Welcome to Gaspésie!
Given the current context, we strongly recommend that you check with businesses to find out when they are reopening and book your accommodations before you travel.
Some of the information on this website may no longer be up to date; however, we are doing our best to update it regularly.
We look forward to welcoming you in Gaspésie!
Birdwatching is a fun activity that you can enjoy as of early May all the way until December for some species.
Northern gannets are one of the most spectacular seabirds species. 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 popular birdwatching sites:
- Réserve faunique de Matane
- Capucins Bay
- Cap-Chat Estuary
- Parc national de la Gaspésie
- Rivière-à-Claude to Gros-Morne
- Pointe à la Renommée
- Gaspé (York, Dartmouth and Saint-Jean Rivers, Sandy Beach and Haldimand beach)
- Forillon National Park
- Seal Cove, Pointe Saint-Pierre and the 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