Tourist Attractions in Wakefield and Area

Pine & Birch Ranch and Retreat
837 Chemin des Erables, La Pêche, Quebec

Activities: Equine experience: One-hour grooming & educational session with the horses.
Back-to-the-land experience: gardens and animals (goats, chickens, cats)

613-299-0200
Website: http://pineandbirch.ca
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Pine-Birch-Ranch-Retreat-134435616629789/

Captiva Farms
189 ch. De la Montagne, Wakefield (La Pêche), Quebec

Activities: Mini zoo & picnic area. Pony rides. Year-round trail rides. Riding lessons.

819-459-2769
Website: http://captivafarms.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/CaptivaFarmsRidingStables/

Great Canadian Bungee
1780 Quebec Route 105, Chelsea, Quebec

Activities: Bungee jumping, RIPRIDE zipline. Can combine activities with rafting excursion.

819-459-3714
Website: https://www.bungee.ca/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/greatcanadianbungee/

Gatineau Park
Visitor Centre: 33 Scott Rd., Chelsea, Quebec

Activities: 361 square kilometer park with hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, mountain biking trails, lakes and beaches.

819-827-2020
Website: http://ncc-ccn.gc.ca/places-to-visit/gatineau-park
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/gatineaupark/

The Blacksheep Inn
753 Riverside Dr., Wakefield, Quebec

Activities: A well-known local pub featuring musicians on tour and concerts by local talent.

819-459-3228
Website: https://www.theblacksheepinn.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/theblacksheepinn/

Le Nordik Spa
16 Chemin Nordik, Chelsea, Quebec

Activities: Day Spa with saunas, hot tubs and steam rooms, cold pools/falls, relaxation areas, massages and treatments, including a floating salt-water pool.

819-827-1111
Website: http://www.lenordik.com/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/nordikspanature.chelsea/

Ferme Aventure
6 McCrank Rd., Low, Quebec, J0X 2C0

Activities: Dog-sledding, maple sap harvesting, farm visits, canicross and bikejoring.

819-422-1770
Website: http://www.fermelaventure.com/welcome
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/Ferme-LAventure-242074995991984/

Camp Fortune Ski Resort:
300 Dunlop Rd., Chelsea, Quebec (in Gatineau Park)

Activities: Alpine skiing and snowboarding, and lessons, aerial park and ziplines, mountain biking trails, snowshoe and fat bike trails.

Aerial Park: 819-827-5517    Ski Resort: 819-827-1717, Ext. 0
Website: https://campfortune.com/en/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/skicampfortune/

Vorlage Ski Centre:
65 Burnside Rd., Wakefield, Quebec

Activities: Ski and snowboarding and lessons.

Toll-free: 1-877-VORLAGE or 819-459-2301
Website: www.skivorlage.com
FB Page: https://www.facebook.com/SkiVorlage/

Sommet Edelweiss:
538 Edelweiss Rd., Wakefield, Quebec

Activities: Skiing, snowboarding, snowpark, lessons, snow tubing.

819-459-2328
Website: https://www.sommets.com/en/ski-mountains/sommet-edelweiss/
FB page: https://www.facebook.com/SommetEdelweiss/

 

Festivals and Annual Events:

The Wakefield area is a thriving community for arts and culture. Local festivals and artists tours include:

SPRING: Wakefield International Film Festival; Wakefield Writers Festival

SUMMER: Wakefest Arts Festival

FALL: Artists in their Environment Studio Tour; Ta Da! Theatre Festival; Fall Rhapsody

Accommodations nearby -  For extra guests

Auberge de Mon Petit Chum (B&B)
29 Burnside Rd., Wakefield, Quebec
819-459-1814
http://monpetitchum.com/site_en/

Only a 10-minute drive from Gaia Wellness Retreat; many special packages available.

Rendezvous Rupert Retreats and Air BnB
26 Parent Rd., Rupert (La Peche), Quebec, J0X 1A0
819-459-3580
http://www.rendezvousrupert.org/

Large open self-contained unit on the main floor of a renovated barn, only 5 minutes from Gaia Wellness Retreat.

Motel Alpengruss
831 Riverside, Wakefield, Quebec
819-459-2885
http://www.alpengruss.ca/

A lovely motel with restaurant. Close to everything. 15 rooms.

The Wakefield Mill Hotel and Spa
60 Mill Road, Wakefield, Quebec, J0X 3G0
Toll-free: 1888-567-1838 or 819-459-1838
https://wakefieldmill.com/

Gorgeous setting overlooking spectacular waterfalls. Wakefield's premier destination hotel & resort. 40 rooms, spa facilities and restaurant.

La Grange Country Inn (B&B)
37 Rockhurst Rd., Wakefield, Quebec, J0X 3G0
819-459-3939
www.lagrangecountryinn.com

Beautifully restored 1898 barn overlooking Gatineau hills. Walking distance to village; includes breakfast.

Les Trois Erables B&B
801 Riverside Dr., Wakefield, Quebec,
819-459-1118
http://www.lestroiserables.com/

Historic B&B in a home in the heart of Wakefield, built in 1896. Five rooms.