The Lac-Saint-Jean Raid

During this fabulous winter adventure you will conquer, while riding a powerful snowmobile, the wild territories the Upper Mauricie and Lac-St-Jean regions feature. An expedition intended for those looking for an intense experience. Among other things, you’ll have the opportunity to discover a gigantic lake which actually looks like a frozen desert during the winter months, some dramatic Nordic sceneries as well as the immensity of the Mauricie’s  back country. To top it off, you will be invited to visit the famous Saint-Félicien Wildlife Zoo where the animals stroll freely while the visitors are caged!


  • Day 1 Montreal

    Montreal Arrival in Montreal. Transfer on your own towards downtown. Night at the Roberval in standard or at the Gouverneur Place Dupuis in Superior.

    Accommodation : Hotel

  • Day 2 Trois-Rives - Lac Édouard

    Trois-Rives - Lac Édouard After breakfast, a shuttle will pick you up directly at your downtown hotel. You’ll then head towards the Mattawin Adventure Center which is located in the heart of the Mauricie region’s wild territories. After a two hours journey, much of which runs along the scenic St. Maurice Valley, a guide will welcome you upon your arrival at the Adventure Center. He will then proceed to the technical training to make sure that your snowmobile adventure is safely conducted with the utmost respect for the environment. Towards the end of the morning, you leave by snowmobile in direction of the Upper Mauricie’s wild territories. Here the Canadian cliché of an endless forest sparkled with isolated lakes becomes a reality. Dinner and night at the Pourvoirie du Lac Édouard. (B, L, D)

    Accommodation : Outfitter

  • Day 3 Hébertville

    Hébertville The first part of this exciting day will allow you to travel at high speed through a pristine forest territory. Depending on the rhythm of the group, we might then make a stop on the shores of the majestic Lake St. Jean which looks like a white desert in winter. At this point, you will be back in the civilization as several quaint villages are built around the lake. Dinner and night at the Auberge Presbytère. (B, L, D)

    Accommodation : Hotel

  • Day 4 Saint-Félicien

    Saint-Félicien With its thousands of miles of trails and 22 weeks of snow every winter, the Lac-Saint-Jean region is a true snowmobile paradise. The journey now takes you to the town of Saint-Félicien where you’ll have the privilege to observ the animals of the Boreal forest at the famous Wildlife Zoo. Dinner and night at the Auberge des Berges. (B, L, D)

    Accommodation : Lodge

  • Day 5 La Tuque

    La Tuque It’s time to ride back towards the wild territories of the Upper Mauricie region which features endless pine forests that are followed by a maze of mountains and valleys where frozen rivers are peacefully laying. All this will lead you to an authentic and charming forest inn. Dinner and night the Pourvoirie Club Odanak. (B, L, D)

    Accommodation : Outfitter

  • Day 6 Trois-Rives - Montreal

    Trois-Rives  - Montreal Since all good things come to an end, you conclude your adventure at the end of the day, you’ll return to the Adventure Center at the end of the day and you’ll be called upon to raise your glass in honor of your exploits before the transfer to Montreal. Night at the Roberval in standard or at the Gouverneur Place Dupuis in Superior. (B, L). Instead of returning to Montreal, you can opt for a transfer to Quebec City (see the details in the « Stay in Quebec City » box.

    Accommodation : Hotel

  • Day 7 Montreal

    Montreal Those who returned to Montreal the previous night have some free time to discover the city before returning to the airport. (B)

"Stay in Quebec City" Option: 
Rather than returning to Montreal on day 6, you now have the opportunity to be transferred in Quebec City where you will also spend the night on day 7 before taking the train back to Montreal on day 8. The package then becomes an 8 days / 7 nights.
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Dates & prices

Departures for French-speaking groups:

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Trip code: HIVER-02


The cost includes:

· R/T transfer from Montreal to the Adventure Center
· Services of a certified snowmobile guide
· Recent Bombardier 4 stroke engine, 600cc snowmobile for 5 days
· Unlimited mileage, gas and oil for 5 days
· "Extreme Cold" clothing : snow-suit, boots, helmet and gloves
· Face-mask
· Waterproof bag for your personnal items
· Accident insurance for snowmobile (*Deductible 2000$-**Security Deposit 500$)
· Snowmobile trail permit
· Visit of the St-Félicien Wildlife Zoo
· 6 nights accommodation
· 15 meals (see abbreviations)
· 1 snack
· Applicable taxes

The cost does not include:

· Air travel
· Airport transfers
· Personal expenses
· Drinks (excluding coffee and tea with meals included)
· Credit card security deposit
· Tips for guide

Practical info


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Nature - Adventure Winter
7 days
2 to 8 people
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