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While you’re in Montreal, don’t miss a chance to see some of Canada’s best wildlife on an exhilarating whale-watching cruise! You’ll travel by road along the scenic St. Lawrence River past Quebec City to reach Rivière-du-Loup, where you’ll board your cruise 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 Montreal.
- Get up-close to native wildlife
- Free hotel pickup and drop-off included
- Seasonal Offer
- Led by a professional photographer
Rivière-du-Loup, a favorite destination for nature-lovers and a five-hour drive from Montreal, is renowned for its luxuriant landscape. A bus tour to Rivière-du-Loup and a whale-watching cruise makes a fabulous day trip from Montreal. You’ll travel there in comfort aboard a deluxe coach, admiring the beautiful scenery along the St Lawrence River.
You’ll then board the Cavalier des Mers cruise boat and sail from the south shore of the St Lawrence for an exciting encounter with whales, seals and belugas! Aboard the boat, soak up the fresh air, and become engrossed by the beauty of the rugged coast, the islands and the traditional lighthouses. The Cavalier des Mers is fully stabilized and offers an on-board bistro both outdoor and indoor observation deck, so you are ensured a comfortable voyage.
As you cruise through the water and the Saguenay–St Lawrence Marine Park, a certified naturalist-guide will narrate your whale-watching journey, and binocular rentals will be available. Grab a snack at the bistro and bar while you enjoy the panoramic view of the ocean and the whales. Truly an extraordinary rendezvous with the beautiful nature of eastern Canada!
Full-Day Whale Watching Cruise from Montreal
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Departure Point:Centre Infotouristique Dorchester Square
Return Details:Returns to original departure point at approximately 10:30pm
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- Certified naturalist-guides
- Three-hour whale watch cruise
- Gratuities (optional)
- Confirmation will be received at time of booking
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