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Well worth the visit

Well worth visiting and taking in the view of the dam along with the tour of the hydro electric... read more

Reviewed 11 April 2018
Ontario, Canada
Tour of LG-2

To summarize, pictures can't do it... The tour lasted around 3 hours. It starts with some videos... read more

Reviewed 22 June 2017
Ontario, Canada
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COME VISIT THE WORLD'S LARGEST UNDERGROUND GENERATING STATION Head up to Baie-James (James Bay)! At the end of the road, you'll find 7,722 MW of power-generating capacity and splendid northern vistas. Look up at the towering dam-as high as a...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
66, Des Groseillers | Complexe Pierre-Radisson, Baie-James, Quebec J0Y 2X0, Canada
+1 438-831-3267
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Reviewed 11 April 2018

Well worth visiting and taking in the view of the dam along with the tour of the hydro electric plants as it is quite the experience.

Date of experience: June 2017
Thank MapleLeaf1867
Reviewed 22 June 2017

To summarize, pictures can't do it... The tour lasted around 3 hours. It starts with some videos describing the development of the James Bay hydro system. Very informative. Then there is another video of the making of the LG-2 dam from start to finish. Then...More

Date of experience: June 2017
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Reviewed 3 June 2016

Breathtaking! A great sight of modern Quebec engineering capabilities. Both the indoor and outdoor facilities are worth a look!

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank marcantoineg2015
Reviewed 30 December 2015

Even if public tours of this type usually bore you I can almost guarantee you this will be worth it. The sheer scope of it all just blew me away. Standing at the top of the sluice gates looking down at the granite walls was...More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Brian A
Reviewed 2 December 2015

I worked here during the construction phase. It was a huge project with thousands of workers. It was amazing to see the landscape totally transformed. It's a long way off the beaten path but if you happen to be in the area check it out....More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank Barry L
Reviewed 28 July 2014 via mobile

I took the 4 hours tour with my 15 years old son. We both enjoyed the visit. The size of the complex is astonishing. Down side a bit too hype on Hydro-Quebec. Go to Chisassibi after and talk with a Cree to get the other...More

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11 April 2018|
Response from Sylvie L | Property representative |
Hi! I am really sorry for the response time. You can travel to the site by car or by plane. The James Bay road is 620 km long, from Matagami to Radisson. Make sure to have enough fuel for the magnificent road... More
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