Sports & outdoors
Le parc national des Grands-Jardins (SÉPAQ)
Le parc national des Grands-Jardins is a boreal forest less than 1.5 hrs from Québec City where visitors can discover the vastness of this natural gem through hiking, rock climbing, canoeing, kayaking, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing. In summer, park naturalists organize discovery workshops for those who wish to observe the peculiarities of Le Parc national des Grands-Jardins flora and wildlife under the watchful eye of specialists.
Le parc des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie
Considered one of the most beautiful territories of Québec, Le Parc national des Hautes-Gorges-de-la-Rivière-Malbaie offers visitors a range of exciting activities in splendid nature and breathtaking scenery: canoe, kayak, day fishing, biking, Montreal canoe, wildlife watching, hiking and ice climbing. And for those who prefer to contemplate the beauty of the surroundings while learning with seasoned naturalists, a cruise on the Malbaie River is the ultimate experience. In short, something for everyone in a heavenly natural paradise!
Le sentier des Caps de Charlevoix
Le Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix is a genuine natural paradise for sport lovers! Tens of kilometers of snowy trails embellished with truly spectacular views of the majestic St. Lawrence River await snowshoeing and cross-country skiing fans. In summer and fall, Le Sentier des Caps de Charlevoix is enhanced with thousands of colors offering a breathtaking scenic journey to hikers in the heart of a fabulous ancient forest.
Located in the Charlevoix hinterland, the Mont Grand-Fonds is the ultimate family ski resort that makes kids and grown-ups happy with its 335 m slope, abundant natural snow (over 650 cm yearly) and a most diversified sliding territory: 14 runs, skiing through woods, 140 km of cross-country skiing trails and 20.5 km of snowshoeing trails. Choosing the Mont Grand-Fonds ski resort is indulging in your favorite sliding sport in an amazingly enchanting decor! A dream come true!
Golf enthusiasts are well served in the Charlevoix region! In Baie-Saint-Paul, the Club de Golf Le Loup boasts an 18-hole course as well as splendid views of the St. Lawrence River and the mountains. In La Malbaie, the Club de Golf Murray Bay also features a 18-hole course. In operation since 1876, it is the third oldest golf club in North America and the oldest having stayed in the same location. As for the Club de Golf Fairmont Le Manoir Richelieu, it offers a 27-hole high level course and picture perfect spectacular views!
Linking the Québec and Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean regions on over 5,200 km of marked trails, Charlevoix is one of the largest snowmobile destinations in North America. With its magnificent nature where river and mountains majestically blend, the Charlevoix region provides breathtaking panoramas for snowmobilers.
Le Massif de Charlevoix
Proud of its slope (770 m), the highest in eastern Canada, Le Massif de Charlevoix is a fabulous ski resort for downhill aficionados. Skiing, snowboarding, telemarking or luge, the longuest run in North America (7.5 km), will give you an unforgettable experience at Le Massif de Charlevoix, with your head in the clouds and the majestic St. Lawrence River at your feet! And to beautifully finish your speedy descents on the ski slopes, Le Massif de Charlevoix offers its famous après-ski for cheerful relaxation and entertainment provided by great Québécois artists.
Sea and river kayak
For kayaking, canyoning, paragliding aficionados or even beginners, Katabatik is the agency you need to safely take in extraordinary experiences. It offers a range of exciting activities customized to meet your expectations. For example, you can kayak on the St. Lawrence River or Du Gouffre River and push it further with winter kayaking in Cap-à-l'Aigle! Fun and thrills!