Excursions to Saint-Barnabé Island

50, rue Saint-Germain Ouest

Départ de la marina de Rimouski
Rimouski (Quebec) Canada
G5L 4B5
Phone:
+418 723-2280 (en saison / in season)
Phone (2):
+418 723-2322
Fax:
+418 724-2321
Toll free:
+1 800 746-6875
Email:
inforiki@tourisme-rimouski.org

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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.


Opening dates

Late June to Labour Day


Schedule

Departures every half hour from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Return trips every half hour until 6:15 p.m.

Cost

From July 13 to August 18: $25/adult, $15/child aged 6 to 17, free for children under 6, $59/family (2 adult and 1 child and more). From August 19 to September 2: $21/adult, $13/child, $50/family.

Reservations

Recommended

Payment methods

  • Visa  Visa
  • MasterCard  MasterCard
  • Interac  Interac
  • Cash  Cash

Activities available

Hiking
The island offers 20 km (12 mi.) of hiking trails and is an ideal place to observe harbour seals and great blue herons.
Gardens, Parks and Natural Sites
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.


Services

  • 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

Affiliation

  • Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent

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