Lac Bernieroutfitter

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Enjoy breathtaking lake views at Lac Bernier outfitter

Lac Bernier outfitter owes its reputation to its impressive 3-km long lake. Part of Innu ancestral lands, Lac Bernier outfitter offers all the advantages of great sport fishing in a majestic setting—all while being in protected territory. Native brook trout are abundant throughout the entire season.

There is also a variety of outdoor activities, such as small and big game hunting, canoeing, kayaking, pedal boating and swimming. The 2 cozy and intimate cottages contribute to the outfitter’s natural charm.

Essipit - Vagues 5 natural lakes
Essipit - Pêche - Hameçon Day fishing
Essipit - Animal de compagnie Pets allowed


45 De la Réserve Street
Essipit, Québec  G0T 1K0

Check-in: As of 4:00 p.m.
Check-out: noon

GPS coordinates

Latitude: 48.47903 N
Longitude: -69.62647 W

Rental details

  • Propane cook-stove and refrigerator
  • Propane and solar power lighting
  • Woodstove with firewood
  • BBQ (propane extra)
  • Running water (hot tap water – not drinkable)
  • Indoor toilet with toilet paper
  • Indoor shower with hot water
  • Dishware, utensils, pots and pans
  • Dishcloths and dish soap
  • Garbage and recycling bins outside
  • Waste and recycling collection
  • Mattresses and mattress covers
  • Pillows and pillowcases
  • Individual campfire area


  • Fishing trip or day fishing
  • 5 natural lakes
  • Native brook trout fishing
  • Average trout size is 6-12 inches  (15-30 cm)
  • 14-foot aluminum watercraft provided  (1 watercraft per 2 or 3 people*)
  • Gas motors for rent ($)
  • Fishing license required  (not available on-site)
  • 20-trout quota per fishing license**
  • No release required
  • Trout weighed upon return from fishing
  • Mandatory trout cleaning at the location provided for this purpose on the site
  • Fish smoker
  • Pets are allowed

* For their safety, children in watercraft must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

** Fishing and quota rights are issued for adults and children. They are included in the family package. Children without a license can fish by using a parent’s license, according to applicable law. Fish caught by the child are included in the adult’s quota, however you can buy a license for the child if you would like to benefit from an additional half-quota.

Moose hunting*

  • Two-week hunting period
    • Week 1: Friday through Saturday
    • Week 2: Saturday through Sunday
  • Hunting license required (not available on-site)
  • Quota: 1 animal per 4 hunters for the Lac Bernier and Lacs à Jimmy outfitters only.

* Only hunters registered at the outfitter are authorized in the exclusive hunting territory.

Outdoor activities

  • Unsupervised swimming in the lake near the cottages
  • Pedal boat
  • Kayaking
  • Children’s play module
  • Picking wild fruit (in season)
  • Picnics
  • Campfires* (each cottage has its own campfire area)
  • Biking and ATVing**
  • Personal floatation jacket

* Campfires or open fires are permitted, as long as the head ranger approves it. The head ranger will check the forest fire index and will notify you where to make the fire.

** ATVs are permitted as long as you do not disturb other users’ peace and quiet.

Some activities are completely free, such as hiking, canoeing, kayaking, pedal boating, unsupervised swimming in the lakes and observing wildlife.

Other activities, like whale watching tours in a zodiac and black bear watching, are available for a small fee. For more information, contact our Reservation and Information Centre, which is open 7 days per week from 7:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m.


European plan – Cottage, boat, fishing permit

Regular rates (per day and per person)

Cottage, boat, fishing permit

3 stars 4 stars
2 days $99
3 days + $93.50
From 1st Sunday in July $84.50

Family rates

Cottage, boat, fishing permit

Rates in effect as of the first Sunday in July.

The 3 and 5 days stays are from Sunday to Friday and the 7 days stays are Sunday to Sunday or Friday to Friday.


3 stars 4 stars
3 days
5 days $638.50
7 days $747.50

One family

2 adults / 2 children under 17 years old

3 stars 4 stars
3 days
5 days $707
7 days $813

Two families

In the same cottage

3 stars 4 stars
3 days
5 days $571/family
7 days $674/family

Additional child from 6 to 17 years old without permit

Free for children 5 years and younger

3 stars 4 stars
3 days
5 days $81
7 days $110

Additional adult

3 stars 4 stars
3 days
5 days $199
7 days $247.50

Day fishing

Price/day/pers. $54
Guide $15

Moose hunting

1st week $1543
2nd week $1438
  • Exclusive territory with hunting camp or cottage – Max. 2 to 4 people
  • Weekly from Saturday at noon to Saturday at 10 a.m.

Notes :

  • Quota: 20 trout per adult with permit
  • Quota: 10 trout per child with permit (family rate)
  • Credit carts are not accepted in the forest.
  • 25 % deposit required upon reservation for regular stays and 50% for weeks with families (non-refundable).
  • Taxes not included.
  • Cottage Ben no 7

    Cottage Ben no 7

    2 to 8 people


    • View of Lac Bernier
    • Non-smoking
    • 2 propane refrigerators
    • Running water (hot running water,  not drinkable)
    • Bedroom #1
      • 1 double bunkbed (4 people)
    • Bedroom #2
      • 1 double bunkbed (4 people)
    • Bedroom #3
      • 1 double bunkbed (4 people)
    • Picnic table
    • Screened-in balcony
    • Access to Lac Bernier’s main wharf


  • Cottage Pierre no 8

    Cottage Pierre no 8

    2 to 8 people


    • View of Lac Bernier
    • Non-smoking
    • 2 propane refrigerators
    • Running water (hot running water,  not drinkable)
    • Bedroom #1
      • 1 double bunk bed (4 people)
    • Bedroom #2
      • 1 double bunk bed (4 people)
    • Bedroom #3
      • 1 single bunk bed (2 people)
    • Picnic table
    • Windows with mosquito screens
    • Porch with windows
    • Access to Lac Bernier’s central warf
welcoming Essipit community.

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whale-watching tours are only a few minutes down the road.

The 8 Lacs à Jimmy cottage rentals provide great privacy and direct access to the lake. Each Lac à Jimmy cottage rental is fully furnished, with propane and solar-powered lighting. You will be able to contemplate the beautiful local landscapes and participate in various outdoor activities on the fascinating lands of the Essipit Innu.

Lacs à Jimmy rental cottages are located near Tadoussac and will give you a complete change of scenery!

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