Stone giants thrust out of the sea
The cruise terminal, situated 100 meters / 328 ft from the tender docks is a multifunctional building from which the tour excursions depart. It also houses visitor information, public telephone, self-service computer and iPads, free wifi and restrooms.
Anchoring in Gaspé Bay
Gaspé is mainly a tender port where ships anchor in the large protected harbor of Gaspé Bay. The tender ride to shore is a safe and short one.
Geographical anchorage coordinates
N48°50'440’’ / O64°27'140’’ (other safe anchorage points are available)
General slope of bottom
No major slope, even at bottom
Minimum depth of anchorage
15m / 49 ft
- Tidal movement
1.9 m / 6,2 ft
east/west, average of 12 to 18 knots
Ship to shore
1,6 km / 1 mile
- Marine references
Charts # 4416 and 4485 Canadian Hydrographic Service
Latitude 48° 49' 67'' N Longitude 64° 28' 45''W
The floating docks are quality infrastructures and double in width, which makes them stable and safe. They are partially covered and wheelchair accessible.
Floating dock length
82 m / 269,3 ft
- Minimum depth
4 m / 13,1 ft