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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 5 weeks ago

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
2  Thank timtex0527
Reviewed 26 November 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 29 November 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 9 November 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

Thank diane B
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 29 November 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 26 October 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
1  Thank miamiredskin1968
Reviewed 20 October 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 Andrea R
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thanks for your review ! The communication team

Reviewed 18 October 2018

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

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Dawn21
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for your comment. Indeed, it is cold on the boat considering that the sea water is 4 degrees, with the wind added, it's pretty cold in the end. Dolphins? It is very rare to observe them in the St. Lawrence River! This is...More

Reviewed 12 October 2018

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

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

Thank you for your lovely comment. We will keep going ! Hope to see you again next year ! The communication team

Reviewed 9 October 2018 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 R4394XQmichaelm
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Great ! Happy to hear ! See you again next year :) The communication team

Reviewed 9 October 2018

Really great tour. However, I also did Hop On Hop off bus tour and bought those tickets separate from these tickets. And it ended up costing me alot more as each costed me about 40$ each. I found out that there was actually a bundle...More

Date of experience: October 2018
1  Thank Climber820921
Communications-AML, Public Relations Manager at Croisieres AML, responded to this reviewResponded 8 November 2018

Thank you for the comment. We are sorry that you have not been able to enjoy our packages between the guided bus and our cruises. It is always best to check our official website for the range of products and packages available. The communication team

Reviewed 3 October 2018

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

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

Thank you for this review ! The communication team

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crshaw3
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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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