A very unique experience and insight into these shy animals, as well as, seeing the other native inhabitants of Quebec and Canada up close.
• 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
Day 1 – St-Félicien Zoo
Arrive independently at the Zoo Sauvage de St-Félicien for 10.30 and you are ready to begin your adventure. After a warm welcome from your guide, your tour begins with an extraordinary multi-sensory film that will stimulate your sense of smell and touch. Next, you will visit the zoo. Your guide will then direct you to where the train ride departs to Settlers’ Farm where a traditional meal will be served for lunch before returning back to the nature trail via minibus. You will have the opportunity to walk a 2 kilometre easy trail in the land of the caribou and the moose while enjoying an ecological interpretation of their habitat. The guide will show you how to track caribous 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. Overnight in a Prospector’s Tent at the Zoo. Lunch, snack and dinner included.
Day 2 – St-Félicien Zoo – End of Tour
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.
The accommodation is rustic and shower facilities are available but are shared.Want to alter anything?
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Daily arrivals from Jun 15 - Oct 15, 2017