Silversea Luxury Cruises A Sept-Iles, Quebec

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Viewing the workings of this major Canadian port from a waterfront boardwalk, no one would guess this was once a quiet fishing village. The place boomed after World War II, when large companies decided Sept-Îles would make a good base for expanding northern Québec’s iron-mining industry. But all of the massive infrastructure can’t trump Mother Nature. Beautiful beaches line the coast, and the islands of an archipelago park sit just offshore. Campers and bird-watchers flock here, in part to spot the colorful beaks of the puffins.

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Excursiones en Sept-Iles, Quebec

Archipelago Scenic Zodiac Cruise

A cruise of the archipelago offers visitors front-row seats to a unique spectacle, with the blue sea and sky as a backdrop and the cries of the seabirds as the musical accompaniment to complete this magic tour. Discover the flora, fauna, history and mysteries of the archipelago during an unforgettable adventure!


Depart the pier and walk to the marina where you will board the zodiac. Don a life jacket and get ready for an unforgettable two hour zodiac experience on this Silver Shore Expedition tour.


During tour the guides will tell the sad history of two shipwrecks that occurred in the area, the Le Corossol and the Jean-Marc Soucy.


Navigate around Manowin Island, also a bird sanctuary. This island owes its name to the Innu word manouan, meaning "where we collect eggs." This island is known not only for its unique bird-nesting cliffs, but also for its limestone rock formations.


Marvel at the myriad seabirds (murres, eiders, ducks, razorbills, Atlantic puffins, auks, black guillemots, long-tailed ducks and more) that occupy the Île du Corossol bird sanctuary. This sanctuary is one of the most important protected marine bird sanctuaries in Eastern Canada because of the diversity of species present.


Corossol Island also has one of the many lighthouses built in the area to help navigate the mighty St. Lawrence, one of the last vestiges of the golden era of maritime trade.


Enjoy a close-up look at marine mammals whose fleeting yet extraordinary appearances linger fondly in the memory.


Petite Basque and Grande Basque Islands were named in honor of the Basque people, who for more than one hundred years came to the region to fish, hunt whales and trade furs.


Return to the marina and walk back to the pier.


This tour is recommended only for guests in good physical condition. The walk to/from the boat is approximately 300 metres. Although little walking is required, guests must be able to manoeuvre in and out of the zodiac which involves a high step. Ocean ride involves fast acceleration and may be a bumpy at times. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility, back/neck/hip problems or those who suffer from motion sickness, or guests who utilise a wheelchair. Dress in layers, bring a jacket, wear sturdy, closed-toe shoes and appropriate outdoor clothing is recommended as Sept-Îles has a subarctic climate despite its location at around 50 degrees latitude. The operation of this tour is subject to wind and weather conditions. Space is extremely limited. Guests must book well in advance to avoid disappointment.

The Ultimate Innu Experience

The know-how of the Innu community goes back a thousand years. Its people are proud to share their knowledge with you. Encounter the Innu in their natural milieu and discover their rich culture and way of life. The Innu camp is not open to the general public and is an exclusive access tour. Don't miss this truly unique opportunity.


The Innu are a millenary people with over 10,000 years of history. They are one of the most populous First Nations in Québec. Before the Europeans' arrival on the continent, the Innu were a nomadic people. Living in tents made of animal skins, they followed species such as the caribou in order to survive, and rivers were their main pathways. Still today the Moisie River is, for the Innu, one of the most important access ways to their traditional land.


The Innu way of life has always been a seasonal cycle of activities based on harvesting resources as they become available: wild berries in the fall, caribou in the winter, salmon and geese in the spring. Caribou were used in many different ways. Their meat, skin, bones, antlers and teeth were used for food, clothes, shelter, tools, weapons, ornaments and toys. Summer was a time for gathering and heading to the banks of the St. Lawrence to trade fur with Europeans and buy food.


Innu Camp

Depart the pier by school bus for the short scenic trip to the Innu Camp. Upon your arrival to the banks of the Moisie River, you will be immersed in the many aspects of traditional and contemporary Innu culture, history, beliefs and traditions. Learn about traditional Innu medicine, snowshoe weaving and production, and drum making. Listen traditional Innu chants, enjoy a demonstration of traditional dance and taste fresh food prepared in a traditional manner.


After enjoying the culture of the Innu board the school bus for the short journey back to the pier.


Please note: This tour involves a moderate amount of walking approximately 400 yards (375 metres) on uneven and slightly inclined ground (sand, gravel, pebbles & stones) to visit the entire camp and 5 steps into the log house. This tour is not suitable for guests with limited mobility or those who utilise a wheelchair. Dressing according to the weather; sturdy shoes no sandals, a windbreaker and appropriate outdoor clothing is recommended as Sept-Îles has a subarctic climate despite its location at around 50 degrees latitude. Transportation will be in a local school bus. This tour requires a minimum number of guests in order to operate. This tour is exclusive to cruise line passengers and not available to the general public. Don't miss this truly unique opportunity.

Sept-Île Highlights

Indulge your senses with the breath-taking scenery and rich history of the Sept-Îles region during this picturesque sightseeing tour. Your half-day excursion explores the Sept-Îles Archipelago, Musée Régional de la Côte-Nord, Vieux-Poste, a replica of an old trading post, Innu Camp, Moisie River, and magnificent sandy beaches.

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