Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean: an easily accessible oasis of adventure in the heart of the province of Quebec, Canada. 

The 105 km-long Saguenay Fjord, one of the longest in the world, draws travellers from the four corners of the globe to admire and experience its awe-inspiring protected dramatic landscapes. Lake Saint-Jean, a vast inland freshwater sea, boasts warm sandy beaches, rolling hills and rich agricultural lands along its shores.

Soft adventure or extreme? Tree house or urban hotel comfort? Warm summer days or crisp snowy winter visits? History, Quebecois culture, and amazing boreal inspired food? Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean has it all!

Read on and check out the videos below to pick the adventure that suits your unique style…

Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean

Adventure Highlights

Climb along the awe-inspiring cliffs of the Saguenay Fjord on the Via Ferrata
Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay / Outpost
Snowshoe in the ghostly Vallée des Fantômes through 6 m (20 ft) of powdered snow
Parc national des Monts-Valin / Steeve Deschênes
Spend an unforgettable night in a dome gazing at the stars and admiring the Saguenay Fjord
Parc Aventures Cap Jaseux / Charles-David Robitaille
Cycle around Lake Saint-Jean on the 256-km long Blueberry cycling trail
Véloroute des Bleuets
Sea-kayaking on the Saguenay Fjord is one of the best way to explore this federally protected marine park
Organisaction / Wade Gapes
Ice-fishing on the frozen fjord in a village of over 1 500 huts
Pêche Aventures Saguenay / Normand Gaudreault
Experience the race across the 32 km-wide frozen Lake Saint-Jean
Traversée du Lac Saint-Jean à vélo / Charles-David Robitaille
Explore the many hiking trails in all of our three national parks
Parc national du Fjord-du-Saguenay / Jean Tanguay
Discover the overnight "Land of the caribou" boreal adventure experience
Zoo sauvage de Saint-Félicien

Saguenay Stories

Rafting On Lake Saint-Jean's Powerful Feeder Rivers
Cycle Along The Picturesque Saguenay Fjord Route
Bask in the warm waters of one of our Nordic spas
History comes to life at Val-Jalbert, an authentic 1920s ghost town
Discover Lake Saint-Jean, One Of The Largest Lakes In Québec
Hop From Shore To Shore Along the Saguenay Fjord With the Marine Shuttle

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OrganisAction seen from the sky

Plan A Trip

The adventure travel operators listed below are members of the Adventure Travel Trade Association and are committed to values that drive a necessary movement to change travel so that it benefits the businesses, the people and the environment of the places we travel. Connect with any of them to start planning your trip.

TDA Global Cycling
ROW Adventures
Butterfield and Robinson
Great Canadian Trails
Backroads
Sacred Rides Mountain Bike Adventures