The Québec maritime Blog

Rivière-du-Loup: A Little Known Whale-Watching Area

   |   By Le Québec maritime

Jean-Pierre Sylvestre is a marine wildlife biologist and photojournalist, who divides his time between the St. Lawrence River, Argentina and Antarctica in pursuit of his passion: whales. We asked Jean-Pierre to share why he so loved spending his summers working as a guide on the Croisières AML whale-watching cruise ship based in Rivière-du-Loup. This is what he had to say.

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Lodging Options in Harmony with Nature

   |   By Jean-Pascal Côté

It can be on an island, along a river, in the mountains or even in the trees. Whatever form it takes, nothing beats a night in a natural environment to experience a privileged moment with the spectacular scenery, the enchanting surroundings and the brisk fresh air of Québec maritime.

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The St. Lawrence in Cruise Mode

   |   By David Lang, Valérie Fortier

Do you have sea legs and would like to discover the maritime regions of Québec from a unique perspective? Two ships offer you the opportunity to navigate the St. Lawrence during your next vacation: the CTMA Vacancier, which links Montréal to the Îles de la Madeleine, and the Bella Desgagnés, which will take you to the Minganie and Lower North Shore regions. We asked two of our colleagues to tell us about their experiences aboard these ships.

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