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Saguenay, Canada-port

Surrounded by verdant mountains and high plateaus, Saguenay with its breathtaking scenery, is Canada’s only navigable fjord, and its rich eco-system draws pods of visiting whales, seals and seabirds. Nestled among the flowering hills discover some of the most picturesque villages in Québec. Saquenay is the travelers portal to a host of activities including: kayaking, power boating, whale watching and hiking amid simply gorgeous surroundings.

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Below is a list of those shore excursions previously offered in this port. For information on which shore excursions will be offered on a particular cruise, please reference the specific itinerary of that cruise.

Free Excursions

Regent Choice Excursions

  • Light Activity /Walking Light Activity /Walking
  • Seated Tour Seated Tour
  • Moderate Activity/Walking Moderate Activity/Walking
  • Most Active or Strenuous Most Active or Strenuous
  • Minimal Activity Required Minimal Activity Required
  • Regent Choice Regent Choice
  • Gourmet Explorer Gourmet Explorer
  • Meal Meal
  • Evening Tour Evening Tour
  • A Stroll in the Park
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Cultural Show La Fabuleuse
    Seated Tour
  • Discovery of New France
    Light Activity /Walking
  • Saguenay Park Hiking
    Moderate Activity/Walking
  • The Best of Saguenay
    Light Activity /Walking

A Stroll in the Park

Light Activity /Walking

Duration: 4 hours

Tour Code: SAG-005

Discover the wonders within the Saguenay National Park at its Interpretation Center and then take a leisurely stroll along one of the park's easiest trails.

Your tour commences from the pier with a scenic drive to Saguenay National Park, which encompasses the spectacular Saguenay Fjord, the world's southernmost fjord. One of the best ways to understand this intricate ecosystem is by visiting the Interpretation Center at the heart of the park. Here, during an informative presentation, you'll discover how the deep fjord was carved out of the land by powerful glaciers millions of years ago, why the Saguenay River is so dark and salty, and what wildlife thrives in the park. One of the most frequently seen marine animals is the Beluga whale, an arctic species that comes to feed on krill in the summer. The Beluga's white color makes it easy to spot, even from a distance.

After your orientation at the Interpretation Center, you will head outside to enjoy a one-hour walk along the short Meandres des Falaises trail. It's a nice, easy walk with plenty of extraordinary sights along the way, including the Eternity River Delta. Afterwards, feel free to explore a bit on your own, or return to the Interpretation Center and visit the gift shop. Afterwards, travel back to the pier where your tour concludes.

Please note: This tour includes 1-hour of moderate walking that covers 1-mile. There are various natural surfaces and gradients to negotiate. The tour is not available to wheelchair guests or those with mobility concerns. Participants should be in reasonably good physical condition. Weather appropriate, layered clothing and sturdy, comfortable walking/hiking shoes are recommended.