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Paul's Boat Lines

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The Hull Marina, Ottawa, Ontario J8X 3X5, Canada
+1 613-225-6781
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Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank NorthStar533834
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank gillyhicks2017
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Ragu_ON
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank Lyncroft
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

While in Ottawa, we took a Rideau Canal Cruise. This is a unique and relaxing way to explore on board a brand new 100% electric boat, sailing the canal from downtown’s National Arts Centre to Lansdowne Park to Dow’s Lake and back with myriad scenic...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It was a really cold wet afternoon so we decided to take the canal boat ride. Brennan who was our host made us feel very welcome he informed us about things we could see he also made us laugh with his wonderful sence of humour....More

Thank helenpm2014
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

We had two options for a boat trip, either the Rideau river or canal, we decided to take the river, it was good decision, enjoyed the views, the information provided by the nice tour guide Michelle, who also played violin during the trip, so nice,...More

Thank Nabil A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you like being on a nice boat that gives an informative tour highlighting the interesting sights, then this will be fine. For me, though, this one was like so many I have been on, so I can only rate it as average. Perhaps Brennan,...More

Thank Traveler2AM
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Such a great trip! We all thoroughly enjoyed ourselves. The boat could seat up to arround 220 guests, however when we went on the boat it was nice and quiet (only around 30 guests) which made the trip even better. The ride lasted for an...More

Thank 8427Abi
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Could not find the Kiosk after circling the downtown core four times in heavy traffic. Had a nice view of both sides of the canal while hunting. We had great expectations, but very frustrated in the end. As we were finally leaving the congested downtown...More

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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