MONT-TREMBLANT FREE-FLIGHT SHOW

 

“MASTERS OF THE SKY”

Presented by our dynamic raptor-interpreters, learn all about these spectacular birds and be stunned as they brush right past you and fly right above your head ! A 12 minute gondola ride or a 90 minute hike will get you to the summit of Mount Tremblant for the show.

Come and see North America’s smallest raptor: Elvis the American Kestrel. Observe Goliath, a Bald Eagle, from up close. Be stunned by a Harris Hawk, Mystery, spreading its wings right beside you. Get a glimpse of a majestic nocturnal hunter, Darwin the Great-horned Owl. Meet Bowie, the friendliest Barn Owl ever!

All this with the magnificent mountains of the Laurentians as the backdrop…

 

Dates :

Daily (7/7) : Weather permitting
From Wednesday, June 21st to Monday, September 4th, 2017.

Schedule :

2 shows daily at 12:30PM and 2:30PM

Rates :

(Taxes not included, does not include gondola ride)

2 years or less : FREE
3 to 5 years : 2.96$
6 to 12 years : 6.54$
13 years and over : 9.92$

TICKETS : 
There are three ways to purchase tickets:

  1. At the Johannsen ticket office, at the base of the mountain gondola;
  2. By buying an Activity Card (3 or 5 activities)at the Johannsen ticket office;
  3. On site at the summit, right before the show, cash only.

LANGUAGE : Bilingual (French and English).

DURATION : 35 to 45 minutes.

LOCATION : At the summit of the mountain, at the top of the Beauchemin ski trail. Exit left from the gondola at the top of the mountain to reach the site.

 

 

IMPORTANT INFORMATION :

The show is presented outdoors. If the weather seems questionable, please ask Tremblant customer service if the show has been canceled before heading up to the summit.

Access to the site may be problematic for people with reduced mobility and cardiac or respiratory problems as there is a slope to descend to get to the show site. Pets and picnicking are prohibited.

HOLD ONE OF OUR BIRDS AFTER THE SHOW!

After each show, we offer members of the audience the unique opportunity to handle some of our birds on their gloved hand. For the cost of 10$, pose for photos with either an owl, a hawk or the kestrel and snap away with your camera!

See our ACTIVITIES page for more raptor related experiences!

BIRDSHOW TEAM

Bird stars: Bowie – Barn Owl, Darwin – Great-Horned Owl, Mystery, Phoenix or Onyx – Harris’ Hawks, Jasper – Red-tailed Hawk, Elvis, Yoko or Prince – American Kestrels, Goliath – Bald Eagle.

 

Education team: Sarah Gagnon, Marjorie Veilleux, Shawna Sévigny, Alexandra Belzile and Geneviève Zaloum.

 

If you are interested in joining our team, please send your resume to info@fauconeduc.biz.

FALCONRY ACTIVITIES

 

Extra activities are offered daily from June 19th to September 4th, 2017 at Tremblant Resort, where we offer our summer birdshows. Reservations can be made in person at the birdshow, by phone at (819) 681-1779, or through the Tremblant Activity Centre.

APPRENTICE-FALCONER (Hawk Walk)

In the company of a falconer and a trained raptor (a Harris’ Hawk), the guests/apprentices will get to experience first-hand the thrill of flying a bird of prey and having it land on their gloved hand. The falconer will introduce the apprentice to the basics of falconry including:

  • The characteristics of birds of prey,
  • The historical and modern importance of falconry,
  • Falconry equipment,
  • Bird handling and free-flight.

Equipped with a glove, a falconry bag and food for the hawk, each apprentice will call the raptor to his or her glove several times. A must for animal lovers!

Schedule: Daily, from June 19th to September 4th, 2017. Reservations can be made in person at the birdshow, by phone at (819) 681-1779, or through the Tremblant Activity Centre. Payment by cash or credit card (Visa, MC).

Location: Meeting at the Tremblant Activity Centre. The activity takes place on the mountain’s hiking trails.

Important Information: Proper footwear and outdoor clothing is preferable as we will be walking on hiking trails. Bring your camera. Youths under 16 years old must be accompanied by an adult; children under 5 years can accompany the group but cannot handle the bird on the glove.

Schedule : Daily at 9am, 10:30am, 3:30 pm & 5pm
Reservations are required: please call (819) 681-1779.
Duration : 45 to 60 minutes
Rates : 56$ (1st adult) + 12$(per additional participant).Maximum of 6 participants. Taxes not included.

 

FALCONER FOR A DAY

This unforgettable experience is targeted towards young people interested in working with birds or animals, in being a falconer, in becoming an animal trainer or working in a zoo setting. Your teen will spend all day with our team of falconer-biologists, get to meet our birds, enjoy the show and even help us out with the last show of the day!

The participant will also:

  • Help with food preparation and feeding
  • Learn about bird training and falconry
  • Get to handle a raptor on the glove and in free-flight!

Schedule: Daily from June 21st to September 4th, 2017. Rain or shine. Reservations required.  Contact us at 819-681-1779 or   info@fauconeduc.biz

Duration: from 11 am to 4 pm, half days are not offered.

Location: Meet at the Activity Centre, spending the rest of the day at the summit of the mountain.

Important Information: Proper footwear and outdoor clothing is essential. Bring your camera, your lunchbox and water (1 litre). Youths must be 12 to 17 years old, one participant per day.

Price (taxes extra, gondola included)

Falconer for a day $200