Visit Bonhomme’s Winterland and get the best winter vacation experiences

Winterland pass effigy

Quebec winter carnival pass (Effigy)

Quebec, PQ, Canada
Latitude: 46.8059, Longtitude: -71.2120
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Bonhomme’s winterland is a winter park in Quebec city, Canada. This winter theme park is part of Quebec winter carnival that takes place during first two weeks of February every year. Bonhomme‘s winterland is located in the center of Quebec city at the Plains of Abraham urban park. There is an entrance fee, it was $15 in 2015. This fee buys you an entrance pass (Effigy) which helps cover the costs and also serves as a nice souvenir.

Dog sled ride - winter fun family activities, Quebec, Canada
People trying dog sledding, winter fun in Quebec city

Bonhomme’s winterland offers many winter activities for both kids and adults. Grown ups will enjoy trout ice fishing, bathing in hot tub at arctic spas, sleigh or dog sled rides and of course trying one of the special drinks from an ice glass sitting at the ice bar. There are several winter street food places to have a break.

Ice sculpture replica of Japanese Himeji Castle
Ice sculpture replica of Japanese Himeji Castle

Quebec winter vacation is a unique experience and a great winter travel idea. Quebec winterland park also exhibits ice and snow sculptures. These works of art are amazing and will add great winter pictures to your collection. These snow sculptures are probably made by the same artists that make sand art at the beaches in summer time.

Family playing street hockey game
Street hockey rink at winterland

Bonhomme’s winterland (Le Mond de Bonhomme) will keep kids occupied for hours. There are ice bumper cars, several snow tubing hills, ice slide and other fun winter activities. The giant foosball game is always busy. Hockey is of course as special game for every Canadian. People in Quebec are crazy about hockey. So they set up two outdoor hockey arenas to have winter fun.

Winter land snow sculpture
Snow sculptures

Everyone would love to capture the best winter vacation experiences and FPImages would like to shares several photography tips for taking great winter pictures. When taking portraits of people try to get their face to bet lit or use the fill flash, fill the frame with your subject and try to get the eyes in focus. Do not be afraid to take winter pictures in bad weather.  Remember not to bring your camera from cold outdoors into a warm place, it will fog up immediately. When shooting at event like Quebec city winterland, have the camera handy, as opportunities will be unexpected. Quebec winterland is such a great scenic winter location to have fun and enjoy winter.

Colorful flags in Quebec city winter park
Colorful flags in Quebec city winter park
Dog sled ride - great winter activity
Dog sled ride – great winter activity
Ice slide fun winter activities for kids
Ice slide fun winter activities for kids

1. Charge your camera battery, cold weather reduces the life of the battery charge.

Trout ice fishing (la peche blanche)
Trout ice fishing (la peche blanche)

2. Dress accordingly and wear gloves that will allow you full control of the camera and have a good grip.

Friendly walrus, fun for kids
Friendly walrus, fun for kids

3. During snow use protective bag for the camera or use umbrella if wind permits.

Beautiful outdoor winter decorations
Beautiful outdoor winter decorations

4. Use prime lens with large aperture to stop action and avoid snow getting into zoom lens.

Fun winter activities for children
Fun winter activities for children

5. Avoid distracting background, compose tight.

Ice bumper cars
Ice bumper cars

6. Exercise caution and common sense safety in slippery conditions.

Snow tubing at Bonhomme winterland
Snow tubing at Bonhomme winterland

 

Giant outdoor foosball game
Giant outdoor foosball game

 

Winter games at winterland
Winter games at winterland

 

Winter ice race, fun for all
Winter ice race, fun for all

 

Entrance to winterland from Plains of Abraham park
Entrance to winterland from Plains of Abraham park

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Hot tubs at arctic spas - unique winter vacation experience
Hot tubs at arctic spas – unique winter vacation experience

 

Try hot tub in freezing temperatures
Try hot tub in freezing temperatures

 

Cute snow covered horses
Cute snow covered horses

 

Sleigh rides in Quebec city
Sleigh rides in Quebec city

 

Ice castle - a copy of Japanese Himeji Castle
Ice castle – a copy of Japanese Himeji Castle

 

Food tent sponsored by Mr. Christie
Food tent sponsored by Mr. Christie

 

Inukshuk snow sculpture - Canadian icon
Inukshuk snow sculpture – Canadian icon

 

Hockey tent - try to shoot the puck
Hockey tent – try to shoot the puck
Hockey Canada truck, celebrating 100 years
Hockey Canada truck, celebrating 100 years

   30.03.2015 by FPImages


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