Cap-de-Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Center (Parks Canada)


13, chemin du Cap-de-Bon-Désir,
Les Bergeronnes (Quebec)
G0T 1G0
Phone: 418 232-6751
Toll free: 1 888 773-8888
No phone: 418 235-4703, poste 0
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Price Legend: moins de 15$
Périodes d’activités :
Opening hours :

June 15 to September 8, 2024: Open daily.
September 9 to October 14, 2024: Wednesday to Sunday and Monday, October 14 (Thanksgiving Day in Canada). 


Ottawa: 569 km
Montréal: 437 km
Québec: 209 km


Former lighthouse station, the Cap-de-Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Centre invites you to discover the whales and the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park while observing from the shore.

Let yourself be surprised by the marine mammals and sea birds that appear just a few metres away and allow yourself to disconnect to the rhythm of the waves and the blow of the whales.

The naturalist guides will share their passion for this captivating marine wildlife.


  • Whale watching from the shore
  • Hiking trail: 375 m
  • Exhibitions
  • Discovery activities


  • Naturalist guides on site
  • Picnic area
  • Playground for children
  • Electric vehicle charging stations

Nearby activities

î Guide service
% Whale watching

Services and commodities

 Pets allowed


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