Spend a few hour at sea…

Frigid but fertile waters, remarkable biological diversity, seal haulouts, cliffs swarming with marine birds, and joyful little pods of belugas crossing your path! Come to the St. Lawrence with us! We promise wonderful surprises.

  • All our cruises are guided and educational.
  • Departures for excursions are only available from the marina of Rivière-du-Loup, it is not possible to go on an excursion from Île aux Lièvres (except on rare occasions).
  • Come for the smell of the sea, for an up-close look at unspoiled nature, and most of all for discovery!
Seaward bound

Îles-du-Pot cruise

Cruise around Îles du Pot à l’Eau de Vie (without landing). Highly diverse marine birds (before late July), beautiful scenery, fascinating commentary on maritime history (contraband, mariner’s store, and more). DATES to be announced during the season. A minimum of 6 persons is required.

Pot-du-Phare cruise with landing on the island

Spend a few hours away from it all in the middle of the St. Lawrence! Discover the flora, fauna, and surprising maritime history of this little archipelago with your guide. Highly diverse, easily observable marine birds (before the end of July), including short hike and snack on the lighthouse island. Check the calendar for dates and departure time in 2024. A minimum of 6 persons is required.

Charlevoix spectacular!

Fantastic scenery, historic lighthouses: 4 hours to discover Charlevoix from the sea on board of the boat Le Renard. Guaranteed departures from the Rivière-du-Loup marina except if navigation conditions are unsuitable. DATES to be announced during the season.

Further information


The variable tide schedule and problems with sediment dredging in the Rivière-du-Loup marina constrain us to modify the daily departure times for excursions. Check with us to plan your cruise.

Cancellation and refund policy

  • Cancellations made 7 days or more in advance of the sea trip will receive a 50% refund.
  • Cancellations made less than 7 days in advance of the sea trip will not be refunded.
  • Payments not refunded can be converted into a donation upon request by email and an official receipt will be issued for all donations over $25.
  • Modification made 7 days or less after booking and that does not affect the value of a contract (ex. dates) is accepted with no charge. Otherwise, a $20 fee (plus taxes) is charged.
  • Modification that upgrades the value of a contract (ex. addition of visitors) is accepted without charge depending on availability.
  • Modification that reduces the value of a contract (ex. partial cancellation) is treated according to the cancellation and refund policy.

General terms

  • Gathering fruit is prohibited, except for immediate consumption.
  • Disturbing the wildlife and fishing are prohibited.
  • Pets are not allowed.
  • Biking is not allowed on Île aux Lièvres. We can store your bike in Rivière-du-Loup during your stay on Île aux Lièvres.
  • Sea kayaking from or around Île aux Lièvres is not allowed.
  • Sea trips
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2024 RATES

  • Tour-du-Pot cruise (Duration: 1h 30)
  • Pot-du-phare cruise (Duration: 3 h with visit of the lighthouse)
  • Charlevoix cruise
Taxes extra * Child: 12 or under