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Saguenay Fjords - Which side is best?

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I’ll be on the NCL Gem in September for a trip to Canada. One of the stops is Saguenay. Would anyone know whether port or starboard is best for seeing the Fjords as the ship sails in?

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We did this stop on the Dawn in 2016, we entered the Fjord very early in the AM. There is a large statue about half way up - it is on the Port side of the ship. Other that that it is a typical Fjord with forest on both sides. Here are some photos from our trip. They were taken from a Port side SC 2bdrm Suite on deck 11.

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The passage is in the early am and either side is faintly obscured -

In October of 2018 had a blast of a snow storm to contend with -

 

The highlight of the passage is on the PORT side about half way up the fjord - - -

The arrival at La Baie (Port of Saguenay) will be on the PORT side.

There is only room for one ship to dock - we were unlucky and had to tender.

 

If docked hopefully you will be on the side of the port to see the locals come out

to entertain you with native dance festivities.

 

Bonvoyagie just posted pictures and further explanation - - - - -   

 

The NOTRE-DAME-du-Saguenay

 

Map Image LINK:

After displaying the Map ZOOM out for the seeing the whole fjord.

 

https://www.google.com/maps/@48.319055,-70.3156494,5166m/data=!3m1!1e3

 

The outbound trip down the fjord with be at dusk - nothing to see here folks - move (sail) along !

Edited by don't-use-real-name

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Thank you both for the info, tips and pictures. We’ll be late September so hopefully no snow.

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