Our excursions showcase an unparalleled diversity of landscapes, natural spaces and interpretive stars: the Rivière du Gouffre in Baie-Saint-Paul, coastal and hilly landscapes, rocky capes, the panorama of the Charlevoix astroblème , the southern part of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park, the semi-diurnal rhythm of the tidal currents and the greater tidal ranges of the estuary, and of course, the meeting of birds and marine mammals.

    Maximum capacity: 50 people

  • Beginner whitewater excursions down the du Moulin River in Baie-Saint-Paul, and Cimon Falls in Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive. We will take you out to live an exciting vertical water trek. A unique adventure and geology discovery excursion. For adults and children 10 years and up, no previous experience necessary. Equipment provided: harness, neoprene suit, jacket and helmet.

    Maximum capacity: 30 people

  • RECREATION KAYAKING ON THE GOUFFRE RIVER : A perfect river for recreational kayaking. Self-guided itineraries of 12 to 25 km, for beginners, families and the avid sports enthusiasts. Shuttling included, several departures daily. For 4 years and older.
    SEA KAYAKING ON THE SAINT LAWRENCE : Guided excursions of half a day or more, departures from Cap-à-l'Aigle and Baie-Saint-Paul. Discover the coastal landscapes of Charlevoix, from the marina Port of refuge Cap-à-l'Aigle, through the Pointe le Heu, discover a rocky and panoramic section of the coast and the coast of Charlevoix, Cape Whale and on the barachois of La malbaie. From the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf, paddle in the calm of the largest bay in the middle estuary, towards Cap au Corbeau or Cap Maillard, with a unique view of Isle-aux-Coudes, on the Massif, on the Mont des Éboulements and on the valley of the Rivière du Gouffre.
    Also available : paddle surfing (SUP).

    Maximum capacity: 150 people

  • Full day sea kayaking tours at Gros Cap à l'Aigle and Marine Park : Adventure for all and observation of marine mammals. From the Port de Refuge de Cap-à-l'Aigle marina, by way of rivière à la Loutre, discover one of the most remote sections of the Charlevoix coast: le Gros cap à l'Aigle and enjoy a memorable outdoor meal there, on the Bas de l'Anse beaches. Observe the aquatic birds that live there along with marine mammals (whales, belugas, porpoise and seals).

    Maximum capacity: 20 people

  • At the wharf in Baie-Saint-Paul, Katabatik rents bikes, so you can plan your own bike excursions. A series of routes along the Gouffre valley allow you to discover Baie-Saint-Paul and its surroundings at your own pace and according to your fields of interest.

    Maximum capacity: 10 people

  • Be among the privileged few to paddle at this time of year, accompanied by pros. The package includes: One 4-hour winter kayaking activity (approximately 2:30 hours on the water); introduction to the basics of kayaking; services of a professional guide; nautical equipment, gear and dry bags; isothermal outerwear and hot beverages and sweets. Discover Charlevoix’s stunning winter coastal scenery and beautiful cliffs and ice columns.

    Maximum capacity: 30 people

Prizes & awards

Price
Grand Prix du Tourisme Québécois 2002
Grand Prix du Tourisme Québécois 2008

Reviews from visitors

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  • Whales, seals, birds and more whales!!

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2017-08-01
    SALabbe, Montreal, Canada

    We took the full day trip out of Cap A L'aigle. Our guide was awesome - clearly knew the tides! We saw a beluga, many many minke whales and sea lions. Lunch was fantastic! Highly recommend this...

    Read more in the opinion of Whales, seals, birds and more whales!!
  • An easy but lovely paddle was a trip highlight

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2016-08-05
    travelmuppet0, Ottawa, Canada

    I came across this company when we were visiting the Quai in Baie St Paul and we decided on a whim to do a 12 km kayaking excursion with them the next day. We were two adults and a seven year old...

    Read more in the opinion of An easy but lovely paddle was a trip highlight
  • Great experience

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2015-07-13
    Joel197340, Montreal, Canada

    We took the 12km river descent, perfect for a teen family. We had fun and enjoyed the surroundings. I love these self-guided-take-your-time descents.

    Read more in the opinion of Great experience

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Contact informations

210, rue Sainte-Anne
Baie-Saint-Paul (QC)  G3Z 1P8

1 800 453-4850

  418 435-2066
  info@katabatik.ca

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Schedule

Ticket office open daily.

From 19 May to 30 September

Kayak tours, river descents : reservation

From 17 March to 30 September

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