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You Can Go Electric Surfing At Speeds Up To 45 km/h Near Montreal

A first in Quebec!
You Can Go Electric Surfing At Speeds Up To 45 km/h Near Montreal

Adrenaline-lovers in Quebec have a new bucket list activity for this summer, and it's only a short trip from Montrealelectric surfing.

Ecosurf Canada has made electric surfing available to Quebecers aged 14 and up since May 14 — a first in the province. Whether you're a beginner or a boating and surfing pro, you can now surf without ever leaving Quebec.

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Ecosurf's electric boards use a lithium-ion battery, similar to your cell phone's battery, to achieve speeds of up to 45 kilometres per hour for an approximate one-hour surf session.

Don't worry — you can also opt for a more chill cruising speed.

The surfing takes place at Quai Ryan on the Richelieu River in Sabrevois, Quebec, just 40 minutes from Montreal.

Three electric surfboard models are available for rent or purchase, and the rental price includes an introductory lesson in addition to one hour of surfing:

  • Carver X Model: $149.99 hourly (or the duration of a battery)
  • Carver Twin Model: $119.99 hourly 
  • (or the duration of a battery)
  • Manta Model: $99 hourly, or $169.99 for two hours 

Electric eco surfing at Quai Ryan

Price: Between $99 and $149.99 hourly

When: As of May 14, for the summer season

Address: 38e av., Sabrevois, Quebec 

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.

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