This summer, heed the call of the water in the Laurentians! Come and cool off, relax, or try a water sport at one of the region’s incredible beaches. Whether it’s a yoga class in the heart of peaceful nature, kayak outing in sublime landscapes, or rafting excursion through impressive canyons, water activities can be as varied as they are refreshing. Come to relax or push your limits; either way, the Laurentians guarantee moments of pure fun in the heart of grandiose nature!
Splash and fun
Swimsuit and sunscreen on, play in the waterfalls and slides at the region’s water parks! For an exciting family experience, head to Parc aquatique Sommet Saint-Sauveur. Enjoy the winding slides, crazy rafting, relaxing river, and loads of other attractions! Keep the fun going with surfing sessions in the wave pool. With over 45 attractions and a golden sandy beach, a trip to Super Aqua Club in Pointe-Calumet really feels like a vacation. Make sure to check it out this summer with family or friends! Discover the brand-new Zone MbPark, located in Mont-Blanc. It combines a variety of activities such as summer walking, WIBIT water parks, water skiing, and boat rentals. Finally, at the heart of Mont-Tremblant holiday resort, come and wade at Brind’O Aquaclub. With 4 slides, 35 interactive water games, a state-of-the-art gym, and a hot tub, the new indoor family water park is always worth a visit, rain or shine.
Let’s row together!
See how you fare against the torrents of majestic Laurentian rivers and find the adrenaline rush you’re looking for during your outdoor adventures! Meet up with your folks at Nouveau monde Rafting in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge to take on the powerful Rouge River. Try rafting or sportyaking with a guide, then check out the pool, the hot tub, and patio bar after your adventure. Also located in Grenville-sur-la-Rouge, Propulsion Rafting is a safe way for families, friend groups, and work teams to experience the rush! Or, far from the rapids, adventure in the forests and rivers of the Upper Laurentians with a rustic canoe-glamping trip from Plein Air Haute-Rouge in Rivière-Rouge. Bring your own canoe and choose a fully equipped rustic glampsite, featuring a Tentsile tent or Imago glamp tent. There’s no wrong reason to plan an adventure this summer and make memories to last a lifetime!
Seaside bliss in the Laurentians
With the sun and heat back in full force, beaches in the Laurentians are the ideal place to keep cool and have fun! Many offer water equipment rentals on-site or let you bring a BBQ for a picnic. There’s something for everyone! For example, Major beach in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts is known for its golden sand and range of on-site activities for families and friend groups. At Parc national d’Oka, the beach is also accessible to persons with reduced mobility thanks to adapted wheelchairs. Located on the shores of Tremblant Lake, Club Plage et Tennis provides chairs, umbrellas, lifeguarding, and even a snack bar! Bring your best sun hat and lounge about on one of the region’s beautiful beaches!
Activity centres at the core of your nature excursions
Looking to get into paddling while you soak in the magical wilderness of outdoor centres? You decide! At Parc régional Kiamika in Rivière-Rouge, rent a canoe or kayak and paddle in crystal-clear water around several islands with fine sandy beaches. It’s a breathtaking landscape! Head to Centre Nautique Pierre Plouffe Tremblant to find out all the fun to be had in the majestic Tremblant Lake. Rent a boat, canoe, kayak, SUP; take a water skiing or wakeboarding class… there are so many exciting things to do! At Centre d’activités Tremblant, rent a canoe, kayak, or SUP, and explore Parc national du Mont-Tremblant from the incredible Diable River. With or without a guide, several package deals available. Choose your trip now!
A SUP adventure
Fall in love with stand-up paddle boarding and enjoy this peaceful activity as you gently paddle around the region’s bodies of water. Located in Sainte-Marguerite-du-Lac-Masson and in Morin-Heights, Écho Aloha offers more than rentals. There are also skills development and SUP yoga classes, in addition to special events like an evening under the stars. In Mirabel, Centre d’activité et Golf le Sélect offers various package deals, including a gentle river trip. Even your canine companion is welcome! At Kayak & Cabana in Labelle, let the current of the Rouge River carry you to beautiful sandy beaches along its magnificent shores. At the end of the 12-km route, a shuttle service is available for the return trip. To keep the fun going, rent a Shepherd’s hut or a cabana for the night. Whether you’re a beginner or an expert, stand-up paddle boarding is an unforgettable experience!
A relaxing day in fresh water
Need to decompress? Nestled in the picturesque Laurentians, lakes and rivers are the perfect way to relax under the sun and escape the stresses of everyday life for a day. Soak in the incredible view and stillness of Tremblant Lake aboard Croisières Mont-Tremblant. With several daily departures, the captain and crew share stories and legends of the region, surrounded by mountains. At Camping Le Fou du Roi in Rivière-Rouge, head down the river comfortably in an inflatable tube and let the waves carry you for 2 hours and 30 minutes of peace. Sailing novices and seasoned seafarers, this summer is your chance to sail the great Deux-Montagnes Lake. Voile Sansoucy in Pointe-Calumet invites you to its yacht club and private beach to enjoy a range of water activities: dinghy and cruising sailing lessons; SUP, sailboat, catamaran rentals; and much more!
For a pleasant river trip
Take a break from beach days and find a different way of exploring the water in the Laurentians Why not try canoeing or kayaking with your whole family or friend group? Canoe Kayak Arundel offers visitors private access to Beaven River. The calm, crystal-clear water is perfect for beginners. For something even more special, try their see-through kayaks! Take a trip down a calm river with À l’Abordage!, located in Val-David on the Nord River or in Mont-Tremblant on the Diable River. Several package deals are available, some of which include bike rentals for the return trip on the P’tit Train du Nord cycle path. Rouge & Diable in Mont-Tremblant also organizes river trips by canoe, kayak, or SUP on the Diable River and Rouge River. Package deals include the shuttle ride back. Understand the hype surrounding nature adventures as you get to know the region’s rivers!
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