Marine Environment Discovery Centre (Parks Canada)


41, rue des Pilotes,
Les Escoumins (Quebec)
G0T 1K0
Phone: 418 233-4414
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 4, 2023: open daily. 
From September 5 to October 9, 2023: Friday to Sunday, and on Monday, October 9 (Thanksgiving Day). 

Périodes d’activités :
Price :
Duration : Between 1 and 3 hours
Pets allowed : Yes
Accomodation on site : No


Ottawa: 576 km
Montréal: 444 km
Québec: 216 km


At the Marine Environment Discovery Centre, explore the teeming life in the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park, from starfish to the largest marine mammals.

Gaze at the horizon and admire the whales that come to feed close to the shore! You will also have the opportunity to see seals, as well as marine birds, and to dive into the underwater world of the St. Lawrence River.



  • Interpretation and animation
  • Picnic area with sublime view on the river
  • Equipement rental
  • Partially accessible for people with reduced mobility
  • Electric vehicle charging stations

Nearby activities

Ÿ Birdwatching
î Guide service
o Scuba diving
% Whale watching

Services and commodities

ö camp rental
 Pets allowed
h Picnic area
Ï Waterfront view


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