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May to October, depending on the activity.
Enjoy experiences on land and at sea in the heart of the fascinating world of the Saguenay—St. Lawrence Marine Park!
In the Bas-Saint-Laurent, you will have the opportunity to witness spectacular sunsets on the River, observe mammals and seabirds, visit lighthouses and museums, and explore on foot, by kayak or by boat. Set sail and discover the many islands of the St. Lawrence River!
To be discovered: Île aux Basques, Île aux Lièvres, Île Verte, and Île du Pot à l'Eau-de-Vie. Here you can enjoy bird and seal watching and learn more about the history of lighthouses. Ferries also allow you to travel to the North Shore to continue your exploration of the Marine Park, home to several species of whales.
To plan your trip, visit the website or visit the tourist information office in Rivière-du-Loup.
National marine conservation area
The Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park is also a protected and exceptional marine area inhabited by 2,200 species.
Are you planning a self-guided sea tour? To know more about the current regulations in the park, take the short online training course boaters.navigatingwhales.ca. It's free!
Affiliations and distinctions
- Parks Canada network
- Parcs Québec network (SÉPAQ)
- Eco-Whale Alliance
- Adventure Ecotourism Québec