GROTTE DE SAINT-ELZÉAR

This sub-terrain cave in Saint-Elzéar is renowned in Quebec by its age, the sheer size of its caverns and the quantity and variety of its concretions. More than 230,000 years old (the oldest cave in Quebec), the cave boasts an impressive collection of ancient stalactites and stalagmites, calcite flows, the majestic “clocher du curé” (priest’s steeple) and the mysterious “lait de lune” (moon milk).

Well preserved by a stable temperature of 4 degrees Celsius and 100% humidity, the concretions of the Grotte de Saint-Elzéar stand out in this strange and other-worldly environment.

To find the caves: Via route 132 in the Gaspé’s Baie-des-Chaleurs region, travel to Bonaventure, follow the route Grand-Pré direction Saint-Elzéar. Follow this route for 18 km (15 – 20 minutes) and you will arrive at our welcome center, where you will rendezvous with our personnel. Accompanied by our experienced guides, you will make your way to an underground adventure; 15 km below, the ultimate experience…

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Saint-Elzéar

Telephone : 418-534-3905
Website : lagrotte.ca
Email : info@lagrotte.ca
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