Watch whales and learn about the fascinating mammals and their habitat. The Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park is recognized as one of the best places in the world for whale watching.

Featured things to do

Hours of operation

The Marine Park is a protected marine area accessible year round when navigation is possible or when ice conditions permit.

Parks Canada Centres
From June 18 to October 10, 2022
Detailed schedule

Fees

Access to the marine park is free.
Fees apply at Parks Canada centres.
Detailed fees list 

Contact us

Telephone: 418-235-4703
Email: pc.infossl@canada.ca

Sites nearby

  • Pointe-Noire Interpretation and Observation Centre

    From atop Pointe-Noire, admire the sheer cliffs of the Saguenay Fjord and beautiful Tadoussac Bay. In the summer, a whale could surface at any time. Visit the exhibition and talk to a guide to learn more about this fascinating place.

  • A guide interpreter holds a starfish while a young girl touches it carefully with her fingers.
    Cap-de-Bon-Desir Interpretation and Observation Centre

    Observe whales, seals and marine birds from the shore. During the summer, take part in activities related to the marine fauna. Tour the exhibition to learn about the history of the lighthouse and its keepers.

  • A fully equipped scuba diver discovers the seabed dotted with starfish, anemones and sea urchins.
    Marine Environment Discovery Centre

    Explore one of North America’s most beautiful underwater environments! Take part in interpretive programs and watch the whales from the shore. Visit the exhibition to discover what lives in the marine park. Follow the divers live on a big screen or take the plunge yourself. 

  • Mingan Archipelago National Park Reserve

    The first word that springs to mind at the mention of the Mingan Archipelago is “remote”. Far from the hustle and bustle of everyday life, Mother Nature enchants with limestone sculptures, prolific marine and bird life, and the seductive sound of the sea.