Note that you can rent equipment (scuba or snorkeling) and use the services of a dive guide for an extra charge. For more information, contact the dive base. 

Low season (Spring, 2020)

May 15: 12 pm to 6 pm
May 16 and 18: 9 am to 6 pm
May 23 and 24: 9 am to 6 pm
May 31 and 31: 9 am to 6 pm

June 6 and 7: 9 am to 6 pm
June 13 and 14: 9 am to 6 pm
June 19: 12 pm to 6 pm

No guided diving service.

High season (Summer)

June 20 to September 4, 2020
Daily: 9 am to 6 pm

Festival marin des Escoumins (Escoumins Marine Festival)
September 5 and 6, 2020: 8 am to 6 pm
September 7: 9 am to 12 pm

September 8 to October 8, 2020
Access to the diving sites only on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays from 9 am to 5 pm.

Low season (Fall)

October 9 to 12, 2020
Friday: 12 pm to 6 pm
Saturday and Sunday: 9 am to 6 pm
Monday: 9 am to 12 pm


Reservations: Fédération québécoise des activités subaquatiques (The Québec Underwater council).

In season: 418-233-4025 (Diving base at the Marine Environment Discovery Centre).

Off season: Quebec Underwater council.

Facilities and services at the diving base:

The Marine Environment Discovery Centre’s diving base is operated by the Fédération québécoise des activités sous-marines (FQAS).

Services available on-site: equipment rental, air fill, guided dives, customized packages, diving platforms, warm showers and restrooms.