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.

Visiting with Young Children? Explore with Club Parka!

With the Club Parka booklet kids can explore, learn and have fun! The booklets are available on site. With the Photo Missions App, kids are invited to help Parka and Chirp find and photograph specific items found at our place! Download the app for free before visiting. Once one or both activities are completed, they will receive a reward!

Learn more about Parka and download other activities! Download the free Photo Missions App

Getting here

13, Chemin du Cap-de-Bon-Désir
Les bergeronnes QC G0T 1G0
Plan your visit

Hours of operation

Closed for the season
The site will reopen to the public on June 16, 2018.
Complete schedule

Fees

Free admission for youth in 2018.
Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Contact us

Telephone: 418-232-6751
Email: info.marinepark@pc.gc.ca

A guide interpreter holds a starfish while a young girl touches it carefully with her fingers

Join the guides for the Ocean encounters activity

Not only children are amazed by discovering the world of marine animals. Did you know that a sea cucumber is an animal and would you dare touch it?

Sites nearby

  • 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. 

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • Pointe-au-Père Lighthouse National Historic Site

    The Pointe-au-Père navigational aid station, among the most important in Canada, helps us better understand the complexity of the St. Lawrence River and the role played by its lighthouse, one of the tallest in the country.