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Come see the whales

Embark on a journey to meet these giants of the sea!

Get ready for an extraordinary experience in the heart of one of the best places in the world to observe the majestic giants of the sea: the magnificent Côte-Nord! Dive into the rich biodiversity of this spectacular region and let yourself be dazzled by unforgettable encounters with the most impressive marine mammals on the planet.

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For whale watching, the North Shore is the #1 spot in Quebec and ranks among the best places in the world. Discover the various packages offered to live up to your expectations!

Treat yourself to a whale-watching cruise!

Several companies offer sea excursions aboard boats or zodiacs to observe marine mammals.Along the North Shore, the main cruise locations include Tadoussac, Les Escoumins, Les Bergeronnes, Baie-Comeau, Sept-Îles, Havre-Saint-Pierre, Longue-Pointe-de-Mingan, and more.

 

 


 

Land Observation Sites

Along Route 138, it's possible to admire marine mammals with both feet on the ground. Several observation sites will allow you to encounter these exceptional sea creatures!

 

 


 

Interpretation Centers

There are several interpretation centers and scientific facilities along the coast that will allow you to immerse yourself in the history of the marine mammals that roam the Saint Lawrence River.

 

 


 

Whales and Seals of the St. Lawrence

Marine mammals frequent the estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence, rich and dynamic marine environments. Tides, underwater topography, and currents create phenomenal concentrations of fish and plankton. It's no wonder that the St. Lawrence is one of the best places in the world for whale watching: it's a veritable open-air buffet!

Are you eager to discover more about the legendary Whale Route? Are you looking for a comprehensive itinerary to ensure you don't miss anything along the way?

 

Discover the Whale Route circuit!

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