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, 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: 52 seats inside and 20 seats outside.
June 5 to September 4, 2022. 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” (11:30 a.m. and 3 p.m.) and “A Laboratory at Sea” (1:30 p.m). New sea excursion "Sunset on the sea" (6:30 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. depending on the day).
Activity Dare to Taste: This animated tasting activity, led by a scientific animator, 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 27 to Agust 15, 2022). Reservations required.
Sea souvenir shop with Gaspésian handicrafts, local products and a wide range of books.
June 5 to October 9, 2022 9 a.m. to 5 p.m
Membership: ATR Gaspésie, Fourchette bleue, Société des musées québécois, FQCC, la Route accessible Kroul, Carte Accompagnement Loisir, Association des musées canadiens, Attractions incontournables de la Gaspésie, Cercle des jeunes naturalistes