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Ekeau Canal Cruise

1h30 approx.
Availability : May - October
1 Elgin st Ottawa, ON K1P5W1
Max People : 95
Tour details
Rideau Canal Cruise
From Dow's Lake to Fairmont Château Laurier

Experience the historical Rideau Canal back to 1812 when it was introduced, with our cruises that take you along 202 km of beautiful lakes, rivers, and canals from Kingston to Ottawa.

Discover the richness of the region’s historical landmarks on board our brand new electric vessel, the largest 100% electric passenger vessel in North America. As part of the Ottawa Boat Cruise family with over 30 years of navigation experience, our team ensures your safety and answers your questions during your trip. 

Discover iconic heritage sites at every turn on your canal cruise.

Breathtaking views of landmarks, wonders & architecture.

Route Map
Scenic Locations
  • University of Ottawa
  • Canadian Museum of Nature
  • Landsdowne Park
  • Dow's Lake
  • Chateau Laurier Hotel
  • City Hall
  • National Arts Centre
  • Shaw Centre
  • Ottawa Locks

+ More. Discover 33 Breathtaking sights on the QED.

Parking Map



  1. Please note that tickets for our cruises are non-refundable and valid only for the date and time selected. 
  2. Rescheduling is not permitted.


  1. Ottawa River Cruise (Gatineau Departure) : Paid parking is available at the Ottawa River Cruise Hull Marina.  
  2. Ottawa River Cruise (Ottawa Departure) : No parking is available at the Ottawa Locks. 
  3. Rideau Canal Cruise (Ottawa Departure) : For the Canal tour, paid parking is available at the National Arts Centre. 

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