Beneath the surface of the water lies one of the most beautiful underwater landscapes in North America. Admire the landscape and watch the whales from the shore.
Hours of operation
The site is open from June 19 to October 11, 2021.
Free admission for youth.
Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list
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.
Pointe-Noire Interpretation and Observation Centre
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.
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.