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Enjoy one of the best places to view the Saguenay Fjord and to watch belugas and other whales in their natural habitat. Meet interpretive guides and see exhibits in this place that was formerly inhabited by lighthouse keepers. Located on the southern side of the Saguenay Fjord, this is the perfect place to stop before or after taking the ferry between Baie-Sainte-Catherine and Tadoussac.

Getting here


141, route 138
Baie-Saint-Catherine, Québec G0T 1A0

By car
The Pointe-Noire Interpretation and Observation Centre is located in the Charlevoix region, 1 km from the Tadoussac–Baie-Sainte-Catherine ferry pier and accessible via Route 138. Learn more

Hours of operation

The site is open from June 15, 2018 to October 14, 2018.
Complete Schedule

Free admission for youth. Other fees may apply.
Detailed fees list

Facilities and services

Quick facts

  • Observe the ocean phenomena first hand!
  • While enjoying your picnic, you might be surprised by a group of whales along the coast, stay tuned!
  • Before you, the 1245 km2 of the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park extend to the horizon.