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Must-see activities on the water in Gaspésie!

The last few years have allowed us to discover more of our country and many have turned to Gaspésie for their holidays. 

This region is filled with beautiful landscapes and offers many activities for adventure seekers! Here’s our list of the top 4 water activities to do in Gaspésie!

Kayaking at sea

Admire the panoramas of Gaspé Bay while paddling along the shores of Forillon National Park, among seals, whales and seabirds. Sea kayaking is an activity that is not to be missed! 


Several places in Gaspésie offer you magnificent lakes to discover by paddleboard, including: : 

-Nature Aventure, in Matapédia 

-Valmont Plein air, in Cap-Chat (if you’re lucky, you may come across seals, whales or porpoises!); 

-Cime Aventures, in Bonaventure 


The Gaspé Peninsula is renowned worldwide for its salmon fishing in 22 rivers! Recreational fishing is permitted at many wharves:


You can also fish in the sea, no license required!


Whale-watching cruise in Forillon National Park

Come and discover up to 6 different whale species on this cruise — Forillon is the best spot in Quebec to see these magnificent creatures!

Since this site is less crowded than other whale-watching areas, you can enjoy a more immersive experience with the whales. For more information, click here.

Our parka towel will be your best friend for water activities— it will protect you from rain, wind and chilly waters!


Shack Clothing is perfect to accompany you on all your adventures in Gaspésie! We created our brand for those who love to discover, for explorers who dream of going further — clothing designed for well-being, comfort and adventure. 



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