You are crazy about animals? We’ve put together a list of 5 places to visit for animal lovers in the Quebec City region!
Quebec City is a city full of activities and events for the whole family throughout the year. The best known: the Montmorency Falls, the winding streets of Old Quebec and the Orleans island attractions are often visited. However, several unknown places are even more interesting and offer surprising activities. Among other things, several companies of the old capital offer a unique approach combining the wildlife living in Quebec region and the animal observation.
Inukshuk Adventure is one of the animal discovery pioneer in Quebec City. With its dog sledding activity in the winter and the black bears observation activity during the summer season, it cultivates the interest of animal lovers year around. Dog sledding is a way of captivating ancestral transport used for centuries in Northern countries. In addition to offering breathtaking views of Quebec’s land, dog sledding familiarizes you with the presence and canine mentality. Moreover, the observation of the black bear immerse you into the heart of the boreal forests of Quebec and brings you unevenly near of this iconic animal. Totally safe, you will discover the lifestyle and habits of families of black bear living on the Inukshuk territories.
131 Route De Duchesnay
From May to October, the Zoofari wildlife park offers an unforgettable encounter with the animals of the Quebec wildlife and animals in the backyard by a forest observation hike during which you can even feed the specimens encountered. Small and large deer, geese, ducks, sheep, mountain goats and more.
200 Chemin des sucreries
L’Ange Gardien (Côte-de-Beaupré) (Qc), Canada
Quebec City Aquarium Park
The Quebec Aquarium also offers an educational and entertaining approach to animal life. Besides the park itself, with more than 10,000 marine animals, the Aquarium invites you to realize a dream by becoming animal keeper for a day! This activity, available by reservation only, puts you behind the scenes of the aquarium and directly involve you in the daily life of its inhabitants. As the animal keepers of the Aquarium, you will feed its residents, attend the guides at public events, etc. Polar bears, walruses and seals just are waiting for you!
1675, avenue des Hôtels
Québec (Québec) G1W 4S3
Whale watching at Tadoussac
Whale watching is also a great way to see marine mammals. The company AML Cruises offers several departures from the Old Capital, transporting you to the heart of the Saguenay Fjord, breeding of most marine mammals in Quebec. In a 3 storey boat or by zodiac, you will be able to observe very closely these fascinating animals and, accompanied by trained guides, you will reap a surprising wealth of relevant information.
168 Rue des Pionniers, Tadoussac
Jacques-Cartier National Park
Finally, the National Park of Jacques-Cartier is full of life during the summer. Moose, wolves, bears, birds of all kinds and much more took home the heart of this secured forest area. It is possible to observe their beauty through various activities, such as Watching Wildlife and Wolves, all accompanied by fascinating and safe guides.
103 chemin du Parc-National
Quebec is the home of an exceptional flora and fauna totally accessible. These companies have understand the beauty, the life and health of these animals and want to share their passion with you.