What you'll do
This tour last about 5 hours, with about 3 hours on the water. This tour is given in English and/or in French, depending on the guests. After meeting at the subway stop, I will drive you to the Iles-de-Boucherville National Park (15 min drive). At the Park, you will be given a few minutes to use the Visitor center's washroom. I will then give you indication and safety instruction and we will board our canoe. As we paddle together through the park, you will learn about: history of Canada, of Montreal, the First Nations, the wildlife, the first explorer, the fur traders, etc. This tour includes a stop at the île Grosbois island, were you can stretch your legs, use the bathroom, and visit the native archaeological site. IMPORTANT: *To participate in this activity, you will be requested to sign a ''Waiver of liability'' and ''Assumption of risk'' that I will provide. *Please note that it is compulsory to wear a PFD (Personal Flotation Device) in the canoe and on the docks at all time. *For safety reasons (strong wind, storm, thunder, ...), the tour may be put on hold, stopped or canceled at anytime.***I will send a message 2h in advance if I have to cancel a tour due to weather.
Hello. I am Carl, a born and raised Montrealer, accredited Montreal city guide, graduate in History (Université de Montréal) and in the Adventure Guide Diploma (Thompson Rivers University) in Kamloops, British-Columbia. Let me take you on a typical and traditional Canadian experience: a canoe tour! With me, you will learn about the history of the city, this country and its beautiful nature and wildlife.
Park entrance fees The National Park entrance fees are included in the tour price.
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Where you'll be
The canoe tour takes place in the Îles-de-Boucherville National Park, next to Montréal. Conveniently located in the middle of the St-Lawrence river, this park is made of little islands separated by channels of slow moving water, all rich in wildlife, flora and history. This unique location is perfect for canoers and outdoor enthusiasts.
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Up to 5 guests aged 8 and up can attend.
In the canoe, we are exposed to the elements. Be prepare for rain, sun, ...
Historical Voyageur canoe tours
£49 / person
£49 / person