Five Unique Ways to Tour the Old Port | Old Port of Montréal

Five Unique Ways to Tour the Old Port

Five Unique Ways to Tour the Old Port

Bored with walking? Here are some new and lively ways to get around the Old Port and explore its many treasures. Thanks to its unique waterfront location and picturesque promenade, you’ll see something new and discover fresh points of view with each of these delightful (and exciting!) modes of transport. Let’s go for a spin!

Quadricycle vs. Pedal Boat – Try Both!


We’ve all seen the Old Port from land – ever wonder what it looks like from the water? Take a pedal boat and find out! Cuddle up with your sweetheart or jump aboard with family and friends and enjoy a great escape with the best of what the summer has to offer… the heat of the city sun and the fresh riverside breeze. Rentals can extend until midnight. Catch an unbelievable view of the city at sundown, it’s breathtaking!

So, what’s a quadricyle anyway? An idea borrowed from Europe’s biggest cities, these multi-seat bikes offer you a fun and easy way to scoot around the Old Port. Choose a three-seater or a six-seater and start pedalling! What’s not to love when you’re motoring around as a team!

Learn more about Écorécréo’s quadricycle and pedal boat rentals

Segway– For the Glide of Your Life!


Getting around without lifting a finger, now that’s getting around in style! This summer explore the Old Port’s heritage site on a Segway or a hoverboard. Segways are self-balancing stand-up electric vehicles on wheels built for one. That’s right, no need to keep your balance, the Segway does it for you. What’s that? You say you’ve got great balance? 

Learn more about guided tour on Segways

The Bateau-Mouche Cruise Experience


A charming cruise experience is just steps away! Day or night, the Bateau-Mouche cruise is a delightfully enjoyable ride. From the main deck, the upper deck or the beautiful terrace, the sparkling lights of the Bateau-Mouche are sure to dazzle you and your gang.

Daytime excursions are accompanied by a guide to help you discover the island of Montréal from a whole new angle. Recommended for tourists and Montrealers alike! Nighttime excursions include fresh local cuisine too for a delicious dinner cruise experience.

Climb aboard this authentic city-side cruise that will make you fall in love with Montréal… again and again.

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Le Petit Navire – Eco-cruising!

Petit Navire

Can cruising be green? Yes! Climb aboard one of these unique electricity-powered boats and enjoy a delightful tour of the Old Port area. Set off to explore the Mighty St. Lawrence and the heritage of Old Montréal on these 45-minute daytime cruises departing every hour on the hour between 11 a.m. and 7 p.m.

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