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Auberge de la Baie
Les Escoumins
(418) 233-2010 or 1-800-287-2010

Hébergement Chez Claude
Les Escoumins
(418) 233-4125

Camping Paradis Marin
(418) 232-6237

Gîte Baie du Soleil Couchant
418 231-2238

La Maison de la Veille Côte
Les Escoumins
(418) 233-4419

Gite de la Chute
Baie Sainte-Catherine
339, route 138
(418) 237-4020

Complexe Hôtelier Pelchat
Complexe Hôtelier Pelchat
445, route 138
Les Escoumins (Québec) G0T 1K0
1 888 BALEINE (Toll free)
(418) 233-2401

Gîte au Lac St-Jean

If you visit the Lac St-Jean region, you will find the Belle-Rivière lodge, a cosy and affordable lodge located in Hébertville, within a 5-minute drive from the Lac St-Jean beach and a 15-minute drive from Alma. Marie-Alice and Pierre will give you a warm welcome; you can reach them at 418 344-4345 or by visiting www.gitescanada.com/2172.html.

Studio motel La Croisiere
1087 Route 138 Les Bergeronnes
418 232-6247


Whale-watching cruises packages

Not only do we offer the lowest prices for whale-watching cruises aboard zodiacs in the Tadoussac, Bergeronnes and Les Escoumins area, we also offer you suggestions for your stay in the area are listed below. Some of them offer packages. You will find the following lodgings with their rates and characteristics in the official Manicouagan and Saguenay – Lac-Saint-Jean tourism guides.

Scene of a whales diving in the St. LawrenceLes Escoumins and the region in the immediate vicinity, not only offer the best prices for whale observation and for accommodation, but also offer very competitive prices in the Manicouagan region. The accommodations and camping grounds near the sea and only twenty minutes from Tadoussac offer you personalized service away from large crowds and boasting a unique charm. Some camp-grounds even offer the possibility to observe whales from the shore.

If one compares the region to the east of Tadoussacin the Manicouagan – Les Escoumins and Bergeronnes – which are areas that are off the beaten path of the bigger tourist circuits such as those found in Charlevoix which often lead to Baie-Sainte-Catherine, those offered in Manicouagan, Tadoussac specifically, even those offered in the Saguenay fjord, one will discover that for a few extra kilometres of travel, a much more picturesque and affordable region for whale-watching (with the lowest prices guaranteed) with very affordable accommodations and camping.


Whale-watching cruise package Trois-Pistole - Les Escoumins

We offer a whale-watching cruise package for those who arrive from the South-Shore using the ferry that links Les Escoumins with Trois-Pistoles. The package includes a shuttle service from the ferry dock to the pilot’s dock from where the whale-watching cruises leave. Contact your ticket booth 1 888-817-9999 or by e-mail info@lesecumeurs.com.
Note: You must join us at Escoumins wharf by buying a pedestrian return trip the same day.


Specials and news

By consulting our News page on a regular basis, you will remain informed of our special rates – at the start of the season, and towards the end of the season – as well as receive news about whale-watching cruises, the regions of Charlevoix and Manicouagan, local festivals and special events, not to mention news on the Saguenay fjord and the cruises offered there.

Up to date information on the marine mammal's locations, their numbers and other interesting information will also be found here. Further information will be available on the following Web site: www.baleinesendirect.com





















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