GEOLOGY DISCOVERY EXCURSION
A tormented geology
10 minutes from the Observatory, along the St. Lawrence River, a geology reflecting the troubled past of Charlevoix awaits you.
13 different rock outcrops will be visited during a guided tour in a magical and quiet setting! This will be an opportunity to better understand the geology of the area and live it!
The excursion is on foot. It is 4 km long and lasts about 3 hours. It sometimes requires to walk on rugged terrain (see pictures).
English guided tour only available upon reservation with a minimum of 5 participants. Schedule: Tuesdays - Thursdays - Sundays, in AM or PM depending on the tides.
Introduce yourself at the Parc du Pélican 15 minutes in advance.
PLEASE NOTE THAT CHILDREN UNDER 8 YEARS-OLD ARE NOT ALLOWED.
Far from being an extreme expedition, this excursion is still inappropriate for young people under 8, for physically less fit people and / or people with balance problems or fragile ankles. Please look at the photos to give you an idea of the terrain.
Dress appropriately for the weather, have good sneakers and do not forget the sunscreen if it's sunny. Bring your backpack if you want to gather some specimens. For the rest, we will ensure!
We reserve the right to refuse a person who could, by their age, physical condition or inadequate equipment, compromise their own safety, and indirectly that of the rest of the group.
Let's remember that the tide always rises where we are going!
The following video and photos will give you a good idea of the terrain.
For the pleasure and learning part, we've got it covered!
Video and photos of the activity:
The activity lasts approximately 3 hours. Plan to wear windproof clothes!
14 years-old and over: 20$ + tax
8 to 13 years-old: 12$ + tax
PLEASE NOTE THAT CHILDREN UNDER 8 YEARS-OLD ARE NOT ALLOWED ON THIS EXCURSION.
Where is the departure of the activity?
The excursion departs at Le Pélican park in La Malbaie. It is located right in front of the McDonald's restaurant in La Malbaie, just across the Rivière Malbaie.