In accordance with the guidelines issued by the Government of Québec, tourism businesses are closed indefinitely at the moment and non-essential travel in the region must be avoided.
However, in anticipation of a gradual reopening this summer, it is strongly recommended that you contact businesses and make reservations in advance if you intend to visit Gaspésie this summer.
The people of Gaspésie, who are renowned for their legendary hospitality, will be ready and happy to welcome you while complying with social distancing and taking the appropriate health measures to keep you safe. We hope to see you soon
For more information, please call 1-800-463-0323) or email: email@example.com.
The practice of bird watching is a pleasure that you can practice from early May until December for some species.
An abundant amount of birds frequent the Gaspésie, the Land's End region reveals an area where you must visit for a particular bird tour.
- Number of species: 343
- Number of globally threatened species: 2
- Number of extinct species: 1
- Number of introduced species: 3
*Source: Avibase – The World Bird Database
The northern gannet is one of the most spectacular seabirds. Bonaventure Island is home to 120,000 of these birds and is the most accessible and second largest northern gannet colony in the world.
Most recognized places:
- Matane Wildlife Reserve
- Capucins Bay
- Estuary of Cap-Chat
- Gaspésie National Park
- Rivière-à-Claude to Gros-Morne
- Pointe à la Renommée
- Gaspé (York, Dartmouth and Saint-Jean Rivers) Sandy Beach, Haldimand beach and Forillon National Park
- Seal Cove, Pointe Saint-Pierre and Malbaie Barachois
- Parc national de l'Île Bonaventure et du Rocher Percé
- Grande Rivière and the estuary
- Petit Pabos River Barachois and Grand Pabos Bay
- Port-Daniel Bay
- Hope Town Marsh
- Banc of Paspébiac
- Point of New Carlisle
- Bonaventure Barachois
- Ruisseau Creux
- Saint-Siméon Marsh
- Taylor Point Park, New Richmond
- Pointe verte of Maria
- Carleton-sur-Mer Barachois
- Restigouche River Estuary
- Matapédia and Les plateaux
*Source : Club des ornithologues de la Gaspésie