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


10, ch. 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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General Informations

Opening hours :

From June 17 to September 10, 2023: open daily.
From September 11 to October 9, 2023: Wednesday to Sunday and Monday, October 9. 

Périodes d’activités :
Price :
Duration : Between 1 and 3 hours
Longueur : Less than 1 km
Difficulty : Easy
Type : Linear
Pets allowed : Yes
Accomodation on site : No


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

Ÿ Birdwatching
î Guide service
& Hiking trails
% Whale watching

Services and commodities

 Pets allowed
h Picnic area
Ï Waterfront view


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