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.|