SUMMER ACTIVITIES

WATERCRAFTS

Explore the majestic Lac Sacacomie whose shore extends over 42 km. In a canoe, kayak or pedal boat, discover its unique landscapes, the islands standing in the middle of the lake, and may you be so lucky as to observe some of the many species that dwell along the lake.

HIKING

Sacacomie is a paradise for nature lovers. Stretching across over 500 km2, it includes 65 km of well-maintained forest trails for your enjoyment. You will also find a belvedere and rest areas where you can savour the lunchbox you have ordered before going on the excursion.

PRIVATE BEACH

You cannot ask for something better than a swim in the clean water of Lac Sacacomie after an intense activity. Lounge chairs arranged on our private beach encourage relaxation and the admiration of an authentic and soothing nature.

INDOOR SWIMMING POOL

Please go to the Geos Spa where the indoor swimming pool is located.

À LA CARTE ACTIVITIES ($)

MOTORBOAT

Explore the lake in a motorboat and appreciate the rugged beauty of the surroundings. Land on one of its deserted islands, and relax or share a picnic (lunch box) in complete peace and perfect harmony with nature.

RABASKA

Go back in time and, like the traders of the XVIIth and XVIIIth centuries, explore the lake in a large canoe. Originally made of bark, the rabaska may sit up to 12 people. Go ashore and taste a wintergreen tea prepared by your guide. On the journey back, respect the century old tradition, and sing joyfully to keep the pace.

RIDING IN A COMMANDER

Explore the Mastigouche wildlife reserve in a Commander or buggy accompanied by one of our seasoned guides. You will discover landscapes unreachable on foot or by car, follow lakes, cross streams, roam the forest and, atop the mountains contemplate the splendid panoramas.

FISHING

Fanatic of fishing or beginner, our many lakes where speckled trout, rainbow trout, brook trout and landlocked salmon abound, offer the style of fishing you are looking for. Rowboat, electric motor, fishing rods and baits are all included, according to the activity you will select. A rest area providing picnic tables and a refuge is available. If you are looking for a unique experience, go on a guided fishing trip with shore lunch, an activity you are not likely to forget. Following your guide’s recommendations, fish bass and later taste the delicate flesh of the fish that you have caught and that your guide cooked on a wood fire. You may eat in a typical fishing hut.

BEARS AND BEAVERS OBSERVATION

Observing bears and beavers is a unique activity. Board an all-terrain vehicle three hours before sunset and meet your trapper guide. Discover the beaver in its natural habitat and learn all about its life habits. Extend this adventure in the heart of the Mauricie’s forest and, sheltered in a wooden shed, designed for bear viewing, admire the black bears that roam the woods. How many will you see?

TRAPPER TREK

Accompanied by a seasoned guide, discover a trapper’s trail. He will take you to a camp and share with you funny anecdotes, show you some of the traps and the fur of small animals that dwell in these woods.

SEAPLANE TOUR

If flying over the hotel, the Mastigouche wildlife reserve and the quaint village of St-Alexis-des-Monts appeals to you, hop on board our seaplane and capture a variety of breathtaking scenery and unforgettable memories.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Activities may be reserved up to 14 days prior to arrival. For information or to book an activity, please contact activites@sacacomie.com or dial (819) 265-4412 ext. 4099. The "Observation of bears and beavers" activity must be reserved before 3 p.m. the day before. Prices are subject to change without prior notice and the management may postpone or cancel an activity on account of weather conditions. The many authentic activities offered at Hotel Sacacomie are exclusively for our hosted guests.

WINTER ACTIVITIES

SNOWSHOEING

Hiking enthusiasts, strap up your snowshoes and explore the various marked trails in the woods. You will appreciate the untamed beauty of the landscapes and the peacefulness of the surroundings. Ask for your trail map at the activity center.

TUBING

Visit the activity center and request a tube to tear down the slopes of forest trails. Guaranteed fun for all!

CROSS-COUNTRY SKIING

Beginner or seasoned, classic or free style skier, our many cross-country ski trails are carefully maintained on a regular basis. Discover enchanting scenery and, later on share your pictures with your friends.

SKATING

Put on your skates, the skating rink located in front of the hotel main entrance awaits you. Need to rest or warm up, stop by the wood-heated refuge and then get back on the rink.

À LA CARTE ACTIVITIES ($)

BROOMBALL

Broomball is a sport of Canadian origin, comparable to ice hockey. All you need is a pair of winter boots, a broom and ball. The animator who will accompany you will reveal the rules and may the best team win!

BUILDING A QUINZEE

Supervised by a seasoned guide, enjoy building a snow shelter. You will learn the basics of forest survival and your guide will reveal the different steps to follow to build a quinzee you will be proud of.

DOG-SLEDDING

Our kennel is located within a 15-minute walking distance from the hotel. Your guide-musher will take you there and introduce you to our 125 husky and malamute dogs. Select your dogs and become, during a ride in the forest or on the lake, the musher of these beautiful dogs, or enjoy the ride comfortably wrapped in fur blankets.

SNOWMOBILE

You are dying to test drive a snowmobile? First put on Québec-made "grand froid" clothes by Kanuk. Then aboard a Bombardier snowmobile, explore the breathtaking meandering landscapes of the Mauricie forest adorned for the winter. For a few hours or the full day, you will have the time of your life!

TRAPPER'S TREK

Put your snowshoes on and accompanied by a seasoned guide, discover the flora and fauna of the Mauricie region. He will teach you the different trapping techniques. During the break, you will savour a trout cooked over a wooden fire with a glass of caribou (18 years and more). An off the beaten path experience!

SKIPLANE TOUR

Looking for a different experience? Hop on board our skiplane and fly over the hotel, the Mastigouche wildlife reserve and some of the 600 lakes in the area. For approximately 20 minutes, capture breathtaking images and unforgettable memories.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

Activities may be reserved up to 14 days prior to arrival. For information or to book an activity, please contact activites@sacacomie.com or dial (819) 265-4412 ext. 4099. Prices are subject to change without prior notice and the management may postpone or cancel an activity on account of weather conditions. The many authentic activities offered at Hotel Sacacomie are exclusively for our hosted guests.

QUESTIONS?

If you have questions, please contact us.