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The Center

Centre nautique l'Istorlet is a vacation center, incorporated in 1973, in Havre-Aubert, Magdalen Islands. This social enterprise (NPO), recognized by Tourisme Québec, offers a wide variety of nautical activities, custom-made packages, camps for children, and different types of accommodations.

Istorlet offers many family activities. The most popular activities are sea kayaking to visit caves and cliffs. Lessons are also available, from beginner level to expert, on the sheltered bay « Le Bassin ». Windsurfing lessons are available. Sailing lessons are also available using the caravelle, laser, and optimist. For experienced sailors and surfers, equipment is available for rental. Also, it is possible to rent: stand up paddle boards (SUP), canoes, surf kayaks, rabaskas and bikes.

Children (7 to 14 years old) who want to enjoy the different activities at Istorlet can participate in a nature class (May-June), a nautical camp or a day camp (July-August). Certified by Association des camps du Québec (ACQ), Istorlet provides a stimulating and safe environment... for an exciting adventure your children will remember for the rest of their lives.

Avec la participation du ministère de l'éducation, du loisir et du sport

Campers can benefit from a grant which is offered by MEES through the holiday camps accessibility financial assistance framework. Financial contributions will be based on family income. (Quebec residents only)


You can buy a membership card to show your support for our social enterprise (NPO). The cost is $10 per person or $35 for a business.

Refund policy

If Centre nautique l'Istorlet decides to cancel an activity, the customer is entitled to a complete refund. On the other hand, if the customer cancels on the day of the excursion, there is no refund. If the cancellation is made a day or more before the excursion, Istorlet will keep 30% of the total amount.