Sea kayaking

1/2 day sea kayaking tour at Cap-à-l'Aigle

Description

Discover Charlevoix's coastal landscapes.

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From the Port de Refuge de Cap-à-l'Aigle marina, by way of Pointe le Heu, discover rocky and panoramic sections of the Charlevoix coast: Cap à la Baleine and the Malbaie lagoon.

Discover

  • The coastal landscapes of the Charlevoix World Biosphere Reserve;
  • The Cap à la Baleine and Pointe le Heu cliffs;
  • The observation of aquatic birds;
  • The iodized smell of tidal flats and the strength of estuary tide currents.

About safety

Experienced guides that know the area, respect for weather conditions, maximized supervision ratios, appropriate routes, equipment quality, comfortable wetsuits, all these factors help us to safely supervise groups of tourists of all ages, experience levels and backgrounds.

Information and price

Opening period

May 19th to September 20th, 2018, upon reserving.

Reception

Marina Port de Refuge, 10, rue de la Grève, La Malbaie, G5A 2R3

Price for each participant

Age Rates Groups 8 et + Kayak perso*
18 and + 64 $ 55 $ 39 $
10-17 49 $ 43 $ 34 $
Taxes are not include.

Package

The package includes…

  • Kayak excursion on the estuary
  • Introduction to basic kayaking
  • Supervision by a professional guide
  • Nautical material and dry bags
  • Wetsuit & accessories.

The package excludes…

  • Your personal sports garments
  • Taxes (14.975 %)
  • Guide gratuities, at your discretion.

Equipment

Included equipment

  • Solo or double sea kayak
  • Wetsuit, paddling anorak and booties
  • PFD (Personal Flotation Device)
  • Drybag
  • Sprayskirt and paddle.

Required equipment

  • Wool or Polar sweater
  • Short or swimsuit
  • Cap or hat
  • Extra clothes
  • Enough water for the whole day.

Route and length

Cap-à-l'Aigle to La Malbaie - return

Port de Refuge de Cap à l'Aigle marina installations for reception and facilities.

Distance
Approximately 8 km, with several nice beaches to stop for breaks

Difficulty level
Route difficulty is Easy to Moderate, witn an easy start from the Cap à l'Aigle wharf ramp. Excursion is accessible to beginners as well as to experienced paddlers.

Duration

  • 3hrs 30min total
  • Technical preparation and training: 1hr
  • Kayak excursion: 2hrs to 2 hrs 30min

Departure hours

Departures are usually scheduled between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m., according to the variable cycle of the tide.

Booking

Booking is currently closed for this activity.

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