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.

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The Club Parka booklet invites kids to explore, learn and have fun! Once activities are completed, they'll receive a reward! The booklets are available on site.

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Getting here

141, route 138
Baie-Saint-Catherine QC G0T 1A0
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 : 418-237-4383
Email : info.marinepark@pc.gc.ca

2 girls looking at the horizon with binoculars and telescope.

Watch the whales

It’s summertime; you spot a pod of belugas just a few metres from the shore. When the wind drops, you can hear them breathe as they surface. Join the guide on the terrace for more information.

Sites nearby

  • 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.

  • 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.