Cruises From Québec City

Couple aboard the Québec-Lévis ferry, admiring the panorama of Old Québec in summer.
Jeff Frenette Photography

There are many spots where visitors can admire the St. Lawrence River from the shoreline, but the best way to soak it all in is to take a boat trip. The spectacular panorama of Québec City from the river is a must-see for every visitor. Here are some of the options for seeing Québec City from the water. 

AML Cruises river shuttle
Croisières AML

Boat Tours

There are a number of tours on different types of boats leaving from the Old Port and Île d’Orléans. Options include short trips for Québec City sightseeing and excursions that include a special activity such as whale watching or a visit to the Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré Shrine. 

River cruising offers exceptional views of Château Frontenac, Montmorency Falls, and Île d’Orléans. And why not make it even more special with brunch or dinner on board? 

Cruise Ship in front of the Old Québec
Claude Bouchard

Cruises to Other Destinations

Québec City is making a name for itself in the international cruise market as a destination and port of choice. Thousands of passengers stop here every year on their way between Canada and New England and on other cruise itineraries.  

Because the cruise terminal is ideally located at the foot of the historic district and close to the main tourist sites in Old Québec, cruise passengers are immediately immersed in the history and charm of the city. 

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