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DISCOVER OTTAWA ON BOARD THE QUEEN ELIZABETH DR. NORTH AMERICA’S LARGEST CERTIFIED 100% ELECTRIC PASSENGER BOAT. Our cruises will let you discover the wonderful Rideau Canal, from Dow's lake to the Ottawa River. Be surprised by the richness and...more
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Ottawa, Ontario K1N 8S7, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Very entertaining tour guide with humorous, sometimes far-fetched, stories. Great fun while slowly cruising the old Rideau Canal through the beautiful riverside parks in Ottawa

Thank Bob T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The Rideau canal cruise meanders down the canal through downtown Ottawa and through residential parts of Ottawa. You see walking trails, bike paths, residential homes, lands down park. The commentary was fun and enjoyable. The river cruise would be more interesting

Thank haileythegolden
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The most unpleasant part of the tour was trying to find where it launched. I would guess that in high season signage is better. After the boat arrived and we boarded it was a wonderful experience. The boat was not crowded so we had our...More

Thank John A. G
Reviewed September 8, 2018

Not sure about the spelling of the tour guide's name, but there is no mistake about how entertaining he made the tour. He is the best tour guide I have experienced. Not only was he informative, he was also very funny. I'm sure he has...More

Thank Traveler2AM
Reviewed September 6, 2018

There is a ton of cultural activities to experience in Ottawa. I never thought about doing a cruise on the Rideau Canal, but it was actually a unique way to view the city from another perspective. Rideau Canal Cruises invite you to travel back in...More

3  Thank kelledstyle
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

We arrived early to get a good seat after being seated where we wanted to be realizing they were overbooked we were told someone had reserved our seats this was just to squeeze more on this made us sit in less than good viewing seats...More

Thank Richard G
Reviewed August 29, 2018 via mobile

Went to Ottawa for some work and decided to take the cruise impromptu. One of the best cruises ever done. The guide was amazing. Even after a full day of 5 tours he as brimming with energy and cracking jokes. Very lively and entertaining cruise....More

Thank Vishal s
Reviewed August 26, 2018 via mobile

I did the canal and river cruise as a combo for 47 cad. Although the routes were not that wow , the guide on the canal cruise made his best to make it enjoyable, he deserves credit for this. The river cruise i think it...More

Thank Clint S
Reviewed August 24, 2018

My daughters, best friend and I just did this tour yesterday and it was amazing! Such a nice relaxing boat ride up the canal with an extremely informative and highly entertaining commentary highlighting key sites along the way as well as the history of Ottawa...More

1  Thank suzannebramham
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

“Terry was the best guide ever” these words speak truth, very informative in both English and French, very loveable character

Thank Alexander R
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