Despite its short duration, summer is often the preferred season for outdoor outings in Quebec. However, some of us are not content with a simple walk in the forest or a winery tour; some are looking for activities, or should we call them adventures, to pump adrenaline at full speed for a day.
If you are one of those thrill junkies, here are some ideas for activities that the Outgo team has found to satisfy you and increase your heart rate or that of a friend!
IN THE AIRS
What better way to get out of the routine of getting out of the air with something out of the ordinary; the motorized hang glider with Aviation Rou-Air. Just 30 minutes from Montreal, this ultra-light flying school offers you an extraordinary experience at a low price.
Founded in May 2000, this school welcomes you in a warm setting and offers you beautiful landscapes of the Eastern Townships region. A small relaxation area with TV, a bar where you can enjoy cold drinks and snacks, as well as an outdoor terrace are at your disposal to catch your breath, or to watch other flights.
Get in the air with AeroSim Experience, the ultimate flight simulation company in the Montreal area. Have you always dreamed of taking control of a Boeing 737-800 NG and putting yourself in the place of the commander?
With high-definition images, real atmospheric simulations, a fully functional cockpit and a state-of-the-art computer system, you'll feel like you're in the air above the clouds. A warm and professional team awaits you!
Experience thrills and discover the sky with Parachuting Atmosphair. Whether it's for a tandem parachute jump or for training to become a freelance parachutist, the passionate team is committed to making you live great moments of emotion several thousand feet in the air!
Located in Lévis near the Pont de Québec, stunning scenery will be at your reach and you will be rejuvenated. Rated as “Excellent” by TripAdvisor, 4.5/5 on Google, this activity is a sure value. What to have your head in the air!
ON THE EARTH
Go back to the 60s and enjoy an extraordinary experience with this racing simulation activity with vintage cars. At your choice, board a Mustang, Camaro or Boss 302 and travel back in time at over 205 km/h!
Located in the small town of Delson, this group of talented drivers shares the pleasure of racing of yesteryear. Suits, helmets, and here you are ready to discover the brute force of these high-performance cars. Tie your belt, it's gone!
Located in Château-Richer in the beautiful city of Quebec City, discover the enchanting site of the KCR Karting and its modern facilities for a high performance kart race with friends or family. Whether it's for a children's party, an office party, or just having fun with friends, the site is considered one of the most beautiful high-speed karting courses in Canada.
An exceptional 1.4km outdoor karting circuit, a powerful lighting system, a state-of-the-art stopwatch and cars up to 130 km/h awaits you for an extraordinary electrifying experience. Karting at its best just a stone's throw from the attractions of the old capital!
Mécaglisse Québec offers you the chance to discover a unique site in Quebec and Canada in the field of motorized sports on clay, asphalt, snow and ice. Driving school, free try rally day, and race track rental are among the options that await you on your next visit!
No matter the season, whether it's to perfect your ride or just for fun, this immersive rally activity will push your limits to the speed of the rally's legendary cars like the Subaru Impreza WRX.
Less than 50 minutes from Mont Tremblant in the heart of the Laurentians, the Mecaglisse complex is a winning choice for your corporate events, or to give as a gift to a speed fan.
IN THE WATER
Expeditions Nouvelle Vague is a name to remember for fans of strong emotions and outdoors. Just 35 minutes from downtown Quebec City on the beautiful Jacques Cartier River, discover 9.6 km of rapids from the Tewkesbury section and experience a truly memorable, thrilling rafting descent .
With family, friends or colleagues at work, contagious smile, strong emotions and a warm site are at the rendezvous. If the adventure has been too intense, the site offers plenty of accommodation within 5 minutes and within a 20 km radius.
Calm rivers, quiet bays, dazzling scenery, that's what Sup Montreal offers. Sup for stand up paddle, this waterslide sport combining paddleboardingand yoga is becoming increasingly popular worldwide as it encompasses balance, outdoor and relaxation while remaining easy to approach.
You will start with a 20-minute paddle board initiation on the ground and spend a full hour sail on the calm waters of the River des Milles Îles by paddleboard. Everything is included, all you have to do is bring your swimsuit and your good mood!
L'Île D'Orléans offers you one of its most famous activities in this little corner of paradise, sea kayaking. Adapts river kayaking, to your paddles! This unique experience gives you the opportunity to sail on the hectic waters of the St. Lawrence River and discover its marine environment on your kayak.
Guided by a passionate professional, you will have the opportunity tolearn more about the little-known, but oh how pleasant, sport of sea kayaking. At sunrise, during the day or under the stars, several possibilities are available for all kinds of excursions.
Always looking for activities to push your limits? Open the conversation with comments and tell us what you're doing to increase your heart rate!