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Rideau Tours

1671 Chaffeys Locks Rd, Elgin, Rideau Lakes, Ontario K0G 1E0, Canada
+1 613-583-4783
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3 Lake afternoon cruise

Captain Luc took us on a 2.5 hour pontoon boat ride around 3 large lakes, giving us lots of local... read more

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The best-kept secret of the region is The Rideau Tours

We glided quietly through pristine lakes hugged by dense emerald forests. We marveled at the... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
robert c
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Tour the UNESCO World Heritage Rideau Canal in style with Rideau Tours. Boat Tours, bike, kayak & stand-up paddleboard rentals located at Chaffey's Lock on the Rideau Canal. From self-guided equipment rentals for land or water discovery to custom guided tours. Half day, full day and multi day tours available. Come Cruise, Pedal, Paddle and Picnic with Rideau Tours for an unforgettable World Heritage Experience on the Rideau Canal at Chaffey's Lock!
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1671 Chaffeys Locks Rd, Elgin, Rideau Lakes, Ontario K0G 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed yesterday

Captain Luc took us on a 2.5 hour pontoon boat ride around 3 large lakes, giving us lots of local history about the canals built in this area in the 1800s and present. Just a beautiful scenery and search for animals especially local birds. I...More

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Reviewed 5 days ago

We glided quietly through pristine lakes hugged by dense emerald forests. We marveled at the abundant wildlife such as herons and osprey while being serenaded by gathering loons. Our knowled gable hosts (like cruising with friends!) perfectly punctuated the meditative silence with the history and...More

Thank robert c
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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Capitaine Luc and I are so pleased to hear how much you enjoyed your tour. We are passionate about sharing a little taste of this wonderful region while cruising along with guests. Looking forward to welcoming you back to experience our Fall Colour tours. Cozy...More

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Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I completed a 2 1/2 hour pontoon boat tour that covered 3 lakes. It was excellent. There were a total of 9 people on the boat and it was very comfortable. Luc, the tour operator, was very friendly and gave lots of...More

Thank Joanne P
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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for taking the time to leave us such a thoughtful review. We are so pleased you enjoyed your tour! Hope to welcome you back.

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My friend and I took the Three Locks Pontoon Boat tour yesterday and had an amazing day out on the water, saw some great scenery, and learned some history all with the added bonus of a great picnic lunch. It’s always great to be out...More

Thank Lois J
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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Capitaine Luc and I are so pleased you enjoyed your time on the water with us. It is such a pleasure sharing this unique experience with our guests!

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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We rented a Kayak for a day and had a great time enjoying the lakes. Anne-Marie was super nice and super helpful! Definitely a highlight of our three weeks in Canada! If you are around, make sure you rent there or go on one of...More

Thank chschmid7
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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It was a pleasure being part of your Canadian experience! So glad to hear it was memorable.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a tour from Captain Luc. He was very warm and friendly and shared the history of the area during the tour. the lock system has some great history. Luc had many stories to share. The new boat was amazing and smooth with lots...More

Thank danielkube
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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

Capitaine Luc and I are so pleased you enjoyed your Rideau Canal 3 Lock Tour experience. We are passionate about sharing the treasures of this amazing region with guests.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Unbelievably beautiful scenery, history, hands-on cranking the locks open/ closed, & a delicious, all-natural, local picnic lunch included. Anne-Marie & Captain Luc are wonderful, helpful & personable hosts. If you're in the Rideau Lakes region, you're truly missing out on something special if you don't...More

Thank 411rhanson
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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It was such a pleasure to host you and your family on our tour. We are passionate about the area and we are thrilled that our guests have the opportunity to experience a little taste of the Rideau.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

On a sunny morning in July, we met Captain Luc and boarded the tour boat ready for a trip to recall our past. My sisters and I had spent our summers on this stretch of the Rideau and have many wonderful memories. Anne Marie is...More

Thank Jane C
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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Hello Jane, it was such a pleasure having you aboard our 3 Lock Tour. We were thrilled to be part of your cruise down memory lane. Hooe ro see you again soon.

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Reviewed July 15, 2018 via mobile

Fabulous service, great captain,skillful and personable! Highly recommended. You’ll see osprey, loons, gorgeous scenery and learn the history of the Rideau Canal. Comfortable boat. The bimini provides shade. Don’t miss it!!!

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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

It was our pleasure having you aboard and sharing a little part of the Rideau experience with you!

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Reviewed July 3, 2018

We rented kayaks and paddled up the channel through a couple of beautiful lakes, just taking our time and enjoying the scenery. We stopped at a quiet spot and had a swim before paddling back. The kayaks were easy to handle, and the lakes were...More

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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 2 days ago

So pleased to have been part of your Rideau paddling experience for the day!

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