5455
Quebec
Whales, Sea and Sand: An Adventure in Quebec With Your Grandchild
See feeding whales, visit giant sand dunes, embark on a marine safari and hear the story of local First Nations people as you explore the St. Lawrence River region with your grandchild.
Rating (5)
Program No. 5455RJ
Length
7 days
Starts at
1,649

At a Glance

From the shores of charming French Canadian rural towns, observe the whales in their feeding grounds, from krill upwelling near the imposing cliffs of Saguenay Fjord to the estuary of the St. Lawrence River sand dunes where river and ocean meet. Experience with your grandchild the marvel of these majestic creatures and learn more about cetaceans from marine mammal experts. Enjoy Québécois culture and rural scenery, marine ecosystems, cliffs and a lighthouse. Balleines, baguettes and bienvenue!

Best of all, you'll ...

  • See beluga, minke, fin and humpback whales up close on two whale-watching safaris in one of the largest marine protected areas in Canada.
  • Learn more about these fascinating creatures at the Whale Museum and Research and Beluga Interpretation Centres, such as identification and species’ behavior.
  • Learn and practice how local First Nation’s peoples made pottery many years ago.

General Notes

Program is for grandchildren ages 9-12.
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