The four hour trip to Beausoleil is a relaxed trip from Snug Harbour to the island. Beausoleil lies in a transitional zone. It has a mix of hardwood and boreal forests and also lies on the edge of the Canadian Shield. Limestone in the south, granite in the north. This is a unique habitat, with a great variety of wildlife. There are campsites, with some facilities, including sheltered cooking areas. The island has many hiking trails.