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Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise

Highlights
  • Historic discovery cruise of Quebec City
  • See Quebec's skyline and river from a breathtaking point of view
  • Enjoy the pastoral charm of Ile d'Orleans
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Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise
From US$33.32
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Departs at 2pm
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Departs at 11:30am
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Departs at 4pm, June 30 - Aug 31
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Overview
Enjoy the view of Québec City and the surrounding countryside from the water on this 90-minute sightseeing cruise along the Saint-Lawrence River. Set sail from the Cap Diamant to Montmorency Falls, the perfect combination of nature and culture. Take in the stunning view from three distinctive exterior terraces, with commentary from a costumed guide dressed as the French-Canadian explorer Louis Jolliet. See the Québec City skyline and cruise beneath the famous Fairmont Le Château Frontenac hotel. A variety of beverages and snacks are available for purchase on board the boat.
What to Expect
This Québec City sightseeing river cruise departs from the Chouinard Pier. Climb aboard the AML Louis Jolliet, a 170-foot cruise ship named after the famous French-Canadian explorer. Choose from any of the three distinctive exterior terraces or settle into the air-conditioned dining area. Either way, the views from the Saint Lawrence River will be breathtaking.
Enjoy this entertaining and educational 90-minute sightseeing tour of Québec City and the surrounding countryside, cruising from the Cap Diamant to Montmorency Falls. The Cap Diamant, or Cape Diamond, is the official name of the cape and promontory on which Québec City is located. It’s formed by the confluence of a bend in the Saint Lawrence River to the south and east and the much smaller Saint-Charles River to the north. Montmorency Falls is an 83-meter-high waterfall, an impressive 30 meters higher than iconic Niagara Falls.
Some of the sites to be seen include the historic Fairmont Le Château Frontenac hotel, Canada’s most-beloved hotel and the most-photographed hotel in the world and the historical island borough of Île d’Orléans.
There’s also something to be learned on this live-narrated cruise. Find out about the history of Québec City, the Saint Lawrence River and all the aforementioned points of interest along the way from the enthusiastic, costumed guide, dressed as Louis Jolliet himself.
A variety of beverages and snacks are available for purchase on board the boat.
Reviews (178)
1 - 5 of 25 reviews
Reviewed 1 week ago
Great Tour. But buy it in bunddle some other activity that you would do anyways or you could be disappointed like me!

Really great tour. However, I also did Hop On Hop off bus tour and bought those tickets separate from these tickets. And it ended up costing me alot more as each costed me about 40$ each. I found out that there was actually a bundle...More

1  Thank Climber820921
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Well worth it

Crew members were very nice. Tour guide knowledgeable. Ship clean with plenty of indoor/outdoor seating.

Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile
Deceptive ad of falls, not close up view

Brochures and ads for this trip appeared to have great view of falls. The boat turns around pretty far away from falls, not even on near side of bridge. We were there for 2 days, otherwise boat trip was good, but big let down when...More

1  Thank Nicole B
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment. It is true that we are normally closer to Montmorency Falls, but a barge has been installed under the bridge of Île d'Orléans so that checks can be made for its upcoming renovation of it. We are sorry for the...More

Reviewed 10 September 2018
Relaxing and educational cruise

This was a great way to see Quebec from the river. We took the 11:30 am cruise. It was a sunny, cool day. We found seats on the front open deck. Out there is a low wind screen that protects you as you sit and...More

Thank Donna E
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience aboard AML Louis Jolliett! Next time, maybe you'll be charmed by a dinner cruise! ;) The communication team

Reviewed 8 September 2018
Great View But Even Better History Lesson

I brought some visiting family on this cruise yesterday and I did not have any expectations. However, I learned a ton about a place that I thought already had known about. David, the host, gave us a lot of historical information, in both official languages,...More

1  Thank Lio-and-Ben
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So we are waiting for you on board very soon! Some of our cruises are available until November 3rd. The communication team

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safortune
15 July 2018|
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Response from bsturges | Reviewed this property |
Yes. It is very seamlessly done between English and French
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Dancer3307
23 June 2018|
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Response from writingprof | Reviewed this property |
Actually there is no pier. You are on a street, then in a parking lot, then walking up the stairs onto the boat.
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