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.

Featured things to do

Hours of operation

From June 19 to October 11, 2021
Detailed schedule

Fees

Entry fees apply.
Free admission for youth.
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Contact us

Telephone : 418-237-4383
Email : pc.infossl@canada.ca

2 girls looking at the horizon with binoculars and telescope.

Watch the whales

It’s summertime; you spot a pod of belugas just a few metres from the shore. When the wind drops, you can hear them breathe as they surface.

Sites nearby

  • A guide interpreter holds a starfish while a young girl touches it carefully with her fingers.
    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.

  • A fully equipped scuba diver discovers the seabed dotted with starfish, anemones and sea urchins.
    Marine Environment Discovery Centre

    Explore one of North America’s most beautiful underwater environments! Take part in interpretive programs and watch the whales from the shore. Visit the exhibition to discover what lives in the marine park. Follow the divers live on a big screen or take the plunge yourself. 

  • 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.