Port Menier, Anticosti Island
Port Menier, Quebec is a small fishing town located on the western end of Anticosti Island, Quebec, Canada, part of the L'Île-d'Anticosti municipality. The port village was built during the late 19th century by French chocolate maker Henri Menier. The village is the hub of Anticosti Island. Its population doubles in the summer with seasonal workers and tourists. The economic mainstays are outdoor tourism, especially deer hunting, and forestry/logging.
Anticosti Island is known for its fishing and many other outdoor recreational activities such as hiking, horseback riding, nature viewing, and sea kayaking.
Things to see and do
* Nature viewing
* Sea Kayaking
* Horse riding
Cruise Season – May - Nov
Currency – Canadian Dollar (CAD)
Language – English, French
Population – 285 approx
Land Area – 7,923 km²
Electricity – 2 flat pins US style
Time – GMT minus five hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 1
Port Location – The port at Anticosti Island is located at Port Menier.
Transport Links – Port-Menier can be reached via a ferry that runs between Sept-Îles, Port-Menier and Havre-Saint-Pierre, as well as other destinations along the north shore of the Saint Lawrence River. This service is operated by Relais Nordik and runs from April through January. The nearby Port-Menier Airport also provides transportation options for the town.