Excursion: Crystal Gathering

Cristal du Lac offers you the chance to live a unique experience: dig and choose your own crystals of quartz in an open pit deposit. While enjoying a hike, come and meet our traditional know-how on an exceptional geological site, located in the heart of the forest in Métabetchouan-Lac-à-la-Croix.

Discover our treasures in the heart of nature in a preserved and protected place in Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean.

Difficulty level: Intermediate hiking

A mining guide will accompany you to get to the excursion site and throughout the activity.

When picking each person can bring a maximum of 100 grams of crystals (included in the price). You will also have the opportunity to purchase arrays larger and our finds at the economuseum or at the shop.


Adult: $ 43,50 + tx

Child (8-14 years old): 27,50 + tx   

Online reservation required for the Excursion.

*** COVID 19 **** 

It is possible to book your Excursion for the 2021 season.

Sanitary measures have been put in place.

If the Excursion site is forced to close due to a change of zone, or at the request of public health, a refund will be made.