Episode 9 The complete adventure - Into the north - Eeyou Istchee Baie James Tourism

Episode 9 The complete adventure

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Relive the best moments of the Into the North adventure with Monique, Dillon, Alexandra, Oscar, Ben and Amelie. Hop on and travel 5000 km through Eeyou Istchee Baie-James, from Chibougamau to the Transtaïga road, including Oujé-Bougoumou, Matagami, Waskaganish, Wemindji, Radisson and Chisasibi.
Join our six adventurers on the waters of the majestic James Bay, travel 140 metres below the ground to visit the largest underground hydroelectric power station of the world, sleep in the heart of the boreal forest and immerse yourself in Cree culture. Revisit this vast and unforgettable territory with its stunning landscapes, astonishing skies, wild and diverse flora and fauna.
Jump into the adventure and escape like never before!

From all the trips that I've done internationally and nation-wide, this is probably the best!

Places visited

ATV TRAILS OF CHIBOUGAMAU

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Let's discover the ATV trails of Chibougamau with la Fédération Québécoise des Clubs Quads.

NUUHCHIMI WIINUU

74 rue Opataca Ouje-Bougoumou Visit the website

Nuuhchimi Wiinuu is a cree cultural camp based in Oujé-Bougoumou, a cree community of approximately 750 people located near Chapais and Chibougamau. Anna and David, the owners, will be more than happy to welcome you for a unique stay. Come and discover their culture, their knowledge and their stories. A unique cultural adventure to live with the Crees in Eeyou Istchee Baie-James. For any reservation, contact Voyages Eeyou Istchee Baie-James Travel at 1 855 745-3888 or at reservations@voyageseibj.com

MATAGAMI

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Whether you're a passionate angler or hunter, an open-air enthusiast or just passing through our beautiful region, Matagami has a great deal to offer, including a wide range of activities for all tastes and interests.

WASKAGANISH COMMUNITY

70, Waskaganish Road Waskaganish Visit the website

The community whose original name was Fort Charles, was founded in 1668. It was shortly thereafter re-named Rupert's House. In fact, this community owes its name to the fur trade, as Waskaganish is the cree word meaning “Little House“. Nature and photography enthusiasts will find an abundance of subjects, such as the famous sunset over the James Bay.

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.

ROBERT-BOURASSA GENERATING STATION

Complexe Pierre-Radisson Radisson Visit the website

Come and admire internationally renowned power-generating facilities! Take advantage of Hydro-Québec's free guided tour of the Robert-Bourassa Generating Station, located 140 metres below the ground. Following a guide tour, you'll explore the spillway, known as the “Giant's Staircase“, and the dam, which stands as tall as a 53-storey building ! **Schedule**: June 11 to August 31; Everyday at 1PM; Visitors registrations start at 1:30PM September to June: Monday at 1:00 PM, Wednesdays and Fridays at 8:30 AM in French; English tours available upon request; Please reserve 48 hours in advance; Visitors must present photo identification; Average length of tour: 3.5 hours; Free admission.

COMMUNITY OF CHISASIBI

1, Riverside Road Chisasibi Visit the website

(Paved road access) In the modern community of Chisasibi, the boreal forest merges with the taiga and the waters of James bay mix with those of Hudson bay. Adventurers looking to spend a couple of nights in a traditional bush camp will be delighted to know that locals are available to guide you and share their incredible legends. Chisasibi is the last Cree community of Eeyou Istchee Baie-James accessible by road.

MIRAGE OUTFITTER

KM 358, Transtaïga Road Visit the website

Hunters, anglers, snowmobilers, and outdoor enthusiasts, treat yourself to a nature getaway and enjoy Mirage adventure's welcoming atmosphere and comfortable amenities. This is where outdoor enthusiasts and thrill-seekers come year round to get away from it all and experience unforgettable adventures.

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