Port of Québec

Destination: Québec

Cruises in numbers

29 Ships

In 2015, the Port of Quebec has had the privilege of hosting  29  of the finest ships in the world from the four corners of the world.

168 000

The port now occupies a place in a competitive international market with hosting more than 168 000 visitors.

24 different cruise lines


ship visits

The Port of Québec is the first cruise ship destination on the St. Lawrence. With its welcoming, clean and secure environment, the Port is a destination sought after by the major international cruise ship lines. As soon as their ship docks, tourists are won over by the charm and attractions of the city. Just a few metres from the Ross Gaudrault Cruise Terminal, they can discover Québec through its alleys, its fortifications—the only ones north of Mexico, its architectural heritage and, of course, its smiling people.

With its unique offer and high-quality facilities, Québec has carved itself a place among the world’s top cruise ship destinations.

  • Most popular destination for cruise ship passengers among the 400 destinations served by Holland America Line
  • Among the top 10 favourite destinations of Royal Caribbean International cruise ship passengers 

Thousands of cruise ship passengers

In 2015, over 168 000 visitors swarmed the city’s streets. Each year, the Port welcomes close to 30 of the biggest ships of the most prestigious cruise ship lines that sail the world’s seas.

Holland America Line
Celebrity Cruises
Curnard Cruises
Norwegian Cruise Line
Princess Cruises
Royal Caribbean International
Crystal Cruises
Seabourn Cruise Line

Millions in economic benefits

This unprecedented popularity has significantly raised Québec’s profile and generates major economic benefits for the region. A stopover passenger and a destination passenger represent an average of $111 and $329 respectively in revenues for merchants and hotel operators. Tourisme Québec estimates the economic gains associated with the cruise ship industry in Quebec to be $85.9M.

Last Received Data :
2018/02/21 at 01:23

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Wednesday 21 February

Current temperature



MAX / 7 MIN / -5

Sunrise 06:39 AM  Sunset 05:19 PM

Thursday 22 February

Partly Cloudy Day

MAX / -3 MIN / -10

Sunrise 06:38 AM  Sunset 05:21 PM


NE 8 km/h (5 kts)





Water Temperature

0.1C (32.1F)


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