Tourisme Charlevoix

Katabatik – Aventure dans Charlevoix


From Baie-Saint-Paul, 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, bike rentals. In winter time : winter kayaking tours. Corporate and team building activities. The ticket office/gift shop on the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf also sells kayaks and nautical equipment.


  • From Baie-Saint-Paul and St-Irénée, 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 and winter kayaking. Business and team-building activities also available. The ticket office/gift shop on the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf also sells kayaks and nautical equipment.

  • Beginner or intermediate whitewater excursions down the du Moulin River in Baie-Saint-Paul, Cimon Falls in Saint-Joseph-de-la-Rive and Massif de Charlevoix canyon. 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 8 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 Baie-Saint-Paul and St-Irénée. Discover the coastal landscapes of Charlevoix, from the superb beach of Saint-Irénée, discover the heart of Charlevoix’s coast. During this 9-kilometre guided return trip, you will paddle at the foot of Mont des Éboulements and you will see the authentic landscapes of Ruisseau Jureux, Anse au Sac and Cap aux Oies. From the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf, paddle in the calm of the largest bay in the middle estuary, towards St-Joseph-de-la-Rive, 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).

  • BAIE-SAINT-PAUL : Discover the surroundings of the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf on a paddle board! After we explain the impact of the winds and tides present in the bay, you will be able to sail at your own pace on the mouth of the Rivière du Gouffre in front of an impressive panorama revealing L’Isle-aux-Coudres and the middle estuary of the St. Lawrence.

    ST-IRENEE : With a Stand Up Paddle - SUP, discover at your own pace the heart of Charlevoix's coast while paddling in front of one of the most beautiful beaches in Quebec. An introduction to the basics of paddling will take place before you depart on the water. You will then enjoy the beautiful scenery while paddling at the foot of Mont des Éboulements.

  • 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.


  • Features

    • Picnic area
    • Animation
    • Snack bar
    • Convenience store
    • Restrooms
    • Free entrance
  • About the establishment

    • Welcom cyclists
  • Services et équipement

    • Nearby parking
  • Booking

    • Group rates available


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
  • Destinations close by Charlevoix, Québec
  • Customers served Group , Corporate
  • Sébastien Savard

Services & equipments

  • Material available upon request

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


Prizes & awards

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

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Contact informations

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

1 800 453-4850

  418 435-2066

Visit the official site of Katabatik – Aventure dans Charlevoix


Ouvert en saison

Ticket office at Baie-St-Paul wharf, open daily.

From 10 June to 17 September

Open at all times

Sea kayak tours, SUP and river descents. Available from Baie-Saint-Paul and St-Irénée.

From 10 June to 17 September

Open at all times


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