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The Welland Canal: Tours & Tickets

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

After we visited the museum, we drove around along the canal and watched(little parking areas at various locks) these unbelievable behemoths thread the needle in these locks.. Always thought I was a good driver, but compared to this precision, I"m a hack! We also watched...More

Date of experience: September 2019
Thank gypsyurchin
Reviewed September 5, 2019

Wonderful walking and bike paths, lots of activities that I have attended...dragon boat races, rowing, picnicking, concerts on the canal.

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank 4fenn
Reviewed August 7, 2019 via mobile

We SUP the Welland Canal regularly as a couple but this time brought our family down. It is very family friendly and the water is relatively warm. There are many people using the Lincoln St Dock areas but it isn’t crowded. It is kept very...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank ncoit91
Reviewed August 6, 2019

great place to walk and clear your head lots of birds to listen to paved trail up top stone trail by river

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank CraigW57
Reviewed August 5, 2019

My hubs and I love the Port Robinson Ferry. We have used it when cycling. The other day we took our grandson Jasper on it – he is 22 months old. He loves boats. (He was a little concerned at first. 😊) I recommend this...More

Date of experience: August 2019
Thank Jan_Steven
Reviewed July 28, 2019

We were in the area and saw the ship approaching, so we stopped at the parking lot next to it. We climbed up and saw the ship entering the canal, the doors closing behind it, and the ship slowly rising up until it was at...More

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank Eli S
Reviewed July 14, 2019 via mobile

We stopped to observe the working of the Welland Canal Lock #7. It was a 1/2 visit and although slow it was well worth the wait!!!

Date of experience: July 2019
Thank dbortolotto2000
Reviewed July 3, 2019

Love going to the Welland Canal and seeing the big ships go through the locks. Many good spots to stop and see them.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ftreed
Reviewed July 2, 2019

The best walking trails to hike or bike even walk the dog. Safe peaceful area in Welland Ontario for the whole family to enjoy come on down!

Date of experience: June 2019
Thank S M
Reviewed June 5, 2019 via mobile

If at all possible try to visit when a ship is going thru the lock. You might call ahead the day you are visiting. Also visit the museum. It is one of the better museums I have visited

Date of experience: May 2019
Thank J1097BSrichardr
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Response from John K | Reviewed this property |
Yes there is a bike/walking path along the old Welland Canal which runs from Port Colborne to Port Robinson for a distance of about 12 miles. There is free parking at various spots along the route. There is also a great... More
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