Pointe-Noire Interpretation and Observation Centre

Pointe-Noire Interpretation and Observation Centre is located in Baie-St-Catherine, two minutes from the Tadoussac Ferry, 205 km from Quebec City via Road 138.

Pointe-Noire is an ideal site for whale watchers. It is also one of the best land-bases beluga observation sites. The Pointe-Noire site has unimpeded view of the Saguenay Fjord and St. Lawrence Estuary.

It is also the place to learn why whales are present in the area in such impressive numbers. Visitors can discover here lots of secrets. Indeed, the marine environment conceals a thousand and one mysteries, and to reveal some of them, you can take part in some of activities.

You can follow ups and downs of a St. Lawrence shellfish’s life or visit the former lighthouse. Guests can chat with naturalists to learn more about navigation aids and the history of the Tadoussac Region.

Length of visit: about one hour.

Web Site of the Pointe-Noire Observation and Interpretation Centre: www.marinepark.qc.ca

saguenay fjord view

View on the Saguenay Fjord. Photo: © ProvinceQuebec.com

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