Tourisme Charlevoix

Parc marin du Saguenay–Saint-Laurent

About

As well as the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park being one of the most breathtaking places in the world for whale watching, this protected area is also inhabited by 2,200 other fascinating species. Discover a deep respect for the park’s unique array of marine fauna, picturesque flora & spectacular viewpoints while enjoying a wide variety of active or relaxing experiences both on land & at sea.

To plan your trip, visit the website or the Saint-Fidèle Visitor Centre.

Thinking of a self-guided sea tour? Benefit from this quick & free training course!

Activities

  • Discover lighthouses and marine observation and interpretation centres with breathtaking views of the park. Keep your eyes wide open! You may see whales, seals and seabirds. Find out more in the Visitor's Guide (see website, under "useful information") or make a stop at the Saint-Fidèle Visitor Centre for information about the activities available.

  • On the way to the North Shore, you will have the chance to discover several marine observation and interpretation centers as well as take part in several guided sea excursions.

  • Make a stop at the Saint-Fidèle Visitor Centre for information about how to get to beaches on the shores of the Marine Park.

  • Find out more in the Visitor's Guide (see website under "useful information") or make a stop at the Saint-Fidèle Visitor Centre for information about sea kayaking opportunities in the Marine Park. Do you have your own kayak? To learn about the current regulations in the Marine Park, take the short training course boating.whalesnavigation.ca. It's free!

  • Make a stop at the Saint-Fidèle Visitor Centre for information about sailing opportunities in the Marine Park. Do you have your own sailboat? To learn about the current regulations in the Marine Park, take the short training course boating.whalesnavigation.ca. It's free!

  • The Marine Park is one of the best places in the world for whale watching. A wide variety of shore and offshore experiences are offered. Find out more in the Visitor's Guide (website under "useful information") or make a stop at the Saint-Fidèle Visitor Centre.

  • Ask the Saint-Fidèle Visitor Centre for more information about the marinas in the Marine Park area.

  • Explore the whale habitat with a guided sea tour! Consult the Visitor's Guide (web site, "practical information" section) or visit the Saint-Fidèle Visitor Centre to find out about the possibilities.

  • Discover hiking trails that offer panoramic views of the park. Consult the Visitor's Guide (web site, "practical information" section) or visit the Saint-Fidèle Visitor Centre to find out about the possibilities.

Description

  • Features

    • Picnic area
    • Souvenir shop
    • Restrooms
    • Pets allowed
    • Free entrance
  • Services et équipement

    • Nearby parking

Reviews from visitors

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TripAdvisor® traveler’s opinion

  • Canada Visit

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2019-10-18
    Hugh F, Chelmsford, United Kingdom

    This is a beautiful area giving you an idea of the vastness of the St Lawrence River. The excursion by boat to see the whales is a fascinating experience. Every effort is taken not to disturb these...

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  • Whale watch from the rocks

    5 on 5 stars Notice written on 2018-09-05
    330annl, Seahouses, null, United Kingdom

    Fantastic experience walking through woodland to the rocky headland. We saw red squirrels in the woodland, grey seals, minky whales and a humped back whale as well as meeting some very friendly...

    Read more in the opinion of Whale watch from the rocks
  • Fun & Educational visit

    4 on 5 stars Notice written on 2018-08-27
    John O, Montreal, Canada

    My wife & I enjoyed this park. Interesting information panels, knowledgeable staff when you ask them questions. Saw many belugas and mink whales from the shore. Tadousacc a very pleasant surprise...

    Read more in the opinion of Fun & Educational visit

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Contact informations

2820, boul. Malcom-Fraser (route 138)
Saint-Fidèle (QC)  G5A 2J2

1 888 773-8888

  418 434-2299
  pc.infossl@canada.ca

Visit the official site of Parc marin du Saguenay–Saint-Laurent

Schedule

Ouvert en saison

End of June to early September

From 19 June to 6 September

  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Monday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Tuesday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Wednesday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Thursday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Friday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Saturday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Sunday

Early September to mid-October

From 7 September to 11 October

  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Wednesday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Thursday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Friday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Saturday
  • 09:00 to 17:00 - Sunday

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