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From Tadoussac, Quebec: 3-Hour Whale Cruise

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Venture into Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park on a 3-hour boat trip leaving from the village of Tadoussac in Quebec. Encounter the most majestic creatures of the planet, the whales.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Live guide
English, French
Wheelchair accessible
Easy cancellation
Cancel up to 24 hours in advance for a full refund

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Experience

Highlights
  • Discover the wonders of Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park, encompassing a marine environment
  • Watch for whales, including beluga colonies, fin whales, and minke whales
  • Enjoy panoramic views in the Saguenay Fjord National Park
Full description
Depart from Tadoussac Pier or Baie-Ste-Catherine pier and head out on an observation boat on a tour of the marine ecosystem in Quebec's Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park. On this 3-hour trip, you will have the opportunity to do whale watching, as well as observe geological formations such as the Saguenay Fjord.

As you sail along the waters of this marine reserve aboard the Grand Fleuve, keep your eyes peeled for whales. The area is best known for its colony of belugas, but you can also sometimes spot blue whales, minke whales, and fin whales.

Then continue your adventure with a short visit into the magnificent Saguenay Fjord! This inlet is 65 miles (105 kilometers) long and is sometimes as wide as 2.5 miles (4 kilometers). The fjord is also in Saguenay Fjord National Park, a park which overlaps with Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park.

You will be amazed by the wonder of marine life and geological formations as you cruise the waters on this relaxing and informative tour.
Includes
  • 3-hour cruise tour
  • Professional guide
  • Local taxes and fees
What’s Not Included
  • Food and beverages
  • Gratuities

When you get there

Meeting point

Meet at the ticket booth, located at : 177 rue des Pionniers in Tadoussac. You must stop at the ticket booth at least 30 minutes prior to departure of the boat. A cruise is also available from Baie-Ste-Catherine pier, 159, Route 138 (Route de la Grande Alliance), G0T 1A0. 30-minutes later than Tadoussac departure, at the following times: 10:15 and 13:30.

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Know before you go
• Boats depart on time, so please arrive at the ticket booth 30 minutes before departure
• Dress warm, even in the summer, as it can be quite cool on the St. Lawrence River
• Bring a camera, sunscreen, sunglasses and chapstick
• A cruise is also available from Baie-Ste-Catherine pier (30 minutes later than Tadoussac departure). If you would like this option, please specify at the time of booking
• Rain Policy: Unless the weather presents a danger to the security of the passengers, cruises are not canceled due to rain. There is always an enclosed area on the boat
• Wheelchair policy: "Foldable" wheelchairs are OK, but unfortunately electric wheelchairs cannot be accepted as the ramps and stairs on the boats are too steep with the tides