An unforgettable encounter with whitecoat harp seal pups in the Gulf of St. Lawrence! A unique opportunity every year on the pack ice surrounding the Îles de la Madeleine archipelago, the only place where you can see whitecoat seal pups up close.

A thrilling experience for all nature, photography, and outdoor enthusiasts: incredible memories of your close encounter with whitecoats!

The Château Madelinot has organized this unusual activity since 1986! Join this truly memorable adventure with qualified, professional guides attentive to your needs.

The Îles-de-la-Madeleine archipelago is located in the very centre of the Gulf of St. Lawrence, 105 km north of Prince Edward Island, 95 km from Cape Breton Island and 215 km from the Gaspé Peninsula.

Package includes:

Round trip transfer between airport and hotel
3-nights stay at Château Madelinot
1 helicopter excursion to the seals (3 hours)
Survival Mustang suit (warm and waterproof suit)
Professional guide on the ice
Seal Interpretation Center in tour : Eastern part of Islands (1/2 day)
Guided tour of Western part of the Islands (1/2 day)
Guided tour of Central part of the Islands (1/2 day)
Sunset photo trip
Stars photo trip at the beach Dune-du-nord (new!)
Shuttle to the mall and the village
Snowshoeing and cross-country skiing
Welcoming cocktail (daily, from 17:00 to 19:00)

Information and reservation
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