9 wild water parks you need to day trip to from Montreal this summer

Jul 4 2019, 3:10 pm

We’re coasting nicely into July and the sun’s heat is already raging down on us. Since the temperatures have become so hot, it’s the perfect time to challenge the heat by spending some time at a local water park.

Luckily, Montreal boasts plenty of options to zoom down a water slide, coast along a water trail, or tackle a giant wave pool.

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Hop in the car, crank the AC, and make a day trip out of this one. Here are nine great water parks you can travel to from Montreal to show the summer heat who’s boss.

Super Aqua Club

 

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With a name like that, you better believe that Super Aqua Club has it all. The park is headlined by the Tornado, a water slide higher than a seven-story building, and the Wipe Zone, a giant obstacle course that tries to knock you into the water.

The super park also has a lazy river, a private beach, and a kid’s area.

Where: 322, Montée de la Baie, Pointe-Calumet
Time:  10 am – 7 pm
Until: August 25
Price: $20.01 – $39.14, rates vary depending on height
Distance from Montreal: 51 km

Mont Saint-Sauveur

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The massive ski resort turns into a water park for the summer.

Since it’s on a mountain, it’s renowned for its water park slides and offers 26 different varieties. Mont Saint-Saveur boasts a 393″ water slide called Les Torrents that you ride in the dark. The park is also known for the rafting slide that you can partner up with and take down the mountainside.

Where: 350 Avenue St Denis, Saint-Sauveur
Time: 10 am – 7 pm
Until: September 3
Price: $17.84 – $35.69, available online
Distance from Montreal: 70 km

Granby Zoo Amazoo Water Park

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The Granby Zoo isn’t all about the animals. The renowned zoo also has an aquatic park and, thankfully, no sharks.

The water park has several water slides, a lazy river, games, and a massive heated wave pool. While visiting, make sure to try the Adventure River where you float down a river inspired by the Amazon rainforest and can dump buckets of water on your friends.

If you’re with young ones, visit the Captain Dragon’s Den where a giant cannon sprays bubbles.

Where: 1050 Boulevard David-Bouchard Nord, Granby
Time: 10 am – 7 pm
Until: September 3
Price: Free for kids under 2 years old, $32 (children aged 2-13) $47 (guests aged 13 and over)
Distance from Montreal: 84 km

Bromont Water Park

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Ski resort by winter. Water park by summer. Bromont Water Park has 13 water slides and four pools. Their waterslides vary from easy, difficult, very difficult and extreme. There is a plunge for everyone. When you’re done sliding and splashing in the 24,000-sq-ft wave pool, admission includes mountain biking, hiking, and alpine luge access.

Where: 150 Rue Champlain, Bromont
Time: 10 am – 6:30 pm
Until: September 3
Price: $12 (children two years old), $20 (children three to five years old) $32-$40 based on height for guests five years old and older
Distance from Montreal: 87 km

Calypso Theme Water Park

 

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Calypso is Canada’s biggest themed water park. It has 35 water slides, a massive wave pool, private cabanas, and two lazy rivers. Summit Tower is Calypso’s big draw, it’s Canada’s tallest water slide. Tackle it if you dare.

Where: 2015 Calypso Street, Limoges Ontario
Time: 10 am – 7 pm
Until: September 3
Price: $29.99 – $49.99 based on height
Distance from Montreal: 160 km

Parc Jean-Drapeau Aquatic Complex

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If you want a water park without the travelling, Parc Jean-Drapeau offers a nice alternative for people on the island. Sort of, Parc Jean-Drapeau is its own island, but at least it’s really close to Montreal.

The site doesn’t have any gigantic water slide but it features three massive Olympic sized pools, trampolines, diving boards and towers, shade areas, sprinklers, and water sports. The complex is also walkable to Jean Dore Beach’s Aquazilla.

Where: 1 Circuit Gilles Villeneuve, Montreal
Time
: 10 am – 8 pm
Until: September 3
Price: $3.50 – $9, Aquazilla is $15
Distance from Montreal: 8 km

Valcartier Water Park

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Valcartier Water Park is both massive and convenient. The park has both indoor and outdoor water park activities to enjoy. Valcartier Water Park has more than 35 water slides, two themed rivers, wave pools, and over 100 water games to enjoy. It’s a ways away from Montreal but no matter the season or weather, you can spend a fun day there due to the 102,000-sq-ft indoor water park.

Where: 1860 Boulevard Valcartier, Saint-Gabriel-de-Valcartier
When
: 10 am – 9 pm
Until: Open year round
Price: Rates vary depending on height
Distance from Montreal: 271 km

Aqua Parc Saint-Pie

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Aqua Parc St-Pie has six water slides, a swimming pool, and water games for the kids.

If that doesn’t entice you enough, the Aqua Parc is located on a campsite and guests are welcome to set up camp and stay as long they want on a beautifully secluded site.

Where: 289 Chemin de Saint-Dominique, Saint-Pie
When: 10 am – 6 pm
Until: September 2
Price: $13 (children aged 2-4), $21 (children aged 5- 12), $26 (guests aged 13 and older)
Distance from Montreal: 59 km

Parc Safari Aqua Park

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Parc Safari Zoo also boasts a refreshing water park. They have eight water slides, sprinklers, a kid-friendly zone, wading and wave pools and a lazy river that offers views of the animals. Included in the day pass is access to the park’s animals and rides and Parc Safari is the only place in Quebec where you can see African animals.

Where: 280 Rang Roxham, St-Bernard-de-Lacolle
When: 11 am – 6:30 pm
Until: September 3
Price: $14.95 (children aged 2-5), $24.95 (children aged 6 -15), $36.95 (guests aged 15 and older)
Distance from Montreal: 65 km