The F.-A.-Gauthier ferry takes passengers from shore to shore over the waters of the majestic St. Lawrence in comfort and style. Enjoy tasty snacks, local seafood and microbrewery beers at the gourmet bistro. Other onboard amenities include an outdoor deck and panorama lounges, a gift shop and children's playroom. Take advantage of our same-day round-trip excursion fare!
Experience the relaxing sound of the waves lapping at the shore and enjoy our wide open spaces so you can switch off and reconnect with nature. There are several public access waterside spots that are perfect for picnics with friends, family or as a couple. If you love sea kayaking you're in luck – several coastal municipalities have the necessary infrastructure so you can enjoy your passion. Make the most of our relaxing trails along the banks of the St. Lawrence and take in the salty air… Whether you simply want to watch the sunset or want to celebrate around a beach fire, make some me time in La Matanie!
Whether you're a sailor, boating enthusiast or simply curious, you have to stop of at the marina. Close to the town centre and with a bar and catering service, it's the perfect place to refuel and meet some interesting people. The sailboats will impress young and old alike.
Fishing on the dock
Are you looking for the perfect place to cast a line? Discover our fishing docks along the shoreline. Depending on the season and the sea levels, you can fish for mackerel, cod and smelt. You don't even need a fishing licence. Come down to the dock to share your experiences and learn new tricks from local fishermen!