Travel with the family and create unforgettable memories! In Charlevoix, several activities lasting an average of one to two hours will amaze young and old alike. Fill your travel diary with these ten essential activities for a unique vacation!
Alpa-trekking at Alpagas Charlevoix
It’s always amazing to discover a fascinating animal. The alpaca is a unique species, a camelid that’s native to the Andes and has a distinctive coat. The height of happiness: enjoy a hike in the company of this super friendly animal. An unforgettable experience awaits you at Alpagas Charlevoix!
Introduction to mountain biking at Massif de Charlevoix
Mountain biking has recently made its debut at le Massif de Charlevoix with several trails suitable for a variety of skill levels. Spectacular views and dizzying slopes will satisfy sports enthusiasts. Plus, the chairlift ride provides a well-deserved rest between each descent.
Visit Camp le Manoir des Éboulements
Located in a former seigneurial mansion, this camp offers a multitude of outdoor activities for children aged 5 to 16. The camp’s outdoor swimming pool is an enchanting and safe setting to savour the pleasures of summer.
Whale watching with Croisières AML
Climb aboard the AML Grand Fleuve boat for an extraordinary excursion. A fascinating cruise in the heart of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence marine park will amaze kids and adults. The salty air and the encounter with various marine mammals will make lasting memories for the whole family!
Via Ferrata Le Lynx at the Palissades de Charlevoix mountain adventure park
This activity features hiking, climbing, abseiling and zip-lining at the same time and is ideal for families with children over 10 years old. This course offers panoramic views of nature and delivers powerful thrills.
River kayaking with Katabatik - Aventure in Charlevoix
The Gouffre River descent is unique, punctuated by white water, but no large rapids, and the river allows the whole family to enjoy the wild and urban landscapes of Baie-Saint-Paul. Halfway through you can stop on the beach for a quiet moment of relaxation and swimming.
Horseback riding with Les Écuries entre Monts et Marées
There’s nothing better than sauntering along the banks of the St. Lawrence River and enjoying the gentle sea breeze on horseback. Located in the village of Saint-Irénée, Les Écuries entre Monts et Marées (The Stables between Mountains and Tides) offers pleasant rides that are suitable for everyone. Whether in the forest, in the mountains or on the beach, it’s a great chance to introduce your children to the equestrian world.
Visit the Centre d'interprétation et d'observation de Pointe-Noire
Whether for a picnic stop, a relaxing break or to contemplate the immensity of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park, the Centre d’interprétation et d’observation de Pointe-Noire provides unique access to the cliffs overlooking the Saguenay Fjord. During this self-guided tour, you can observe belugas, minke whales, seals and several seabirds.
Nature interpretation at the Centre écologique de Port-au-Saumon
All the secrets of nature are revealed at the Centre écologique de Port-au-Saumon. Recognized by UNESCO, this site is a great place for interpretation and discovery. Whether at the marine organism interpretation pavilion or on the hiking trails that go directly to the shores of the St. Lawrence River, everything is there to learn while having fun.
Educational activities at the Ferme Marie-Noëlle Beaulieu
A childhood dream is about to come true: the discovery of a charming farmhouse. The Ferme Marie-Noëlle Beaulieu offers guided tours, where you can see free-range chickens coexisting with dwarf goats, miniature sheep and several other species of farm animals. For extra fun, you can even feed and pet them!
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