The Gaspe Peninsula is one of the most beautiful site of the province of Quebec. Tipping out onto the Atlantic Ocean, it is hard not to fall in love with this part of Canada. An experienced tour guide will accompany your group making your trip seamless and carefree as you visit this stunning landscape by bus.
The fun starts with a whale-watching excursion. Anticipation abounds while you eagerly search the ocean surface for the whales and dolphins to breach the waves. Become a prospector in the agate open-pit mine. The 350 million year old dormant volcano holds treasures of amethyst, cornelian, jasper, quartz and more. Visit the breathtaking sites of Cape Bon Ami then take a nature tour and visit the interpretation centre of Park Forillon, part of the Appalachians.
Continue on to visit Forillon Village and Fort Peninsula. An excursion to Bonaventure Island will take your group by boat passed one of Quebec’s many splendors, Perce Rock. A tour of BioParc will bring you up close to Quebec nature in all its glory. See fauna and flora while discovering outdoor trails and park activities.
Visit the lighthouse at Pointe-au-Perre Maritime Historic Site in Rimouski and discover one of Canada’s most important navigation sites since the 1800’s. A tour of the Empress of Ireland museum depicts the luxury ocean liner that sank in May of 1914 after being hit by a coal freighter in heavy fog claiming the lives of more than 1,000 people, the worst peacetime maritime disaster in Canadian history.
A night security guard will be on hand during your stay at preferred Gaspe hotels. Enjoy breakfast, lunch and dinner at local favorite restaurants during this unforgettable tour.
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