Anticosti Island has a history that reads like a seafarers novel.



1680 Louis XIV, King of France granted Anticosti Island to Louis Jolliet as a reward for discovering the Mississipi River.
1895 Henri Menier (the French chocolate magnate) bought the island  and turned it into the most extraordinary private club on the planet.
1974 The Government of Quebec purchased Anticosti island from corporate interests for 14 million dollars.
1990 Safari Anticosti acquired 500 square miles of the island from  the government of Quebec.
2011 Through mergers of existing territories on the island, Safari lodge now offers their guests over 800 square miles of spectacular coastal  and wilderness adventure.