Weather forecasts Tides Visitor's guide

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!

Dates of operation:
June 19 to October 11 2021

Detailed hours of operation:

June 19 to September 6: daily, 9 am to 6 pm
September 7 to 12: daily, 9 am to 5 pm
September 13 to October 10: Wenesday to Sunday 9 am to 5 pm
October 11: 9 am to 5 pm


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

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

Discovery Activities

The ups and downs of the sea shore

Cancelled for the season

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. Offered in French only.

Ocean Encounters

Cancelled for the season

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.

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