A true northern paradise that invites visitors on an adventure, Eeyou Istchee Baie-James is a place to go hunting and fishing or caribou-watching. The region welcomes travellers to tour its mines and hydroelectric dams. Get ready to take a trip on long roads, learn about Cree culture, reconnect with the land and nature, and admire the Northern Lights.

Discover the nature of Eeyou Istchee Baie-James with Animal Paquin

Photo credit: Mathieu Dupuis

Experience an unforgettable adventure in a unique territory full of contrasts and watch animals in the wild with a seasoned guide who has been working in the field for over 20 years. Follow him as he tracks wolves, bears and caribou along marked and well-maintained hiking trails, and learn more about the flora and the matsutake mushroom. Get your camera ready to capture snapshots of wildlife and beautiful flora during a made-to-measure stay!

Escape in the heart of nature at ÉcoGîtes du Lac Matagami

Photo credit: David Mamàn

Located north of the 49th parallel, Les ÉcoGîtes du Lac Matagami offer you a getaway in the heart of the boreal forest. On the shores of the majestic Lake Matagami, the site offers many lodging options, including cottages, yurts and campgrounds. It’s a wonderful place to watch a spectacular sunset, admire the northern lights or harvest the bounty of the land, such as matsutake, a popular mushroom in Japan.


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