Frequently asked questions

All the answers to your questions!

Parking and directions

Le Bateau-Mouche is docked at Quai Jacques-Cartier of the Old Port of Montreal.

Metro station: Champ-de-Mars


Parkings Old-Port

Food allergies | Vegetarian menu

All gourmet cruises menus offer a food allergy and a vegetarian version.  Upon reservation, these specifications are required.

Boarding tickets

Boarding tickets can be picked up at Quai Jacques-Cartier on the day of the cruise.  Two photo ID cards and the credit card used for purchase are required.


Children of all ages are welcome aboard for day cruises.  Children 0-5 are complimentary and for 1 child per adult for the 60 or 90 minute cruises.

Regular rate is applied to every child passager for gourmet cruise. Infants under 2 years old and who are not eating or taking a seat are free of charge. Please note that we do not recommend children under 8.


We have a secured storage room on the pier for strollers. If you want to bring the stroller on board, certain conditions must be met:

  • Strollers are allowed on the main deck only, they must not block the aisles.
  • The stroller must be passed through the side door and the child should enter in the arms of an adult by the regular entrance.
  • The child sitting in the stroller must be 18 months and younger or have a disability.
  • The book can accommodate a maximum of 140 passengers in total and 100 passengers on the main deck.
  • We reserve the right to refuse strollers at other times we feel necessary (ex.: during a corporate event).


Le Bateau-Mouche is a smoke-free environment.

Restricted Mobility

The boat has limited access. Unfortunately, we can’t accept wheelchairs abord.

Groups and charter

Special rates are guaranteed for groups of 20 persons and more and for charters for any of our cruises. Please visit Corporate and group events or contact us at 514-849-9952.


Full payment is required at the reservation.

Phone Reservations: Credit card Visa or MasterCard, email confirmation sent on the same day.

Purchase in person: Cash, Interac, Visa or MasterCard, issuing boarding passes

Buy online: online payments are secured by NETBANX

Period of operation

From mid-May to mid-October


  • Taxes is extra
  • Full payment required at time of booking
  • No refund in case of cancellation
  • Dates may change according to availability for day cruises
  • Date change modalities (according to availability) for Dinner Cruises:

                o   8 days and more prior to event: free of charge

                o   From 1 to 7 days prior to event:  $35 + taxes/person

                o   Day of event: $70 + taxes/person

  • Schedules, fares and itineraries are subject to change.
  • According to the fluctuation of gasoline prices, a slight increase could be applied to the ticket price.

Bar and snacks service

A complete bar and snacks service is available during day cruises.  Please note that a 15% tip is automatically added to your bill for any drink or snack purchase on board. Please also note that it is forbidden to bring food or drinks on board.


We suggest a casual attire for gourmet cruises to enhance your experience on the Bateau-Mouche. Appropriate clothing for the air conditioning is also recommended.