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Address: The Hull Marina, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 7K3, Canada
Phone Number: (613) 225-6781
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My daughter and I decided to take this tour while visiting Ottawa to see the University...SO glad we did. If you decide to do the tour, do the sunset tour...it is breathtaking and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 28, 2015
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North Bay, Canada

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North Bay, Canada
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44 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2015 NEW

My daughter and I decided to take this tour while visiting Ottawa to see the University...SO glad we did. If you decide to do the tour, do the sunset tour...it is breathtaking and you will get amazing pictures. The guides are friendly and very knowledgeable. It's definitely worth the money...highly recommended! 😀

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New York City, New York
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

One of my favorite experiences in Ottawa. The guide and staff were great. The views were awesome. Take the evening cruise, it really is beautiful.

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Toronto, Canada
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4 reviews
1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2015

The customer service reps/ambassadors for the boat tour were nice and pleasant. The tour guide was great. The captain was great. but thats where the great stopped. Imagine being on a boat and as it beings to take off from the dock, 3 babies start crying and dont stop. Couple that with toddlers running around up and down both levels... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2015

We wanted to go down the Rideau really but booked this anyway. They were nice enough the guide was a little sarcastic which may have been lost on the non English speaking members of the tour. The views are good but it was too long and I have to say a water taxi may have been a nice quick way... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2015

The views from the Ottawa River are one thing, the information (in flawless English and French) is basically the chocolate whipped cream on top. The hour and a half fly by, and you can listen to the information and ask questions, or just sit back and relax. You'll see the Rideau Falls, all of the bankside buildings and architecture, and... More 

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Michigan
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2015

Went in the afternoon with relatives who live in the area. Very relaxing. They take their time and do a good job of explaining all the sites. We went on the one at 2:00 pm, and it wasn't very crowded. Good value for the money. Took about one and a half hours.

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Mississauga, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2015

$22 senior's rate for 1 1/2 hour boat tour. Tour guide very good and all staff very friendly and helpful. A long walk down a sloping hill to get to boat dock, not good for one of our party who has a heart condition. When we asked about an alternate route to get back to our car after the tour,... More 

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Chatham, Ontario
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200 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

For a break from an active day this was a reasonable tour of Ottawa and Gatineau by the water. I would suggest sitting on the right hand side and near the back as the narrator and the speakers at the from were rather loud. There were some interesting facts and it's a unique view from the water but it's not... More 

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Mississauga, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 22, 2015

We got on from the Hull Marina which I HIGHLY recommend as it was much less crowded than the one in Ottawa. The boat picks people up from each marina and sets off on the cruise. It cost $25 for adults and $22 for seniors. Not sure about the cost for children but it is less than adult/senior tickets. The... More 

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Jensen Beach, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2015

What a wonderful way to spend a few hours on the Ottawa River learning some of the unique places and history of the area. There are several boat rides a day, so you will have plenty to choose from. The guides are helpful and friendly. However, I asked where to sit to take the best pictures. I was told “anywhere.”... More 

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Address: The Hull Marina, Ottawa, Ontario K2E 7K3, Canada
Phone Number: (613) 225-6781
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Ottawa

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