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Discovery ride

Things to do at the Parc

With its new guided Discovery Ride, Parc Jean-Drapeau is providing an all-in-one way to explore the rich history of the islands aboard an electric vehicle. Tour the trails and the many points of interest that highlight the site's cultural, natural and built heritage.

Inspired by Expo 67's iconic trailer-train ride, "The Balade" and the historical book Two islands, one park, one city... the Tourist Ride is tracing the evolution of the site from 1535 to the present day, highlighting its natural and built cultural heritage.

Some points of interest: :


Let yourself be swept up by the stunning history of the premises as you wend your way on this 45-minute tour, animated by a certified Guidatour guide.

  • The route may vary

Covid-19

Follow the recommendations of the Quebec public health and contact medical resources if you have symptoms related to Covid-19.

Last update : June 2, 2021

Schedule

Tuesday, June 22, 2021

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2021 Rates

Ticket purchase and bookings can only be made on the same day at the Information Center.

2 years and under Free
3-13 years $8
14-64 years $12
Students or 65 years and over $10
Family (2 adults et 2 children) $36
  • Taxes not included.
  • Rates are shown as a guide only and are subject to change without notice.
  • The rates shown above do not include parking rates.
    • The best way to come to the Parc Jean-Drapeau: active transportation or subway!

Discounts and promotions

  • Accès Montréal Card

    From Monday to Friday, Accès Montréal Card holders get a $ 1 discount on the purchase of a regular price ticket (14-64 years, students or 65 years and over).

Universal accessibility

The Discovery ride is equipped with a device for the hearing impaired and an access ramp for people with reduced mobility. Thank you for contacting our customer service department to ensure there is no interruption of these services.

More details

Historical books

Get the literary works that cover the significant historical periods of Parc Jean-Drapeau.

More details

Learn more

To obtain more details concerning the Discovery ride, available services or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact our staff.

Getting to Espace 67

To make it easier to get around, here is the exact location of the activity at Parc Jean-Drapeau posted on Google Maps.

Jean-Drapeau Subway Station

The Jean-Drapeau subway station is located on Île Sainte-Hélène, 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 2021 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 and BIXI

Several sectors of Parc Jean-Drapeau are part of the Great Trail and the Route verte. The Parc is one of the few places where you can cross the Saint Lawrence River on your bike.

Furthermore, a network of multiuse trails run along île Sainte-Hélène, providing a link-up to the various access routes to the facilities, installations and services.

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

From the South Shore: take the Bike Link or the Jacques Cartier Bridge multipurpose 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.

Nearby parking areas: P9, P10, P11

Rates and parking areas

Taxibus service

You can reserve a taxi for your travels at the Parc by using a valid STM transport fare (ticket or OPUS card).

Schedule

September 3 to June 23
Monday to Sunday 6:30 a.m. to 7:15 p.m.
  • The service is not offered on statutory holidays

Reservation

You need to reserve 45-to-60 minutes beforehand whenever you want to use this service : 514 273-6331 or online form

Taxibus stops

Métro Jean-Drapeau, Athletes' Quarters, La Ronde, Stewart Museum, Espace Paddock, Pavillon du Canada, Pavillon des Services and Pavillon de la Tunisie.

  • Subway
    Station
  • Taxibus
    service
  • STM
    shuttle
  • River
    shuttle
  • Bike
    and BIXI
  • Walking
  • Parking

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