Watch whales, seals and seabirds from the shore.
Belugas, porpoises and other cetaceans often swim past Cap de Bon-Désir. Our guides are there to answer your questions. Bring a picnic and a windbreaker. Family activities are offered on site every day.Have you ever seen starfish?
You will be surprised by their colours! Participate in the feature activity, “30 Feet into Neptune’s World
,” during which divers will bring up some of the mysterious animals that live at the bottom of the estuary for you to see. This activity is offered three times a week. Consult the schedule for details.
In the lightkeeper’s house, observe whales and learn about the history of the lighthouse and its lightkeepers
. Play a game to test your talents as a pilot!Do your children love to explore?
Request the Xplorers booklet at the reception centre.Activities and services:
Whale watching, interpretive activities, exhibit, lighthouse.
- Opening dates
From June 21 to October 13, 2014
- CENTRE: June 21 to September 1: Daily from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; September 2 to 7: Daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. September 8 to October 13: Wednesday to Sunday, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
30 FEET INTO NEPTUNE’S WORLD: June 28 to August 23: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 a.m. Please arrive at least 30 minutes early.
- $7.80/adult, $6.80/senior, $3.90/child, $19.60/family or group
- Recommended for groups
- Payment methods
Pets allowed on leashes only
- How to get there
Take Route 138 to Les Bergeronnes and follow the signs to the Cap-de-Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Centre (Centre d’interprétation et d’observation de Cap-de-Bon-Désir).
- Affiliations and distinctions
Parks Canada manages a network of national parks, historic sites and marine conservation areas. Discover for yourself the many wonders, adventures and learning experiences that await you in such sites. Visit parkscanada.gc.ca
to plan your next vacation!