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11 June 2019

No More Polystyrene Here!

To celebrate Water Month, we make the commitment to stop the use and sale of styrofoam in all our establishments. Starting next month, once our reserves are up, no polystyrene dishes will be sold or used at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center, at Okwari Adventures, at the Rivière-à-Mars reception cabin and at Au Jardin de mon […]
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5 June 2019

Contact Nature Now Accredited Ecotourism by AEQ

The divisions of Contact Nature are now accredited Ecotourism by Adventure Ecotourism Quebec (AEQ). In fact, responsible tourism is an integral part of our values. Contact Nature also has the Quality-Safety accreditation of AEQ since summer 2018. We are proud to say that our activities are safe, quality and ecotouristic.
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20 April 2019

A Video to Close the Winter!

As everyone knows, our region is beautiful all year. Here is a video showing Contact Nature in his winter coat! See the video. Thank you to all our customers, and be there for the summer of 2019! Visit our Youtube channel to see all our videos.
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5 April 2019

Contact Nature wins the Dubuc of the Tourist Business!

On Thursday, April 4th, was held the 15th edition of the Economic Merit Gala of the Saguenay-Le Fjord Chamber of Commerce and Industry at the Delta Saguenay Hotel. Contact Nature has been named winner of the Tourist Business category. Marc-André Galbrand (general manager) was accompanied by Pierre-Luc Champagne (assistant director) and Marilou Tremblay (communications consultant) […]
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1 April 2019

Expo Nature Chicoutimi 2019

Come visit the Contact Nature stand at Expo Nature Chicoutimi from April 4 to 7, 2019. Darws:Black bear observation for two people with Okwari adventures Night in a yurt at the campground Au jardin de mon père Seasonal Passport at the Bec-Scie Outdoor Center Initiation to salmon fishing on Rivière-à-Mars Ticket: $ 2 or 3 […]
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1 March 2019

The « Pêche en herbe » fishing hut is free for children during the break!

Good news! Contact Nature’s “Pêche en herbe” hut will be open to families every day from 10 am to 3 pm from March 3rd to 8th inclusively! Do you have a child aged 13 and under? Come and enjoy ice fishing for free and warm with the guide who will be on site with equipment […]
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28 February 2019

30% Off Fishing Cabin Rental During the Break

C’est bientôt la relâche! Okwari Adventures offers you a 30 % discount on renting a fishing cabin at the Anse-à-Benjamin Ice Village from March 4 to 8, 2019! Use promo code “OKWARI” when booking. Book online  or call 418 697-5132 The rental includes: A daily pass Propane heating Fishing equipment for 2 people It is possible to enjoy the […]
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26 February 2019

Contact Nature is finalist at the 2019 Economic Merit Gala!

Contact Nature is proud to be a finalist at the 15th Economic Merit Gala in the “tourism business” category with Ferme Michel Rivard et fille and OrganisAction – Québec Hors Circuits. This year, the jury received a record number of 71 applications. There are 27 companies that are nominated in the nine different categories. See the […]
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21 February 2019

Release date of fishing huts

In the villages of Anse-à-Benjamin and Grande-Baie, the deadline to release your fishing hut is Monday, March 11, 2019 at 6 pm. The groundfish season ends on Sunday, March 10, 2019 at midnight. Good end of season!
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6 February 2019

Prevent Heating Oil Spills

To avoid spills of heating oil, get absorbent pads at the entrance of the ice villages as early as Thursday, February 7 th. Place these filters under the tank, line and carburetor to recover oil spills. Excerpt from municipal by-law: Oil heating is permitted inside fishing huts, provided that equipment is provided with absorbent material […]
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2 February 2019

Full boarding at Anse-à-Benjamin

On January 2 nd, 2019, Contact Nature announces full boarding at the Anse-à-Benjamin ice village. Only four lots remained below 18 inches last week. SEE THE MAP
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1 February 2019

“Des racines et des ailes” show shooting on the villages on ice

Contact Nature is pleased to welcome with Promotion Saguenay and Promotion Pêche the members of the team of the French show “Des racine et des ailes” to help them discover our regional wealth of ice fishing on the fjord! The show will be broadcast in the winter of 2020 on France3. For more information, see […]
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29 January 2019

REOPENED! – Temporary Closure of the Villages on Ice

Due to the current weather conditions, the Ville de Saguenay has asked Contact Nature to close the accesses of the two ice fishing villages to motor vehicles and trucks. Difficult visibility , the high winds and the accumulations of snow complicate the movements. Only people traveling on foot, by snowmobile or by quad can go […]
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29 January 2019

New! Cabin Rental in the Evening and Corporate Packages During the Week!

Want to go fishing in the evening? Our fishing cabins are now available for week nights for only $ 60. Also, for companies looking for an original activity to do between colleagues, we now have corporate prices. 8 people – 2 cabins – $ 200 16 people – 4 cabins – $ 350 24 people […]
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22 January 2019

Reminder- Vehicles are prohibited outside villages

For two weeks, we have noticed that some vehicles circulate outside the villages. Contact Nature wishes to remind that according to the municipal by-laws, cars and trucks are strictly forbidden outside village limits. Driving outside the villages by car is an offense. However, it is possible to do it by snowmobile and quad.
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