Explore the world of starfish and whales. The surrounding area is renowned for beautiful underwater scenery inhabited by brightly coloured organisms. Talk with nature interpreters, visit the exhibit and participate in activities presented every day of the week. You will never look at the St. Lawrence the same way after a visit to the Marine Environment Discovery Centre!


  • ​Nordic snorkeling, dive with the Polar Sea stars

    Do you like challenges? Head down and explore the cold waters of the St. Lawrence River! After a visit to the dive base, slip into a thermal wet suit, flippers and a snorkel. Get ready to submerge yourself and keep your eyes wide-open...

  • A diver under the water, letting bubbles escape.

    St. Lawrence live!

    Take control of an underwater mission in the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park. Follow divers through sound and high-definition, live-streaming images. You may even communicate with them as they explore the sea.

  • A mosaic of various microorganisms


    September 15th, 2018 – Marine Environment Discovery Centre

    Identify organisms protected by the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park.

  • View from the rocks showing a whale surfacing at a distance under a cloudy sky.

    Whale watching from the shore

    You're gazing out at the horizon when you hear a loud "pshhh!", nearby. It’s…A WHALE! It’s an all-time high as everybody reaches for their cameras hoping to immortalize the moment. That image will be forever engraved in your memory!

  • Visitors listening attentively to the explanations of naturalist divers before the St. Lawrence live activity.

    ​Tours and programs

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All activities

Sea birds Bird watching
Notice board Interpretive trail
Photo Opportunity Photography
Dogs on leash Dog walking
Picnic area Picnicking
Geocaching Geocaching
Museum Museum