Montreal's attractions along The River on TransCanadaHighway.com
Montreal offers a number of recreations, cruises and adventures along the mighty St Lawrence river:
Bateau-Mouche (cruises) at the Old Port of Montréal
Jacques-Cartier Pier, Old Port of Montréal
(514) 849-9952 Fax: (514) 849-9851 Toll-free: 1 800 361-9952
Champ-de-Mars / Place-d'Armes METRO
Experience Montréal aboard Le Bateau-Mouche on a course inaccessible to conventional watercraft, this elegant Parisian riverboat offers you breathtaking views of Montréal and its skyline with choice of a guided tour or dinner on the river. Departures from Jacques-Cartier Pier at the Old Port of Montréal. Mid-May to mid-October: Daily, 10 a.m., 11:30 a.m., 1:30 p.m., 3 p.m. and 4:30 p.m. Departure at 7 p.m. for the dinner-cruise. Boarding: 30 minutes before departure. Allow 1 to 2 Hours. Admission: $9.50 Children, $18.00 Students, $21.00 Adults, $18.00 Senior Citizens, , $47.50 Families, Group rates available.
Croisières AML Cruises
Old Port of Montréal, King Edward Pier
(514) 842-9300 Fax: (514) 842-1201 Toll-free: 1 800 667-3131
Guided sightseeing cruises, lunch cruises, Sunday brunch and delicious dinner cruises with bilingual guides and entertainment. OPEN: May 10 to June 20: 2:30 p.m. excursion cruise, duration 1.5 hr.; 7 p.m. dinner cruise, duration 4 hr. (some evenings only). June 21 to September 1: 11:30 a.m., 2:30 p.m. and 4:30 p.m., excursion cruise, duration 1.5 hr.; 7 p.m. dinner cruise, duration 4 hr.; 7:30 p.m. sunset cruise, duration 1.5 hr. September 2 to October 13: 2:30 p.m. excursion cruise, duration 1.5 hr.; 7 p.m. dinner cruise, duration 4 hr. (some evenings only). Admission: $8.00 Children, $15.00 Students, $23.00 Adults, $15.00 Senior Citizens, $50.00 Families, Group rates available.
Croisière historique sur le Canal de Lachine
Lachine Canal (near Atwater Market)
(514) 846-0428 Fax: (514) 846-0848 Toll-free: 1 866 846-0448
A unique journey at Parks Canada Lachine Canal National Historic Site on a magnificent 50-seat Amsterdam style tour boat, and discover the fascinating story of this nautical corridor and neighbourhood while passing through the locks.
Admission: $10.00 Children, $14.00 Students, $17.50 Adults, $14.00 Senior Citizens, $46.00 Families, Group rates available. Open: May 15 to June 18 and September 7 to October 11: Saturday, Sunday and holidays, departures at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. June 19 to September 6: daily, departures at 1 p.m. and 3:30 p.m. Groups: May 15 to June 18 and September 7 to October 11: Monday to Friday, departures at 8:30 a.m., 10:30 a.m. and 1 p.m.; Saturday and Sunday morning, departures at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. June 19 to September 6: every morning, departures at 8:30 a.m. and 10:30 a.m. Reservations required.
Iberville Passenger Terminal - Port of Montréal
Pier Alexandra, Port of Montréal
(514) 283-7011 Fax: (514) 283-0829
Place-d'Armes / Square-Victoria METRO
The Iberville Passenger Terminal l welcomes thousands of cruise ship passengers annually, in the historic district of Old Montréal. Regular cruise lines offer voyages along the St. Lawrence River and the North American East Coast.
Jet Boating and Rafting the Lachine Rapids
Old Port of Montréal, Clock Tower Pier
(514) 284-9607 Fax: (514) 287-9401
Take a wet, wild and wonderfu; jet boating ride on the Lachine Rapids. Lunch and dinner packages are available for groups of 10 persons and over. Also available, speed boating, rodeo-style jet boating, enough action to resemble a chase in a James Bond movie. Open: May to Mid-October: daily, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Departures every two hours. Admission: $35.00 Children , $45.00 Students, $55.00 Adults, $50.00 Senior Citizens, Group rates available.
Port d'escale du Vieux-Port
Jacques-Cartier Pier, Old Port of Montréal
Montréal, Québec, H2Y 2E2
(514) 283-5414 Fax: (514) 496-Port (7678) Toll Free: 1 800 976-Port (7678)
The Old Port of Montréal's Port d'Escale can accommodate more than 95 pleasure craft of all sizes, offering the full range of modern facilities, along with a warm welcome and services of the finest quality (electricity, water, sanitation services, and cable on the docks). open May to October.
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