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New cruise in 2017

Ticket booth located on the Canal Boardwalk (under the tent) on Wednesdays (starting at 12:30 pm) and Fridays (starting at 10:30 am).

Boarding dock on Parks Canada Jetty 

Due to bad weather or difficult sailing conditions, the cruise may be canceled.

Info : 514-871-8356


Cast off and enjoy a discovery voyage of Lac Saint-Louis. Cruise the shores of l’Ile-Perrot and l’Ile Dowker from the comfort of the boat. The large lake opens to a view of Mount-Royal, the Saint-Joseph’s Oratory and the towering buildings of Montreal. On the way back, enjoy a magnificent view of Old Sainte-Anne from the lake. A one hour trip with a multitude of views to discover.

Exceptionnaly for Friday July 21st, there will be only the departures of 1 pm, 6 pm and 7 pm, of duration of 1 hour each. Returning to the normal schedule as of Wednesday July 26th.

CRUSES : More than 5 départures per day according the weather. Please note that the 1 pm departure cruise on Wednesdays and Fridays will last 2 hours instead of one hour. 
  • Every Wednesday, between 1 pm and 7 pm from June 21st to September 1st 2017 (Departure at 1 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm and 7 pm) 
  • Every Friday, between 11 am and 7 pm from June 21st to September 1st 2017  (Departure at 11 am, 12 pm, 1 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm and 7 pm)

Prices : Scenic Cruise :

  • Regular : $20 + tx
  • Children (4 to 12 years old): $5 + tx
  • Children (0 to 3 years old ): Free 
  • The family rate offers the 2nd child for free 

Tourism House

Tourism House

153 Sainte-Anne Street

To get there

Schedule: Wednesday to Sunday from 2 pm to 5 pm. From June 21 to September 3, 2017. There are 3 parking lots reserved for visitors for 15 minutes behind the house accessible via Du College Street


The Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Tourism House, located at 153 Sainte- Anne Street, is the ideal place to start your discovery of the treasures of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue and its historic heritage.

Our tourist agent will be pleased to help you discover the tourist attractions, activities and upcoming events.


NOVELTY AT THE TOURISM HOUSE: Free exhibitions about the heritage of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue. 

We are pleased to announce the official start of the free exhibitions of the historic heritage of Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue at the Tourism House this Saturday, July 8th until Sunday, September 3rd.

 Enjoy a great afternoon with your friends and family at the Tourism House from Wednesday to Sunday from 2 pm to 5 pm to discover the history and treasures of the city.

The exhibitions will be given in French and English according to the clientele.

The themes for the weekend of July 8th-9th are:

- History of Sainte-Anne Street

- Locks

Location: 153 Sainte-Anne Street

Cost: FREE


Please consult the calendar of upcoming events

 Use our free shuttle bus during the summer


Sainte-Anne Street | Patrimonial Village

Rue Sainte-Anne

To get there


Facebook: Rue Sainte-Anne

Beyond its historical and touristic charms, the scope of services offered in Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue allows people to experience gastronomy, shopping and wellness to enable them to enjoy nature, local culture and joie de vivre. Through the development and promotion of Sainte-Anne Street businesses, we distinguish ourselves by aiming for a sustainable development and we encourage people to slow down, enjoy life and reconnect with themselves and their environment.

Our association hopes that Sainte-Anne Street will become a crossroads of life, recognized for its character, its warm atmosphere as well as for its diversity and the quality of its boutiques and shops.

 Use our free shuttle bus during the summer 


Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal National Historic Site

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal

Parks Canada

170 Sainte-Anne Street
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Quebec) H9X 1N1

To get there

Telephone: 514-457-5546
Toll Free: 1-888-773-8888

Website: Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal

Navigation schedule:

CANADA 150: free lockage in 2017

To take full advantage of the attractions, restaurants, and shops along the canal, boaters moor and even spend the night aboard their boats. On land, pedestrians stroll on the boardwalk adjacent to the waterway while watching the lock's operations. Abundant in green space, the location is ideal for a picnic or simply for soaking up the sun on a beautiful summer day.

Built on an exceptional site, the Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal has become a popular destination. Make the most of your walk down this strip by exploring its historical features and learning about this site's prominent role in developing our country's business and tourism during the second half of the 19th century.

 Use our free shuttle bus during the summer


Sainte-Anne's Market

Marché Sainte-Anne - Lalonde Street


Facebook: Marché Ste-Anne

Phone: Patti Murphy, Market coordinator: 514 831-3333

Marché Ste-Anne is a weekly farmers market of 30+ merchants selling locally raised and prepared foods, many of them organic. There are frequent Culinary Demonstrations, Kids Activities, Live Music and larger scale Food Festivals all year long.

Click here to consult special events

In the summer and fall it is held in its’ home on the waterfront at the corner of Saint-Pierre and Sainte-Anne streets at Lalonde Park. In November it moves indoors for the winter to the local church hall 2 minutes from the lakeshore at St.Georges Anglican Church. The Market is open from 10 am to 1 pm.

OUTDOOR MARKET - To get there
Date : May 6 to October 21  | 9 am to 2 pm
Location: Rue Lalonde (at the corner of Rue Sainte-Anne and Rue Saint-Pierre)

INDOOR MARKET - To get there

Dates:  10 am to 1 pm until April 29th
Location: At St-Georges Church 23 rue Perrault (Corner Rue St-Georges and Rue Perrault)

 Use our free shuttle bus during the summer


Montreal Aviation Museum

Montreal Aviation Museum

Montreal Aviation Museum
Campus Macdonald de l’Université McGill 
21 111, chemin Lakeshore 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) H9X 3V9
514 398-7948

Website: Montreal Aviation Museum


To get there?

The Montreal Aviation Museum (MAM) is a non-profit organization founded in 1998 by Godfrey Pasmore. Located in the old farm buildings of McGill University’s Macdonald Campus, the MAM has been restoring several historically-significant aircrafts for Canada and especially for the province of Quebec. The museum’s collection also includes several artifacts, historical documents and an art gallery devoted to aviation.

Open to the public since 2010 on Saturdays, Mondays and Tuesdays or by appointment, the CAHC is the only museum in the province of Quebec dedicated to our rich local aviation history.  

We also organize conferences and school visits as well as programs for seniors, industries, etc.  Free parking.

Ecomuseum Zoo

Zoo Ecomuseum

21125, chemin Sainte-Marie
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC, H9X 3Y7


Facebook: Zoo Ecomuseum

The Ecomuseum Zoo is the one and only outdoor zoo on the island of Montréal. Open 364 days per year, visitors can therefore enjoy the charm of the 11 hectares site. Enjoy the opportunity to meet numerous animal species exclusively from Québec, including Black Bears, Canada Lynx or Woodland Caribou in a cozy and natural setting.

Many educational activities

The Ecomuseum Zoo also offers a variety of amusing and interesting activities in which you can participate alone or as a group throughout the year: enjoy a breakfast with the lynx, bears or wolves; spend a day acting as a zookeeper for a day or spend a week in the Nature Camp… there are activities for everyone to enjoy!


Meet fascinating animal species from Québec’s wildlife, including mammals such as the River Otter or the Gray Wolf, birds like the Golden Eagle or the Snowy Owl, reptiles, amphibians and fish.

To get there 
By car: HWY 40, exit 44, chemin Sainte-Marie, follow blue indication « Zoo Ecomuseum ». To get there

Free parking, two picnic areas (indoor and outdoor) and a gifts shop. 

Opened 364 days per year (closed on Christmas Day, December 25th) from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.  The ticket office closes at 4:00 p.m.

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue residents discount
To take advantage of the residents discount, go directly to the Ecomuseum entrance booth with a valid proof of residence. 

 Use our free shuttle bus during the summer


Morgan Arboretum

Morgan Arboretum

Arboretum Morgan

Campus Macdonald of McGill University 
150 Chemin des Pins (corner chemin Sainte-Marie) 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue (Québec) H9X 3V9
514 398-7811 / Fax: 514 398-7959

Web site:

To get there

The Morgan Arboretum is a 245-hectare forest reserve, locatedon McGill University’s Macdonald Campus in Ste. Anne de Bellevue on the western tip of the island of Montreal. The Arboretum is open daily throughout the year from 9:00 a.m. to visitors who can walk and ski its trails depending on the season. The public contributes to the development and maintenance of the Arboretum through the Morgan Arboretum Association, a non-profit organization.

In addition to natural woodlands containing samples of most of Quebec's native trees, the property supports 18 collections of trees and shrubs from across the world including species of fir, oak, birch, maple, linden, spruce and flowering trees. The Arboretum is also home to 30 species of mammals, 20 species of reptiles and amphibians, and over 170 species of migratory and overwintering birds.

Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue residents discount

Annual membership is available at the reception chalet of the Morgan Arboretum. Proof of residency required.

 Use our free shuttle bus during the summer


The Royal Astronomical Society of Canada

Bellevue Observatory

Bellevue Observatory


To get there

The Bellevue Observatory is located at the Morgan Arboretum, in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, close to the Conservation Centre (150 chemin des Pins, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue), on McGill University’s Macdonald Campus. This location offers the darkest area on the island of Montreal to observe the night sky.

Watch for our free activities and public lectures at Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue


Macdonald Campus Farm - back in Fall 2018

Back in Fall 2018

McGill University’s Macdonald Campus Farm is embarking on an ambitious project to renovate the century old dairy barn into a new centre to welcome visitors to the world of food production. 

The only operating dairy farm on the island of Montreal, the Macdonald Campus Farm welcomes school visits during the months of May and June.  All weekend and summer visits and summer day camps are unavailable while construction takes place, BUT will come back bigger and better when the Macdonald Farm Community Engagement Centre opens in the fall of 2018!


Mac Paddle Shack

21 111 Rue Lakeshore 
Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue, QC H9X 3V9



Starting July 14th, you will be able to enjoy the waters of Lac St.Louis thanks to the Mac Paddle Shack which will offer activities of kayak, paddle board, paddle board yoga classes and canoe.

Located on the waterfront of McGill’s Macdonald Campus in Ste-Anne-de-Bellevue, directly across from the 211 STM bus stop. 

The Mac Paddle Shack provides paddlers and would-be paddlers with a chance to enjoy the waters of lac St. Louis on a kayak, paddle board (SUP) or canoe. Hourly rentals, paddling instruction and paddle board yoga classes are available to the general public and McGill and John Abbott communities. 

Reservations, bookings and class registration can be made online or download the McGill Rec app in the App Store or Google Play to book from your mobile device. 

Wet suits (shorty-style), dry bags and waterproof phone cases and waterproof speakers are available to rent on site. Lockers are available free of charge. 

Like the Mac Paddle Shack on Facebook for up-to-date info on weather and water conditions, special events and rental availability. 



Weekdays 9:00 am - dusk

Weekends 9:00 am - dusk


Want an overview of what the Mac Paddle Shack has to offer?  Take a look at the Mac Paddle Shack Google Calendar for a week-at-a-glance. Like us on Facebook for up to date info on weather and water conditions, special events and rental availability. 


For more information and online registration, visit: