Bioparc de la Gaspésie

123, rue des Vieux Ponts
Bonaventure (Quebec) Canada
G0C 1E0
Phone:
+418-534-1997
Fax:
+418-534-1998
Toll free:
+1-866-534-1997
Email:
info@bioparc.ca

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The Bioparc de la Gaspésie is home to about 40 animal species indigenous to the region in a setting that resembles their natural habitat. Explore the interpretive trail along which you can encounter these animals during interpretive activities as well as observe them feeding. Visit the pavilion featuring amphibians and reptiles from Québec as well as the insectarium where you can admire an impressive collection of living and preserved insects. You can also visit the animals at the petting farm and spend the night at the Bioparc during the “Overnight with the Wolves” activity.

Also on site: children’s play area, restaurant, gift shop, picnic areas and free parking. The Bioparc also offers seaside cottage rentals.


Opening dates

June 3 to October 13, 2019, and during the March break


Schedule

Daily, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Upon reservation for groups the rest of the year.

Cost

$14.75 to $24 (depending on age category); free for children under 3; family rate available

Reservations

Required for groups only

Payment methods

  • Visa  Visa
  • MasterCard  MasterCard
  • American Express  American Express
  • Interac  Interac
  • Cheque  Cheque
  • Cash  Cash
  • Travelers Cheque  Travelers Cheque

Activities available

Wildlife Observation
Come and observe 40 species of animals indigenous to the Gaspésie region, including harbour seals, caribou, moose, lynx, white-tailed deer and cougars. From the vantage point of a walkway, you can also observe black bears and wolves, among others.
Interpretation Sites
To find out more about our natural environment, participate in activities led by enthusiastic naturalists: feeding rounds, interpretive activities, group tours, full-moon evenings and other off-season activities.
Museums
See our living collections in the following settings: habitats set up along a outdoor trail, insectarium, pavilion featuring amphibians and reptiles from Québec and petting farm.


Services

  • Childrens playground
  • Picnic area
  • No pets allowed
  • Boutique
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Free parking

How to get there

Wildlife park: 123, rue des Vieux-Ponts. From Route 132, turn onto Rue des Vieux-Ponts; the park is about 2 km (1 mi.) east of the centre of Bonaventure.

Cottages: 142, rue Beaubassin. From Route 132, turn onto Rue Beaubassin. The cottages are not far from the centre of Bonaventure, next to the municipal campground.


Affiliations and distinctions

Affiliations

  • Tourisme Gaspésie
  • Must-See Attractions Gaspésie
  • Québec Museum Association (SMQ)

Distinctions

  • National silver Québec Tourism Award in the “Accommodations − Tourism Homes” category (2010)
  • National silver Québec Tourism Award in the “Tourism Development and Innovation” category (1999)

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