625 Boulevard de Comporte
La Malbaie, QC G5A 1T1
Phone: (418) 665-3733
Fax: (418) 665-7758
The wild pristine beauty of Le Massif beckons every nature and adventure enthusiast. A 75 minute drive from Quebec City leads you to this beautiful ski area that boasts of a luxury train ride and comfortable accommodation. Winter sports like skiing and sledding can be enjoyed here by both beginners and professionals from December to April. The Charlevoix region can be explored by their train service. Activities such as helicopter rides over the picturesque mountains, golfing and hiking can be undertaken too. Check website for more details.
The Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park is located right at the confluence of Saguenay River and the Saint Lawrence River. This national park is maintained jointly by Société des établissements de plein air du Québec (Sépaq) and Parks Canada.
Les Sept-Chutes is a must for anyone interested in having fun and witnessing science and technology of hydroelectricity. Located near Saint Férréol des Neiges, about 30 minutes from Quebec City, Les Sept Chutes is a waterpark which also houses the oldest hydroelectric plant in Quebec City on the beautiful Sainte Anne du Nord River. A breathtaking beauty, the park boasts seven waterfalls, 5-kilometer (3.4-mile) of trails, picnic areas and swings. Be sure to bring a camera.
Cap Tourmente National Wildlife Area protects Canada's largest bulrush marsh and is also the main habitat of the Snow Geese during migration. Roughly a million birds stop here during the spring and fall migrations, creating a magical spectacle on the Saint Lawrence River. Amenities include twenty kilometers of hiking trails as well as historical buildings dating back to the 17th century. The park offers guided tours of the installations, which include the Wildlife Interpretation Centre.