7 Fun Activities with Kids from 6 to 11 Years Old
The Québec City area is full of unforgettable and fun things to do with your children in a safe and beautiful setting. Be sure to bring good shoes—there's so much to see and do!
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Visit Aquarium du Québec
Come marvel as animal trainers work with polar bears, seals, and huge walruses. Explore the Grand Océan, an enormous tunnel through a 350,000-liter-tank of salt water. See dazzling multicoloured fish, and much more.
Children will get right into the popular water games and aerial challenge course in summer. A tidal wave of fun awaits you at Aquarium du Québec, steps from the bridges.
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Hit the rides at Galeries de la Capitale's Méga Parc
Whatever the weather and whatever their pleasure, there's always laughter on the forecast at this fun-filled indoor amusement park. Your kids can choose from a lot of attractions, including a Ferris wheel, mini bumper cars, and a 17-metre drop tower.
Rain or shine, the fun never stops at Galeries de la Capitale's Méga Parc, one of North America's largest indoor recreational parks.
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Be Part of the World’s Biggest Winter Carnival
The Quebec Winter Carnival is the winter place to be for the whole family! The Plains of Abraham are transformed into an enormous playground, and Bonhomme Carnaval in his Ice Palace throws open the doors to one and all.
Be sure to be there, too, for the traditional night parades—to keep the magic going.
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Explore the Military Heritage
Québec City can’t escape its military past—a fact much appreciated by the children who delight in clambering onto the many cannons all over the Old City.
At the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site, the whole family can enjoy a variety of interactive walks or dress up in period costumes.
Or take a trip back to colonial times to relive the epic events of Québec City’s six sieges at Musée du Fort. The sound and light show with its giant scale model fascinates kids and grownups alike.
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Reach for the Top at Canyon Sainte-Anne
Trails, suspension bridges, giant potholes, and a 74 meter waterfall await you in this breathtaking canyon.
At ground level, the fun zone featuring magical storytelling, a giant jigsaw puzzle, and riddles will delight the whole family, while up in the air, a cable course and extra-long zip line will leave thrill-seekers breathless.
Canyon Sainte-Anne, a spectacular park that's only 30 minutes from the city and perfect for the whole family.
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Find Yourself at Super labyrinthe Inukshuk
Up for a challenge? Come and experience Super labyrinthe Inukshuk—a hilarious and educational two and a half hour rally featuring 276 one-way doors.
The goal is to find the center of this circular wooden labyrinth, reminiscent of the western forts of pioneer days.
Super labyrinthe Inukshuk is waiting to put you to the test from May to October at Station touristique Duchesnay.
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Let's find an indoor amusement park just for us!
Awesome places for happy kids! Parents know that kids have overflowing energy, rain or shine… Why don't you take them to Recreofun, the largest family entertainment center in the area for kids 12 and under.
Children and parents alike love Carie Factory Amusement Center. Find your way in the maze, check a 4D film and enjoy many other original games.
iSaute Québec has thousands of square feet of trampolines joined togethe. There are even foam cube-filled pits for aspiring aerial acrobats. Fun for the whole family!