6 Outdoorsy Things To Do In Quebec That You Have To Add To Your Summer Bucket List

With our harsh winters, we know how important it is to soak up all the sunshine we can get in Quebec during the spring and summer months — and the best way to do that is by doing outdoor activities

That's why we suggest adding these outdoorsy items to your summer bucket list for when they're open, safe and feasible (some of which already are).

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Tyrolienne MTL Zipline

Price: $19.99 per adult

Address: Hangar 16, 363, rue de la Commune E., Montreal, QC

Why You Need To Go: See Montreal’s Old Port from a whole new angle. It looks different when you're ziplining over the Bonsecours island, providing a spectacular bird's-eye view.

Parc de la caverne Trou de la Fée

Price: Rates vary based on activity

Address: 1058, rue Marcellin, Desbiens, QC

Why You Need To Go: Take the trail from the archway up to see three falls and a dam! The archway alone is worth the hike, but then there's all the views, falls, a suspension bridge, plus a cavern — that's right, an actual cave inhabited by bats — that's open during non-pandemic times.

Saint Lawrence River Boardwalk Trail

Price: Free

Address: Parc écomaritime de l'Anse-du-Port, chemin du fleuve O., Nicolet, QC

Why You Need To Go: For an easy nature walk with incredible views.

White Water Rafting on the Lachine Rapids

Price: $55 per adult

Address: 8912, boul. LaSalle, Ville LaSalle, QC (if you go with Rafting Montreal)

Why You Need To Go: Get an adrenaline rush as you paddle your way across some of the Saint Lawrence River's most intense waves, followed by a swim.

Rent a floating Airbnb  

Airbnb

Price: $299 per night

Address: Sainte-Brigitte-de-Laval, QC

Why You Need To Go: You'll feel like you're outdoors while still enjoying the comforts of home.

Go on an easy hike with AMAZING views

Price: Free

Address: Varies

Why You Need To Go: It doesn't have to take a ton of effort to access amazing views on hikes. Some options include La Lucarne in Gaspésie or La Lumière trail on Petite île au Marteau.

Before you get going, check our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your trip.