Summer is the time to move in the Auberge du Lac Taureau with a variety of activities for young and old! Put on your swimsuit and dive into our water activities to take full advantage of the hot summer days!

Please note that water activities are subject to weather and availability. 

Programming of summer activities

With our animation team!

In order to make your stay even more enjoyable, our animation team offers a summer program that is out of the ordinary. Do you have free time on your schedule? Reserve your place among our activities offered by our animators in the morning, afternoon and evening. Introduction to water sports, torchlight tours, forest survival, and much more!

Water sport base


Ready for an adventure on the Taureau Reservoir? Several boats are at your disposal at the Animation Pavilion to discover all the splendours of this immense body of water:

Paddleboard - Canoe - Kayak - Pedal boat

You will also find all the necessary equipment to navigate safely on the lake. Young and old alike will find rental life jackets in their size. 

Included in the resort fees. Subject to availability.



Have fun under the bright, hot sun! Offer yourself the luxury of relaxing on the beach and taking a refreshing dip in the magnificent Taureau Reservoir. This reservoir, with its 95 square-kilometre surface area, is among the largest. Imagine... 31.7 kilometres of beach to discover and enjoy!

On site, a volleyball net is at your disposal at all times for a friendly game with family or friends.

Palapas - Deckchairs - Beach Towels

This is the perfect opportunity to build the biggest sand castle on the beach! Get your shovels and show us your creations!



Sail on the waters of Taureau lake with the fly boat for an unforgettable adventure in a glimmering nature! Here's the information for the Île du Village cruise:

Price per adult 65$
Price per kid (3 to 12 years) 35$


Reservations required. Departure at 1:30 p.m. from the Auberge dock or 1:00 p.m. from the Baie Dominique dock. Duration: 3h00 departing from the Auberge or 3h30 departing from the Baie Dominique.

Motorized water activities


As one of the largest bodies of water near Montreal, Lac Taureau is overflowing with things to discover. Through its 95km2 of water, it hides 45 islands and many sandy beaches. You can explore it on your own with the boat of your choice:

  2h 1/2 day (3h) 1 full day (6h)
WATERCRAFT 299$ 349$ 509$
PONTOON - 369$ 529$

Reserve your boat in advance to be sure to have the desired availability. Please note that you will be asked to freeze a deposit on your credit card.

For the watercraft and the pontoon, departures are at 9:30am & 2pm for short term rentals (2h or 3h). The departure for a full day rental is at 10am. Rates include the first tank of gas only. 

Please note that you must respect the off-highway vehicle law for children (approx. 12 years and over). The pontoon is the only motorized vehicle where you can bring small children.

ATV or Side by Side


With friends or family, come and have fun exploring our wooded paths! Discover the forest that separates the Auberge de Saint-Michel-des-Saints and borders Lac Taureau by driving at your own speed on one of our all-terrain vehicles. 

  1/2 day (3h) 1 full day (7h30)
ATV / QUAD 239$ (100 km) 319$ (200 km)
SIDE BY SIDE 2 PLACES 289$ (100 km) 389$ (200 km)
SIDE BY SIDE 4 PLACES 349$ (100 km) 489$ (200 km)
SIDE BY SIDE 6 PLACES 369$ (100 km) 509$ (200 km)

A supplement of $0.75 per additional kilometer will be charged. Please note that you will be asked to freeze a deposit on your credit card.

Departures at 9:00 am or 1:30 pm.

Children must be well secured, have their backs against the backrest, reach the two steps with their feet and be able to hold on to the handrail securely.




The vast land bordering Lac Taureau is crisscrossed with numerous trails to be discovered by the means of your choice. The 23 kilometres of adventure and fun in the undergrowth await you!

Price per adult 38$
Price per kid 19$

Duration of 60 minutes. Three different sizes of fatbike for children 6 years and older


Fishing activities

Relaxing, exciting, accessible to all!

Pond fishing
Enjoy a moment of calm as you tempt the trout in the pond located just in front of the Inn. For the ultimate in relaxation, spend some time on the shores of this little lake stocked with fish... it's sure to be a delight, and to provide hours of fish stories and tall tales for you to tell when you return from your trip!

Price per package 38$
Price per additional catch 6,30$
Price per additional can of worms 6,30$

Price per person includes 2 fishing rods, bait, 5 catches and fish cleaning. No fishing license required. 



Come test your Robin Hood skills by participating in the archery activity with an experienced guide. You can try this sport of precision and concentration by trying to shoot your arrows as close as possible to the centre of the target. Challenge your friends or family, you might be surprised at your arrow-shooting skills!

Price per adult 25$
Price per kid 12.50$

Minimum of 4 people. Duration of 1h30.


For a good time!

What better way to end a day than with a fire! Rent one of our new outdoor fireplaces between 5pm and 11pm.

Price per fireplace 39$
Price per extra bag of wood 15$

The price includes a bag of wood, matches and starters.


Boat launching

and dock rental

For the boat launching to explore around and contemplate the Taureau Reservoir, here are our rates for the Inn's clients only: 

1 to 3 days 60$
4 to 16 days 80$

The price includes the mandatory vignette to navigate on the lake.


For a dock rental space without service, here are our rates per night for the Inn's customers only: 

Boat 50$/night
Watercraft 25$/night



Whether you are Roger Federer or Rafael Nadal's style, the important thing is to have fun playing tennis on the Inn's courts. Two courts are available to hotel guests during their stay. Located on high ground, the courts can be reached within a few minutes' walk. 

The view of the Lanaudière region is splendid and is likely to distract players: you can admire the majestic Taureau Reservoir and the surrounding area.



Everyone out on the links for a pleasurable round of golf in a beautiful bucolic setting-take advantage of your time at the inn to enjoy your favourite summertime activity. The Golf Lac Taureau is just about 12 kilometres from the inn. The 18-hole, par 72 course, designed by the firm of John Watson Golf Design, offers a number of interesting challenges, considering its narrow fairways and short yardage. You'll need to use your skills to perform well on this Lanaudière region golf course.

Address: 220 Chemin du Mont-Trinité, Saint-Michel-des-Saints, QC J0K 3B0

For more information: | 450-833-5050


Lake Taureau from the air!

Take in the breathtaking scenery and views of Lac Taureau and the surrounding area by booking a seaplane flight. A breathtaking experience, for memories that will last a lifetime! 




1. The reservation of activities must be made by the activity booking center exclusively.
2. Cancellation Policy:

  • No charge until 48h before booking the activity.
  • Between 24h and 48h, 50% of the activity cost will be required.
  • Less than 24 hours before the booking, all expenses related to the activity will be required.

3. Cancellation of an activity may be subject to these other conditions as well:

  • Full refund of the amounts collected for the activity when the weather does not allow you to practice the activity or endangers the safety of the participants.
  • Full refund of the amounts collected for the activity when the Auberge du Lac Taureau is unable to provide the service.
  • The participant agrees to apply the cancellation policy if an illness or injury prevents him or her from practicing the activity.
  • The participant agrees to apply the cancellation policy if he does not show up for the activity.

For more information, please contact:
1-450-870-0133 ext. 8405