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Preparing For Your Tour

Welcome aboard!

Please note that you must go to the Croisières AML ticket office to pick up your tickets to access the ship.

It is also imperative that you have in your possession the credit card used for the booking of your cruise. Please read carefully your confirmation to note the time and date of your cruise.

Prioritize public transportation. Limited paid parking is available near the boarding areas.

A full-service bistro with food and beverage service is available on all our boats, except on Zodiacs.

Got questions? Here is how you can prepare for your cruise.

  • Whale Watching Tour

    Before departing

    • Check the service confirmation for the time and date of your cruise.
    • Please note that you must go to the Croisières AML ticket office to pick up your tickets to access the boat.
    • It is also imperative to have in your possession the credit card used for the booking of your cruise.

    To get there

    • Plan your travel by checking the itinerary (plan to arrive one hour before departure).
    • Clients departing from Tadoussac must take a ferry (free of charge) between Baie-Sainte-Catherine and Tadoussac. At certain times of the year, waiting time can be long, so it is your responsibility to plan ahead.

    Parking 

    • Baie-Sainte-Catherine: Private parking is available at a rate of $5 per car (no reservation necessary, unlimited spaces).
    • Tadoussac: Several public parking lots are available in the village (no reservation necessary, limited spaces).

    Travel sickness

    If you think you might be seasick, please make sure that you take the necessary precautions, as no return to the dock will be possible.

    Reduced mobility

    People with reduced mobility can access the cruise from Baie-Sainte-Catherine only.

    Face coverings

    It is very important to bring your face covering. In compliance with the recommendations of the Public Health Department, wearing face coverings is mandatory at all times on board for clients aged 10 years and older. Face coverings will also be for sale at the ticket office if you forget to bring your own.

     

  • Zodiac Whale Watching Tour

    Before departing

    • Check the service confirmation for the time and date of your cruise.
    • Please note that you must go to the Croisières AML ticket office to pick up your tickets to access the boat.
    • It is also imperative to have in your possession the credit card used for the booking of your cruise.

    Boarding conditions

    • You will have to sign a waiver upon arrival. 
    • People with back issues, pregnant women and children aged under 6 years old are not allowed on board Zodiacs. 

    To get there

    • Plan your travel by checking the itinerary (plan to arrive one hour before departure).
    • Clients departing from Tadoussac must take a ferry (free of charge) between Baie-Sainte-Catherine and Tadoussac. At certain times of the year, waiting time can be long, so it is your responsibility to plan ahead.

    Plan to wear appropriate clothing

    • It is strongly recommended to bring warm and waterproof clothes as well as a change of clothes.

    Parking 

    • Baie-Sainte-Catherine: Private parking is available at a rate of $5 per car (no reservation necessary, unlimited spaces).
    • Tadoussac: Several public parking lots are available in the village (no reservation necessary, limited spaces).

    Food and drinks

    There is no catering service on board, but lunch boxes are available at the ticket office (subject to availability). Consumption of food and drinks is not possible on board.

    Personal belongings

    There is no changing room on site. It is your responsibility to take care of your personal belongings. Please bring a waterproof bag for your phone and camera if you plan to take pictures.

    Travel sickness

    • If you think you might be seasick, please make sure you take the necessary precautions, as no return to the dock will be possible.

    Reduced mobility

    People with reduced mobility cannot access the Zodiacs.

    Face coverings

    It is very important to bring your face covering. In compliance with Public Health recommendations, face coverings must be worn at all times on board Zodiacs for guests of 10 years of age and older. Face coverings will also be for sale at the ticket office if you forget to bring your own.

     

  • Dinner Cruise

    Before departing

    • Check the service confirmation for the time and date of your cruise.
    • Please note that you must go to the Croisières AML ticket office to pick up your tickets to access the boat.
    • It is also imperative to have in your possession the credit card used for the booking of your cruise.

    To get there

    Plan your travel by checking the itinerary (plan to arrive one hour before departure).

    Plan to wear appropriate clothing

    Business attire is strongly recommended on board.

    Food and drinks

    A bistro is available on board. It is strictly forbidden to bring food or drinks.

    Parking 

    • Quebec City: A few paid parking spaces are available directly on site, without reservation. Other paid public and private parking lots are also available in the vicinity, without reservation.
    • Montreal: Paid public and private parking is available in the vicinity, without reservation.

    Reduced mobility

    People with reduced mobility can access the cruise. Contact us for more details.

    Personal belongings

    There is no changing room on board. Passengers are entirely responsible for their personal belongings.

    Face coverings

    It is very important to bring your face coverings. In compliance with the recommendations of the Public Health, the wearing of face coverings is mandatory for customers aged 10 years and older when boarding, deboarding and when distancing is not possible on board. Face coverings will also be for sale at the ticket office if you forget to bring your own.

    Plexiglas

    Public Health requires us to put a physical separation between people who do not live at the same address. Thank you for informing us in advance if that is the case so we can keep on offering safe cruises.

     

  • Brunch Cruise and Signature Brunch Cruise

    Before departing

    • Check the service confirmation for the time and date of your cruise.
    • Please note that you must go to the Croisières AML ticket office to pick up your tickets to access the boat.
    • It is also imperative to have in your possession the credit card used for the booking of your cruise.

    To get there

    Plan your travel by checking the itinerary (plan to arrive one hour before departure).

    Plan to wear appropriate clothing

    Business attire is strongly recommended on board.

    Food and drinks

    There is no catering service on board, but lunch boxes are available at the ticket office (subject to availability). Consumption of food and drinks is not possible on board.

    Parking

    • Quebec City: A few paid parking spaces are available directly on site, but without reservation. Other paid public and private parking lots are also available in the vicinity without reservation.
    • Montreal: Paid public and private parking is available in the vicinity without reservation.

    Reduced mobility

    People with reduced mobility can access the cruise. Contact us for more details.

    Personal belongings

    There is no changing room on site. It is your responsibility to take care of your personal belongings. 

    Face coverings

    It is very important to bring your face covering. In compliance with the recommendations of the Public Health Department, wearing face coverings is mandatory at all times on board for clients aged 10 years and older. Face coverings will also be for sale at the ticket office if you forget to bring your own.

    Plexiglas

    Public Health requires us to put a physical separation between people who do not live at the same address. Thank you for informing us in advance if that is the case so we can keep on offering safe cruises.

  • Cruise and Visit of Grosse-Île

    Before departing

    • Check the service confirmation for the time and date of your cruise.
    • The round-trip crossing to Grosse-Île lasts approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes.
    • Please note that you must go to the Croisières AML ticket office to pick up your tickets to access the boat.
    • It is also imperative to have in your possession the credit card used for the booking of your cruise.

    To get there

    Plan your travel by checking the itinerary (plan to arrive one hour before departure).

    Plan to wear appropriate clothing

    Bring an umbrella or a raincoat and good shoes. The tour takes place no matter the weather.

    Food and drinks

    No food service on site. Lunch boxes are available for extra fees. You can also bring your own lunch.

    Parking

    Parking at the Berthier-sur-Mer marina is free.

    Reduced mobility

    People with reduced mobility can access the cruise but will get limited access. They will not have not have access to the Celtic cross, due to the rocky path leading to it. The train will also not be accessible. Contact us for more details.

    Travel sickness

    If you think you might be seasick, please make sure you take the necessary precautions, as there will be no return to the dock.

    Face coverings

    • It is very important to bring your face coverings. In compliance with the recommendations of the Public Health Department, wearing face coverings is mandatory at all times on board, for clients aged 10 years and older. Face coverings will also be for sale at the ticket office if you forget to bring your own.
    • During your visit, you will be assigned to a group and a schedule. Make sure you have your face covering at all times. It will be mandatory during the guided tour.

     

  • Razorbill Observation Cruise

    Before departing

    • Check the service confirmation for the time and date of your cruise.
    • The cruise lasts 4 hours and 30 minutes.
    • You must go to the Croisières AML ticket office to pick up your tickets to access the boat.
    • It is also imperative to have in your possession the credit card used for the booking of your cruise.

    To get there

    Plan your travel by checking the itinerary (plan to arrive one hour before departure).

    Parking lot

    Parking at the Berthier-sur-Mer marina is free.

    Observation

    An ornithologist will be on site to provide information on the observations.

    Plan to wear appropriate clothing

    We suggest that you cover well to protect yourself from the cold. Bring binoculars to enhance your observations.

    Travel sickness

    If you think you might be seasick, please make sure you take the necessary precautions, as there will be no return to the dock.

    Food and drinks

    No food service on site. Lunch boxes are available for sale. You can also bring your own lunch.

    Reduced mobility

    People with reduced mobility can access the cruise. Contact us for more details.

    Face coverings

    It is very important to bring your face coverings. In compliance with Public Health recommendations, face coverings must be worn at all times on board by guests of 10 years of age and older. Face coverings will be for sale at the ticket office if you forgot to bring your own.

  • Evening Cruise and Urban Evening Cruise

    Before departing

    • Check the service confirmation for the time and date of your cruise.
    • You must go to the Croisières AML ticket office to pick up your tickets to access the boat.
    • It is also imperative to have in your possession the credit card used for the booking of your cruise.

    To get there

    Plan your travel by checking the itinerary (plan to arrive one hour before departure).

    Plan to wear appropriate clothing

    Business attire is strongly recommended on board.

    Food and drinks

    A bistro is available on board. It is strictly forbidden to bring food or drinks on board.

    Parking

    • Quebec City: A few paid parking spaces are available directly on site, but without reservation. Other paid public and private parking lots are also available in the vicinity without reservation.
    • Montreal: Paid public and private parking is available in the vicinity without reservation.

    Reduced mobility

    People with reduced mobility can access the cruise. Contact us for more details.

    Personal belongings

    There are no changing rooms on board. Passengers are entirely responsible for their personal belongings.

    Face coverings

    It is very important to bring your face cover. In accordance with the recommendations of the Public Health, the wearing of face coverings is mandatory for customers aged 10 years and older when embarking, disembarking and when distancing is not possible on board the boat. Face coverings will also be on sale at the ticket office in case your forgot to bring your own.

    Urban evening cruise

    If you booked this type of cruise, note that a bracelet will be given to you to enjoy the included drinks, until 8 pm.

  • Guided Cruise and Escape on the River Cruise

    Before departing

    • Check the service confirmation for the time and date of your cruise.
    • You must go to the Croisières AML ticket office to pick up your tickets to access the boat.
    • It is also imperative to have in your possession the credit card used for the booking of your cruise.
    • We recommend that you download the mobile application available in 8 languages (French, English, Italian, Spanish, German, Mandarin, Japanese and Korean) before your cruise so you can benefit from the guide's comments.

    To get there

    Plan your travel by checking the itinerary (plan to arrive one hour before departure).

    Plan to wear appropriate clothing

    Business attire is strongly recommended on board.

    Food and drinks

    A bistro is available on board. It is strictly forbidden to bring food or drinks on board.

    Parking

    • Quebec City: A few paid parking spaces are available directly on site, but without reservation. Other paid public and private parking lots are also available in the vicinity without reservation.
    • Montreal: Paid public and private parking is available in the vicinity without reservation.

    Reduced mobility

    People with reduced mobility can access the cruise. Contact us for more details.

    Personal belongings

    There are no changing rooms on board. Passengers are entirely responsible for their personal belongings.

    Face coverings

    It is very important to bring your face coverings. In compliance with the recommendations of the Public Health, the wearing of face coverings is mandatory for customers aged 10 years and older when distancing is not possible on board. Face coverings will also for sale at the ticket office in case you forget to bring your own.