Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is 3 times the size of Belgium. An exceptional playground for enthusiasts of the great outdoors and for recreational or extreme adventures. Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean is divided into 3 zones, offering three unique experiences for everyone from thrill seekers to soul searchers. Presenting the first of a three part series that will introduce you to the region of Saguenay-Lac-Saint-Jean. Spotlight on the Saguenay Fjord.
It’s long, it’s deep, and it’s impressive! The Saguenay Fjord will dazzle and amaze enthusiasts of wildlife and the great outdoors. Did you know that besides extending over 100 km, the fjord is bordered by steep cliffs that can reach up to 400 meters high? It’s one of the 10 longest fjords in the world and the only navigable fjord in North America.
Two national parks are dedicated to its conservation and development: The Saguenay- St. Lawrence Marine Park and the Parc National du Fjord-du-Saguenay. The fjord park offers one of the most beautiful beluga whale observation sites imaginable. These marine mammals come to play in Baie Sainte-Marguerite and perform to bedazzle their audience. Moreover, it’s the ideal place for excursions offering breathtaking panoramic views. How about a little via ferrata, one of most exhilarating sites in Quebec!
The Saguenay Fjord is the Mecca of nautical activities and gives way to a variety of activities, with breathtaking panoramic landscapes included!
Here are few suggestions for discovering the Saguenay Fjord: