The Côte-Nord region, and in some area of the Bas-Saint-Laurent and Gaspesie, offers a number of sites that offer great whale watching spots along the shoreline. What is unique about this area is the underwater topography and depth-changes. Here, the shoreline suddenly drops down to a few hundred metres allowing whales to stay quite close, making it a prime spot for this activity.
You can also take advantage of the presence of experienced naturalists at observation points, such as Pointe-Noire, Cap-de-Bon-Désir, or Parc Forillon. Don’t forget to protect yourselves from insect bites, especially in June and July.