DescriptionA fishing community at the confluence of the Matane and St. Lawrence rivers, Matane is the outfitting point for salmon fishing in the Matane Wildlife Reserve (Réserve faunique de Matane). Matane fishermen also harvest halibut, cod and shrimp from the St. Lawrence River. Visitors can observe salmon fishing downtown along the Matane River; in season migrating salmon leap across the Mathieu-D'Amours Dam.
A ferry service from Matane runs to Baie-Comeau and Godbout in Québec's northlands; reservations are required. Phone (418) 562-2500 or (877) 787-7483 for schedules and fares.
Visitor InfoMatane Tourist Office 968 av. du Phare Ouest MATANE, QC G4W 1V7. Phone:(418)562-1065 or (877)762-8263