Canot/kayak-camping, Bonaventure river, Gaspe peninsula

You are looking for THE must do activity in Gaspesie? Paddling the Bonaventure rivier and its class 1 and 2 rapids for a 2 day / 1 night canot or kayak camping trip is your go to! Come discover a cristal clear river during a trip where you will enjoy loggage transportation and patrol service, making your flowt accessible and safe. You can pick the craft of your preferrence : canoe, single or double kayak.

This trip is for you if :

  • You are keen to apply the 7 Leave No Trace principles during your stay on the Bonaventure;
  • You are 6 years and older, you are not scared of water and you swam in a river before;
  • You are an intermediate river paddler or beginner but physically very active;
  • You are fully geared up and skilled for autonomous wilderness camping.

Book your trip ahead of time as spaces are limited!

Departures in 2023:

Tuesdays and Saturdays from june 10th to 20th. Everyday from June 22nd to September 3rd.

Schedule and important times:

Day 1

  • 7:45 AM : Deadline to arrive at Cime Aventures with your gear ready to go (we recommend that you arrive the day prior and spend the night here, your are on a holiday after all);
  • 8:15 AM : Attendance and preparation video presentation
  • 8:30 AM: Bus departure 
  • 4:00 PM at the latest, you will arrive at the campsite

Jour 2

  • 10:45 AM: First autorized departure on water according to the cohabitation agreement with fishermen allowing them to have some tranquility in the morning
  • 5:00 PM at the latest, you will arrive at Cime Aventures

Please note that translation is in progress and will be available shortly. We appologize for the incovenience. 

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