Saguenay (Quebec Canada)

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Saguenay cruise port

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Local Time
2023-02-09 01:18

min: -11 °F (-24 °C) / max: 17 °F (-8 °C) -5°F
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Saguenay is a port city in Quebec Canada, located on Saguenay River, approx 200 km (120 mi) north of Quebec City and approx 125 km (80 mi) northwest of Tadoussac. The city has population around 145,000 and was formed in 2002 by a merger with Chicoutimi. To access the port, cruise ships do scenic cruising in the Saguenay Fjord National Park (along Saguenay River's eastern end).

Port Saguenay (Canada) cruise port

Port Saguenay is one of all 9 St Lawrence cruise ports of call - together with Quebec City, Trois-Rivieres, Montreal, Baie-ComeauSept-ÎlesGaspe, Havre-Saint-Pierre and Magdalen Islands.

Port Saguenay offers its own (free of charge) passenger tendering operations via two tender boats with capacity 125 and 175 passengers. Some boats may alternately stop in La Baie (at Port Alfred) - one of Saguenay City's three boroughs (together with Chicoutimi and Jonquiere).

The cruise port had its first ship in 2006.

  • In 2016, the Port had scheduled a total of 38 ship calls and celebrated its 10th anniversary.
  • In 2017, the Port handled a total of 55 cruise ship calls, which was a record season. During 2017's peak season (for "Fall Foliage" themed cruises), a total of 19 liners docked in a period of just 12 days (Sept 29 through Oct 12). Also in 2017, the port's average ship stay time increased from 8 hours (2016) up to nearly 15,5 hours.
  • For season 2018, the Port had scheduled a total of 60 calls, including the Walt Disney Cruise Line's maiden visit with MS Disney Magic (booked on Sept 24). Of all the 60 ship bookings, 19 were in the 12-day period (Sept 29 - Oct 12) which is the port's peak "Fall Foliage" season.

On October 6, 2016, the Cunard liner RMS Queen Mary 2 made an inaugural visit to Saguenay as a port of call on a 29-day roundtrip Transatlantic cruise from Southampton to Canada and New England (itinerary code M619C). The QM2 ship was also booked to visit Saguenay in 2017 and 2018.

Saguenay tours, shore excursions, hotels

City Tours and Shore Excursions

Saguenay Fjord

Port Saguenay cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Saguenay, Quebec Canada. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.

10 May, 2023
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Polaris
18 May, 2023
Regent Seven Seas Cruises Cruises cruise lineSeven Seas Navigator12:0020:00
20 May, 2023
Viking Cruises Cruises cruise lineViking Polaris

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