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Things to do and see

Among the rivers and the sea, the forests and the monoliths, there is no way to be bored in the Minganie!

parc national mingan

MINGAN ARCHIPELAGO NATIONAL PARK

Breathtaking landscapes of exceptional beauty are just a few waves away of the shore in Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan. The Parks Canada visitor center provides information on the islands, marine transport services, interpretation activities and camping sites. Boats leave from the village to visit the western part of the Archipelago.
For more information: parcscanada.qc.ca/mingan

baleines

THE MINGAN ISLAND CETACEAN STUDY (MICS) INTERPRETATION CENTRE

A visit to this magnificent research
centre, with its life-sized marine
mammal sculptures, its murals,
photographs and acoustic room,
will provide an unforgettable
experience! Participate in the
research done on the large
whales of the Gulf
of St. Lawrence. Sea excursions are organized as day trips or as weekly sessions and are offered from mid-June to mid-October!
Visit rorqual.com for more information.

baleine

festivals

FESTIVALS

July 4 to 9, 2017
Festival des Paspayas in Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan
For details on the programme, please visit comiteculturel-lpm.piczo.com

July , 2017
Festival de la famille à Havre-Saint-Pierre
For more information, festivaldelafamille.com

August 10 to 13, 2017
Innucadie Stories and Legends Festival
For more information, copactenatashquan.net

VISIT HOUSE OF INNU CULTURE

This house is a place where the culture of the Ekuanitshit (formerly Mingan) Innu is preserved and promoted.  Visitors will find a unique permanent exhibit that takes them deep into the Innu world of caribou hunting, salmon fishing and berry gathering.  This is also a place where you will hear Innu-aimun spoken and chanted.

34, rue Nashipetimit, Mingan  418-949-2067    mciekuanitshit@globetrotter.net

OTHER ACTIVITIES

 

  • Fauna and flora observation
    Discover the treasures of the northern forests, rivers and the sea. Rare plants, razorbills, whales, deer and many others await you!
  • Swimming
    Enjoy the pure waters of the rivers and lakes in the Minganie!
  • Biking
    Whether you are a fan of mountain or road biking, the area offers miles of adventure!
  • Wildberry picking
    Stock up on cranberries, cloudberries or other delicious local fruits!
  • Fishing
    Amateur fisherman of trout or salmon, here you’ll find a fish for you … and a tale or two!
    www.saumonquebec.com
  • Kayak de mer **
    Le fabuleux et mystérieux parc de l’Archipel de Mingan, à lui seul, donne accès à plus de 100 kilomètres d’eaux navigables. La mecque du kayak de mer au Québec!
  • Canoe*
    Many majestic rivers of the Canadian Shield lead to the Mingan coast. Regarded as one of the ten most beautiful rivers in the world, the mystic Magpie River is one of them.
    Everything for a memorable descent!
    borealriver.com
    horizonssauvages.org
  • Scuba diving*
    In the depths of the sea, dive to discover the seabed and its wonderful riches!
    smboreale.com
  • Climbing **
    Ice walls close to the sea and on untouched waterfalls, a climber’s paradise right here!
    Power point La sauvagesse
    © Yan Troutet
  • Kitesurf **
    Let yourself be swept up by the wind on the sea or on the snow! Excitement guaranteed!
  • Anticosti
    With its 7,900 km2 of nature to discover, the largest island in Quebec and its 160,000 deer are waiting for you!
  • Lower North Shore
    In eastern Minganie, the Lower North Shore awaits you with its impressive 400 km-long coastline.
    relaisnordik.com
  • Wilderness cross-country skiing
    Get off the beaten track and discover the wonderful wintery scenes of the Minganie!

*Experience required, otherwise contact an accredited company.
**Experience and autonomy necessary, please note that there is no service provider in the region.