Croisières AML (cruises)

177, rue des Pionniers
Tadoussac (Quebec) Canada
G0T 2A0
+418 235-4642
+418 692-0845
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+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 its exclusive Whale Warranty, Croisières AML offers visitors the choice between an exhilarating outing in a Zodiac or the unparalleled comfort of one of their sightseeing boats. Their cruises and excursions are suitable for the whole family!

Whale-watching cruise – Rivière-du-Loup
June to September 

Take advantage of a strategic departure point on the south shore of the St. Lawrence River 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 the excellent vantage points for watching seabirds and marine mammals.

Whale-watching cruise – Tadoussac
May to early November

Opt for the exceptional comfort and panoramic views aboard the AML Grand Fleuve and AML Zéphyr to take in the beauty of the Saguenay Fjord while observing the giants of the sea. During the excursion, bilingual naturalist guides will introduce you to the world of the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park.

Zodiac expedition/adventure* – 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. It’s a must for adrenaline junkies! Opt for a 2- or 3-hour excursion.

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

Discover the Saguenay Fjord
June to early September 

Breathe in the fresh air of the fjord and soak in the breathtaking scenery! During this 2-hour cruise, you will have the opportunity to admire spectacular vistas in a 70-million-year-old glacial valley.

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Opening dates

Late April to October


Visit our website for a detailed schedule for each of our cruises.


Recommended in high season

Payment methods

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

Activities available

Whale Watching
Whale-watching cruises departing from Rivière-du-Loup or Tadoussac. Enjoy the view from the VIP St-Laurent Lounge aboard the AML Grand Fleuve or from one of our other comfortable sightseeing boats. You can also enjoy an adventurous excursion aboard a Zodiac.
Sea Excursions
Observe up to 13 species of whales and other marine mammals aboard a sightseeing boat and then enjoy an excursion in the majestic Saguenay Fjord.
Wildlife Observation
Observe marine mammals or seabirds from the VIP St-Laurent Lounge aboard the AML Grand Fleuve or from the AML Zéphyr or AML Levant. You can also opt for a Zodiac cruise.


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

How to get there

Route 138, at 177 Rue des Pionniers

Highway 20, exit 507, towards the marina at 200, rue Hayward

Affiliations and distinctions


  • Tourisme Bas-Saint-Laurent
  • Tourisme Manicouagan
  • Eco-Whale Alliance
  • Whale Fund Committee

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