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Jean-Dore Beach

Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Montreal, Quebec H3C 1A9, Canada
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Nice beach

Nice beach with several outdoor activities such as kayaking, stand up paddling,aquazilla (super... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
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Lovely beach in Montreal

I visited with my mother and sister (all grown ups) on a Saturday morning. The beach was lovely... read more

Reviewed 17 July 2017
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Treat yourself to a day at this sandy beach with a water quality rated A right in the city at Parc Jean-Drapeau! While you are there, rent water sports equipment (canoes, kayaks, pedal boats or SUP) at the Water Sports Pavilion or challenge your friends and family members on the Aquazilla : a unique 30-by-35 meters inflatable structure comprised of obstacles, slides and platforms for jumping into the water, and much more! BEACH SCHEDULE* June 21 to August 27, 2017 : Every day from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. September 2-4, 2017 : Friday, Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. - The beach is closed on Wednesday July 19, 2017 - The beach is closed on Saturday August 19, 2017 - The beach opens at noon on August 26, 2017. * The schedule can be affected by weather conditions. The Parc Jean-Drapeau also offers many outdoor activities like kilometres of cycling paths including the Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, public art, colourful gardens and walking trails that provide an amazing view of downtown Montreal. In addition to having the Casino de Montreal, La Ronde, Stewart Museum and Biosphere all located on site, it hosts major cultural and sport events like OSHEAGA and GPF1 Canada. Construction works are currently underway restricting access to certain activity. Visit our website for more details. The use of public transportation to get to the Parc Jean-Drapeau is strongly suggested.
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Circuit Gilles-Villeneuve, Montreal, Quebec H3C 1A9, Canada
Parc Jean-Drapeau
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Nice beach with several outdoor activities such as kayaking, stand up paddling,aquazilla (super cool) add'tl fee after beach entrance fee..suggest to take your own lunch. Part of our bike ride. 17 min from downtown bike rentals..

Thank 916angelof
Reviewed 17 July 2017 via mobile

I visited with my mother and sister (all grown ups) on a Saturday morning. The beach was lovely. There were not a lot of people, they had a live DJ and the beach was nice and clean. The facilities were pretty clean too. We had...More

Thank G-Jokulsdottir
Reviewed 15 July 2017 via mobile

Had some friends visiting and they wanted to go to a beach while they were here. After some research, this seemed like the best option in Montréal (water access, public transport). We took the metro and were lucky that some nice people had the job...More

Thank Freyjaj93
Reviewed 11 August 2016

Nice park area to have picnics and a wonderful man made beach ! make sure to get here early and reserve your picnic spots Families arrive early and spend the day enjoying sand and sun very centrally located so can be accessed by car or...More

5  Thank steven v
Reviewed 7 August 2016

Expensive to get in. But if you go online, you can get a two for one special. The beach is overcrowded. Lots of children and teeny-boppers. You are better off just walking in the park where it is free and having a picnic there.

Thank EllaElla79
Reviewed 24 July 2016 via mobile

Stupidly overpriced. Parking and entrance fee $50!!!! Unbelievable! Not worth the money. First time and last in 20 years

1  Thank Leonid S
Reviewed 26 June 2016

Some sand, some water - save yourself from the parking prices and the ticket entrance fees and go to Oka instead. The place gets incredibly crowded on hot days - think of it more like a pool.

1  Thank JohnCasp
Reviewed 23 March 2016

It's summer time and you're having the blues of the seashore? that's the closest you'll get in the earth of Montreal! A beach on the St-Lawrence River...)

Thank Marcomé M
Reviewed 24 November 2015

The St-Laurent river is so badly exploited by the city of Montreal and by the province and the country.Imagine a major city on an island in the midddle of a magificent river. Not too much has been done to exploit such a place when you...More

Thank PantaRei46
Reviewed 22 August 2015 via mobile

Just walk and have fun, this park has a lot to do.....rest and walk, is fun to go there they offer shows during summer and the place is refreshing.

1  Thank Yagorubio
Parc Jean-Drapeau
The islands of Saint-Helene and Notre-Dame together
make up the anchored fabric of Parc Jean-Drapeau. The
mostly man-made grounds were built to be the site of
the 1967 World's Fair, and the chiefly car-free space
still retains its inherited carnival character. A
wonderland of foliage and flora awaits at the Jardins
des Floralies, with its expanse of pond-marked
wetlands making it perfect for hiking, nature walks,
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