Croisières AML (cruises)

177, rue des Pionniers
Tadoussac (Quebec) Canada
G0T 2A0
+418 235-4642
+418 692-0845
Toll free:
+1 800 563-4643

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With Croisières AML, wildlife enthusiasts can admire the most majestic creatures on the planet at the heart of the world’s best whale-watching site: the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park. This park is a major feeding ground for marine mammals, which is why this region is such a hotspot for nature lovers. In addition to an exclusive Whale Warranty, Croisières AML offers visitors the choice between an exciting outing in a Zodiac or the unparalleled comfort of one of their sightseeing boats. Their cruises and excursions are suitable for the whole family!

Zodiac* excursions from Tadoussac (late April to October)

Enjoy a breathtaking adventure aboard one of our safe Zodiacs. Skim the waves and experience the thrill of a unique encounter with the whales in their natural habitat. This experience is a must for adrenaline junkies! You can choose from a 2-hour or 2.5-hour excursion.

Whale-watching cruises from Tadoussac (May to early November)

Opt for the exceptional comfort and panoramic views aboard the AML Grand Fleuve or the AML Zéphyr to soak up the beauty of the Saguenay Fjord while observing the giants of the sea. During your excursion, bilingual naturalist guides will introduce you to the world of the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park. If you are looking for a unique and personalized experience, opt for the VIP St-Laurent Lounge aboard the AML Grand Fleuve where you can enjoy exclusive access to an indoor lounge and observation bridge as well as be served local bites and drinks!

Whale-watching cruises from Rivière-du-Loup (June to September) – available in 2023

Take advantage of the only departure point on the south shore of the St. Lawrence and enjoy exciting encounters with seals and whales, including belugas! Board the AML Levant and be amazed by the beauty of the rugged coast dotted with islands and heritage lighthouses. Admire the majestic Rivière-du-Loup scenery as it unfolds before your eyes and enjoy excellent vantage points for watching seabirds and marine mammals.

*Children must be at least 6 years old to participate in Zodiac excursions.

Visit our website for the complete schedule for the season and the various rates.

Opening dates

Late April to late October

Payment methods

  • Visa  Visa
  • MasterCard  MasterCard
  • American Express  American Express
  • Interac  Interac
  • Cash  Cash

Activities available

Whale Watching
Set off to encounter the whales from Rivière-du-Loup (available again 2023) or Tadoussac! Choose the comfort of one of our sightseeing boats (AML Grand Fleuve or AML Zéphyr) or opt for an adventure aboard one of our Zodiacs.
Sea Excursions
Observe up to 13 species of whales and other marine mammals at the heart of the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park, the best place to observe whales in the world!
Wildlife Observation
Observe marine mammals and seabirds from the VIP St-Laurent Lounge aboard the AML Grand Fleuve or from the AML Zéphyr. You can also opt for a Zodiac excursion.


  • Bar
  • Boutique
  • Restaurant or snack bar
  • Conference/meeting room
  • Other: bilingual naturalist guides, binoculars for rent

How to get there

From Route 138, turn onto Rue des Pionniers. (The address is 177, rue des Pionniers.)

From Highway 20, take exit 507 to Route 132 E. Turn left on Rue de l'Ancrage, then a slight left on Rue Hayward. Turn right to stay on Rue Hayward. (The address of the marina is 200, rue Hayward.)

Affiliations and distinctions


  • Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Tourisme Côte-Nord
  • Eco-Whale Alliance
  • Whale Fund Committee

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