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Rideau Canal Cruise

Ottawa Queen
aboard the Ottawa Queen, Miss SBJ II & Lady By


  • Items of interest include
    National Arts Centre • University of Ottawa • Lansdowne Park • Carleton University • Experimental Farm • Dow’s Lake • and much more.
  • All cruises include a bilingual and live commentary.
  • The duration of the cruise is approximately one hour and fifteen minutes.
  • Our three canal boats were built specifically for this tour. From our boats you will enjoy the best view possible of one of the engineering marvels of the nineteenth century, the Rideau Canal. Our guides will show you this major part of Canadian history as no one else is able to. Along the way you will be shown many of the major sites that have led to the development and rise of Ottawa as a city and a seat of government.
  • This cruise operates from May 9th to October 13th, 2014.

Schedule and Location:
The Rideau Canal cruise departs daily from the Rideau Canal Dock, located alongside the Government Conference Centre, five minutes from Parliament Hill and directly across the street from the Fairmont Chateau Laurier Hotel or the Westin Hotel.

Boat leaves daily at:
10:00 a.m*. - 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. - 3:00 p.m. - 4:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.*

* The 10:00 am and 7:30 pm tours operate from June 27th to August 31st, 2014