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Ile aux Lievres

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Paradise in the St Lawrence

Birds calling in the morning , eiders and babes, seals basking,and gorgeous spring flowers. Chalets... read more

Reviewed June 12, 2018
judi r
Montreal, Canada
Loved our visit here!

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Quebec! We spent two nights and three days on the... read more

Reviewed August 26, 2017
Michelle d
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Île aux Lièvres, an incredible hiker’s paradise!Tapered at the ends, this island reminds some of a ship, while others consider it the world’s smallest continent! An impressive 13 kilometers in length, it cannot be fully explored in one day. Discover...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
Riviere du Loup, Quebec G5R 3Y9, Canada
+1 418-867-1660
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Reviewed September 4, 2018

I took a friend there for the last week in august, and they only had their biggest, most expensive cabin free (which is 3 bedrooms) so I booked it because the girl on the phone said it was worth it and beautiful and very comfortable....More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank kokov25
Duvetnor, Responsable des relations clients at Ile aux Lievres, responded to this reviewResponded September 18, 2018

Dear Kokov25, We are really sorry that you feel you've been fraud. As you wrote, when you reserved on june 26 the only cottage left was the brand new one of a little bit more of 1800 p.c. It is indeed our biggest and most...More

Reviewed June 12, 2018

Birds calling in the morning , eiders and babes, seals basking,and gorgeous spring flowers. Chalets clean and well appointed . Even tho there were 0ther peolpe on the island we rarely ran into them on our walks Great get away for peace and nature observation...More

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank judi r
Reviewed August 27, 2017

We were lucky enough to be alone on the island for a few days. I liked walking along the river in 100% untouched areas of the island, there were full of debris brought by the river including a few yellow toy plastic ducks. The view...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed August 26, 2017

This was one of the highlights of our trip to Quebec! We spent two nights and three days on the island in one of the chalets. It was so relaxing and a great getaway! The chalet was clean and well equipped. The location with views...More

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank Michelle d
Reviewed March 22, 2017

I have been numerous times camping on Ile aux Lièvres. It's a peaceful, quiet and majestic place. You'll feel completely alone, except for sea-birds and the occasional lazy seal resting on a sunny beach. There are no cars, no bikes, no nothing, except nature and...More

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank Alexis B
Reviewed July 2, 2016

This is a spectacular location for observing nature. The island is operated by the Duvetnor Foundation who control access for various activities. Access is booked through the Foundation office at Riviera du Loup and you are taken there by a scheduled motor boat that is...More

Date of experience: June 2016
11  Thank John V
Reviewed January 31, 2016

A very nice place to observ seals and hear them singing.. We walked there, it was so fun.. We slept à l'auberge, but you can rent a cottage.. and the day after, a ship came to take us to l'île du Pot a l'eau de...More

Date of experience: May 2015
Thank Edithe P
Reviewed September 19, 2015 via mobile

My boyfriend and I just did a day trip to the island. It would have been well worth it to stay the night camping but we were unprepared! A beautiful place to visit with short hikes or long hikes. We had beautiful weather. Saw 3...More

Date of experience: September 2015
2  Thank Melanie M
Reviewed June 24, 2015

We camped there for 2 days and really loved the experience. We stayed at the La Plage camping site. It is really quiet, and we got the feeling that we were the only ones on the island! That was exactly what we were looking for!

Date of experience: June 2015
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Reviewed December 7, 2012

Ile au Lievres was a highlight of our trip from Toronto to Gaspe. We were 3 couples travelling together, enjoying a variety of accommodations from rustic camping to fine inns. At Ile aux Lievres we shared a perfectly appointed maisonnette for 2 nights. We were...More

Date of experience: July 2012
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Andre R
June 7, 2015|
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No. It is not possible to get to the Island without booking a cruise. I recommend this site.
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