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Welcome to the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park

Located between the fresh water of the fjord and the salt water of the river, the Saguenay–St. Lawrence Marine Park is a marine protected area that covers 1,245 km² in the St. Lawrence Estuary and the Saguenay River. More than 2,200 species frequent these waters, including species at risk such as the beluga whale, the blue whale and the Barrow’s goldeneye.

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Explore your marine protected area on your own way: great landscapes, thilling adventures and fascinating stories await you.

PROTECTING MARINE LIFE

With an area of 1,245 km2, the Marine Park protects all the marine life that lives in it, from the sea bed to the surface. Species at risk such as the St. Lawrence population of beluga whales and the blue whale are found in the park. See how the park protects biodiversity.

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Here’s a new online training course for navigating in whale habitat.

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YOU ARE PLANNING A SPECIAL ACTIVITY AT THE MARINE PARK

You have to submit a permit application in order to have your activity authorized at the marine park. Any sporting event, parade, show, filming of all kinds, using an unmanned drone, scientific research project, commercial excursion ( by kayak or boat): all must obtain a permit prior to their arrival.

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