Calling all adrenaline junkies! Looks like you won’t have to wander too far to get your fix in Montreal. Besides, what better way to fill your final weeks of the season than with experiences you’ll never forget? Whether you dig jumping out of planes, or rappelling down high-rises, we've got the ultimate list for you! Here are the top ten ultimate activities in and around Montreal to get your blood pumping and the adrenaline flowing this summer!
1. Parachute Montreal
Located approximately 45 minutes from the city centre, Parachute Montreal offers a unique experience to beginner, intermediate and advanced skydivers. The full experience lasts between 2-3 hours depending your skill level and the height at which you choose to jump. Packages range between 199$-369$ a person and appointments must be booked in advance.
Arbraska is first of it’s kind in Montreal to combine skill testing obstacles and sky-high zip lines! With over 5 locations all over Quebec and Ontario, it shouldn't be too difficult to find a park near you. Not only does Arbraska offer daytime excursions, but they now offer nighttime tours for nocturnal thrill seekers.
3. Flyboard Extreme
Do you think you have what it takes to master a Flyboard? A "Flyboard" is a hybrid between a wakeboard and a kite surf, capable of propelling you 10-45 feet above the water below! Once strapped in, you are at the complete mercy of your supervisor who will control the speed and height at which you travel from a nearby Sea-Doo. The park also offers other extreme activities such as regular kitesurfing and hover boarding. Prices range from 99$-280$ and appointments can be booked online.
4. Voiles On Voiles
Located in the heart of the Old Port, Voiles on Voiles is the perfect attraction for families seeking adventure. This nautically themed obstacle course offers 7 different paths; some perfectly tailored for tots and others for adults who are up for the challenge. Prices range from 7$-25$.
5. Montreal Jet Boating
Are you ready to take the plunge? If you're prepared to get a little bit wet and wild, Montreal Rafting should definitely be on your summer bucket list. Put your life in the hands of a trusty captain aboard a jet boat and get prepared to brave the Lachine Rapids. This activity is guaranteed to get your heart racing! Reservations must be made in advance either on the website or by phone.
6. The Great Canadian Bungee
Although you might have to make a day of this one, The Great Canadian Bungee is definitely worth the drive. Boasting the highest bridge jump in North America at 200 feet high and 160 feet deep, this activity is not for the faint of heart! Having been in business for over 20 years, the warm staff at The Great Canadian Bungee puts safety first and will make sure your trip is memorable and as comfortable as a 360 ft drop can be!
Awaken your inner circus performer at Trapezium in Laval. Not only is it the perfect activity for the local adrenaline junkie, but it's also a great workout! Whether you want to fly blind and test your natural skills, or you'd rather take some notes from the pros in a one-on-one lesson, Trapezium offers a wide range of packages at reasonable prices to suit all of your acrobatic needs. Reservations must be made online or over the telephone.
8. Clip n' Climb
Don't let the bright colours fool you, this one's a real challenge! Also located in Laval, this indoor obstacle course is a fun/terrifying activity for any adventure seeker rain or shine. With obstacles over 10 meters high, vertical slides, and velcro walls, Clip and Climb will have you feeling like a kid again.
9. Peur Depot: Virus The Game
Put your heart and mind to the test with Peur Depot's latest challenge: Virus the Game. You'll feel like you've been cast in the latest SAW spinoff movie trying to defeat a powerful and malignant virus before it's too late! Peur Depot is so dedicated to creating the scariest experience possible that they actually brought in a special radio frequency indication technology to measure their performance. The waves are transmitted and recorded via a bracelet you'll get when you arrive. Reservations do not have to be made in advance.
10. Dropzone VPP
Although you might have to start planning right away, this heart pounding activity is not one you want to miss for many reasons. What adrenaline junkie would want to miss an opportunity to rappel down a 20 storey building for charity alongside some of your favourite local celebrities? Each year come September, the Quebec Society for Disabled Children hosts an event that allows you to do just that. If you can raise 1,500$ in pledges, you are eligible to participate. Some celebrities who have participated in past years include Joannie Rochette, Alexandre Despatie, and Alexandre Bilodeau. If this activity is a little too intense for you, you can also sponsor a superhero by clicking here.