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Phone: 418-234-8841
Free Phone: 1-888-773-8888
Fax: 1-866-790-8991

# 60709


Archipel de l'Isle-aux-Grues, QC

Located in the middle of the St. Lawrence River, Grosse Île was a quarantine station for the Port of Québec from 1832 to 1937. At the time, the island was the main point of entry for immigrants coming to Canada. You will be touched by the story of Grosse Île, a witness to both human tragedy and exceptional dedication. Relive the troubling experience of immigrants who set sail in hopes of a better future, and of those who cared for them upon arrival.


General Features

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Establishment equipped for groups
Establishment offering individual activities for youth, Individual clients
Establishment offering group activities for youth


Free outdoor bike parking on site, Free outdoor bus parking on site, Free outdoor car parking on site, Pay outdoor bus parking on site, Pay outdoor car parking on site

Payment Methods Accepted
  • Direct payment
  • Master Card
  • Visa
  • American Express
We Speak

English, French

Schedule and Details

Schedule and rates are subject to change frequently and without notice. You should always visit their website or contact them before going.

Hours: the site is open from early May to mid-October: May 5 to June 22, Wednesday to Sunday; June 23 to September 1, daily; September 2 to October 12, Wednesday to Sunday. Departure times and tour duration vary. For departure time information, please contact the transportation companies directly: Les Croisières Lachance Départs de Berthier-sur-Mer GoHélico (accès en hélicoptère) Air Montmagny (accès en avion)

Minimum duration of a visit: 04 h 00

Close to
  • 88 km from airport
  • 91,5 km from Gare du Palais (bus and train station, Québec city center)
  • 80,3 km from Sainte-Foy train station
  • 81,3 km from Sainte-Foy bus terminal
  • 91,6 km from Convention Center
  • 95,4 km from ExpoCité (trade show center)

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