Tourist Attractions in Wakefield and Area

Pine & Birch Ranch and Retreat

837 Chemin des Erables, La Pêche, Quebec


Activities: Equine experience: One-hour grooming & educational session with the horses.
Back-to-the-land experience: gardens and animals (goats, chickens, cats)



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Captiva Farms
189 ch. De la Montagne, Wakefield (La Pêche), Quebec


Activities: Mini zoo & picnic area. Pony rides. Year-round trail rides. Riding lessons.


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Great Canadian Bungee

1780 Quebec Route 105, Chelsea, Quebec


Activities: Bungee jumping, RIPRIDE zipline. Can combine activities with rafting excursion.


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Gatineau Park

Visitor Centre: 33 Scott Rd., Chelsea, Quebec


Activities: 361 square kilometer park with hiking, snowshoeing, cross-country skiing, mountain biking trails, lakes and beaches.




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The Blacksheep Inn

753 Riverside Dr., Wakefield, Quebec


Activities: A well-known local pub featuring musicians on tour and concerts by local talent.




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Le Nordik Spa

16 Chemin Nordik, Chelsea, Quebe


Activities: Day Spa with saunas, hot tubs and steam rooms, cold pools/falls, relaxation areas, massages and treatments, including a floating salt-water pool.




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Ferme Aventure

6 McCrank Rd., Low, Quebec, J0X 2C0


Activities: Dog-sledding, maple sap harvesting, farm visits, canicross and bikejoring.



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Camp Fortune Ski Resort:

300 Dunlop Rd., Chelsea, Quebec (in Gatineau Park)


Activities: Alpine skiing and snowboarding, and lessons, aerial park and ziplines, mountain biking trails, snowshoe and fat bike trails.


Aerial Park: 819-827-5517    Ski Resort: 819-827-1717, Ext. 0


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Vorlage Ski Centre:

65 Burnside Rd., Wakefield, Quebec


Activities: Ski and snowboarding and lessons.


Toll-free: 1-877-VORLAGE or 819-459-2301


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Sommet Edelweiss:

538 Edelweiss Rd., Wakefield, Quebec


Activities: Skiing, snowboarding, snowpark, lessons, snow tubing.




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Festivals and Annual Events:

The Wakefield area is a thriving community for arts and culture. Local festivals and artists tours include:

SPRING: Wakefield International Film Festival; Wakefield Writers Festival

SUMMER: Wakefest Arts Festival

FALL: Artists in their Environment Studio Tour; Ta Da! Theatre Festival; Fall Rhapsody


Accommodations nearby -  For extra guests


Auberge de Mon Petit Chum (B&B)

29 Burnside Rd., Wakefield, Quebec


Only a 10-minute drive from Gaia Wellness Retreat; many special packages available.


Rendezvous Rupert Retreats and Air BnB

26 Parent Rd., Rupert (La Peche), Quebec, J0X 1A0


Large open self-contained unit on the main floor of a renovated barn, only 5 minutes from Gaia Wellness Retreat.


Motel Alpengruss
831 Riverside, Wakefield, Quebec

A lovely motel with restaurant. Close to everything. 15 rooms.


The Wakefield Mill Hotel and Spa

60 Mill Road, Wakefield, Quebec, J0X 3G0

Toll-free: 1888-567-1838 or 819-459-1838

Gorgeous setting overlooking spectacular waterfalls. Wakefield's premier destination hotel & resort. 40 rooms, spa facilities and restaurant.


La Grange Country Inn (B&B)

37 Rockhurst Rd., Wakefield, Quebec, J0X 3G0


Beautifully restored 1898 barn overlooking Gatineau hills. Walking distance to village; includes breakfast.


Les Trois Erables B&B

801 Riverside Dr., Wakefield, Quebec,


Historic B&B in a home in the heart of Wakefield, built in 1896. Five rooms.