Adventure in the Land of the Caribou
St. Felicien, Quebec - 1 night / 2 days
Discover the wonderful environment and boreal forests of the acclaimed Zoo Sauvage de St-Felicien on this wonderful wildlife adventure.
This short tour gives you the perfect taster of Canada’s intriguing wildlife and includes incredible wildlife watching excursions taking you to see caribou, black bears and moose out in their natural habitat. Your evening is topped off with a relaxing sunset canoe paddle before unwinding underneath the stars next to a roaring campfire with your new friends. You will enjoy the great outdoors and sleep in a traditional prospector’s tent.
Adventure in the Land of the Caribou Itinerary
Arrive st-félicien zoo
You will arrive at the Zoo Sauvage de St Felicien independently in the morning and will be warmly welcomed by your guide. Your adventure begins with an extraordinary multisensory film that will stimulate your sense of smell and touch. Your guide will direct you to a train ride to Settlers’ Farm where a traditional meal will be served for lunch before returning back to the Nature trail via minibus. You will also have the opportunity to walk a 2km on an easy trail in the land of the caribou and the moose while enjoying an ecological interpretation of their habitat. Your guide will also introduce you to the local boreal plant and wildlife and show you how to track caribou and moose. Enjoy a sunset canoe excursion on Lake Montagnais to observe moose, caribou, musk oxen and black bears, followed by a hearty campfire dinner. Spend the night in a Prospector’s tent at St. Félicien Zoo. Lunch, snack and dinner included.
End of package
This morning you’ll learn about orienteering, continue to enjoy the Nature Trail Park from the minibus, assist in the feeding of the polar bears and visit their night quarters. After lunch you will visit some “behind-the-scene” sections of the zoo like the keeper’s kitchen and the veterinary clinic. After your guide departs, you can enjoy a large screen movie at the Borealium (45 min long) or take time to further explore the zoo on your own before your independent departure. Breakfast and lunch included.
- Accommodation (in Prospector’s tent) for 1 night, sleeping bag and pillow included
- Meals: Full board beginning with lunch on Day 1 and ending with lunch on Day 2
- Multi-sensory film
- Behind-the-scenes-tour of zoo facilities
- Introduction to boreal plant and wildlife; tracking caribou and moose
- Sunset canoe and wildlife viewing excursion
- Large screen movie at the Borealium
- Transport to St-Felecien Zoo
How to get there by car:
Zoo de St Felecien is just under 4hrs from Quebec City. Follow Highway 175 North to Highway 169. Take Highway169 through the Lac St. Jean area until you reach St. Félicien.
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0207 616 9184 (London) / 0141 223 7517 (Glasgow)