Expedition Kayak 5 days

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Expé 2 Jours Expé 5 Jours Sea of stars!

Reservations available from February 27, 2024

Starting in St-Siméon (Charlevoix) and heading towards Bergeronnes (Côte-Nord), you’ll sail through tides, waves and winds. In an environment more often than not wild, accompanied by star-filled nights and abundant marine life, you’ll surpass yourself on this unforgettable kayak camping adventure.

A personalized 5-day expedition with an itinerary of 36 nautical miles (67 km) that will introduce you to the beauty of the landscape, new friendships, new emotions and new knowledge of the marine environment. Memories to last a lifetime!

This expedition is suitable for anyone over 18 looking for adventure and personal challenge, with some sea kayaking experience.

In this kayak camping expedition, it’s only the nature and you!

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Location

Bergeronnes – Anse à la Cave

20, chemin Jalbert
Les Bergeronnes, QUEBEC
G0T 1G0

Phone : 418-232-6779
Toll Free: 1-866-637-6663

Establishment number: 213684

Calendar

September 10 to 14, 2024

Departure

September 10 to 14, 2024

Activity details

Here is the 5-Day Pre expédition document for more details.

General description

This all-inclusive expedition includes 5 days on the water. However, the duration of your stay will be 7 days. Depending on weather conditions and your departure date, the timetable and activity schedule may be subject to change. In the event of special weather conditions, an alternative itinerary is planned and will be announced at the virtual preparatory group meeting on August 28.

Meals

Mer et monde écotours is committed to offering a specialized menu to suit the particular needs of each expedition group.

Sprinkled with flavor and local suppliers, while adding a sustainable and respectful vision, we will offer you meals adapted to our environment. Fish, shellfish, wild meats, mushrooms and wild herbs, banana bread, veggie pâté and homemade energy balls will all be part of your meal. It’s important to mention any allergies or special dietary requirements in advance.

The menu will be presented to participants a few days before the expedition. Please note that all meals from supper on Day 1 to lunch on Day 7 are included, cooked and served by the guides on site.

Please bring your own snacks, although some will be provided by Mer et monde écotours.

Travel logistics

Travel logistics between the departure and arrival points will be handled entirely by Mer et monde écotours. Your personal vehicle will remain on the Mer et monde écotours site for the duration of the activity.

Equipment and participants will be transported in a 12 to 15-passenger minibus and another support vehicle. Travel arrangements will be adapted to the itinerary of your expedition, and this information will be given to you by your guide at the meeting scheduled for the day before your departure.

During the expedition, in the event of an emergency, the minibus will be available for transportation between the extraction points and the destination (Mer et monde écotours, hospital services in La Malbaie, Les Escoumins, etc.).

Conditions

  • Minimum age: 18
  • Activity forbidden to pregnant women
  • The activity must have a minimum of 6 participants to take place. Participants will be contacted in early August in the event of cancellation due to lack of participants.
  • Level of difficulty: beginner to advanced
  • Attendance at the preparatory meeting is mandatory for all expedition participants.

It is at the discretion of the activity team staff to judge your experience for solo or tandem kayaking.

 

Location

Bergeronnes – Anse à la Cave

20, chemin Jalbert
Les Bergeronnes, QUEBEC
G0T 1G0

Phone : 418-232-6779
Toll Free: 1-866-637-6663

Establishment number: 213684

Calendar

September 10 to 14, 2024

Departure

September 10 to 14, 2024

Activity details

Here is the 5-Day Pre expédition document for more details.

General description

This all-inclusive expedition includes 5 days on the water. However, the duration of your stay will be 7 days. Depending on weather conditions and your departure date, the timetable and activity schedule may be subject to change. In the event of special weather conditions, an alternative itinerary is planned and will be announced at the virtual preparatory group meeting on August 28.

Meals

Mer et monde écotours is committed to offering a specialized menu to suit the particular needs of each expedition group.

Sprinkled with flavor and local suppliers, while adding a sustainable and respectful vision, we will offer you meals adapted to our environment. Fish, shellfish, wild meats, mushrooms and wild herbs, banana bread, veggie pâté and homemade energy balls will all be part of your meal. It’s important to mention any allergies or special dietary requirements in advance.

The menu will be presented to participants a few days before the expedition. Please note that all meals from supper on Day 1 to lunch on Day 7 are included, cooked and served by the guides on site.

Please bring your own snacks, although some will be provided by Mer et monde écotours.

Travel logistics

Travel logistics between the departure and arrival points will be handled entirely by Mer et monde écotours. Your personal vehicle will remain on the Mer et monde écotours site for the duration of the activity.

Equipment and participants will be transported in a 12 to 15-passenger minibus and another support vehicle. Travel arrangements will be adapted to the itinerary of your expedition, and this information will be given to you by your guide at the meeting scheduled for the day before your departure.

During the expedition, in the event of an emergency, the minibus will be available for transportation between the extraction points and the destination (Mer et monde écotours, hospital services in La Malbaie, Les Escoumins, etc.).

Conditions

  • Minimum age: 18
  • Activity forbidden to pregnant women
  • The activity must have a minimum of 6 participants to take place. Participants will be contacted in early August in the event of cancellation due to lack of participants.
  • Level of difficulty: beginner to advanced
  • Attendance at the preparatory meeting is mandatory for all expedition participants.

It is at the discretion of the activity team staff to judge your experience for solo or tandem kayaking.

 

Rate

Please contac us at: meretmonde@essipit.com

 

Equipment provided

Given the specific nature of the equipment required for this activity, we will provide you with several nautical items prior to your departure.

  • Tandem or solo fiberglass kayak (depending on experience). A minimum of 2 tandem kayaks is required for this expedition.
  • Paddle, skirt and Transport Canada-approved flotation jacket.
  • Wetsuit, paddling anorak and neoprene bootie.
  • Transport Canada-mandated safety equipment (buoyant heaving line, whistle, bailer, etc.).
  • Various sizes of waterproof bags for dry transport of our equipment (20-30 liters).

This all-inclusive package also includes camping equipment.

Given the specific nature of the equipment required for this activity, we will provide you with several nautical items prior to your departure.

Tandem or solo fiberglass kayak (depending on experience). A minimum of 2 tandem kayaks is required for this expedition.
Paddle, skirt and Transport Canada-approved flotation jacket.
Wetsuit, paddling anorak and neoprene bootie.
Transport Canada-mandated safety equipment (buoyant heaving line, whistle, bailer, etc.).
Various sizes of waterproof bags for dry transport of our equipment (20-30 liters).

This all-inclusive package also includes camping equipment.

  • Crockery set with utensils, plate and cup.
  • MSR tent, -5 degree sleeping bag, self-inflating mattress and compressible pillow.
  • Headlamp and individual quick-drying towel.

If you have your own material and equipment, please notify us for prior approval. Depending on standards and legal requirements, these may be refused by our team, depending on their specific features and characteristics.

If you have your own material and equipment, please notify us for prior approval. Depending on standards and legal requirements, these may be refused by our team, depending on their specific features and characteristics.

Equipment required

Clothing

  • base layer (top and bottom)
  • evening shoes
  • wool socks (approx. 2)
  • underwear (approx. 2)
  • warm sweater
  • pants
  • windbreaker/waterproof jacket
  • windproof pants (recommended)
  • tuque
  • hat/cap/headband

Equipment

  • sunglasses with clip
  • water bottle (1 liter minimum) (about 2)
  • lighter

Pharmacy

  • personal effects
  • sun cream
  • deodorant
  • contact lens case
  • medication
  • toilet paper (personal) in waterproof bag

Various

  • snacks (about 10)
  • Ziploc or waterproof bag (approx. 2 large)
  • ginger tablet (for seasickness)
  • other as required
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