Dune du Nord (north dune) Beach

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Dune du Nord (north dune) Beach

The Dune du Nord links Île du Cap-aux-Meules and Île de Pointe-aux-Loups.
Seals can sometimes be observed on the lagoon side.
The part of this beach that is accessible from Fatima (Île de Cap-aux-Meules) is also known as Plage de l'Hôpital.

Length: 16.5 km
Winds: Sheltered from East and Southeast winds.
Access: Parking available along Route 199, in the direction of Pointe-aux-Loups.


This beach is very dangerous. Sea currents are very strong.
Parking on shoulder of the road (cycling path) and in sand dunes is prohibited.


Launching site S11.
Level: Expert



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