Cap-aux-Meules, Iles de la Madeleine, Quebec, Canada
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Approximately 1¾ Hours
Meals not included
Take a boat ride to see Cap-aux-Meules Island's magnificent caves and cliffs and to learn about lobster fishing. As you travel, your guide explains the natural history of Cap-aux-Meules and will point out various pelagic bird species.
The realities of lobster fishing are brought home to you when you help with raising a lobster trap. Learn about the fishing license, how the lobster gets into the trap, what type of bait lobster fishermen use, how to tell the males from the females, what size of lobster can be kept, and more. Questions? Great! Your guide has the answers. Fishing is the leading economic activity on Les Îles de la Madeleine and your experience will explain how this key economic driver shapes the Madelinot way of life.
Your journey along the coast is the ideal platform from which to admire the fascinating red cliffs sculpted by the sea and the wind. You'll hear about the erosion of the rock and its geological formation.