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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) - Back in 2023
Take advantage of the only 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. 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!
- 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 2.5-hour excursion.
*Children must be at least 6 years old to participate in a Zodiac excursion.
Visit our website for the complete schedule and rates.
Late April to late October
ScheduleVisit our website for a detailed schedule for each of our cruises.
ReservationsRecommended in high season
- American Express
- 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