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Quebec City: Montmorency Falls with Cable Car Ride

1. Quebec City: Montmorency Falls with Cable Car Ride

Begin your visit at the cable car station and take the opportunity to discover the new trails at the foot of the falls. After your walk, take the cable car ride up to the top. You will see dazzling views of the falls, park cove, and Île d’Orléans. Once at the top, learn more about the history of the park at the interpretation center located in the Manoir Montmorency. You will also find a souvenir shop there. Continue to the suspension bridge hanging directly over the falls and listen to the water roaring beneath your feet. There are also a number of trails where you can enjoy the fresh air, peace and quiet, and beauty of the park.  The large-format maps on the park will guide you in discovering the panoramic circuit. You can stop to observe the different viewpoints available, or have a picnic. For the more adventurous, opt to go down the panoramic staircase. Clinging to the side of the cliff, this impressive staircase has no less than 487 steps. You will have ample opportunity to take well-deserved breaks during your descent. At the bottom of the stairs, feel the full power of the falls as you get splashed by the water. In winter, the fine splashes projected by the waterfall eventually freeze and form beautiful shapes. These splashes also form the famous Sugarloaf which is a very impressive natural ice cream cone at the foot of the falls. Finally, walk along the new contemplative walkway.

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Aquarium du Quebec: Entry Ticket

2. Aquarium du Quebec: Entry Ticket

Dive into the sea in Quebec City. Come and meet the 10,000 marine animals that inhabit the aquarium: fish, reptiles, amphibians, invertebrates and marine mammals. Unique to this Aquarium is the outdoor marine habitats where seals and walruses can be viewed from both the land and through underwater glass viewing areas. There are meetings with the animals throughout the day for the walruses and seals, and your entrance will include access to daily animal talks by aquarium staff. The outdoor area also features arctic foxes as well as outdoor trails with magnificent views over the mighty St Lawrence River.  The highlight of the interior marine habitats is the Awesome Ocean where you can walk through an underwater tunnel in a 92,000-gallon seawater tank and see the marine life from the vantage point of a diver.  There are also exhibits showcasing Canada’s marine invertebrates from both the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, including mesmerizing jellyfish and delicate seahorses.

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Quebec City: Valcartier Vacation Village Round-Trip Shuttle

3. Quebec City: Valcartier Vacation Village Round-Trip Shuttle

Depart from the heart of Old Quebec near the Château Frontenac and travel to Village Vacances Valcartier (Valcartier Vacation Village) with this round-trip shuttle service. Experience North America's largest winter amusement park. Visit the Ice Hotel, Bora Parc, and Hotel Valcartier. Explore more than 35 slides, 5000 inner tubes, 17 mechanical lifts at the Winter Playground. Rent skates and maneuver through the skating trail. Spend the entire day in the area or stay for just a few hours to see the sights with the freedom to choose a return time from the shuttle schedule (shuttle return must be taken the same day). Choose between departure times from Old Quebec at 9:00 AM and 12:30 PM and return times from Valcartier at 11:15 AM and 2:45 PM. Transfers take between 45 minutes to 1 hour.

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What people are saying about Quebec City

Amazing trip. Easy to book tickets. Worth every penny and definitely a must visit place. Booking via getyourguide was so Easy and hassle free. Highly recommend this app for vacations. I’ve made all my bookings using this app for my Quebec vacation.

The cable car climb is magnificent in addition to finding the falls higher up. Me and my friends enjoyed it very much.

Place is gorgeous. It was more beautiful than the last time i visited in 2018

A lovely, and very well maintained, park. Stunning views and lots to explore!

Great, excellent view from the cable car .. friendly staff