Water Parks

Village Vacances Valcartier. The largest water park in Canada has a wave pool, a 1-km (½-mile) tropical-river adventure called the Amazon, more than 35 waterslides, and a 100-foot accelerating slide on which bathers reach a speed of up to 80 kph (50 mph). The interior Bora Parc, featuring 14 slides, a river and a wave pool, is open year-round. Admission is C$42 a day for those at least 52 inches tall, C$35 for those between 39 and 52 inches, and free for those under 39 inches. The park also offers a flurry of winter slides and activities, a hotel and rafting excursions. 1860 boul. Valcartier, St-Gabriel-de-Valcartier, Québec, G0A 4S0. 418/844–2200; 888/384–5524; www.valcartier.com.