Excursion

Discover the Seashell Valley and Baie-Comeau

Journey to the Manicouagan-Uapishka Biosphere where a unique 10,000-year-old geological site existsSurrounded by forests and rivers lies an ancient seashell wall where tons of seashells are piled one on the top of the other.

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  • Code
    BCO-H
  • Level
    Soft
  • Walking Type
    Little
  • Activity Type
    All
  • Age
    All ages
  • Duration
Departing your Crystal ship, board your local transportation and journey into the boreal forests surrounding Baie-Comeau. Arriving at this 10,000-year-old geological site, The Seashell Valley, walk along boardwalk paths amongst tons of seashells piled over 10,000 yearsThis exceptional geological site is a remnant of the Champlain Sea, now the StLawrence River. As you walk amongst the 50 feet high shell walls, learn how glaciers carved this valley, how this unique feature was formed, and spend time digging and identifying these ancient shells. Departing the Seashell Valley, enjoy a short scenic drive of Baie-Comeau's heritage area, including Place La Salle (Baie-Comeau's shopping district). As your excursion comes to an end, reflect on your unique discovery.