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Cap-de-bon-désir interpretation and observation centre

The Cap de Bon-Désir Interpretation and Observation Centre is a must-see along the Whale Route. Come experience a unique marine mammal sighting. Whales and seals sometimes come very close to shore. Bring along a picnic, warm clothing and binoculars. And keep your eyes peeled! Head to the shore and take part in activities in company of interpreters. Visit the exhibition to hear the lighthouse’s history as told by its keepers and learn more about navigation. Fun and discovery for all!

Dates of operation:
June 20 to October 12 2020

Detailed hours of operation:

June 20 to September 7: daily, 9 am to 6 pm
September 8 to 13: daily, 9 am to 5 pm
September 14 to October 11: Wenesday to Sunday 9 am to 5 pm
October 12: 9 am to 5 pm

Tours and programs schedule: June 15 to September 2 (daily activities may vary)

Adult: $ 7.90
Senior (65 and older): $ 6.90
Youth (17 and under): free
Family/Group: $ 16.00
Commercial Group, per person: $ 6.90

Order your Discovery Pass here!

Adress :
13, ch. du Cap-de-Bon-Désir
Les Bergeronnes (Québec)
418 232-6751

Participate in interpretive activities that are included in your entrance fee.

The ups and downs of the sea shore:
Do you know what animals are hiding by the sea? If the tide allows, you will be invited to search the shoreline in search of life forms.

At 10:30 a.m. or 2:30 p.m. depending on the time of low tide.
From June 15 to 28, 2019: every day.
From June 29 to August 17, 2019: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Friday
From August 18 to September 2, 2019: every day.

Offered in French only

Ocean Encounters :
Discover starfish, spider crabs, sea urchins and other fascinating animals that divers have collected for you at the foot of Cap-de-Bon-Désir. A nature interpreter presents aquatic animals harvested by divers at the base of Cap de Bon-Désir. Are you bold enough to touch them? Activity offered in French and English.

Schedule: Wednesday, Saturday and Sunday at 10:30 am, from June 29 to August 17, 2019. It is recommended to arrive 30 minutes in advance.

Have a good visit!

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