In a few words
Accompanied by a Parks Canada guide, walk in the footsteps of the tens of thousands immigrants who reached the quarantine island, between 1832 and 1937 in hopes for a better future.
Former Canada important gateway, Grosse-Île is located in an enchanting site in the heart of St. Lawrence River.
Dive into the lives of habitants, employees and immigrants and encounter moving stories and evocative landscapes.
The adventure begins in Berthier-sur-Mer (35 minutes from Québec City) where the cruise ship departs. Air transportation is also available from Montmagny (45 minutes from Québec City).
May 18 to October 13, 2019
Youth (age 17 and under): Free
Fees apply for transportation to the island. Contact us for details.
Celtic cross and memorial
Take a moment to honour the fallen.
Follow the guide
Learn fun facts with a Parks Canada guide
Sarah Wade medical exam
Open your mouth and say aahh...
Enjoy the sea breeze and mesmerizing landscapes.
Cruise on the River
Arrive by boat just like the immigrants did at the time.
This place also offers : Museum and Interpretation center