Episode 5 Wemindji - Into the north - Eeyou Istchee Baie James Tourism

Episode 5 Wemindji

Episode no. 5

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In search of outstanding scenary, fresh air and wildlife? Our 6 candidates got the chance to explore and discover the cree community of Wemindji and its islands located on James bay by taking a boat ride with Ernie and James, two cree certified guides. This ride brought them a unique feeling of freedom that they will remember forever. Discover Wemindji with Oscar, Ben, Amélie, Dillon, Alexandra and Monique right now. You'll also see the magic of northern lights...

It was a special moment for me, one of those that I will always remember in my life.

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Wemindji community

21 Hilltop drive, Wemindji Visit the website

Situated in the heart of a breathtaking natural environment, Wemindji offers you many activities throughout the year that give visitors a reason to make the journey to Wemindji. Guided visits to explore the coast of James Bay and the islands are available, while the opportunity will be present to view migratory birds, seals, beluga whales and more! The newly renovated Inn and restaurant make for a very comfortable stay for all guests. Discovering Wemindji, is discovering a hidden gem in the north, complete with culture and people who will welcome you with great hospitality.

Wemindji coastal boat tours

21 Hilltop drive, Wemindji Visit the website

With this 2 to 3-hour boat ride you will escape like never before with your 2 cree guides. You could see some caribous, polar bears, belugas, seals, seabirds, fish and more. The James Bay waters are teeming with marine life! The islands in the bay also abound with terrestrial life, as solid conifers, lichen, moss and other low plants growing on the shores of James Bay. For any informations or reservations, contact Voyages Eeyou Istchee Baie-James at 1 855 745-3888 or at reservations@voyageseibj.com.

Maquatua Inn

22 gilpin road, Wemindji Visit the website

Maquatua Inn is located at the mouth of the Maquatua River in Wemindji. A total of 30 comfortable and modern rooms are available. The hotel also has a restaurant and a boutique filled with arts and crafts made by local artists. Number of rooms and bathrooms: 30, WIRELESS, conditioned air, fridge, microwave, phone, masterCard, visa, amex, direct pay

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