- Type: Tours
NileGuide Expert Says:
This is the one of the best ways for visitors to learn about Ottawa and its history and is a very scenic and enjoyable trip. Visitors from around the world love it!
NileGuide Expert tip:
Paul's Boat Line is a great way to get to know the city via the Ottawa River and is often cited as the favorite tourism activity among visitors to Ottawa. A tour of the Rideau Canal is also available.
- Cruising the Ottawa River or the Rideau Canal is a relaxing way to take in some of Ottawa's must-see sights. This boat company offers a 90-minute cruise on the Ottawa River that departs from the Ottawa Locks and takes you by points of interest such as Parliament Hill, the Canadian Museum of Civilization and the Prime Minister's Residence. The cruise on the Rideau Canal takes 75 minutes and departs from the Government Conference Centre. Along the way you'll see the University of Ottawa, Lansdowne Park, the Central Experimental Farm, Dows Lake and more. Call for current rates. Boats depart daily from two locations: Hull Marina and Ottawa Locks.
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