Things to do in the Old Port of Montreal

Things to do in Old Montreal

Quebec’s favourite vacation destination is launching its summer season with a host of activities for a family excursion, a romantic date, relaxation with friends or just cutting loose. With its green spaces and magnificent views, the Old Port belongs to Montrealers, and they are invited to claim it while encouraging more than thirty local businesses. Whether on land, on the water or in the air, you don’t have to go far to get away from it all this summer. A number of activities are already open.

Things to do in Old Montreal

Recreational tourism activities in the Old Port:

  • The Montreal Observation Wheel 
  • The MTL Urban Zipline and the Quick Jump 
  • Voiles en Voiles, a family adventure park 
  • Quadricycle and pedal boat rental from Écorécréo 
  • Éco Tours Montreal – Segway Tours 
  • SOS Labyrinth 
  • Bota Bota Spa 
  • Summer shops 
  • Clock Tower Beach (opening June 19)
Clock Tower Beach – Things to do in the Old Port Montreal

Water activities 

  • Wet Set Adventures MTL 
  • Jet St-Laurent 
  • Petit navire (starting May 26) 
  • Bateau-Mouche (starting June 11)
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Sunset Montreal terrace – Things to do in Old Montreal


  • A dozen food trucks including two new additions: Ice Cream glacée and a brand new Smokies specializing in grilled cheese 
  • The Marché des Éclusiers farmer’s market (Saturdays)

Passports for attractions at bargain prices

Several Old Port businesses have joined forces to participate in Attraits d’Événements Attractions Québec passports, which let visitors enjoy some popular activities at up to 40% off the regular prices. 

Top Old Port terraces

The popular Old Port terraces (Marché des Éclusiers, Terrasses Bonsecours, and Scena) as well as some boating activities (Saute moutons and Croisières Absolü) will be opening soon, following the May 18 announcement by the Québec government. We welcome this announcement as it will allow gatherings and outdoor events, essential features of the Old Port.  

Saute Moutons excursions in Old Montreal Old Port Montreal – -min

About the Old Port of Montréal – The Old Port of Montréal, a division of the Canada Lands Company, has offered a variety of interactive, cultural and recreational activities for more than 25 years. As home to the Montréal Science Centre, the second most visited science center in the country, it also offers many opportunities for scientific discovery. Bordering a 2.5-kilometre stretch of the St. Lawrence River, the Old Port of Montréal is the most popular recreational  tourism site in Quebec, with more than six million visitors annually.

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