In and around Tadoussac
- CIMM – the Center for Interpretation of Marine Mammals
- Saguenay Fjord cruise
- Beach walking – at low tide past Pointe Rouge to the sand dunes
- Walk behind wharf to Pointe à l’islet – mouth of the Saguenay
- Hiking (Park Saguenay)
- Sand dunes at Moulin Baude – children love to run, tumble, jump and slide down to the beach
- Sea kayaking
- Golf and tennis
- Fishing – salmon, trout
- Boutiques and restaurants.
- Hotel Tadoussac
- Wood carver on right at top of hill – notice humback whale and figures in front
- Swimming in the lake
- Archeo-Topo at the Bergeronnes wharf.
- Cap de Bon Désir lighthouse – activities for children and whale-watching
- Les Escoumins – Marine Environment Discovery Center – amazing short film of sea life 35 feet below the surface and active museum.
- Essipit, the Native Reserve – check out the boutique at the gas station.
Up the Saguenay – North side. Route 172
- After Sacré-Coeur exit to left to Anse de Roche with a magnificant view of the fjord.
- Ferme 5 Étoiles has deer, moose, pair of wolves, herd of buffalo – also offers guided sea kayaking on the fjord
- Little further, Parc Saguenay Beluga interpretation center – and a lovely 3km walk to the beluga observation deck on the fjord – also great beach for swimming and picnic.
- Ste. Rose du Nord – lovely little village with a small Nature Museum and church furnished from the local forest. Great acoustics.
Up the Saguenay – South side – Charlevoix
- Pointe Noire lighthouse – just across the ferry – fabulous view and whale-watching.
- Baie des Roches – a 40-minute hike to beach on the St. Lawrence.
- At St. Simeon, route 170 to Les Palisades (hiking), Petit Saguenay and Anse St. Jean.
- At Riviere Eternité – Parc Saguenay, exit right to the fjord and Capes Trinity and Eternity. Interpretation Center, hike to statue of Virgin Mary on Cape Trinity. A full day excursion. Amazing. Bring a picnic.