There’s much to see and do with tours in Quebec, Canada. This historical city offers great sightseeing opportunities, and a host of activities to make your visit fun, and memorable.
SIGHTSEEING AND ACTIVITY TOURS IN AND FROM QUEBEC
Travel back four centuries in time to the colony of New France as you tour Old Quebec City with your “cicerone,” or guide dressed in period costume. Experience a unique 2-hour walk through the heart of this UNESCO world heritage site.
PRIVATE TOUR: QUEBEC CITY WALKING TOUR
One of the best ways to experience all of the charming sites of Quebec City is by foot. On this 2.5-hour private walking tour, visit Place d’Hôtel de Ville, City Hall, Place Royale, the famous Chateau Frontenac hotel and more. You can customise the tour to your interests, and your knowledgeable local guide will provide interesting and informative commentary on the sights.
ELECTRIC BIKE TOUR OF QUEBEC CITY
This 3-hour electric bike tour of Québec city will take you along the majestic St. Lawrence River then up the hill to the famous park, the Plains of Abraham. Along the way, your guide will explain the history and geography of this great historical city.
CHRISTMAS IN QUEBEC CITY: SMALL GROUP GOURMET FOOD TOUR
Experience the magical atmosphere of Quebec City this holiday season on a gourmet food walking tour, with all tastings included.
Visit eight local shops and restaurants to sample regional favourites including cheeses and meats, chocolates, pastries, apple cider and wine. Your guide will teach the history of this amazing city as you stroll from Petit-Champlain to the Christmas market at the Old Port.
4-DAY QUEBEC CITY ESCAPE
Enjoy a 4-day tour to Quebec, a city for all seasons – summer, winter, spring or fall. The charm of the walled “Old City” beckons with its cobblestone streets and historic landmarks. Take a tour of Parliament or wander the shops of the old city. Enjoy a city tour of old Quebec and visit the Isle de Orleans for a little wine tasting.
SOUTH SHORE GUIDED BIKE TOUR
This 3-hour bike tour will take you to the South Shore of Québec City. Begin by boarding the ferry boat to Lévis and enjoy stunning panoramic views along the way. The south side of the St. Lawrence River is less developed than the North Shore, allowing you to ride closer to the river. In the warm season, you can rest your feet in the river! As you ride, your guide will explain the history and geography of the area.
FULL DAY WHALE WATCHING CRUISE: FROM QUEBEC
While you’re in Quebec City, don’t miss a chance to see some of Canada’s best wildlife on a whale-watching cruise! You’ll travel to Baie-Sainte-Catherine by road and then board either a large, three-level observation boat or a small, open-air zodiac boat for an exciting escapade to look for whales, belugas, seals and other marine life. The fabulous scenery is just a bonus on this adventurous day trip from Quebec City.
QUEBEC CITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Experience the highlights of Quebec City on a sightseeing tour with a friendly, knowledgeable guide. Soak up the French charm of Old Quebec and be enchanted by the old-world atmosphere and stunning beauty of sites such as Place Royal, the Plains of Abraham and Place d’Armes. During your 2-hour coach tour, you’ll be shown historical treasures on the banks of St Lawrence River, giving you a great overview of this city.
QUEBEC CITY, RIVER AND LANDSCAPE HELICOPTER TOUR
Begin the Québec City helicopter tour at the ticket office near the Jean Lesage International Airport. Head to the heliport and climb aboard a state-of-the-art helicopter. Soar high above this UNESCO World Heritage City for 30 minutes, enjoying the incredible aerial views of Old Québec and its fortifications, the Plains of Abraham, Le Château Frontenac. Orléans Island and the Montmorency Fall.
Your expert pilot will provide an educational commentary (available in English and French) about Québec City and its many sites throughout the flight. A shuttle from downtown is available (upon request).
QUEBEC CITY BIKE TOUR ALONG SAINT LAWRENCE RIVER
Discover Québec City and the surrounding area on a guided, 2.5-hour bike tour. The guide will explain the geography and history of this great city while riding about 13 miles along the majestic St. Lawrence River, the old city, and the old port area. See Canada’s most beloved hotel, the famous Fairmont Le Chateau Frontenac, the Citadelle of Quebec, and much more. Perfect for the entire family.
QUEBEC CITY SEA KAYAKING EXCURSION
Explore the St. Lawrence River on a sea-kayaking tour for a memorable experience. With easy-to-follow techniques and sea-kayak equipment provided, this 3-hour tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike. You’ll learn about Orléans Island history from your experienced guide and you’ll capture great photos of the summer landscape. Come try it, and bring your sense of adventure!
ANIMATED CRIME WALKING TOUR IN OLD QUEBEC
The darkest years of New France are just around the corner! How would you like to spend an hour and a half with the ghost of a famous criminal dating back to the time of New-France?
Your ghostly host will lead you through Old Quebec. Let the lugubrious atmosphere that reigns inside the walls of the old city invade you once the sun is gone.
The executioner Jean Rattier and his wife Marie Rivière summon you, The question is: Will you dare try it?
QUEBEC CITY CRAFT BREWERY AND BEER TASTING SMALL GROUP TOUR
Do you want to sample a variety of beers from some of Quebec City’s best craft breweries? With exclusive access to the brewing facilities, ask your expert guide about the city’s rich beer history. These personalised excursions through the St-Roch neighbourhood are sure to leave you with great impressions and unforgettable memories.
QUEBEC CITY HISTORIC DISCOVERERS CRUISE
See the city, the river and their history from a whole new angle on a Quebec City Historic Discoverers Cruise. Follow in the wake of a legendary explorer and discover for yourself the attractions of Old Quebec and the surrounding countryside aboard the AML Louis Jolliet or similar.
BIKE TOUR TO MONTMORENCY FALLS: FROM QUEBEC CITY
Embark on a 4-hour bike tour to Montmorency Falls from Quebec City. With a height of 272 feet (83 metres), you will be amazed by the power of nature. Ride along the St-Lawrence River and discover the wonderful scenery just a short distance from the city of Quebec. Your professional guide will explain the history and geography of the area along the way.
QUEBEC CITY HOP ON HOP OFF TOUR
Quebec City’s most noteworthy sights are all mapped out for you to explore at leisure with this hop-on hop-off bus tour.
Enjoy great views and informative commentary as you travel on a London-style double-decker bus, hopping off to sightsee in the only remaining walled city in North America.
Visit top attractions like Place Royale, Old Port and the Citadel of Québec; check out the pubs on rue Cartier; and take a stroll through the revitalised Saint-Roch.
QUEBEC CITY PUB CRAWL
Experience Quebec City’s bustling nightlife on this guided, 5-hour pub crawl. Discover the nightlife of the oldest and only fortified city in North America. Mix, mingle and enjoy several free drinks with entry into three bars and one of the city’s most popular nightclubs.
Receive free cover and coat charges, and guaranteed great deals on drinks at every bar and nightclub. Walk from bar to bar with a bilingual guide, while making new friends and partying with people from around the globe.
QUEBEC LOWER TOWN HISTORICAL BIKE TOUR
Pedal along the bike-friendly streets of Old Quebec’s Lower Town on an easy 2.5-hour guided bike tour. A knowledgeable guide steers you toward the district’s fascinating historic spots, a mix of must-see highlights and off-the-beaten-track gems. You’ll learn about the area’s roots as a portside village, and see where the past and present now intersect on the same narrow cobblestone streets.
MONTMORENCY FALLS BIKE TOUR IN QUEBEC
Don’t pass up the chance to see lofty Montmorency Falls on this 4-hour bike tour from Old Quebec. A cable-car ride to the top gives you prime views of the roaring water.
You’ll also cycle to Domaine de Maizerets, a luxurious estate that was turned into a city park, and spot windsurfers at Beauport Bay against the scenic backdrop of Île d’Orléans. Along the way, an informative guide shares the history of Quebec City. This small-group tour, capped at 15 people, is sure to please riders of all levels.
GUIDED TOUR OF QUEBEC CITY BY SCOOTER
Enjoy a new and fun filled experience while riding a scooter through Quebec City on this guided 3-hour small-group tour! Follow your local guide as you explore the city’s architecture, its history and its unique lively atmosphere. Chose from a departure in the morning (9:00 am) or afternoon (1:00 pm).
QUEBEC ICE HOTEL TOUR
Located only 20 minutes north of Québec City, the Ice Hotel is a must-see attraction to discover every winter. The only Ice Hotel in North America has seduced over a million people around the world since its opening in 2001. With its huge snow vaults, its crystalline ice sculptures, its 44 rooms and suites, the Hôtel de Glace impresses by its dazzling decor.
Whether guests sleep, visit or get married at the Ice Hotel, everyone is charmed by this fantastic work of art that is built every year with a specific theme.
QUEBEC CITY SCOOTER RENTAL
Rent a scooter and discover Quebec City at your own pace. Come close to the city’s European-style architecture, inhale the fresh breeze on the Plains of Abraham, and enjoy fantastic views on the majestic Saint-Lawrence-River while cruising around. Choose from two options, which includes either a 3-hour or a 6-hour hire when you book. In addition, a map will be included with a suggested course for you to follow.
QUEBEC CITY ICE CANOEING EXCURSION
For the ancestors of present-day Quebecers, the ice canoe was a means of transportation between the shores of Quebec City and Levis during the winter months.
No other place on our planet has a river of this size where the climate allows for solid ice slabs to cover the water surface and float with the ever-changing currents.
As part of the ice canoe excursion, you will be able to row the waters of the St. Lawrence River and jog along the canoe over the crackling ice beneath your feet; all in the middle of the fantastic winter. You will have the impression of being on a giant treadmill while striding in front of a city boasting 400 years’ of history.
QUEBEC NORDIC BACKCOUNTRY SKIING TOUR
Explore the winter trails of Massif du Sud Regional Park on a nordic backcountry ski for a memorable experience in the wilderness! With easy-to-follow techniques and ski gear provided, this 4-hour tour is suitable for beginners and experts alike. You’ll learn about Quebec forest from your experienced guide and you’ll capture great photos of the winter landscape.
Bring your sense of adventure and see everything that the summer crowds are missing!
SHORE EXCURSION: QUEBEC CITY SIGHTSEEING TOUR
Make the most of your time while in port in Quebec City with this 2-hour shore excursion. Soak up the French atmosphere of Old Quebec and visit several historical treasures along the St Lawrence River. You’ll be enchanted by the old-world charm and stunning beauty of sites such as Place Royal, the Plains of Abraham and Place d’Armes, and your friendly guide will offer interesting commentary along the way.
This shore excursion is an easy, convenient and comfortable way to see the city while you’re in port!