Family Promotion


Over the holidays and during spring break, young adventurers age 15 and under travel for free aboard the Quebec City–Lévis ferry and the Sorel-Tracy–Saint-Ignace-de-Loyola ferry!

Set off on a voyage of discovery with your family to enjoy your favourite winter pastimes and more!


Shiver me timbers, mateys!

Details and conditions

  • Applicable for youngsters age 5–15 accompanied by an adult with a valid ferry ticket or pass.
  • Maximum of two 5–15-year-olds per adult.
  • Children age 0–4 travel for free at all times.
  • Valid December 23, 2017–January 7, 2018 and March 3–18, 2018.

Quebec City–Lévis Ferry

Enjoy the best possible vantage point on the Old Quebec skyline and marvel at the shifting ice of the St. Lawrence from the warmth and comfort of the ferry! 

See 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. Let yourself be serenaded by Christmas carollers as you soak up the old-world charm of the Petit Champlain. 
  2. Enjoy a stroll around at Festi Lumière, an illuminated outdoor circuit at the Aquarium du Québec that’s full of bright ideas. 

  3. Take your powers of observation to the next level with a visit to the Observe. More than meets the eye! exhibition—a pathway through a variety of settings that will change the way you see things.  

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3 family activities to do in Lévis

  1. Go tubing at the Centre de plein air de Lévis. It’s free!
  2. 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. 
  3. Enjoy a delicious hot chocolate at Café Bonté Divine or Chocolats Favoris.

    For tourist information, visit:

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! This ferry between the Montérégie and Lanaudière regions of Quebec is a great way to enjoy some down time on the frozen river.

See more info about the ferry here.

3 family activities to try in Sorel-Tracy

  1. Go skating in the square at Carré Royal at the heart of downtown Sorel-Tracy.

  2. Go hiking, cross-country skiing or snowshoeing in the Parc régional des Grèves. 

  3. Wrap up your day with a treat from Les Gourmandises du Roi or Pâtisserie Christophe. 

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

  1. Go snowshoeing or cross-country skiing on the SCIRBI trails. Keep your eyes peeled and you might even catch a glimpse of a snowy owl.

  2. Try your hand at fishing with your family at the Roger Gladu fishing camp.

  3. Stop for a gourmet treat at Les Délices d’Antan. Don’t miss: their famous potato doughnuts.

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