Saint-Augustin

Saint-Augustin, known locally as St. Augustine, is one of the biggest villages on the Lower North Shore.

The spectacular sandbanks of the Saint Augustin River there are a particularly impressive sight. Across the river mouth from the village is the Innu community of Pakua Shipi.

Saint-Augustin and Pakua Shipi are isolated communities and the are both inland, away from the tangled islands along the gulf, and at 60 kilometres from the closest village

Main visitor attractions:

  • The village (accessible by bus)
  • The sandy beaches
  • Spectacular access to the wharf through sea channels known as the Rigolets
  • Multi-coloured wooden boats
  • Saint-Augustin Migratory Bird Sanctuary
  • Pointe-à-la-Truite (Trout Point) Trail

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