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This guided tour includes entry and interpretation at the fishway and the canyon trail at Contact Nature. In the heart of Saguenay, 15 minutes by minibus from the port of call, the Center de plein air offers breathtaking landscapes. Follow the trails along the magnificent Rivière-à-Mars canyon and cross the footbridges that offer a view of this lively creek. Throughout the course, our guide will allow you to familiarize yourself with the natural phenomena that have shaped this landscape. The route is accessible to all the family.
Hitoric area (45 mintes)
Itinerary : From thePport to “Pyramide des Ha!Ha!” (La Baie)
Planned Activities : Theme: La Baie (heritage sector) - Business town. Interpreted tour of *workman's road* and the high-end executive neighbourhood remaining from the defunct Consolidated Bathurst (once a paper factory). Discover different architectures and learn how Saguenay was first developed / Theme: History and Heritage. Visit Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean’s historic cradle and memorial sites: Monument des 21, Ha! Ha! Pyramid. At this point our guide will inform you about colonization and other relevant facts.
Visit to the Fishway (45 minutes)
Before you return to your ship, Visit to the Fishway. The Rivière-à-Mars fishway is the best place to learn about the Atlantic salmon and sea trout in the Saguenay. Visit the level ladder which allows salmon arriving from the ocean to bypass the dam to spawn!
There you will find:
You might even have the chance to see one of our happy fishermen with his catch.
Walking in the canyon along the salmon river. (90 minutes)
In the heart of Saguenay 15 minutes by minibus from the port of call in the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center offers breathtaking scenery. Follow the trails along the magnificent Rivière-à-Mars canyon and cross the footbridges that offer views of this spirited stream. Throughout the course, our guide will allow you to familiarize yourself with the natural phenomena that have shaped this landscape. The route is accessible to the whole family. Have a great hike!
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