Ottawa Boat Cruise - Rideau Canal Cruise

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  • Audio Guide
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • E-Ticket
  • 1.5 hr

The most unique way to discover Ottawa is on board the world's-largest, certified, 100%-electric, passenger vessel. You will sail for 90 minutes on the iconic Rideau Canal and have a novel view of downtown Ottawa! The National Arts Centre, Lansdowne Park, Dow’s Lake, and many more scenic views await you! You will discover more with the live bilingual commentary and the free audio guide application. Come to 2 Rideau Street for your tickets, just across the street from Parliament Hill. The schedule is mid-May to mid-October, 6 departures per day, 7 days a week.

Itinerary Details

Operated by: Ottawa Boat Cruise Inc.

This is a typical itinerary for this product

Stop At: Rideau Canal Cruises

The cruises will let you discover the wonderful Rideau Canal, from Dow's Lake to the Ottawa River. Be surprised by the richness and the historical landmarks that will be offered on the cruise!  During your cruise you will discover the heritage of the city of Ottawa in a very different way! From the Chateau Laurier to Dow's Lake, you will have the chance to learn about thirty different sites that have marked the history of the city. In addition, several miscellaneous fun and often surprising facts will be presented! You will also have the chance to learn about the following historical sites: University of Ottawa campus, German Embassy, Armenian Embassy, Trans-Canada Highway, Pretoria Bridge, Canadian Museum of Nature, St. Patrick Statue, Canal Ritz, Lansdowne Park, TD Place Stadium, TD Place Arena, Bank Street Bridge, Dow’s Lake, Commissioners Park, Dominion Arboretum, and many more.

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Canadian Museum of Nature

See the sites of Canada's Capital city from it's unique canal including the Canadian Museum of Nature

Pass By: National Arts Centre

See the sites of Ottawa!

Stop At: Rideau Canal National Historic Site

Travel down the Rideau Canal in Canada's Capital

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

Pass By: Lansdowne Park

Travel down the unique Rideau canal and see the sites of Ottawa including Lansdowne Park

Pass By: Dows Lake Pavilion

See the sites from the unique Rideau Canal including Dow's Lake

Pass By: Ottawa City hall

See the City Hall of Ottawa

Pass By: Shaw Centre

See the Shaw Centre from the Rideau Canal

Pass By: Ottawa Locks

See the world famous Ottawa Locks from the boat

Pass By: University of Ottawa

See the campus of the University of Ottawa from the Rideau Canal

Pass By: TD Place

See the sites of Ottawa
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