Aventure Écotourisme Québec certification

Aventure Écotourisme Québec is a dynamic association that focuses its efforts on representing, defending and promoting the interests of adventure tourism and ecotourism in Quebec. In short, we help you to develop your business.

If you offer one or more guided, organized activities in adventure tourism or ecotourism in a natural environment, providing all necessary equipment to make the activity completely safe and fun for visitors, and offer the services of certified guides, apply for your accreditation!

Once you have completed the process, you will obtain the "Aventure Écotourisme Québec Seal" certifying that you adhere to high quality and safety standards established by adventure tourism and ecotourism professionals in Quebec.

An Aventure Écotourisme Québec certified adventure means:

  • Strict safety standards (including: small guide/client ratio... )
  • Specialized local guides
  • Quality equipment
  • Civil liability insurance
  • Detailed knowledge of the natural environment
  • Useful experience (local guides ensuring that you get the most out of each change of scenery)

The "Aventure Écotourisme Québec Certified" seal is a gauge of quality and safety for the public. And a bonus for your business!

An ecotourism adventure

In addition to adventure accreditation, some companies are also eligible for, ECOTOURISM certification for one specific activity. These specifically include:

  • exploring a natural environment while preserving its integrity.
  • consisting of an activity of interpretation of natural or cultural components of the environment while fostering an attitude of respect for the environment.
  • drawing on sustainable development concepts.
  • activities leading to socioeconomic benefits for local and regional communities.

You can easily recognize ecotourism adventures by their green pictogram (insert example of green activity pictogram) in the company profile.