418 673-1991


DSC_1196 P1060354

Visit us during the summer to discover our northern forest located right by the Monts-Valin. Horseback, quad, bicycle or canoe, you will have opportunities to practice a wide range of activities adapted to your taste.  Adventure tours, fishing, white-water trips or ATV excursions, everything can be arranged according to your needs.

Kayak de mer

Nautical activities

With canoe, raft, sea or river kayak, there’s no lack of water bodies to enjoy in Saguenay. With the Saguenay Fjord and Lac Saint-Jean as well as innumerable other rivers and lakes, opportunities are numerous to practice your favourite water activities while discovering majestic scenery.

Horseback riding

Our region’s discovery can also be made on horseback, either for a short ride or through a longer expedition in a partnership with the Centre équestre La Martingale.  A horseback adventure will unveil for you a total change of scenery and will allow you to visit our forests through the numerous available trails. Various circuits are offered for various levels of ability.

Vélo de montagne


Whether you are fond of mountain or road biking, many circuits are available for you. You can ride everywhere around the region, but especially within the Monts-Valin which are particularly renowned for their numerous trails, diversified differences in elevation, rivers and lakeshores… For a leisurely ride or a more demanding one, you will always breathe the freshest air!

ClimbingParcours aventure

Mountain climbing, Via Ferrata or Tyrolean traverse… in order to spice up your sojourn, the Monts-Valin and Saguenay Fjord are perfect playgrounds to escalate cliffs and roam among tree tops. For these activities, you are guided and kept safe by the following partners:

  • Parc aventure Cap Jaseux
  • Adhérence Escalade


If you want to try a quite breathtaking experience on water and in the air, go for a kitesurfing session in the company of experienced and qualified instructors. You will discover a most exhilarating sport within a safe framework. The people from Progression Kite will sure know how to turn you into an enthusiast adept of this out-of-the-ordinary sport.


The trails for practising motorized sports are abundant in the region and will lead you to ever more beautiful viewpoints. The ATV trail passing right by the inn, you can start off from there and ride along the various circuits crisscrossing the region. The Club Quad Aventure Valin is in charge of the trails’ management.


For those who wish to tackle with the fish, a wide variety of rivers and lakes are located in l’Auberge Carcajou’s vicinity and we will gladly advise you on the good spots where great catches await you.


There is nothing like flying over the region with a local pilot to make the most of our immense wilderness and magnificent scenery; overseeing forests, lakes and all of our expedition circuits. You will never forget the sensations procured by low-level flying or taking off and landing on a lake. Intense moments guaranteed!