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Croisière sur le fleuve

Little cruise, big fun

By the water’s edge
Published on
July 6, 2018
Whether you’re admiring fireworks from another point of view, discovering the Rivière des Prairies or learning about the history of Pointe-aux-Trembles, these cruises offer an original getaway.

“On the River” history cruises

The “On the River” history cruises, which are always a favourite from year to year, are themed educational tours that are led by history experts. It’s an original and pleasant opportunity to discover the treasures of history and the beauty of the river!

Aboard a covered and comfortable 70-seat boat, participants will discover sites of historical interest in the Pointe-aux-Trembles area, including the old mill built in 1719 and the historical homes along the shores of the St. Lawrence River. The two-hour trip also traces highlights of the history of Pointe-aux-Trembles.

These activities are offered in collaboration with the Atelier d’histoire de la Pointe-aux-Trembles and the Administration portuaire de Montréal.

Departure: Quai de Maison Antoine-Beaudry, 14678 Rue Notre-Dame Est

Length: 2 hours

Feux d'artifice en croisière

“World Music and Fireworks” cruises

The successful “World Music and Fireworks” cruises are being offered for a second year! Let yourself be rocked by the waves of the St. Lawrence River as you enjoy beautiful world music melodies played by a live professional musician. You can also take in the magnificent Loto-Québec fireworks!

Departure: Quai de Maison Antoine-Beaudry, 14678 Rue Notre-Dame Est

Length: 3 1/2 hours

Promenade en ponton

Pontoon cruise on the Skawanoti

Enjoy this chance to discover the beauty of the Rivière des Prairies and its shores. Aboard a pontoon boat, a history expert will share stories of the past in Rivière-des-Prairies, while sharing the secrets of the plants and animals along this magnificient waterway, formerly named Skawanoti.

Departure:  Parc André-Corbeil-dit-Tranchemontagne


Ticket office and departure dates: ville.montreal.qc.ca/rdp-pat  



“The River by Bike” trip to Varennes and Repentigny is back in Rivière-des-Prairies-Pointe-aux-Trembles. Residents can also travel between the three towns without getting off the boat. A number of packages are available. Visit the Navark Web site for details.