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Paul's Boat Lines

Closes in 22 min: 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m.
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The Hull Marina, Ottawa, Ontario J8X 3X5, Canada
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All reviews rideau falls canal cruise ottawa river nice tour guide bilingual guide trip lasts excellent cruise quiet ride ticket agent happy to answer questions the upper deck english and french buying tickets information provided beautiful sunny day points of interest local history
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Very reasonably priced boat tour. Good way to see Ottawa from the river. Great guide, pointed out all the points of interest.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Catherine S
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We took a 2:00 tour on the river. It was cold and cloudy but the guide did a great job - his commentary was actually very funny. The trip itself crossed the river to Hull, then went up river east towards historic homes and small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Archited2013
Reviewed October 16, 2018

This is a short, pretty little ride down the canal, the tour guide can be a bit much at times, but it seems that people really enjoy his work, so who am I to say? It's all in good fun, and I recommend checking out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank vanilarama
Reviewed October 7, 2018

Wonderful boat trip to learn about some of the major points of interest visible from the water. We traveled later in the season, so plenty of room onboard. The best part of this excursion was the commentary from the tour guide, provided in both English...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank dgsteckle
Reviewed October 1, 2018

We booked a 4:00 river tour and arrived at the meeting point at 3:55 to find the boat pulling away from the dock. The people at the museum were nice enough to get us on the 4:30 canal tour. So... arrive at least 10 or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lucysN3962BE
Reviewed September 30, 2018

Wife and I have been touring Canada for 2 weeks and this was our last day in Canada. Wife likes boat rides and I had to go with her. There's not much to see on this 90 minute ride except for a really nice cantilever...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Allan T
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This past August we celebrated our 22nd Wedding Anniversary in Ottawa. Our friends in Ottawa gifted us with an Ottawa River Tour with Paul's Boat Lines. Best gift ever! Everything about the the tour was perfect. The price was fare, trip length was just right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank NorthStar533834
Reviewed September 17, 2018

A very informative and engaging trip with the help of a very informative guide called Rachelle. She was very knowledgable about the topic and entertained us by playing her violin exceedingly well. The boats were very clean and the crew very professional. Well worth the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank gillyhicks2017
Reviewed September 16, 2018

First of all the boat is very nice, large and totally electric. What makes this cruise is the bilingual commentator, Brennan. He never stops talking and can switch from French to English without hesitation. His stories are informative but he also brings humour into the...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Ragu_ON
Reviewed September 13, 2018

The tour takes you along the river to see the Rideau Falls, some of the big houses from Sir George Etienne Cartier parkway, including the Prime Minister's house, etc. Commentary by the guide was adequate for what we saw. Members of the crew were polite...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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April 16, 2018|
Response from Monica S | Property representative |
Good day, Yes, we will start our operations on May 11th, 2018. If you are interested in reserving. you can reach us at 819-246-3855 and we can sell you the tickets over the phone. If you prefer waiting the day of. There's... More