The Québec City area has a whole host of thrilling adventures to discover! Whether it's on the water, up in the air, or back on terra firma, push your limits to the max in a rich and varied natural landscape. Most activities are suitable for the whole family! Go on, you know you want to!

White Water Rafting

You Against the Water

Do you like rivers and rapids? River rides are an exciting way to enjoy the wild landscapes of the Jacques Cartier River—and get your heart beating a little faster!

Experienced local guides will help you get the most out of a rewarding and refreshing raftinghydrospeed, or kayaking experience in complete safety.

Arbraska Duchesnay | Credit:  Arbraska Duchesnay
Credit: Arbraska Duchesnay

Swing from tree to tree

Québec City is a firm favorite of outdoor buffs, who can experience the thrills nature has to offer from up on high, in complete safety.

Arbraska Duchesnay treetop adventure circuit open up this unforgettable experience to you and your friends and family!

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Hot air balloon | Credit:  Québec Montgolfières Inc.
Credit: Québec Montgolfières Inc.

Québec City from Up hight

How far will you go to defy the laws of gravity? If you like heights, a number of activities available in the Québec City area will let you push your own limits!

Adrenalin junkies won't want to miss the chance take off on a paraglider and throw themselves off the nearest mountain in the company of a certified instructor. An experience sure to live up to even the highest expectations, all year round!

Slightly less intense, but equally out of the ordinary is the opportunity to admire the local landscape from a hot-air balloon in the company of a qualified pilot. Marvel at the landscapes down below, covered in a blanket of green or white depending on the time of year!

Mountain Biking | Credit:  Office du tourisme de Québec / Camirand photo
Credit: Office du tourisme de Québec / Camirand photo

Mountain Biking

If high speeds, bumps, and bends hold no fear, Québec City is the place for you with its exceptional variety of mountain bike trails - ranging from family friendly to double black and downhill for experts only! Are you ready?

Zip lines at Canyon Ste-Anne | Credit:  Yves Tessier
Credit: Yves Tessier

A Real High!

Back on terra firma, you can still reach for the top or be pulled through the narrowest of gorges by taking part in any number of year-round rock climbing activities or via ferrata circuits. An indoor climbing center is also available, rain or shine.

Rather go down than up? Canyoning lets you experience the fun of descending cliffs alongside summer waterfalls or winter ice. An activity to discover!.

Ice Climbing at Chute Montmorency (falls) | Credit:  AventureX
Credit: AventureX

A Year-round Adrenalin Shot!

Winter is the time for sports to stand up and be counted in Québec City! Snow and ice only add to the excitement, with a host of adventures that are sure to please fans of the great outdoors. Why not try ice canyoning, ice climbing, or mountaineering? No experience necessary.

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