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Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park

Marine Environment Discovery Centre

Your visit to Haute-Côte-Nord would not be complete without a stop at the Marine Environment Discovery Centre! Here the St. Lawrence reveals the amazing wonders of its underwater world to those who want to discover its beauty. Explore this extraordinary world on your own or with your family. Enjoy the permanent exhibit and learn more from experienced interpreter-guides. Thanks to real-time technology, experience a unique underwater adventure on a giant screen from the comfort of your seat: participate in an interactive virtual dive with a team of biologist divers! Dive right into the heart of the St. Lawrence at the Marine Environment Discovery Centre and feast your eyes!

Visitor's Guide - Saguenay - St. Lawrence Marine Park 
St. Lawrence Live
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  • Scuba diving
  • Underwater world interpretation by diving naturalists
  • Interpretation underwater world
  • Observation of marine mammals from the shore


  • Scuba diving
  • Interpretation activities
  • Exhibit rooms
  • Observation of marine mammals from the shore
  • Picnic tables


Marine Environment Discovery Centre
In season: 418 233-4414
Off season: 418 235-4703


Marine Environment Discovery Centre
41, rue des Pilotes
Les Escoumins


High season: daily from Saint-Jean-Baptiste Day to Labor Day.
9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Low season: Friday to Sunday after Labor Day until Thanksgiving Day (inclusively).
9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Marine Environment Discovery Centre is managed by Parks Canada, in collaboration with the Corporation de développement de Les Escoumins and Explos-Nature.