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Montréal: St. Lawrence Sightseeing River Cruise

1. Montréal: St. Lawrence Sightseeing River Cruise

Embark with your guide on an unforgettable round-trip cruise along the St. Lawrence River, departing from the historic Old Port of Montreal. This scenic journey will take you on a captivating exploration of the city's iconic landmarks and stunning waterfront vistas. As you glide beneath the magnificent Jacques-Cartier Bridge, a marvel of engineering and architecture, a world of beauty unfolds before your eyes. The waterway is adorned with a succession of magnificent monuments that pay homage to Montreal's rich history and vibrant culture. Each monument tells a story, and as you pass by, informative commentary will enlighten you about the significance and background of these landmarks. The heart of Montreal City reveals itself as you cruise along the St. Lawrence River. You'll witness the bustling streets, the vibrant energy, and the unique blend of old-world charm and modern urbanity. The cityscape showcases an enchanting fusion of architectural styles, from the historic buildings of Old Montreal to the sleek skyscrapers of the downtown core. One of the most awe-inspiring sights awaits as you approach the Olympic Stadium, a monumental structure that hosted the 1976 Summer Olympics. Its iconic inclined tower stands tall, serving as a reminder of the city's sporting achievements and architectural grandeur. To witness Montreal in a whole new light, consider taking the evening cruise. As the sun sets and the city's lights illuminate the skyline, Montreal truly earns its reputation as "Canada's City of Light." The enchanting glow transforms the city into a magical spectacle, casting a romantic ambiance upon the river and its surroundings. Throughout the cruise, enhance your experience with the complimentary audioguide, available in 8 languages. Engaging commentary in French, English, Italian, Spanish, German, Mandarin, Japanese, and Korean will provide fascinating insights into each landmark. A round-trip cruise along the St. Lawrence River is a remarkable journey that showcases the very best of Montreal. From the captivating monuments to the stunning waterfront views.

Montreal: Small Group Tour with River Cruise and Notre Dame

2. Montreal: Small Group Tour with River Cruise and Notre Dame

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.

Montreal Olympic Park self-guided walking tour scavenger hun

3. Montreal Olympic Park self-guided walking tour scavenger hun

Are you looking for things to do in Montreal? Our Olympic Park scavenger hunt is a self-guided walking tour with challenges around Montreal’s Olympic Park! Walk from the Botanical Garden to the Maurice Richard Arena through the Olympic Stadium and the Saputo Stadium. In fact, you’ll face challenges at every step. Each challenge will tell you where you are going next and a bit of local history and trivia. The Montreal Olympic Park Tourist Scavenger Hunt is a 3.5 km / 2.2 mi self-guided walking tour with challenges. It should take you 2 to 3 hours to complete. - Learn some local history - Challenge your knowledge - 18 varied challenges - Walk at your own pace: 3.5 km / 2.2 mi - Fun for all ages, kids included - Start whenever you are ready, from your smartphone – no fixed schedule - Take as little, or as much time as you wish to complete your hunt Buy 1 scavenger hunt for your party of 1 to 6 people.

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4.7 / 5

based on 86 reviews

The boat was on-time, the food was better than expected and the prices for food and drinks were the same as those on shore. The cruise was excellent and crew was friendly and helpful. I would have paid twice as much for a longer cruise. It was hot but they had air conditioning inside.

Andres was a wonderful tour guide. I will definitely reserve a tour with him again.

Best part of weekend trip! Informative for first trip to Montreal and lots of FUN.

It was an informative, exciting and at the same time relaxing trip! Recommended

Great job and great service. Excellent quality service. Merci!