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Croisieres AML

762 reviews
Quebec City, Canada
About Croisieres AML
Croisieres AML is a family owned enterprise established in the province of Quebec. It is the most important cruise/excursion company in Canada with 18 boats operating on the St. Lawrence River and the Saguenay Fjord. Croisieres AML offers historical guided cruises, brunch and lunch cruises, dinner cruises, special events as well as made to measure packages. These products are available on the AML Cavalier Maxim in Montreal and on the AML Louis Jolliet in Quebec City.
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197 reviews
When visiting Quebec City, meet the world’s most fascinating and majestic creatures on a guided, full-day whale-watching cruise. Travel along the Saint Lawrence River to the town of Baie-Sainte-Catherine, then choose from two distinctly different boating experiences — a small, speedy zodiac or a large, three-level observation vessel. Enjoy an exceptional view on this 3-hour cruise in search of whales, seals and belugas. A certified naturalist captain will provide the education on this unique encounter with nature in the heart of the Saguenay-Saint Lawrence Marine Park. Quebec City pickup/drop-off included.
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$121.65 per adult
Rivière-du-Loup Whale Watching Cruise
Take your travels to the river and get up close and personal with Canada’s marine wildlife on this whale-watching tour on the Rivière-du-Loup in Eastern Quebec. Use binoculars to lookout for belugas, seals, and more while your certified naturalist guide directs your gaze and narrates the tour. Stand on the deck to feel the sea air in your face and take pictures of the landscape.
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$53.28 per adult
Trois-Rivieres Guided Sightseeing Cruise
2 reviews
Cruise along the St. Lawrence River as you become more familiar with Trois-Rivières on this 1.5-hour cruise. Choose between three different departure times, and then set off from the city’s main port to learn about the history of the area as you go. Admire the city’s architecture, and spot main landmarks such as Laviolette Bridge.
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$29.75 per adult
153 reviews
Enjoy the view of Québec City and the surrounding countryside from the water on this 90-minute sightseeing cruise along the Saint-Lawrence River. Set sail from the Cap Diamant to Montmorency Falls, the perfect combination of nature and culture. Take in the stunning view from three distinctive exterior terraces, with commentary from a costumed guide dressed as the French-Canadian explorer Louis Jolliet. See the Québec City skyline and cruise beneath the famous Fairmont Le Château Frontenac hotel. A variety of beverages and snacks are available for purchase on board the boat.
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$34.13 per adult
51 reviews
Enjoy a magical evening in Quebec City cruising the Saint Lawrence River, enjoying fantastic city views accompanied by a 5-course meal during this evening dinner cruise. Shake a leg on the dance floor as you listen to the on board musical entertainment, taking in picturesque views of Old Quebec as your backdrop. It's the perfect evening out for you and that special someone.
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$108.52 per adult
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

We had a fantastic day, our driver/tour guide Yves was super charismatic & knowledgeable. We saw quite a few whales & very much enjoyed the trip. My only complaint is that they used a school style bus instead of a coach bus due to our...More

Date of experience: May 2019
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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Tonight we did a cruise on the river on the AML Louis Joliette. There was music on the boat for the school graduation party. We as adults stayed in the teachers lounge and we hung around. Boat is very nice, staff was friendly and great....More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank JFLeB325
CommunicationsAML, Responsable des relations clients at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded yesterday

Hi, It is so nice to know that you enjoyed your experience with us. This type of comment gives us energy for the start of the season. Hope to see you on board again soon!

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had a fabulous cruise up the st Lawrence River from Quebec. Great narrative from our guide and was very informative. Very smooth comfortable journey and great facilities onboard. You have a good view of the Montmorency falls as you turn under the bridge but...More

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank deirdremurraywk
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

For a hot summer day this is a lovely river trip offering some great photo opportunities and soem good commentary. I would suggest heading for the front of the boat when you board for the best shots. There is a good sighting of the Montmorency...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank ANDYKWestYorks
CommunicationsAML, Responsable des relations clients at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for this great review and advice! The view is surely one of the most beautiful in Quebec City. People reading this will for sure appreciate your comment as much as we do. Hopefully we'll haver the chance to welcome you onboard again! Best...More

Reviewed January 26, 2019

What an exceptional little cruise. Sightseeing plus some entertaining on board. We really enjoyed it.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Theresa Y
CommunicationsAML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2019

Glad you liked it ! See you soon ! The communication team

Reviewed December 12, 2018

SUMMARY A large ship that that travels to the Orleans Island Bridge and back while providing views of the Montmorency Falls from a distance and the shoreline of Quebec City. It is a nice and relaxing cruise once things get started, but my kids got...More

Date of experience: August 2018
3  Thank timtex0527
CommunicationsAML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded March 28, 2019

Hello, Thank you for taking a few minutes of your time to make a complete review for our guided cruise! I see that adults have enjoyed the experience! However, it's not really an adventure for thrill seekers! It is nevertheless interesting to learn more about...More

Reviewed November 26, 2018

We had a great time on this cruise up and down the river. The information provided by the young man in period costume was very informative and well delivered. This is a great thing for the entire family.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TallTraveler2013
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Thank you for your comment ! David the guide always has a lot of success on board when disguise, it adds a little something more! We are glad that you enjoyed your experience. See you next year! The communication team

Reviewed November 8, 2018 via mobile

I booked online the AML 90 minute cruise. Before docking, you can take pictures of the Chateau Frontenac. Upon docking, you are being told to stand on. Line, and they snap o photo of you. They should ask your permission or explain what they are...More

2  Thank dianebK724JV
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded November 29, 2018

Thank you Diane for taking the time to comment on your experience. I'm glad you enjoyed the guide's versatility : he's particularly good at expressing himself in both languages! We are saddened, however, that you have not made the most of your cruise. To take...More

Reviewed October 26, 2018

My wife and I have done many trips, both in the states and Europe. This cruise was used for a leisurely and peaceful adventure. It was that. The scenery from our perspective was OK, and enhanced by the still rich colors of the trees. The...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 20, 2018 via mobile

The maitre d’ at our hotel made this reservation for us beforehand & luckily they did as the late morning cruises sell out quickly. The tour is in both French & English. The host is engaging & you learn about Quebec history.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank A4488GWandrear
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded November 8, 2018

Thanks for your review ! The communication team

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August 1, 2015|
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Response from syael1339 | Reviewed this property |
Yes, there is parking at the pier, and I don't recall the spaces down there ever being filled during the evening hours.