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2h30 approx.
Availability : May - October
1 Elgin st Ottawa, ON K1P5W1
Max People : 90
Tour details

This package includes a 90 minute tour on the rideau Canal exploring Ottawa from a whole new perspective. Additionally, it includes a 60 minute tour of the Bytown Museum.

An outing that allows you to discover the history of the City of Ottawa from all angles! You will sail the waters of the Ottawa River and visit the oldest stone building in the city. During the Bytown Museum visit you will discover the history of Ottawa and learn about the construction of the Rideau Canal.

*Can be done in any order you prefer.

An excellent field trip!

For more information about the Bytown Museum visit: www.bytownmuseum.com

All type of groups are eligible! Please contact us for more information! 613 225-6781

The Rideau Canal cruises will take you back to 1812 when the plan for the construction of the canal was introduced!

The Rideau Canal is a chain of beautiful lakes, rivers and canals winding 202 km from Kingston, at the head of Lake Ontario, to Ottawa, Canada’s capital city.

Our cruises will let you discover the wonderful Rideau Canal, from Dow’s lake to the Ottawa River. Be surprised by the richness and historical landmarks that will offer our cruise!

In 2016, Rideau Canal Cruises began offering sightseeing cruises on the popular Rideau Canal. Visitors can discover the region, its history and rich cultural heritage while cruising on board a brand new electric vessel.

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

As part of the great Ottawa Boat Cruise family, we have over 30 years of navigation experience on the different waterways of the region. Our experienced team will answer your questions and ensure your safety during your trip.


1 Elgin st Ottawa, ON K1P5W1 (Google Map)

Departures are on the National Art center side, below the Plaza Bridge (Rideau Street Bridge).

Departure times

  • 10:00 am
  • 12:00 pm*
  • 2:30 pm
  • 4:30 pm
  • 6:30 pm*
  • 8:30 pm*

*The 6:30 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. cruises are only available between June and September inclusively.

*The 12:00p.m. departure will depart from 1 Elgin st ( NAC side) but drop off will be at 11 Colonel By Dr. (Westin Hotel).

*The 8:30 p.m. tour is only available on Saturdays.

Individual rates

  • Adult: $34
  • Senior (60+) / Student: $29,50
  • Children (5-15 years old): $21,75

Taxes included

Carte Canal Rideau


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