The first outdoor center in the Islands!

The Centre

The Istorlet Nautical Center is a vacation center incorporated since 1973. This social economy enterprise (NPO), recognized by Tourisme Québec, offers an impressive range of water activities, customized packages, youth camps and various types of accommodation.
The Istorlet offers several activities for the whole family. The most popular is certainly the visit of the caves and sea kayaking cliffs. Sailing lessons are also offered, from beginner to expert, in the safe bay “Le Bassin”: wingsurf,  windsurfing, Caravelle, Laser and Optimist. For insiders, it is possible to rent these boats. In addition, besides sailing, it is possible to rent: paddle board (SUP), canoe, surf kayak, rabaska and bicycle.


Provide vacations and leisure activities in nature for families, youth, adults, ethnic groups and people with special needs through democratic and eco-responsible management. 


Sustain the Centre nautique de l’Istorlet and its attractions through a good management of the organization in partnership with local agents, members, emploees and the board of directors. 



Personalized welcome from customers,employees and members of l’Istorlet.

Sustainable development

Nature preservation and respect for humans at the heart of actions and concerns of l’Istorlet, for a pound management and sustainability of the social economy organization. 


Preservation and animation of exceptional natural sites through interpretation and awareness of the different principles of sustainable development which characterize our Center. 

Mutual aid

Volunteering of members and work of general management and the board of directors in a spirit of openness and transparency. 


Interest in developing l’Istorlet with creative and distinct ideas by nature protection ans sustainable development in constant adaptation to new realities.


Awareness of each individual regarding the impact of their actions on their environment and their desire to make this impact positive and constructive. 


Become a member

You can buy a membership card to show your support for our social economy enterprise. The cost is $ 10 for one person and $ 35 for a business.

Istorlet Nautical Center

In season: June 15 to August 31

8 a.m to 5 p.m 7/7 days

Off season: September 1st to June 14th

By email: info@istorlet.com

Our certifications

THE ACQ CERTIFIED CAMP LOGO: A QUALITY AND SECURITY GUARANTEE FOR 1992! The certification label identifies camps inspected by the Quebec Camp Association that meet more than 60 standards that set requirements for safety, supervision, programming, the environment and food. .
Classified 3 stars, the Istorlet Nautical Center is proud to be a very comfortable holiday center endowed with an arrangement of appreciable quality offering several services and conveniences.(Registration number 075482)
Without being a certification, being a member of Tourisme Îles-de-la-Madeleine allows access to various trainings, seminars, seminars reserved for members of the industry, which allows us to offer you what there is better.

The team

You want to live an unforgettable experience, do as many before you and become animator. Located on an enchanting site, the Istorlet is a center of holidays with mainly nautical character. You will discover sailing (Optimist, Laser, Caravelle, windsurfing, wingsurf) as well as kayaking, canoeing and many land activities.

Join us and prepare to live … a sea of ​​adventures!

Refund policy

Activities: If the Istorlet Nautical Center cancels the activity, the refund will be made in full. However, there is no refund if the customer cancels the same day. If the cancellation is one day in advance or more, 30% of the total amount will be retained.

Accommodation: The client will have to pay a non-refundable deposit of 50% of the total amount on booking. If the customer cancels within 30 days of arrival, he will have to pay the full amount of the reservation.