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Beginner Saguenay Fjord Kayak Tour for Families

Embark on an epic family adventure on Quebec’s stunning Saguenay Fjord

Discover all the wonders of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park and Saguenay Fjord National Park on this 2-day kayak expedition in the heart of Quebec. Paddle at the water’s edge in this ancient glacial valley, exploring its breathtaking cliffs and looking out for the area’s exceptional wildlife, such as seals, beluga whales, minke whales, falcons, seabirds, and more. At night, enjoy gourmet meals by the campfire while marveling at the night’s sky many miles from artificial light.

This is a family or group trip like no other, offering adventure, excitement, and an opportunity to reconnect with the natural world in one of Canada’s most pristine wilderness areas. You can find more information about this Saguenay Fjord Kayak Tour below, and please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions. And for even more travel inspiration, take a look through our entire range of Quebec Experiences.

2 Days from $424/person CAD

Primary Location

L’Anse-Saint-Jean, Quebec

Departures

Guaranteed departures every day, from mid-June to mid-September, with a minimum of 4 people

Included:

  • Training
  • Interpretation of the fjord
  • High-end equipment – tandem/solo kayak and fiberglass paddle
  • The guide’s service is certified by the FQCK (Fédération Québécoise de Canot Kayak), has advanced first aid training, is pursuing or has completed a course in adventure tourism, and has a minimum of one summer’s experience on the fjord plus 90 hours of training with the company
  • The guide has a marine radio and is in contact with the Coast Guard and the Fjord en Kayak base
  • Three meals. Specify any allergies or dietary constraints when booking
  • Isothermal clothing, waterproof anoraks, booties, hats, poogies
  • Ground mattress and tent
  • Overnight stay in a campground
  • Permit and right of access to the Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay
  • Two 20 and 30-liter waterproof bags per person plus 1 5-liter bag for your camera (guitar bag available)

Not Included:

  • Anything of a personal nature or that is not mentioned in included

Pricing Details

Contact us for more information and pricing!

  • This trip is rated easy to intermediate (depending on weather conditions)
  • Ideally, youth should have some camping experience
  • Maximum group size of 8 guests with one guide (up to 10 guests with a second guide)
  • Minimum age of 11 years old. Younger children cannot be accepted.

Optional Extras:

  • Private tour options available on request

Travel Privately

You can request to book this tour, travelling only with people you know.

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Itinerary

DAY 1: ARRIVAL

Depart by kayak from the marina of L’Anse-Saint-Jean. You'll have a view of the majestic Caps Liberté, Égalité and Fraternité as you paddle. Enjoy swimming at L’Anse de Tabatière and take a lunch break at L’Anse Aimable. Feast on a gourmet dinner of duck confit and enjoy the evening sky before heading to sleep for the night along the shores of the fjord at L’Anse du Portage.

DAY 2: KAYAKING & DEPARTURE

On your second day, explore another part of the Saguenay: the islands of Saint-Louis and Saint-Barthélémy. Walk on thousand-year-old rocks and enjoy a delicious meal. After two days on the water, having enjoyed the beautiful scenery and fresh salty air, we return to civilization in the late afternoon, where the Fjord en Kayak team welcomes us back.

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