Plan a Rental Car Adventure in Bonaventure
You’ll enjoy your visit to this pleasant little community on Chaleur Bay. The Acadian people, descendants of Canada’s original French settlers, founded this town that bustles with tourists during the summer months.
Get in touch with your inner wild side at this captivating animal park, which features native animals living in their natural habitats. Along the outdoor trails, you’ll see black bears, bald eagles, bobcats, cougars, coyotes, seals, foxes and more. There is also an insectarium, a petting farm and an amphibian and reptile pavilion.
Musee Acadien du Quebec a Bonaventures
Experience the history of the Acadian people and their influence on the Gaspesie region at this informative museum. Here, many cultural and educational activities encourage learning and sharing of the rich heritage of Quebec’s Acadian people.
Theatre de la Petite Maree
Founded in 1994, the English name of this attraction is the Theatre of Small Tide. It produces shows for all audiences, providing a platform for the voice of Quebec authors to be heard. The goal of the theater is to promote local emerging artists and the rich history of the region. At times, great literary classics are revisited.
Fauvel Golf Club
Travel just a bit outside Bonaventure to this pristine 18-hole golf course and challenge yourself with the water obstacles that obstruct 13 of the 18 holes. Take in the astounding view of the Baie-des-Chaleurs while you enjoy the lush landscape and noteworthy architecture.
Escape to this recreational Bonaventure River resort in your Thrifty rental car and be immersed in nature. Fun for the whole family or great for a work outing, it offers outdoor activities such as canoeing, kayaking and river rafting. There are several accommodation options, from cottages to teepees to lodges, as well as multiple dining options.
Banc de Paspebiac Historical Sites
Just east of Bonaventure, see the 11 restored buildings that were built between 1783 and 1900 and see theatrical performances that tell the story of the local fishing industry of the 18th and 19th centuries. It is also home to the largest wooden structure in North America. You can also see informative demonstrations on blacksmithing, shipbuilding and barrel making.