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Our most recommended Quebec City Activities

  • Aquarium du Quebec: Entry Ticket

    1. 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. 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 sea...

    Excellent experience . Wonderful Saint Lswrence's underwater species, starfish, jellyfish, tropical and colourful species, ... Ice bears, seals enjoying life, nice outdoors landscaping, . If uou hsve queztions just ask one the helpful and knowlegeable aids. However, there were two lines at the entrance ( tickets validation) but it was not clear that both wete svailable . People lined up on one of them only, leaving the second unused. Loss of efficiency that is easy to correct.

  • Quebec City: Sightseeing Cruise

    2. Quebec City: Sightseeing Cruise

    Set sail on a captivating 1.5-hour cruise on the Saint Lawrence River and discover the city of Quebec and its surroundings. Departing from Chouinard Pier, this cruise will be a memorable experience that gives you a completely different perspective of Quebec City. During daytime crusies, the costumed guide, Louis Jolliet, will reveal the unsuspected history of Quebec City, the river, and the surroundings. Take time to relax on the outside terraces while admiring the exceptional view of the old fortifications, the Château Frontenac, the Montmorency Falls, Île d'Orléans, the Côte-de-Beaupré, and the Laurentian Mountains. Or choose to join an evening cruise and experience summer on the only floating terrace in Quebec City. A DJ will provide music and at the end of the night.

    The ship and the views are great, guide was very knowledgeable. Only thing is the cost of drinks on the ship were expensive. Overall a great experience!

  • Quebec City: Montmorency Falls with Cable Car Ride

    3. 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...

    You must have your own car going to the falls. Uber and taxi are not around the area.

  • Quebec City: 1-Hour Express Double-Decker Bus Tour

    4. Quebec City: 1-Hour Express Double-Decker Bus Tour

    Make the most of your time in Quebec City and the later days of summer with an express orientation tour. Admire the historic Old Quebec, the Plains of Abraham, and the lively street, Grand Allée on a 1-hour tour. Climb aboard an open-top double-decker bus for an introduction to this world-famous city. Departing from the center of Old Quebec, you'll experience firsthand the European charm of the first French settlement in North America. Discover Quebec's historic charm on a delightful route that showcases the Old Town, the historic Plains of Abraham that serve as the lungs of Québec City, and Grand Allée - one of the most colorful streets in Quebec City.

    It had been raining on and off. Driver hastily dried all the top deck seats for passengers and was an interested, engaging host. During the ride we discovered a street filled with people and restaurants. We went back to that street for dinner and ran in to the FIRST live music and it was fabulous!! We stayed through dinner and to closing, making many new friends. The tour was informative and enjoyable.

  • Old Quebec: Nordic Spa Thermal Experience

    5. Old Quebec: Nordic Spa Thermal Experience

    Discover a complete relaxation experience at Strøm Nordic Spa, located only a few steps from Old Quebec City and the cruise terminal. Enjoy a thermal experience at an exceptional Nordic spa that includes the rental of a bathrobe, a towel, and a locker. Summer or winter, rain or shine, reduce stress as you revive your body and mind.  Begin by relaxing your muscles in the whirlpool hot tubs. Eliminate toxins by going to a heated sauna, followed by a dip in an ice-cold bath and a period of deep relaxation. Upgrade to the premium option to receive a signature freshly-made juice, a souvenir of your choice, a reusable Strøm sandal bag, and a beverage of your choice at the onsite bistro. Practiced for thousands of years, thermotherapy is a wellness ritual based on the external use of water for therapeutic purposes. Benefit from access to the outdoor whirlpools, thermal and Nordic baths, Finni...

    most relaxing day we’ve had in a very long time. such tranquility and beautiful scenery. we will definitely be back!

  • Quebec City: Island of Orleans Wine Tour

    6. Quebec City: Island of Orleans Wine Tour

    Your tour will begin as you depart from Quebec City at 1:00PM. From there you will begin your day visiting 4 vineyards and hearing about product explanations. You will begin with a visit to Domaine de la Source a Marguerite for a 30-minute tour, before moving on to Saint Pierre Le Vignoble. Following 30 minutes touring Saint Pierre Le Vignoble, you will advance onward to la Grange de l'Île and Vignoble du Mitan, spending 30 minutes at each of the sites. Throughout the experience you will enjoy tastings of different wines, as well as vineyard tours which will include explanations of the different products and manufacturing techniques. To conclude your tour in style, an aperitif will be served at the final stop. On the return trip to Quebec City, you will be able to enjoy the magnificent views of the majestic Montmorency Falls.

    Lovely tour of the island. Wineries were all unique and enjoyable. Our guide Peter was super knowledgeable and personable. Highly recommend!

  • Quebec City: Montmorency Falls Outdoor Lunch

    7. Quebec City: Montmorency Falls Outdoor Lunch

    During this unique dining experience, you will savor a delicious lunch as you marvel at the scenic views of the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency and the St Lawrence River. Entrance and parking are included as you arrive at the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. Proceed to the Manoir Montmorency at the top of the falls, where you will be greeted by a host and brought to the terrace for your dining experience. Once comfortably seated, choose a main course from the special Chef's menu, as well as a dessert and a non-alcoholic drink. For an additional cost, you can experience a local microbrewery beer. After your meal is finished, take a walk on the cliff boardwalk and the suspension bridge at your own pace as you admire the natural beauty in the Parc de la Chute-Montmorency. If you have chosen the upgrade option, end your day at Montmorency Falls with a cable car ride. This ride will allow you to...

    Lunch wad great service was fast and our waitress was very helpful with talking english with us.

  • Quebec: Virtual Reality Immersion Experience

    8. Quebec: Virtual Reality Immersion Experience

    What if you no longer simply imagined what Québec City was like in the past, but could literally relive its historical events? This 40-minute immersive activity is an innovative concept and an unforgettable experience combining history, culture, and entertainment. Using a virtual reality projection headset, the history of Québec City is revealed in a grandiose way through 3D animation techniques and breathtaking images.

    Very nice virtual video of the history of Quebec City. My teenage kids also enjoyed it. A nice break from the heat in a cool VR envisionment - and a history lesson for the kids without them realizing it! Merci!

  • Quebec City: Island of Orléans Taste Trail

    9. Quebec City: Island of Orléans Taste Trail

    After being collected from Place d'Arme at either 9:45AM or 1:45PM, you will travel towards the Island of Orléans to discover the flavors of the area. Located in the Saint Lawrence River, east of downtown Quebec City, you will take part in 5 different tastings at 5 different stops throughout your day. At each stop, you will be able to taste products and discover their stories. Your first stop is to the Chocolaterie Ste Petronille (producer of chocolates, truffles, jams, and ice-cream soaked in chocolate). Your second stop is the Nougaterie of St. Pierre (a producer of nougats and other sweets). Your third stop will be to the Cidrerie Bilodeau (a producer of cider, juice, and apple jelly), with your fourth stop being to the Vineyard of Mitan (a producer of white wines, red wines, and ice wines). Your final stop will be at Tigidou jam makers. Taste the creations cooked from fresh local s...

    excellent guide, friendly, funny, informative. A real pleasure. Food tastings were a gun mixture.

  • Quebec City: 5-Course Dinner Cruise

    10. Quebec City: 5-Course Dinner Cruise

    Climb aboard the elegant Louis Jolliet pleasure boat and explore the different indoor and outdoor decks before you sit down to a gourmet 5-course dinner. Choose from 3 main course options (vegetarian and gluten free available) and taste local produce cooked and prepared by a chef and his team in the on-board kitchen as you cruise along the St. Lawrence River. Get stunning views of both banks of the river and learn about the rich history of Quebec City and Lévis. Benefit from the services of a bilingual guide, who will be on the outside deck to tell anecdotes and factual information to keep you entertained. Throw shapes on the different dance floors as the on-board DJ spins tunes to tempt you away from your table. Gaze at the star-filled sky on the outdoor deck, weather permitting, or dance the night away indoors and sip drinks at the bars on every level of the boat.

    Service was excellent food was good but the entrees were not the best should be 3 course meal with 1 big entré.

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What people are saying about Quebec City

Very good to learn about the city and areas surrounding it as well. And learning about what gets imported by boat and stuff like that.

Our guide Céline was dynamic and attentive, and what is not to be neglected, she showed us the location of the toilets at each stop!

The cruise was excellent, lots of history was explained and the sights were magnificent

I had a great time at the aquarium. The workers were wonderful and informative

Great way to see the city! So informative and fun. We loved it!