Located at the dock in Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Exploramer is an activity centre showcasing the marine environment of the Gulf of St. Lawrence. Explore the local marine life through an aquarium park, a museum, sea excursions, a fish harvesting activity, the Smarter Seafood program proposing Dare to Taste activity and... Discover the sea! 

1 Rue du Quai, Sainte-Anne-des-Monts, Québec G4V 2B6

Phone: 418 763-2500




La Mer à boire is a lunch counter with patio serving a vast selection of Smarter Seafood certified products, comforting soups, fresh baked croissants, local beers and espresso coffee. Free Wi-Fi.

In 2009, Exploramer introduced Smarter Seafood certification for sound management of marine resources. The program encourages restaurants and fish markets to offer their customers some of the many lesser-known edible species found in the St. Lawrence to foster the sustainability of the fishery and protect its biodiversity. Capacity: 80 seats inside and 20 seats outside.

June 6 to September 5, 2021. Every day from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.


Aquarium. Touch pools. Museum exhibits. Bilingual guided tours. Fish harvesting activity (at the time of low tide).  Sea excursions: "Introduction to fishing" (7 a.m.), “Discover the St. Lawrence” (11 a.m. and 3 p.m.) and “A Laboratory at Sea” (1:30 p.m). 

Activity  Dare to Taste: This animated tasting activity, led by a guide, allows you to discover the responsible choices offered by the St. Lawrence and taste five marine species valued by Smarter Seafood.

Day camp: The Masked Porpoise Squad is a scientific day camp for children from 6 to 11 years old. It is offered every Monday and Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m (June 25 to Agust 13, 2021). Reservations required.

Sea souvenir shop with Gaspésian handicrafts and a wide range of books.

June 6 to October 10, 2021 9 a.m. to 5 p.m

Membership: ATR Gaspésie, Fourchette bleue, Société des musées québécois, FQCC

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