1.5-Hour Rideau Canal Cruise with Live Commentary in Ottawa

Cruises, Sailing & Water Tours in Ottawa
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Tour description

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.

ItineraryThis is a typical itinerary for this productStop At: Rideau Canal Cruises, Ottawa, OntarioThe 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 minutesPass By: Canadian Museum of Nature, Ottawa, OntarioSee the sites of Canada's Capital city from it's unique canal including the Canadian Museum of NaturePass By: National Arts Centre, Ottawa, OntarioSee the sites of Ottawa!Stop At: Rideau Canal, Ottawa, OntarioTravel down the Rideau Canal in Canada's CapitalDuration: 1 hour 30 minutesPass By: Lansdowne Park, Ottawa, OntarioTravel down the unique Rideau canal and see the sites of Ottawa including Lansdowne ParkPass By: Dows Lake Pavilion, Ottawa, OntarioSee the sites from the unique Rideau Canal including Dow's LakePass By: Ottawa City hall, Ottawa, OntarioSee the City Hall of OttawaPass By: Shaw Centre, Ottawa, OntarioSee the Shaw Centre from the Rideau CanalPass By: Ottawa Locks, Ottawa, OntarioSee the world famous Ottawa Locks from the boatPass By: University of Ottawa, Ottawa, OntarioSee the campus of the University of Ottawa from the Rideau CanalPass By: TD Place, Ottawa, OntarioSee the sites of Ottawa

What's included

  • Guide
  • Entry/Admission - Rideau Canal Cruises

What's not included

  • Hotel pickup and drop-off


  • Travel by boat and see the sights from the water
  • Choice of several departures throughout the day
  • Fully narrated tour