Quebec Province Cruises & boat tours

Our most recommended Quebec Province, Canada Cruises & boat tours

Montreal: Christmas River Cruise with Dinner & Entertainment

1. Montreal: Christmas River Cruise with Dinner & Entertainment

Celebrate Christmas with family, friends, or colleagues on a holiday cruise with a 4-course dinner and music entertainment. Cruise along St. Lawrence River with breathtaking views of the illuminated Montreal metropolis and its fine carpet of snow. Taking off from the Old Port of Montreal at the Grand Quay Pier, sail headed east, enjoying spectacular views of the city. Pass the illuminated Jacques Cartier Bridge, La Grande Roue De Montreal, Olympic Park, and Stadium, and cruise through the Îles-de-Boucherville National Park before returning via the same route back to the port. During your cruise, get served an exquisite 4-course meal (appetizer, prelude, main course, and dessert) with a choice of four entrees (one vegan option available). After dinner, sip on a complimentary coffee or tea. As you head back to the port enjoying various drinks (available for purchase) and hit the dancefloor.

Ottawa: Sightseeing River Cruise

2. Ottawa: Sightseeing River Cruise

Discover the natural beauty of the region that captured the imagination of the first European explorer Samuel de Champlain. Climb aboard the 'Paula D' for a 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise on the Ottawa River. This must-do experience offers an entertaining glimpse of the region's rich history and leaves you with plenty of time to enjoy the rest of your stay. For your convenience, there are two departure docks, one located in Gatineau and another in Ottawa. Once boarded, sit back and relax as you cruise down the river. Enjoy spectacular views of the city and learn about the river's past life as a watery highway for transporting resources with your guide's engaging and informative commentary in both English and French. During your cruise, you'll have the opportunity to see the Parliament Buildings, the Rideau Canal Locks, and the cities of Ottawa and Gatineau from the river. You'll also be able to spot some sights that are only visible from the water or from Gatineau. While you're taking in the sights, savor a nice cold beverage (at your own expense) on the large open-air upper deck. Alternatively, escape the elements and visit the closed-in lower deck to take advantage of the on-board canteen with a bar.

Ottawa: Bilingual Guided City Tour by Amphibious Bus

3. Ottawa: Bilingual Guided City Tour by Amphibious Bus

Climb aboard a unique vehicle that can travel on land and water and discover the historical attractions of Ottawa and the Ottawa River from different perspectives. Spend 40 minutes on land and 20 minutes on the water. Admire landmark monuments and attractions such as Lake Dow, Landsdowne Park, and Byward Market. Get a magnificent view of the city as you cruise along the river aboard the amphibious vehicle. See all the important sights of Ottawa and the city of Gatineau, located just across the water. Avail of an activity that is both fun and educational for the entire family, and ideal for those who are short of time but want to see it all.

Montreal: Christmas Brunch Cruise

4. Montreal: Christmas Brunch Cruise

Climb aboard the Cavalier Maxim river vessel at Montreal’s Alexandra Pier in the Old Port and set sail on a 1.5-hour festive brunch cruise of the Saint Lawrence River. Admire the Old Port and the metropolis with a fine carpet of snow, while the magic of Christmas takes over. See the metropolitan area from a new perspective as you cruise out from the port, past the Olympic Stadium, Parc Bellerive, the Pont Jacques-Cartier and more. Start with a selection of mini pastries and a fruit parfait. For you main course you get to choose one of the following option: Captain’s Plate (egg, etc) OR warm crepes OR Smoked salmon croissant OR our special omelette. Every dish includes a mini potato cassolette seasoned with salted herbs from the Bas-Saint-Laurent region and is served with bacon and chicken sausage. Finish this amazing brunch with our special christmas dessert . Coffee, tea or herbal tea is included with your brunch.

Ottawa: Afternoon, Sunset, or Night Yacht Tour with 1 Drink

5. Ottawa: Afternoon, Sunset, or Night Yacht Tour with 1 Drink

Cruise along the Ottawa River for a mellow tour aboard a classic yacht. Meet some new people or opt for an intimate experience by booking all 12 spaces. Relax in the breezy open-air deck to see landmarks such as the Chateau Laurier, the Rideau Canal Locks, the Parliament Buildings, and Rideau Falls. Meet the captain and first mate of the modest Everly or the more spacious Dolce Far Niente and get a quick safety briefing before setting sail. You can also grab dry bags for your electronics. These yachts are proudly maintained by a Canadian-owned tour company that’s accredited by Transport Canada. Kick back and take in the sights and sounds of Ottawa’s busy riverside at your ideal time of day with options in the afternoon, at sunset, or by night. Enjoy alcoholic or non-alcoholic beverages served on board with one drink included or bring your own drinks which staff will be happy to serve to you. Alcoholic drinks: • Cantina Trevigiana Prosecco • Barefoot Pinot Grigio • Grand Sud Chardonnay • Bombay Tonic • Jose Margarita • Sainte- Marie Mojito • Smirnoff Ice Cans • Smirnoff Vodka Soda Raspberry • Johnny Whiskey Old Fashioned • Fling Vodka Soda Cucumber Mint Non-alcoholic options: • Clever Pink G and Tonic Premium Mocktail (0% alc) • Clever G and Tonic Premium Mocktail (0% alc) • Clever Mojito Premium Mocktail (0% alc) • Grüvi Dry Secco • Grüvi Golden Lager • Grüvi Juicy IPA • Töst Sparkling Rosé Whether alcoholic or non-alcoholic, the first drink is included. Additional alcoholic drinks are available for $8. Additional non-alcohol drinks are available for $5. Pop and juices are sold for $2 each. Unlimited bottled water is available for free.

Montreal: Small Group Sightseeing Tour with Seasonal Cruise

6. 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.

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Overall rating

4.3 / 5

based on 1,313 reviews

Lovely views of the Ottawa river tour, the guide has been very informative in both English and French, and the ship sailing was very comfortable. Duration of the event was very satisfying.

Booking was super easy. Having everything on your phone made checking in and boarding very smooth.

Our river cruise was so fun. It was a colder day but good The tour guide was excellent

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

Very fun tour! Sights were beautiful and tour was informative!