Grosse Île in First Class

Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial National Historic Site

Live a unique experience!

Visit the quarantine station as if you were in 1st class. During your journey on the boat, enhance your trip by visiting the wheelhouse and taking a photo with the captain. During your visit to the island, you will have the chance to receive a personalized welcome. In the company of an exclusive guide dedicated to your small group, you will explore the must-sees of the different sectors of the quarantine station, such as the Celtic cross, the Irish cemetery and the lazaretto.

A personalized and immersive experience, to discover more stories and places on this island, particularly in the village of St-Luc-de-Grosse-Île. You'll also get to meet the station's characters at greater length by completing a medical inspection with the island's staff and speaking with a first-class immigrant!  

At the visiting stations, you benefit from incomparable support and will discover, on foot or by trolley ride, places and characters who will make you relive the fabulous history of this quarantine station, which welcomed hundreds of thousands of immigrants between 1832 and 1937.

Visiting Grosse Île in 1st class means diving back into a rich and moving past in a privileged way.


The 1st, 8th and 15th of June 2024.  

Then, from June 22 to August 18 2024, Thuesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday.  

Places are limited - Reservation are recommended, 24 hours in advance. 


Parks Canada is pleased to offer free admission for youth at our parks and sites, however regular fees still apply for other experiences and services, such as school programs and guided tours.

Please note that this activity as a special price of $119.99 plus taxes.  

  • This experience is outdoors, be prepared, weather can change at any time.
  • Not all parts of this activity are adapted for people with reduced mobility.
  • Available in English and French

Reservation are recommended, 24 hours in advance.

Please contact us for more information  
Phone : 418-234-8841
Email :

Please contact Croisières Lachance to make a reservation  
Phone : 418-259-2140 / 1-855-268-9090

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