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Tourist Ride

Things to do at the Parc

With its new guided Tourist Ride, Parc Jean-Drapeau is providing an all-in-one way to set out and discover the rich history of the islands aboard an electric vehicle.

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

2020 Schedule

June 20 to September 7, 2020 Canceled
June to September, 2021 Schedule to come
  • The full departures schedule will be available in spring 2021.

2019 Rates

Ticket purchase and bookings are done the same day only at the Information Center.

2 years and under Free
3-13 years $6
14-64 years $12
Students or 65 years and over $10
Family (2 adults et 2 children) $34
  • 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.

Discounts and promotions

  • Accès Montréal

    From Monday to Friday, holders of the Accès Montréal Card get a $1 discount of a regular price ticket.

Thanks to our Partners!

Accessibilité universelle

The Tourist 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.

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 Tourist Ride or for any request for information, do not hesitate to contact us.

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 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 and 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 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 (Bonaventure Autoroute, Pierre-Dupuy exit).

Nearby parking areas:
P1, P9, P10, P11

Rates and other 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

June 25 to September 6
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