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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...more
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10, Dalhousie Street | Chouinard Pier, Quebec City, Quebec G1K 4B2, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

We enjoyed both the coach journey through the beautiful countryside with Yves our driver and the whale watching almost equally. We stopped for lunch at the train station and had the best almond croissant I have ever had and the best roast beef sandwich -...More

Thank Dawn21
Reviewed 1 week ago

The bus driver Yves was very entertaining and a lovely man. The trip was beautiful and we stopped a few times to take photos and toilet breaks. All the staff were lovely and helpful. We saw many pods of Fin whales and Minky whales, and...More

Thank JayneB1019
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Coach journey approaching 3 hours each way. Choice of proper boat or zodiac. The zodiac is a zippy nippy racing skiff and definitely the one to choose! We saw seal, minke whale, fin whale, baby beluga whale and 9 hump back whale: A-MAZING. Worth coming...More

Thank Michael M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Crew members were very nice. Tour guide knowledgeable. Ship clean with plenty of indoor/outdoor seating.

Thank Geraldine M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This tour was absolutely amazing! I went on the zodiac cruise and highly recommend it. Yes the way there and back on the bus is long and it is a full day activity but it goes through amazing scenery and especially now that fall has...More

3  Thank Katja S
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

The best rating possible! Thank you for commenting on your experience on our fleet. Hoping to see you again next year to reproduce this perfect day! The communication team

Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Whale watching does not get much better than this! From our delightful and informative bus driver Allen, to Catherine, our naturalist, the day was about as perfect as it gets. We were treated to a visual feast of different kinds of whales, including belugas. Because...More

1  Thank Kathy P
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

All the pleasure was for us! The cold weather should take you compared to Florida where it's still hot by this time of the year. But I'm sure it was worth it! Hoping to see you again next year! The communication team

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had a good three hour trip on the big boat. That was cold enough, wouldn't have wanted to be on the Zodiacs. Bad weather and visibility but saw quite a few whales so very pleased. It got a bit crowded inside when everyone wanted to...More

Thank bippitt
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Thank you for taking the time to comment on your experience aboard our Grand River boat. The fall weather actually makes the passengers warm up inside, which can make the boat seem more crowded than it actually is. It is for this reason that you...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Brochures and ads for this trip appeared to have great view of falls. The boat turns around pretty far away from falls, not even on near side of bridge. We were there for 2 days, otherwise boat trip was good, but big let down when...More

1  Thank Nicole B
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for your comment. It is true that we are normally closer to Montmorency Falls, but a barge has been installed under the bridge of Île d'Orléans so that checks can be made for its upcoming renovation of it. We are sorry for the...More

Reviewed September 9, 2018

This was a great way to see Quebec from the river. We took the 11:30 am cruise. It was a sunny, cool day. We found seats on the front open deck. Out there is a low wind screen that protects you as you sit and...More

Thank Donna E
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for sharing your experience aboard AML Louis Jolliett! Next time, maybe you'll be charmed by a dinner cruise! ;) The communication team

Reviewed September 8, 2018

I brought some visiting family on this cruise yesterday and I did not have any expectations. However, I learned a ton about a place that I thought already had known about. David, the host, gave us a lot of historical information, in both official languages,...More

1  Thank Lio-and-Ben
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

So we are waiting for you on board very soon! Some of our cruises are available until November 3rd. The communication team

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crshaw3
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.
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