Actors on Grosse-Île

Cruise and visit of Grosse-Île

Celtic mysteries and legends

Long off limits, Grosse Île now reveals its mysteries! Accompanied by Parks Canada guides, visit what was once a human quarantine station to counter epidemics and where four million immigrants passed through between 1832 and 1937.

What awaits you

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    Discover the history of immigration in Quebec

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    Explore the Lazaretto and quarantine facilities

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    Look up your ancestors' names on the Irish Memorial

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    Admire the landscape and the Celtic cross

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    Take a walk on the Mirador trail and admire the St. Lawrence River

Our available packages

  • Cruise and visit of Grosse-Île

    Off-limits for a long period of time, Grosse-Île now reveals its mysteries! Accompanied by Parks Canada guides, visit what was once a human quarantine station to counter epidemics, where tens of thousands of immigrants passed through between 1832 and 1937. A must-see that is only 35 minutes from Quebec City!

  • First Class Tour of Grosse-Île

    Start your trip with an wonderful cruise. For our first-class guests, it is possible to visit the wheelhouse and take a picture with our captain.

  • Grosse-Île Bicycle Tour

    Come aboard and bring your bike: you will be able to visit the island at your own pace! Go to each station, by bicycle and on foot, to discover the quarantine site must-see features, its history, as well as the landscapes and natural environment of Grosse Île.

  • Grosse-Île Challenge

    Discover Grosse-Île in a fun way with family or friends. Fun guaranteed for everybody! In addition to exploring the must-see sites of the quarantine station with Parks Canada guides, follow the footsteps of the past and take on challenges in teams. This is an activity that will make for an extraordinary day while allowing you to learn more about Grosse-Île in an entertaining way.

  • Secrets of the archipelago of Isle-aux-Grues

    Come aboard with the Lachance captains for a cruise that will reveal all the secrets of the 21 islands of the archipelago, including l'Isle-aux-Grues, the home of the famous painter Riopelle!

  • Razorbill Observation Cruise

    Come and observe the Alca Torda! Less than 35 minutes from Quebec City, come aboard the Vent des Îles and meet 1,000 little penguins during a guided and commented cruise available for a limited time. Learn more

Schedule and Pricing


Available from May to October. To get more information on our availability, please contact our representative.

Boarding will take place 1 heure before your departure

Duration of about 2h00


Consult our representatives to learn more about our pricing.

Departure from Berthier-sur-Mer

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    100 Rue de la Marina, Berthier-sur-Mer, QC G0R 1E0

Additional information

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    • It is forbidden to smoke on board our boats
    • Electronic cigarettes are not allowed on board our boats
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    People with reduced mobility should check the accessibility requirements before making a reservation.

    En savoir plus sur les critères d'admissibilité
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    There are several parking lots near the cruise terminals.
    Depending on the location of your cruise, they may be free or paid.

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