Whale watching with Croisières AML
Photo: Marc Loiselle/Croisières AML
Eastern Québec’s Wildlife Protectors

Eastern Québec is home to many wildlife species that can easily be observed in their natural habitats: birds, seals, moose, black bears, white-tailed deer and, of course, the majestic whales! Throughout our regions, passionate people have made it their mission to help you gain access to these species while ensuring their protection. Read about four of these inspiring people here.

Razorbills in Bas-Saint-Laurent
Photo: Nicolas Gagnon/Société Duvetnor
The Best Places to…
Observe Birds

Seabirds, birds of prey, forest birds… there is something for everyone in the maritime regions of Québec! Here are a few bird-watching sites to add to your itinerary for your next trip to our corner of the world.

Whale in Forillon
Photo: Marc Loiselle
A Few Tips to…
Identify Whales

Our regions are home to some of the best places in the world to observe marine mammals. Can you identify the 13 species of whales that inhabit the Estuary and Gulf of St. Lawrence? Learn more here!

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Want More Info?

Visit our page dedicated to whale and wildlife watching to find out more: what species to see, what sites to visit, etc.

Le Québec maritime, 84, rue Saint-Germain Est, bureau 205, Rimouski, Québec G5L 1A6, Canada