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Canoes, kayaks & pedal boats

Canoes, kayaks & pedal boats

Information and reservations
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During the summer season, Écorécréo is set up at the Jean-Doré Beach water activities Pavilion and provide clientele with a range of watercraft rentals, including:

  • Canoes
  • Kayaks
  • Pedal boats

For an activity that's out of the ordinary, for taking a break in the bucolic setting of the Beach, or for simply trying out a new type of water craft, you're definitely in the right place.

Shielded from the wind by a vegetation belt, the waters on the lake at Jean-Doré Beach are usually calm, which allows you to safely wend your way without sapping your energy. You can leisurely navigate between the Beach's swimming area and the Casino de Montréal, or you can discover the central part of Île Notre-Dame and the perimeter of the Floralies Gardens by taking the big loop around the lagoons.

Why not try this pleasant and easy activity with your family or among friends on one of those gorgeous summer days at the Beach.

Guided tours

New this year, Éco Tours Montréal is offering visitors guided tours on the Jean-Doré Beach lake and in the lagoons. Accompanied by an enthusiastic expert, you'll be able to discover the fauna and flora, and learn a bit more about the history of the islands. Reservation required

Departures at 10 a.m. and noon


Schedule

Covid-19 Given the current context, we are forced to move the official opening date of the Jean-Doré Beach.
Visit our website or follow us on social media to stay informed of developments.

2019 Rates

Regular Beach Discount *
Canoe $15 / h $12 / h
Kayak single $20 / h $16 / h
Kayak double $30 / h $24 / h
Pedal boat single $20 / h $16 / h
Pedal boat double $30 / h $24 / h
Guided tours - Kayak single ** $35 N.a.
Guided tours - Kayak double ** $55 N.a.
Guided tours - Canoe ** $55 N.a.
  • No refund.
  • Rates include taxes.
  • **Guided tours : Taxes not included.
  • *Beach Discount: discount offered to beach ticket holders.
  • It is possible to pay cash, Interac or with a credit card (Visa, MasterCard).
  • Rates are shown as a guide only and are subject to change without notice.
  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.

Regulations

  • The personal flotation device must be worn at all times in the boat.
  • Everyone must remain seated in the boat.
  • Swimming is prohibited in the area reserved for boats.
  • Boats are prohibited inside the swimming area.
  • Disposing of waste material in the water is prohibited.

Before visiting, please consult the regulations for the Beach Jean-Doré.

  • Anyone not complying with the regulations is subject to a warning. The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau reserves the right to eject anyone that does not obey the rules or warnings.
  • The Société du parc Jean-Drapeau is not responsible for lost or stolen articles.

Group reservation

For groups of 20 or more, please email us at info@ecorecreo.ca.

Parc Jean-Drapeau also offers a day camp special to experience in a group.

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Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use my own canoe, kayak or pedal boat?
Answer+

For safety purposes, users must use the water crafts provided by the concessionaires on site.

Getting to Pavillon des activités nautiques

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located in the heart of Parc Jean-Drapeau. To get to the Parc easily and quickly, the subway is still the best way to go!

Subway schedule
STM promotions

River shuttle

During the summer season, Parc Jean-Drapeau visitors can use the river shuttle as a means of transportation, from the Vieux-Port de Montréal (Jacques-Cartier pier) and the city of Longueuil.

Users can also bring along their bikes and they have access to a network of cycling paths at each stop.

Covid-19 - The river shuttle service will not be operational for the 2020 summer season.

Schedule and rates
Location of the landing spot at the Parc

STM shuttle

Two STM shuttles provide a connection between the Jean-Drapeau subway station and various attractions.

767: During the summer season, the 767 shuttle stops at Jean-Doré Beach and the La Ronde amusement park.

777: Every day of the year, the 777 shuttle provides fast access to the Casino de Montréal.

Routes and schedules

Bike / BIXI

Parc Jean-Drapeau is part of the Trans Canada Trail and the Route verte and is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike.

From Montréal: take the Lachine Canal bike path, near the Vieux-Port de Montréal, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

From the South Shore: take the Bike Link, between Saint-Lambert and Parc Jean-Drapeau, or the Jacques Cartier Bridge cycling path.

BIXI : there are many BIXI stations at the Parc during the summer season.

Walking

People can enjoy many of the cycling paths to get to or pass through the Parc Jean-Drapeau, either running or walking.

With more than 25 kilometres of trails and pathways, the Parc is a pleasant spot for hiking, all year round.

Parking

Motorists can get to Parc Jean-Drapeau by taking the Jacques Cartier Bridge or the Concorde Bridge (Bonaventure Autoroute, Pierre-Dupuy exit).

Covid-19 - In order to comply with the instructions of the City of Montréal in connection with public health directives, no parking is currently accessible to the general public.

Rates and parking areas

  • Subway Station
  • River shuttle
  • STM shuttle
  • Bike / BIXI
  • Walking
  • Parking

For more details, visit Getting to the Parc.