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.

On your next trip to the Laurentians, take time to enjoy a full lineup of outdoor activities for every taste, from beginners to pros looking for big thrills. Ride the waves in a kayak, paddle your canoe down winding rivers or stretch out in the sunshine, on one of Mont-Tremblant National Park’s sunny beaches. In winter, dog-sledding, alpine and cross-country skiing are but a few of the many outdoor activities to enjoy with Aventure Écotourisme Québec member outfitters.

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