Located between Baie-Sainte-Catherine and Les Escoumins, the three Parks Canada interpretation and observation centres invite you to discover the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park.

This marine protected area is home to many species of marine mammals, birds, fish and invertebrates. The Parks Canada centres allow you to observe the impressive marine life and to immerse yourself in this fascinating world.  


  • In the foreground, 2 fin whales surface. In the background a ship is getting closer for an observation.

    Whale watching

    While watching from the shore, find out what species of whales frequent the marine park and why it is one of the best places in the world to see them.  

  • A family pacing a wooden footbridge in Pointe-Noire.

    Tours and programs

    Through science and history, the naturalist guides reveal the secrets of marine life and maritime culture.

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

    Diving activities

    Explore one of the most beautiful underwater landscapes in North America. Beneath the surface of the St. Lawrence lie colourful and often unsuspected fauna and flora.  

All activities

Beaches Beach
Boat tie-up Mooring
Photo Opportunity Photography
Interpretation Tours and programs
Sea birds Bird watching
Fishing Fishing
Boat tour Boat tour
Kayaking Kayaking
Sea Kayaking Paddling