The St. Lawrence River and the Saguenay Fjord are the natural habitat of many marine mammals. Over 10 species of whales live in these waters, including the blue whale (the largest marine mammal in the world!), fin and humpback whales, belugas, porpoises, and dolphins. Marine wildlife also includes seals, starfish, and seabirds. On board of a zodiac, in a sea kayak or even on a hike, keep your eyes peeled, the show is always on! In Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean, Côte-Nord, Gaspésie or Bas-Saint-Laurent, the options for marine wildlife watching are plenty. Look for a Quality-Safety certified business to book an excursion that is both respectful and safe, for wildlife and humans alike. On a cruise with an interpretive guide or in a kayak at sunrise, dive into the fascinating world our marine ecosystems.

Eyou Istchee Baie-James is one of the world’s last remaining pristine lands. Its countless rivers and lakes are teeming with fish, and the region is known for its spellbinding natural phenomena, wildlife and wilderness. A part of the population is Cree, an indigenous culture that lives in harmony with nature.

Eeyou Istchee Baie-James inspires wonder, and we invite you to return to the source and discover what Nordic life is. The region’s immense lakes, untamed rivers, northern lights, forests as far as the eye can see and diverse wildlife are a testament to its outstanding uniqueness and authentic quality.

By canoe, kayak, bike, snowmobile, ATV or simply your two feet, any way is a great way to explore the vastness of this land and dive deep into nature at its purest. Clear your mind and fall under the spell of the true North!

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