Mighty St. Lawrence

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• Experience Québec’s unique history and culture
• Search for the largest animal on earth—the blue whale
• See one of the world’s largest gannet colonies; over 50,000 pairs
• Enjoy the natural beauty of Cape Breton Island
• Sail the Saguenay, spectacular feeding ground for marine and bird species
• Photograph the famous red cliffs of the Magdalen Islands

Fact File

• 10 Days
• Start in Quebec City, finish in Saint Pierre, France
• All meals on board included
• Travel aboard the Ocean Endeavour
• Activity Level: 1


This voyage incorporates the stunning coastal regions of the Gulf of Saint Lawrence, including the Gaspé, the Magdalen Islands, Cape Breton, and Saint-Pierre.

Marine mammals should be plentiful—some of the best whale watching in Canada is concentrated between the high cliffs of Saguenay Fjord. Forillon National Park and Île-Bonaventure Provincial Park offer spectacular wildlife opportunities, including numerous migrating seabirds. The Magdalen Islands' mix of Acadian and English influences and a history of more than four hundred shipwrecks are among their unique features. They are also home to endangered bird species, including the piping plover and roseate tern. A stop at Cape Breton, famed for its rocky shores, glacial valleys and barren headlands is sure to be a highlight. We’ll also visit Prince Edward Island—Canada's smallest province and the birthplace of Confederation.

We bring our voyage to a close at Saint-Pierre, the last remaining outpost of New France, where fine wine, good cheese and French fashion are to be found—just off the coast of Newfoundland.

FROM: $3395



All travel aboard the Ocean Endeavour.

Comfort notes

Seas can be rough. Wet and dry zodiac landings required.

Itinerary - detailed itinerary

Day 1: Québec City, QC
Day 2: Saguenay Fjord, QC
Day 3: Lower Saint Lawrence
Day 4: Forillon National Park / Gaspé
Day 5: Île Bonaventure National Park / Percé
Day 6: Prince Edward Island
Day 7: Cape Breton Island, NS
Day 8: Magdalen Islands, QC
Day 9: Expedition Stop, NL
Day 10: Saint-Pierre, FR
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