418-368-7777
131, rue de la Reine, Gaspé
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418-368-7777
131, rue de la Reine, Gaspé

Marriage of Gaspesie and the St. Lawrence

Package highlights 

  • Whale watching cruise in Gaspe
  • Visit of Forillon National Park
  • Visit of the Birthplace of Canada
  • View of Bonaventure Island and Perce Rock
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Itinerary

Day 1 • En route, arrival in Gaspe

Take advantage of your arrival in Gaspe to soak up the magnificent landscapes that surround you. Go to the Birthplace of Canada, this site which offers a reconstruction of the heart of the village of Gaspe as it was in the 1900s. Walk between the heritage house, the seaplane base, the warehouse, the naval base , the general store, the souvenir shop and the tavern with refreshments. You will also find the famous reproduction of Jacques Cartier cross here. Visit a restaurant in the city center to savor the delights of the sea.

Day 2 • Gaspe

Come discover the picturesque landscapes of the Gaspe coast and have the privilege of observing acrobatics of whales and dolphins. From the enchanting site of Grande-Grave, embark on the Narval III and experience a whale watching cruise that will make your visit to Forillon National Park unforgettable. In the company of a professional guide-interpreter and an experienced licensed captain, you will have the opportunity to discover the fascinating life of these harmless sea giants. Take the rest of the day to explore the surroundings. Forillon National Park offers a wealth of experiences between sea, cliffs and forest. Walk quietly on a pebble beach. Step into history by pushing the door of the pretty yellow house that overlooks the sea. Snorkel to discover colorful flora and fauna.

Day 3 • Gaspe - Perce

It is a departure for Perce, which is 62km from Gaspe. From there, go to the ticket office to make arrangements expected to board a cruise to Ile-Bonaventure-et-du-Rocher-Perce National Park to get a closer look at the majestic Perce Rock and Bonaventure Island. You can stop off on Bonaventure Island where four trails, totaling 15 km, allow you to soak up the enchanting atmosphere of this place. Never far from the sea, they will show you the meadows, the fields, the coniferous forest and the impressive colony of Northern Gannets, which turns out to be the most important colony in North America. With 375 million years of history, its largest bird sanctuary in North America and these different marine mammals, Perce will offer you an extraordinary experience!

Day 4 • On the road

Now is the time to hit the road back with your head full of unforgettable memories.

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This package includes

  • Accommodation for 2 nights in Gaspe
  • Accommodation for 1 night in Perce
  • Whale watching cruise in Gaspe
  • Tour of Bonaventure Island and Perce Rock

This package does not include

  • Transportation
  • Personal expenses
  • Meals other than those mentioned
  • Travel insurance
  • Forillon National Park daily pass
  • Tips
  • Contribution to the OPC's Compensation Fund (CFCTA)
  • Taxes
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Additional information

List of hotel partners

  • Hotel Baker 
  • Hôtel Plante
  • Riotel Perce

Additional Notes

  • Package available from early June to mid-October
  • The package can be adapted according to customer requests
  • Package eligible for the 25% discount relating to the Explore Quebec program (until the budget is exhausted)

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