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Montreal: La Grande Roue de Montréal Entry Ticket

1. Montreal: La Grande Roue de Montréal Entry Ticket

Take in breathtaking views of Montreal with entry tickets to La Grande Roue de Montréal, the largest observation wheel in Canada. See the city and its surroundings from 60 meters in the air. Upgrade your experience to a private climate-controlled gondola on the Saint Lawrence River. The wheel is located in the heart of the picturesque setting of Old Port, on the shore of the Saint Lawrence River. Step aboard climate-controlled gondolas with ultra-clear glass for unbeatable panoramic views 60-meters high. Year round, rain, snow or shine, admire exceptional views of the city and its surroundings. Your ride will last around twenty breathtaking minutes. No matter the weather, the temperate gondolas will keep you cool in summer and warm in winter.  Under the sun or stars, enjoy the historic buildings of Old Montreal, the city center’s eclectic architecture, Mont-Royal, and the majestic Saint Lawrence River. On a clear day, you can admire up to 28-kilometers of the horizon. As dusk falls, Montreal’s lights up in color, creating a romantic and festive atmosphere. At the base of the wheel, relax on terraces or saver a tasty treat at the onsite cafe and bistro. You can upgrade your experience with the option of a private gondola for 8 people.

Tyroparc: Mega Ziplines and Hiking in the Laurentians

2. Tyroparc: Mega Ziplines and Hiking in the Laurentians

Fly 100 meters above the Mont Catherine forest on 4 different ziplines with this adventurous activity. Trek through woodland and enjoy scenic views then zip from one mountain to the other. Start with a 1.3 km hike along the white trails of Mont Catherine forest. Reach your destination and take the time to warm up next to a cozy fire in a tipi. Next, enjoy a series of mega zip lines which are the longest and highest in the Laurentian mountains. Safely strap in and feel like your favorite action figure as you take off, flying through the air to the other side. Admire the stunning views from above and feel an adrenaline rush as you speed past the forest beneath you.

Montreal: Small Group Sightseeing Tour with Seasonal Cruise

3. Montreal: Small Group Sightseeing Tour with Seasonal Cruise

Discover the highlights of Montreal in comfort on a 5-hour guided tour and travel in a small group for a more intimate experience. Drive to the Mont-Royal mountain that the city was named after and get beautiful views of the surrounding area and city skyline. You will get to see St. Joseph's Oratory and stop at a landing point on Mount Royal for breathtaking scenic views of the city, and then explore its historical side in Old Montreal. Hear little known historical facts and see the beautiful Notre Dame Basilica.  When in season, you will head to the Old Port of Montreal where you will board a riverboat cruise. On this cruise, you will be able to sit back, relax and take in some amazing sights as you float down the St. Lawrence River. From September to June, the cruise will be replaced by a visit to La Grande Roue, Montreal's famous observation wheel, located in Old Port.

Tyroparc: Via Ferrata Guided Tour and Zipline Combo Ticket

4. Tyroparc: Via Ferrata Guided Tour and Zipline Combo Ticket

Spend some time in the outdoor adventure center of Tyroparc in Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts with a combined ticket. Join a Via Ferrata tour and hike through the Laurentian Mountains. Ascend a rock wall and take 2 mega ziplines down the mountain with a guide. Start the tour with a 450-meter hike from the chalet to the foot of the cliffs of the Cap Beauséjour. Receive safety instructions and an introduction to Via Ferrata from a certified guide at the cliffs. Begin the ascent of the rock wall, over 300 meters long and 60 meters high. Climb steps and cross various bridges to reach the top of the cliff. Admire beautiful views of the Sainte-Agathe-des-Monts. Next, start a short hike to the first zipline, the highest and longest on the tour, at 115 meters above the ground. Put on your helmet and harness and cross the 900-meter- long line to the other side of the mountain. Get hooked up to the next line for your second flight of the tour. Zip through the air over a distance of 650 meters, getting back to the foot of the cliffs of the Cap Beauséjour to end the tour.

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What people are saying about Montreal

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4.2 / 5

based on 269 reviews

What a fantastic ride on the La Grande Roue! We rode the wheel at dusk and got the best view of Montreal! I definitely recommend for all Montreal visitors!

It's great you can see all of Montreal. I advise you to do it at night because with all the light it is very beautiful

Beautiful experience that lets you view the City of Montreal from a unique angle. Family friendly, relaxing, and fun.

It was a Christmas present for my son recently arrived in Montreal, he loved it!!!

Beautiful view and fun ride in a comfortable gondola.