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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...more
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1671 Chaffeys Locks Rd, Elgin, Rideau Lakes, Ontario K0G 1E0, Canada
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Reviewed August 22, 2017

We loved it! Reasonably priced tour of the United Nations UNESCO World Heritage Site located in the UNESCO Frontenac Biosphere Reserve. Unique culture, nature and environment while traversing the heritage lock system is fascinating...Captain Luc and Anne Marie offer an intimate experience that is definitely...More

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Management response:Responded September 20, 2017

So pleased to hear you loved your experience. We really enjoy sharing this incredible natural and cultural treasure.

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We've had the pleasure of taking a few of their sunset cruises. Anne Marie & Capt. Luc were delightful hosts who go the extra mile in ensuring their guests enjoy a truly memorable experience. They even paused our cruise to allow us a short swim...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review our Sunset Cruise. It was a pleasure having you aboard and glad you were able to enjoy a refreshing swim at the Clear Lake "underwater beach". We look forward to welcoming you back!

Reviewed October 6, 2018

My wife and I took the 3 lock tour with Rideau Tours and we were very pleased with our experience. Captain Luc and his wife Anne-Marie could not have been nicer to us. We took the tour at the end on September, and because the...More

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

Thank you so much for taking the time to review your 3 Lock Boat Tour. Pleased to hear you enjoyed the personal touches and the commentary. Looking forward to hosting you again!

Reviewed September 30, 2018

The tour was simply amazing. We did the 90 minute, three lakes tour, and it went very well. Captain Luc, the pilot, was very friendly and knew a great deal about the lakes and historic sites in them. The boat was clean and quiet, and...More

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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 provide a review of your 3 Lake Loop Boat Tour. We are pleased you enjoyed the scenery and the history. See you back at Chaffey's Lock!

Reviewed September 15, 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed a lovely 4 and a half hour tour (took a picnic to enjoy part way through). Having done the 1000 Island tour last year, much prefered this more personal tour round some pretty islands. A nature tour as well - we even saw...More

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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 provide a review of the 3 Lock Boat Tour. We are so pleased that you enjoyed the personal tour and the natural scenery. It was such a hot summer that even the squirrels were in the water trying...More

Reviewed August 20, 2018

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

Thank you for taking the time to provide your feedback on our 3 Lake Loop Boat tour. We are pleased to hear you enjoyed the the scenery and the historical information. A trip back in time to the Opinicon Ice Cream Shop is definitely a...More

Reviewed August 16, 2018

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

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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

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

Reviewed August 8, 2018

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

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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 10, 2018

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.

Reviewed August 6, 2018

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

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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

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!

Reviewed August 2, 2018

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

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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

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

Reviewed July 31, 2018

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

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Anne Marie F, Owner at Rideau Tours, responded to this reviewResponded August 19, 2018

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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