Le Bateau-Mouche departs from the Jacques-Cartier Pier at the foot of Place Jacques-Cartier (M: Champs-de-Mars). The glass-roofed, Paris-style riverboat offers narrated tours on the St. Lawrence River near Île Ste-Hélène and Île Notre-Dame. Available to visitors are three 1-hour cruises and one 90-minute cruise; the tours provide good views of the waterfront and skyline. A 3.5-hour dinner cruise and a 1-hour sunrise breakfast cruise also are offered; reservations are required.
Tour narration in English is available.
Guided tours are available. Food is available.
One-hour cruise $25 (includes one adult and one child ages 6-14); $23 (ages 60+ and students with ID); $12.50 (ages 6-14 over and above the one included with each adult). Ninety-minute cruise $29 (includes one adult and one child ages 6-14); $27 (ages 60+ and students with ID); $15 (ages 6-14 over and above the one included with each adult). Prices may vary; phone ahead.
Hours: One-hour cruises depart daily at 11, 2:30 and 4, mid-May to mid-Oct. Ninety-minute cruises depart daily at 12:30, mid-May to mid-Oct. Boarding is 30 minutes before departure.