Marinas for All Your Preferences

Published on Aug 1, 2022

How are your sea legs? Here is a selection of 5 marinas in the Townships that offer a unique experience each with their own special character.


Fitch Bay Marina: The Authentic One

Located at the southern end of Lake Memphremagog, far from all the hustle and bustle, the Fitch Bay Marina, which has kept its pristine somewhat rustic aspect, proposes many activities for small and tall alike. These include boat rentals (pontoons, row boats, and motor boats), and a fishing expedition accompanied by a guide. Whether it’s for a family outing or among friends, to go fishing or for nautical activities the Fitch Bay Harbour is a true Must to add to your summer activities calendar!

220, chemin Narrow (route 247), Stanstead – 819 876-7991


Knowlton Marina: the resort

Here, if you cannot rent a boat, you’ll find a few spaces available for visitors at the end of the docks. What’s special about this place is the lovely Marina restaurant, with its superb terrace overlooking Lake Brome and offering amazing views of the sunsets. And on the menu? Only quality! Gourmet burgers, nacho baskets (a favourite among the regulars!), beautiful salads made with . . . along with a beverage, you’ll feel as if you’re somewhere by the seaside in Maine! The only thing missing is the salt air!

78, rue Benoît, Knowlton – 450 243-5453


The North Hatley Marina : The Adventurer

The North Hatley Marina is basically a boat launch, boat rentals for every taste (kayaks, pedal boats, paddleboards, canoes, motor boats) and the possibility of heading out on a 4-hour fishing excursion with an experienced guide who’ll provide all the necessary equipment! When you navigate across Lake Massawippi and the river, you’ll have plenty of opportunities to encounter beavers, American minks, muskrats, Canada geese, snow geese, great blue herons, ducks and turtles! Don’t forget to stop by the marina boutique where you’ll discover bags and cushions made with recycled sail cloth!

240, rue Mills, North Hatley – 819 842-4433


Le Merry Club : The princely

Proud of being the biggest one in the Eastern Townships, this marina can also pride itself for doing things in grand style: boat launches, and sales, mechanic and maintenance services accessories and parts shop for all your nautical needs, boat, pontoon or persona; watercraft rentals. . . The icing on the cake? The entire operation is located in a truly enchanting setting and on one of Québec’s most beautiful bodies of water, majestic Lake Memphremagog! This summer, treat yourself to the good life at the Merry Club!

201, rue Merry Sud, Magog – 819 843-2728


The Parc du Grand Lac Saint-François Marina : A Family Spirit

The small town of Lambton is a choice destination for nautical sports families who also love to go swimming at the beach (with lifeguards), to have fun at the park, to play volleyball, basketball or pétanque and attend outdoor performances (Wednesdays starting at 7:00 p.m.). You’ll find all this nearby when you visit the Marina du parc du Grand Lac Saint-François! Boat launches, washing and draining stations, laundromat and a sanitary block as a bonus!

158, chemin J-Cyrille-Bureau, Lambton – 418 486-2607

Other Marinas Worth Mentioning


The Lac-Mégantic Marina

For those who would like to take advantage of the attractions and shops in downtown Lac-Mégantic, the Lac-Mégantic Marina (ville.lac-megantic.qc.ca) keeps 5 boat spaces open for visitors who wish to dock their boat here! Really nice!

Boulevard Stearns, Lac-Mégantic — 819 583-2441


Domaine des Érables

Access to Brome Lake is a breeze here! All you need to do is go to the Domaine des Érables campground and take advantage of their boat launch. People who would like to park at the campground docks are also welcome!

688, rue de Bondville, Lac-Brome – 450 242–8888


La Source

Boating on the majestic Grand Lac Saint-François is possible by simply visiting the complex La Source de Saint-Romain (complexelasource.com), where personal watercraft, pontoons, and small motorboats can be rented! And why not yourself with a succulent meal on their terrace as well!

470, route 263, Saint-Romain – 418 486–2420

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