Category: destination of the week 07-05

A spectacular Ride on The St-Lawrence River

Jet Boating the Lachine Rapids is not only a local tourist attraction, but a symbol of the spirit, history, fun, and adventure that make Montreal a world-class tourist destination. Quite possibly the world’s greatest city boat tour! This spectacular 1-hour ride on the St-Lawrence River is Montreal’s most refreshing activity: wet, wild, wonderful, and should not be missed by anyone!
From Spring to Fall, this exhilarating ride through the wildest stretches of the Lachine Rapids will leave you wet and wanting more!

Don’t forget your bathing suit…

This One Hour Tour includes:

  • Life Jacket
  • Professional Captain
  • River Guide

“La Grande Roue De Montreal” – The Observation Wheel

La Grande Roue de Montréal, a 60-metre observation wheel will be welcoming visitors on Bonsecours Island, in Montreal’s Old Port. From the top of the wheel you can see Montreal’s Old Port, Mont-Royal (or the mountain), the river, and surrounding areas as far as New York State. See Montreal from a whole new vantage point. In the evening? It’s simply magical. And all this in an air-conditioned cabin in summer and heated in winter! Bar, bistro and coffee shop on site!

 

This world-class recreational attraction highlights:

– 60m tall (as high as a 20-story building) with a 360 degree view

– Open year-round, from 10 am to 11 pm

– Bistro, café, bar and terrasse at the base of the Grande Roue

 

Top-of-the-line cabins:

– 42 climate-controlled cabins (heated in winter, cooled in summer)

– Accessible for people with limited mobility

– Equipped with two display monitors and a table in the middle

– Luxury 8-passenger individual seating configuration

– A VIP cabin with a glass floor for an extra thrill

 

AURA BASILIQUE MONTREAL

A luminous experience in the heart of the Basilica

Light unveils the richness of the Notre-Dame Basilica’s heritage and invites us to celebrate its beauty.

The experience begins with a path of lights, revealing the Basilica’s wealth of exquisite works. A progressive immersion into a sonically and visually captivating universe guides visitors to the heart of Notre-Dame.

Then, light, orchestral music and grandiose architecture combine to create a unique, three-act multimedia spectacle.

Allow yourself to be transported by AURA and discover an unexpected, stunning universe presented upon one of the most sublime canvases imaginable: the Notre-Dame Basilica.