March 31, 2014 — With all that water all around us, it’s only natural that Montréal offers an array of boat tours that bring out the beauty of the Old Port and the St. Lawrence River.
Thrill seekers who like to dive right in will love Amphi Tours. Half-bus, half-boat, the “Amphibus” takes passengers on a tour of Old Montréal before plunging into the waters of the St. Lawrence River. Sploosh!
A dreamy cruise more your style? Both Croisières AML and Bateau Mouche offer superb ways to discover Montréal’s breathtaking skyline and waters in the elegant ambiance of glass-paneled craft. From cheery brunches to romantic dinners, and history-filled tours to dazzling fireworks, enjoy Montréal’s many facets on a gentle float.
Budding or master anglers might want to try Montréal Fishing Tours and swap a tackle box of tales. Experienced guides take you to the choicest spots along the St. Lawrence River to reel in bass, walleye and pike. Packages include gear, safety equipment and meals on board or at the Marina.
For an intimate look at Montréal’s nautical scene, Le Petit Navire takes passengers sightseeing along the waterways of the Old Port and the Lachine Canal. The captain and crew of this lovely 30-seater introduce you to the city’s many charms on its original routes.