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, guided ski-snowshoes excursion, bike rentals. In winter time : guided ski-snowshoes excursion in the National Parks and winter kayaking tours. Corporate and team building activities. The ticket office/gift shop on the Baie-Saint-Paul wharf also sells kites, kayaks and boating 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, ski hok 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.

  • Sea kayaking excursions on the St-Lawrence. 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 astroblem, the semi-diurnal rhythm of the tidal currents and the greater tidal ranges of the estuary, and of course, the meeting of birds.

  • 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).

  • 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.

  • Excursions guidées en ski-raquette (Hok) et navette des neiges dans les parcs nationaux de Charlevoix, aux Grands-Jardins et Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie : les forfaits guidés comprennent : service de guide en tourisme d’aventure, location de skis-raquettes (Hok), randonnée d'une journée (8 km Hautes-Gorges et 11 km Grands-Jardins), pause repas (lunch inclus) en refuge chauffé et balade retour en snow-bus (seulement aux Hautes-Gorges). Navette Hautes-Gorges et location de ski-raquettes : service offert depuis votre hébergement touristique de La Malbaie.


  • 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, Helicopter
  • 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, bike rental and snowshoe-skiing tours. 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 11 June to 18 September

Open at all times

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

From 11 June to 18 September

Open at all times

Guided ski-snowshoes excursion

From 15 January to 13 March


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