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Boat cruise in Ottawa

Since 1936

The best way to see the National Capital region since 1936! Our cruises offers the finest views along the Ottawa River and Rideau Canal.

100% electric vessel

Our North America’s largest 100% electric passenger vessel is the only one of its kind.

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Download Ottawa’s Best App! Audio Guide in 9 languages. Available on Apple and Android.

Bar and snacks

Fully licensed bar and canteen on-board.

Important addresses

Rideau Canal Cruises:
We are located BEHIND the National Arts Centre at 1 Elgin St. Right beside the 1 Elgin St Café.

Paul’s Boat Lines:
Ottawa side – Near 1 canal lane, walk along the left side of the canal locks, pass the bytown museum all the way down to the river.

Gatineau side – 160 Laurier, hull marina, Gatineau.

Ticket kiosk – 2 Rideau Street (Across the street from Fairmont Château Laurier)

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Go and explore the Ottawa River and Rideau Canal. The best way to see the National Capital region. Book sightseeing for a Gray Line city tour on a double-decker bus. Thrill to the stunning sites on land and explore at your own pace. Combine your tour with one of our combo and save money.

Why book with Ottawa Boat Cruise?

10 million customers

since 1936

#1 cruise

in the National Capital

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*** Please contact our office team, at (819) 246 3855, for further information concerning tickets for attendants for special needs individuals. Someone will be more than pleased to provide you will the information you may need regarding our policy ***

*** Please contact our office team, at (819) 246 3855, for further information concerning tickets for attendants for special needs individuals. Someone will be more than pleased to provide you will the information you may need regarding our policy ***

*** Please contact our office team, at (819) 246 3855, for further information concerning tickets for attendants for special needs individuals. Someone will be more than pleased to provide you will the information you may need regarding our policy ***