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Marine Environment Discovery Centre

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Marine Environment Discovery Centre
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Dive into the colourful world of the St. Lawrence and observe the whales! Parks Canada invites you to explore some of the most beautiful underwater scenery in North America at the Marine Environment Discovery Centre. Family activities are offered on...more
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41 Rue des Pilotes, Les Escoumins, Quebec G0T 1K0, Canada
+1 418-233-4414
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

A must do for the young and old. WE went here after our whale watching on the zodiac. it rounded off our curiosity of these local whales. Louise was a perfect guide knowing both French and English and knew when to help us. The film...More

Thank Caroline G
Reviewed 30 July 2018

This park, bon desir & pointe noir can viewed on a single day with a price paid at one gate. I visited with my family of 4 the 2 kids aged 6 & 11. They thoroughly enjoyed visiting the parks. we even spotted a humpback...More

Thank us0ke
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We have been here several times to enjoy the wonderful SCUBA diving offered on site. But for non-divers, the center has knowledgeable staff who help you understand the marine environment. The views are magnificent and if you are lucky you will see Beluga, Minke and...More

Thank gromit2017
Reviewed 7 July 2018

I was traveling in the Quebec area and came across this very informative and cool discovery centre. The exhibits were very interesting and I learned a lot from them. The staff there were very informative and told us a lot about the whales, the river,...More

Thank markythesharkey
Reviewed 7 September 2017

My husband, grandson and I took a whale watching excursion and left my 89 year old mum relaxing at this fabulous centre. The staff was excellent and spent some time chatting with her and helping her look around the wonderful exhibits. Although she was not...More

1  Thank Bejazzes
Reviewed 12 July 2017

When we visited this place we followed a group of 40 schoolkids on a field trip. Despite the noise and the enthusiasm of the children, the guides were fabulous, explaining the centre, pointing out different facts and answering all our questions. After spending some time...More

Thank AMsays
Reviewed 31 December 2015

This is a great place to get lots of information about the Saint Lawrence River and it's inhabitants. A great place to spend on a hour or so.

Thank Ray W
Reviewed 18 October 2015

We found this museum to be better than the one in Tadoussac. While the Tadoussac one only concerns marine mammals, this one covers the marine environment and animal life of the entire area. The exhibits are creative and well done. The employee there was enthusiastic...More

Thank jhasselbalch
Reviewed 4 October 2015

Deep water comes close to shore here, so we had better luck seeing Belugas here than even Pointe Noire or Baie Ste. Marguerite. Also harbor porpoises. You do need to sit patiently for an hour or so, since they're not always there. In cold weather,...More

Thank tripyrr
Reviewed 20 August 2014

worth just pulling in for info and chance to view whales from patio area. lots of info on coast, animals etc

Thank eleanorferguson
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