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Summer and fall

Black bear observation
Black bear observation

Black bear observation package

Okwari adventures is a unique opportunity to discover black bears in their natural environment. Our passionate guides are happy to share their knowledge of this magnificent forest animal. Safely installed in one of our observation towers, you can watch and photograph real wild black bears. This forest excursion will amaze you!

Reservation required
Minimum age: 5 years old
Starts at 3 pm.
Duration: 2:30

Fees

Adults $31 per person plus taxes
Children (12 years and under) $17.50 per person plus taxes
Family package
(2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under)
$87 plus taxes
Group (20 or more persons) Available on request

 

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Half day package CRO

Canyon + rabaska + black bear observation

This package starts with the hike along the splendid Rivière-à-Mars canyon.
Your guide will then accompany you to Lake Côme, where you will have the opportunity to try rabaska, a traditional large canoe.
Your adventure ends with the observation of wild black bears. You will have the possibility to observe and photograph them from the top of our safe observatories.

Schedule

2:00 pm: Arrive at the main pavilion. Safety instructions and distribution of equipment 
(boots, socks, raincoats, mosquito-proof vests, etc.).
2:15: Short hike along a nature trail to see the Rivière-à-Mars canyon.
2:45: Educational presentation on the black bear;
Information on its biology, characteristic markings, feeding, habits, reproduction, movement, and habitat.
3:15: Excursion on the lake in a Rabaska canoe.
4:00: Observation of the behaviour of black bears in their habitat.
5:15: Return to the central pavilion. End of adventure.

Reservation required 48 hours in advance
Minimum age: 5 years old

Adults $72 per person plus taxes
Children (12 years and under) $48 per person plus taxes
Family package
(2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under)
$205 plus taxes
Group (20 or more persons) Available on request

 

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Rabaska canoe on Lake Côme
Rabaska canoe on Lake Côme

Half day package CAR

Canyon + first nations + rabaska

Go for a half-day high discovery! With your guide, you will start by hiking the Rivière-à-Mars canyon, which will take you to an old hydroelectric dam. You will then meet a couple of Amerindians who have kept the traditions of their culture and end your trip with a rabaska canoe ride on a quiet lake.

Schedule

2:00 pm: Arrive at the main pavilion. Safety instructions and distribution of equipment 
(boots, socks, raincoats, mosquito-proof vests, etc.).
2:15: Short hike along a nature trail to see the Rivière-à-Mars canyon.
2:45: Guided tour of a native American site. 
Subjects addressed: traditional medicine, way of life, dwellings
3:15: Excursion on the lake in a Rabaska canoe.
5:15: Return to the central pavilion. End of adventure.

Reservation required 48 hours in advance
Minimum age: 5 years old

Fees

Adults $160 per person plus taxes
Children (12 years and under) $60 per person plus taxes
Family package
(2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under)
$280 plus taxes
Group (20 or more persons) Available on request

 

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Half day package CAO

Canyon + first nations + wild bear observation

This option allows you to see the beautiful Rivière-à-Mars canyon, meet a First Nations couple and observe black bears in the wild. Your guide will lead you through these discoveries by answering your questions and sharing their knowledge.

Schedule

2:00 pm: Arrive at the main pavilion. Safety instructions and distribution of equipment 
(boots, socks, raincoats, mosquito-proof vests, etc.).
2:15: Short hike along a nature trail to see the Rivière-à-Mars canyon.
2:45: Educational presentation on the black bear;
Information on its biology, characteristic markings, feeding, habits, reproduction, movement, and habitat.
3:15: Guided tour of a native American site. 
Subjects addressed: traditional medicine, way of life, dwellings
4:00 Observation of the behaviour of black bears in their habitat.
5:15: Return to the central pavilion. End of adventure.

Reservation required 48 hours in advance
Minimum age: 5 years old

Tarification

Adults $100 per person plus taxes
Children
(12 years and under)
$60 per person plus taxes
Family package
(2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under)
$280 plus taxes
Group
(20 or more persons)
Available on request

 

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Baby bears
Baby bears

Full day package

The full day allows you a total immersion in the world of Okwari adventures. You will not miss anything! Hiking in the Rivière-à-Mars canyon, presentation on the black bear, interpretation trail of the boreal forest, meeting of a First Nation couple, regional meal, rabaska canoe trip on Lake Como, interpretation of the moose and beaver and black bear observation in the observatory. 

Schedule

10:00: Arrive at the main pavilion. Safety instructions and distribution of equipment 
(boots, socks, raincoats, mosquito-proof vests, etc.).
10:15: A one kilometer walk along to discover the beauty of the Rivière-à Mars canyon.
11:00: Educational presentation on the black bear;
Information on its biology, characteristic ma-rkings, feeding, habits, reproduction, movement, and habitat.
11:30: Short hike along a natural trail on the bank of the river. Information on wildlife harvesting in Quebec (hunting, fishing, trapping); Interpretation of the different geological features found in the area.
12:00: Guided tour of a native American site. 
Subjects addressed: traditional medicine, way of life, dwellings
1:00 pm: Departure for Lac Côme, lunch served in a log cabin on the shore of a magnificent wilderness lake
2:30: Excursion on the lake in a Rabaska canoe.
4:00: In a secure location, observation of black bears in their natural habitat.
5:15: Return to the central pavilion. End of adventure.

Reservation required 48 hours in advance
Minimum age : 5 years old

Fees

Paired with other visitors
Adults $160 per person plus taxes
Children
(12 years and under)
$86 per person plus taxes
Family package
(2 adults and 2 children 12 years and under)
$455 plus taxes
Private guide
1 adult $600 plus taxes
2 adults $275 per person plus taxes
3 adults $250 per person plus taxes
4 adults and more $200 per person plus taxes
17 years and under $75 per person plus taxes

 

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