The Marine Park is a protected marine area accessible throughout the year when navigation is possible or when ice conditions permit. Whale-watching companies offer excursions between May and October. Departures are more frequent during the high season, which extends from late June to early September. For more information on the Marine Park and its activities, please contact us.

Parks Canada administration office:
182, rue de l’Église, Tadoussac, Québec, G0T 2A0
Tel. 418-235-4703 poste 0
info.marinepark@pc.gc.ca

Information line is available from Monday to Friday 8 am to 4:30 pm.

Parcs Québec administration office:
Tel. : 418-272-2767
parc.marin@sepaq.com

Saint-Fidèle visitor centre(La Malbaie) :
2820, boul. Malcom-Fraser
Tel.: 418-434-2299

Hours of operation:
  • High season: Daily from June 24 to the first Monday of September. 9 am to 5 pm
  • Low season: Wednesday to Sunday from the first week of September to the second Monday of October. 9 am to 5 pm

Baie-Sainte-Catherine Wharf:
151, route 138

Hours of operation:
  • High season: Daily from the last week of May to the first Monday of September. 8 am to 6 pm
  • Low season: Daily from the first week of September to the second Monday of October (inclusively). 8 am to 5 pm

Parks Canada centres at the Marine Park:

Pointe-Noire Interpretation and Observation Centre
  • High season: daily from the third Saturday of June to the first Monday of September. 10 am to 5 pm
  • Low season: Friday to Sunday from the first week of September to the second Monday of October (inclusively).10 am to 5 pm
Marine Environment Discovery Centre
  • High season: daily from the third Saturday of June to the first Monday of September. 9 am to 6 pm
  • Low season: Friday to Sunday from the first week of September to the second Monday of October (inclusively). 9 am to 5 pm
Cap de Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Centre
  • High season: daily from the third Saturday of June to the first Monday of September. 9 am to 6 pm
  • Low season: Friday to Sunday from the first week of September to the second Monday of October (inclusively). 9 am to 5 pm