Traversiers

Family Promotion

 

This summer, junior deckhands travel for free on the Quebec City-Lévis ferry and the 
Sorel-Tracy–Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola ferry!

There’s never been a better time to set off on a voyage of discovery with your family!

Shiver me timbers, mateys!

Details and conditions

  • Applicable for youngsters age 6–15 accompanied by an adult with a valid ferry ticket or pass
  • Maximum of two 6–15 year-olds per adult
  • Children age 0-5: free at all times 
  • Valid from June 23 to September 3, 2018

Fun pirate activities on board:

  • Pretend to be a pirate
  • Decode a secret message on the ferry
  • Go on a treasure hunt and enter the draw to win a treasure chest

To join in all the fun, ask for your activity book at the ticket office.

The contest ends on September 3, 2018 at 11:59 p.m. The random draw takes place on September 7, 2018 at 9 a.m. 

Quebec City-Lévis Ferry

Travel back in time and take in the most spectacular views of Old Quebec City! Drive, bike or walk onto the ferry for a fun little break. 

Get more info about the ferry here.

 

3 family activities to do in Quebec City

  1. Delve into the past in Old Quebec and the Petit Champlain district. Explore the Fortifications of Québec National Historic Site and Saint-Louis Forts and Châteaux (entry is free for ages 17 and under).
  2. Picnic in Bastion-de-la-Reine park on the hill beside the Citadel of Quebec and take in the stunning views of Château Frontenac and the river (maybe even splurge on a guided tour too?).
  3. Hop on your bike and pedal your way:
  • Down the Corridor du Littoral riverside bike path and explore the trail into the Saint-Charles River linear park;
  • Along the Corridor du Littoral bike path to the Samuel-de-Champlain Promenade and the Quebec City Aquarium (11 km);
  • To Montmorency Falls park (14 km).

On a rainy day you can:

  • Visit the Musée de la Civilisation museum and soak up some culture with two of the current exhibitions, Like Cats and Dogs and Observe.   


For tourist information, visit:

quebecregion.com

3 family activities to do in Lévis

  1. Cool off in the fountains at Quai Paquet wharf and enjoy the evening sound and light show
  2. Ride the Parcours des Anses waterfront bike path.
  3. Savour an ice cream cone dipped in whatever variety of chocolate tickles your fancy at the original Chocolats Favoris candy store.

On a rainy day you can:

  • Spend an afternoon at the Bunker de la chimie and try your hand as a family at some daring experiments with a science guide by your side. 

 

For tourist information, visit: 

chaudiereappalaches.com

Sorel-Tracy – Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola Ferry

Set off on a voyage of discovery to the Sorel and Berthier islands and explore the treasures they have to offer! 

Get more info about the ferry here.

3 family activities to try in Sorel-Tracy

  1. Visit Statera, the 104th Island, an immersive experience that takes you through the islands at night and opens your eyes to a 360-degree film projected onto a dome.
  2. Explore the Sorel islands by canoe, kayak, Rabaska canoe or paddleboard, or hop on a guided boat tour.
  3. Go for a pedal along the La Sauvagine bike path through 12 km of fields, woods and farmland Stop for a while to treat yourself to a delicious snack or ice cream at Laiterie Chalifoux dairy farm (if you have more time on your hands, try riding a stretch of the Route verte bike route or looping into the Berthier islands bike circuit at Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola)

On a rainy day you can:

  • Feast your eyes and your belly on the decadent treats at Pâtisserie Christophe.


For tourist information, visit:

tourismeregionsoreltracy.com
tourisme-monteregie.qc.ca

3 family activities to try in Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola

  1. Explore the Berthier islands archipelago by bike via the passenger ferry and enjoy a picnic on Dupas Island.
  2. Stroll the SCIRBI wildlife observation trails to spot some rare birds.
  3. Try your hand at fishing with your family at the Lac Saint-Pierre or Roger Gladu fishing camps.

On a rainy day you can:

  • Stop for a gourmet treat at Les Délices d’Antan (don’t miss their famous potato doughnuts). 

 

For tourist information, visit:

lanaudiere.ca