Visit Canada’s unique Ferme maricole Purmer sea farm and sample its sea-raised morsels.


Hop aboard an inflatable boat and cruise out to Île Grosse-Boule, an island in the Sept-Iles archipelago, in the St Lawrence River. You’ll anchor in this majestic setting and be shown around the world of marine farming, to see how blue mussels, scallops and seaweed are farmed. Your captain will then dock at Ferme maricole Purmer and you’ll be shown to the reception cottage for an informative talk and seafood tasting. Afterwards, explore the beach and forest, and the lookout that offers spectacular views of the entire archipelago and city. On your return, keep an eye out for the whales that often frequent the local waters.

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