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Rideau King Tours

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Address: Aylings Boatyard, Merrickville, Ontario K0G 1N0, Canada
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Rideau King Tours - Ottawa to Merrickville

We thoroughly enjoyed this fun, informative and very pleasant day cruise from Ottawa (Hogs Back lockstation) to Merrickville. Captain Ron and his crew ensured that all questions... read more

Reviewed 31 August 2016
Ottawa, Canada
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Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 31 August 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed this fun, informative and very pleasant day cruise from Ottawa (Hogs Back lockstation) to Merrickville. Captain Ron and his crew ensured that all questions were answered and that any passenger's need was promptly attended to. The weather was terrific as were the waters making the sailing very comfortable. The comprehensive explanations provided as we transited the various... More 

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Reviewed 14 July 2016

My husband & I did the Rideau King tour from Merrickville to Westport. The captain was very knowledgable and the crew were great. I was impressed that the time frame they quoted was right on the money. They said the boat would hold 40 people and there were only about 25 on our tour. I wouldn't want to do a... More 

Thank Ruth B
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Reviewed 26 August 2015

Travelling on the Rideau King from Ottawa to Merrickville was a pleasant experience - it was great the day we took the trip because being on the water was breezy - it was 35 c in the sun ! Only when travelling through the locks did one feel the heat! The light lunch provided was adequate and substantial - including... More 

Thank Liilgal78
Ottawa, Canada
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Reviewed 23 July 2015

My companion and I took this boat tour from Merrickville to Westport. We travelled west towards Smith Falls passing through 7 canal locks, through Lower Rideau Lake, Big Rideau Lake, the Narrows lock and on to Upper Rideau Lake. Along the way we saw a Osprey nest and we were fortunate to see the mom and one of her chicks,... More 

1 Thank Colleen685
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Reviewed 22 July 2015

We had an interesting and relaxing day along the Rideau Canal aboard the Rideau King from Ottawa to Merrickville yesterday. We left Hog's Back at 9:00 AM, arrived in Merrickville around 4:00 PM and then back at Hog's Back around 5:00 PM. Great day out of the city, experiencing the area and the canal from a different perspective. Looking forward... More 

2 Thank Heather A

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