Havre St. Pierre, Quebec Cruise Port, 2019 and 2020 Cruises to Havre St. Pierre, Quebec | The Cruise Web
 

Havre St. Pierre, Quebec Cruise Port

Havre St. Pierre is a town which is located in the Mingan Archipelago. The town is situated on Pointe-aux-Esquimaux, which is on the Quebec North shore of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence in Canada. The town serves as an important home to many regional and municipal service buildings. It boasts of a population of 3,418 people, according to the 2011 census carried out by the Canadian government. It covers an approximate area of 3,896.30 km2 making it the largest town and administration center of the Mingaine Regional County Municipality. The first inhabitants of the town were believed to come from the Magdalen Islands in the 19th century. Their influence is evident through the use of a dialect related to Acadian French. Featured below are some of the experiences and activities that visitors can enjoy after cruising to Havre St. Pierre, Quebec:

 

  • The Mingan Archipelago is a place of exceptional beauty. A visit to the Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve of Canada should provide the perfect opportunity to capture the totality of this beauty. Boat rides to the islands are quite scenic and so are the hikes on the islands.
     
  • Nature lovers should visit the Mingan Island Cetacean Study Station. This is a research center, funded by a non-profit organization, which has immersed itself in the ecological study of marine mammals. The friendly staff will deepen anyone's understanding of their study methods through their detailed tours.
     
  • Those interested in the town's history should not miss the opportunity to visit the Maison de la Culture Roland-Jomphe. It is an old general store set up as a museum which has exhibits dating back to 1857, and has actors dressed as historical figures, who provide details of the past.
     

A visit to the Anticosti Island National Park, is also quite rewarding due to the ever-present deer population. Despite the animals, the park also boasts an array of unique geographical features like canyons, waterfalls, caves, and fossils that are guaranteed to keep visitors 

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