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Voyages Coste / ANTICOSTI ESCAPADE package 2 nights/ 3 days

ANTICOSTI ESCAPADE package 2 nights/ 3 days

Starting at 804$

per person

25% discount is applicable to the above price, courtesy of the Explore Quebec program.

This program offers the opportunity to fly over the Mingan Archipelago National Park, and to land on what can rightly be called the Flagship of the St. Lawrence, a small continent in itself in the heart of the Gulf of St. Lawrence.

You will see what remains of the first establishment of the famous French chocolatier, Henri Menier, who made this majestic island his kingdom. An island full of treasures, waterfalls, fossils and mysterious caves. An island once known as the “Cemetery of the Gulf” because of the many shipwrecks that took place there.

Your guide will take you to see the natural attractions of the central part of the island and the western sector of Anticosti including the village of Port-Menier (230 inhabitants). You will inevitably come across white-tailed deer. You will have the opportunity to feed them in your hands while having your morning coffee!

PRACTICAL TIPS :
ESSENTIAL ITEMS TO BRING:

Hiking boots, rain gear, wool, windbreaker, binoculars, short and long pants, camera, batteries, flashlight, personal medication, sunglasses, pocket knife, daypack.

Remember: There is no cellular service on Anticosti nor between Sept-Iles and Rivière-au-Tonnerre. Only WIFI access points are made available by the municipalities. In Minganie, only the villages of Longue Pointe de Mingan, Mingan, Havre St-Pierre and Natashquan have cellular services. Not all the villages are equipped with a gas station. The distances are sometimes great. It is necessary to plan to refuel in the villages that offer the service before leaving for the next destination. Some villages have charging stations for electric cars. Be careful when driving on the roads, there is a lot of wildlife.

Price per person: $804/pers. Single, without the Explore-Québec discount

  • Explore-Québec discount: $157.15/person
  • Explore-Quebec price: $646.85/person

Departures every Monday, Wednesday and Friday (for Friday departures, an extra $100/person is required)

  • Minimum: 4 people
  • Start date: June 21, 2021 End date: September 08, 2021
What your package includes :

Maritime transport from Havre Saint-Pierre to Anticosti Island

Air transportation from Anticosti to Havre-St-Pierre

A guide-interpreter during the 2 proposed excursions

2 breakfasts - 1 lunch

Access rights to the park and visits

Accommodation at the Gîte du Copaco

Ground transportation on the Island

What your package does not include:

Sales taxes

Tips

Travel insurance

Handling a suitcase

The contribution of $20 in support of the Coopérative de Solidarité in Fair Tourism for the development of sustainable tourism

  • Include
    Accommodation
    Meal
  • Not Included
    Taxes and fees
    Tips
    Travel insurance
    Personal expenses
1

Monday, Day 1:

Departure from Havre St-Pierre by plane on the Air Liaison flight. The duration of the flight is 15 minutes and you will be able to observe the Mingan Islands archipelago at your departure from Havre-St-Pierre.

You will arrive at the Port-Menier airport and be picked up at the lodge. Free time to visit the village, the ecomuseum and the stores, etc.) Lunch at your leisure. 1:30 pm Departure for a 3-hour excursion in the western sector of the island. Travel to the old village of Anse-aux-Fraises, the old village of Baie Ste-Claire and the lighthouse of Pointe Ouest. Walk by the sea.

Return to your lodge in the late afternoon. Free evening meal (2 restaurants in the village of Port-Menier). Sleep at the Copaco d'Anticosti lodge
2

Tuesday, Day 2:

Breakfast at the lodge. Guided excursion to Anticosti National Park (160 km from the village). Short hike to the Canyon de l'Observation, picnic with a local flavor above the majestic Vauréal Falls, stop at the Carleton lighthouse and Baie de la Tour.

Return to the village of Port-Menier in the late afternoon.
Free evening meal.
Overnight stay at the Copaco Lodge.
3

Wednesday Day 3:

Breakfast at the Copaco lodge. Free time before departure to Port-Menier airport. Ground transportation to the Port-Menier airport.

Return by plane to Havre-Saint-Pierre, arrival in the middle of the morning.