Ile Bonaventure Island is located in Gulf of St Lawrence, approx 3,5 km (2 ml) off Gaspe Peninsula (Quebec, Canada). The island is circular and has land area approx 4 km2 (1,6 ml2).
Island's first inhabitants were from southern Ireland (late 18th century). Since 1919, the island is designated migratory bird sanctuary (following a convention between USA and Canada signed in 1916). The island is state-owned (by Quebec) since 1971, when all residents (35 families) were evicted.
The established in 1985 "Bonaventure Island and Perce Rock National Park" is one of the world's largest bird sanctuaries, with over 280,000 birds (218 different species), Among the most common seabird species are northern gannets, black-legged kittiwakes, common murres. terns, black guillemots, gulls (herring, great black-backed), razorbills, storm-petrels, cormorants, puffins, boreal chickadees, blackpoll warblers.
Ile Bonaventure is a very popular boat tourism destination during summer (May through October).
Bonaventure Island cruise port videos
Port Bonaventure Island cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Bonaventure Island, Quebec Canada. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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