Marine Environment Discovery Centre (Parks Canada)


41, rue des Pilotes,
Les Escoumins (Quebec)

Phone: 418 233-4025
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Périodes d’activités :
Opening hours :

Diving centre
From June 17 to September 4, 2023: open daily.
From October 7 to 9, 2023: open daily.

Discovery centre
From June 17 to September 4, 2023: open daily.
From September 5 to October 9, 2023: Friday to Sunday, and Monday, October 9. 

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


Dive in the heart of the cold and salty waters of the Saguenay-St. Lawrence Marine Park. You will discover an abundance of colourful plant and animal life hidden beneath the surface.

In collaboration with the Fédération québécoise des activités subaquatiques, the Marine Environment Discovery Centre invites beginners and advanced divers to snorkelling and scuba diving activities in a breathtaking underwater setting.

From the shore, you will also have the opportunity to observe whales, seals and marine birds in the company of passionate naturalist guides and take part in discovery activities for the whole family. 


  • Equipement rental
  • Changing rooms
  • Scuba diving guide service
  • Picnic area with view on the river
  • Electric vehicle charging stations


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