Visite guidée devant la Chalouperie Godbout. / Guided tour at the rowboat shop.
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La chalouperie Godbout, un trésor patrimonial à découvrir! / The Godbout rowboat shop, a treasure to discover!
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Sentez l'air du large au Parc maritime. / A nice view on the river!
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Visitez une chalouperie datant de 1837 avec un guide-interprète. / The inside of our 1837 rowboat shop.
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Apprenez à faire des noeuds comme un véritable marin! / Learn to make knots like a real sailor!
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Apprenez les rudiments de la construction artisanale de chaloupes. / Learn everything there is to know about rowboats.
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Parcourez le sentier de la Forêt des lisses. / Take a walk in the forest.
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Le Parc maritime, là où l'insularité prend tout son sens. / Where insularity takes on its full meaning.
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En cale sèche! / A boat on the land!
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Exposition artistique dans la Forêt des lisses. / Art exhibit in the forest.
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Bienvenue au Parc maritime! / Welcome to the Parc maritime!
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  • Discover the Parc maritime de Saint-Laurent against a picturesque backdrop including a magnificent view of the St. Lawrence River and the south shore of the City of Québec. As you do, you’ll learn all about wooden shipbuilding in the olden days on Île d’Orléans. Whether alone, with friends or with family, cast your anchor at the Parc maritime!


The Je, tu... île exhibit and its all-new digital guide will initiate you to the secrets of the shipyard and bring you anecdotes directly from the witnesses of the past. [More]

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Did you know…

Did you know that at one time, over 400 rowboats were built yearly at Saint-Laurent-de-l’Île-d’Orléans?

As traders and islanders, the people of Île d’Orléans quickly conquered the waters of the St. Lawrence River.
This summer, make a stopover at the Parc maritime de Saint-Laurent—a living testament to a bygone era.


A magnificent site with three themes

Island life

Traditional shipbuilding and the Godbout Rowboat Shop
Commercial shipbuilding and the shipyard


120, chemin de la Chalouperie
Saint-Laurent-de-l’Île-d’Orléans, Québec, G0A 3Z0
Tél.: 418 828-9673
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Hours and admission

10 a.m. to 5 p.m., every day of the week
From June 10 to Oct. 9, 2017
Adults : $5 – Ages 13 to 17 : $3
Free for children 12 and under