Located off the coast of Rimouski, Saint-Barnabé Island provides you with the opportunity to experience a soft adventure in an enchanting setting. Once inhabited by a hermit named Toussaint Cartier, this island now offers 20 km (12 mi.) of hiking trails and is a migration spot for over 70 species of birds. Harbour seals can also be seen on the island. Relax in this quiet environment and admire an exceptional view of Rimouski. Departures are every half hour from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
June 16 to September 24, 2023
ScheduleDaily departures from the Rimouski marina every half hour from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Return trips every half hour until 6:15 p.m. (Departures on Friday, Saturday and Sunday only from September 8 to 24.)
CostJuly 8 to August 20: $28/adult, $17/child (6 to 17), free for children under 6, $19.50/adult in a family, $11.75/child (aged 6 to 17) in a family. June 16 to July 7 and August 21 to September 24: $24/adult, $14.75/child (6 to 17), free for children under 6, $17.75/adult in a family, $10.75/child (aged 6 to 17) in a family.
- Picnic area
- No pets allowed
- Free parking
How to get there
Via Route 132 or Highway 20, exit 614. Excursions depart from the Rimouski marina.
Affiliations and distinctions
- Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent