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Address: Little Lake Peterborough Marina, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7H5 , Canada
Phone Number: 705-742-9912
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Five times on it

I have been on the River Cruise for a wedding reception. It was a fantastic afternoon and evening. I have also been on the Diner Cruises with family and friends and the food was... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed September 1, 2015
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norwood
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

I have been on the River Cruise for a wedding reception. It was a fantastic afternoon and evening. I have also been on the Diner Cruises with family and friends and the food was fantastic as well as the atmosphere. We watched the fireworks from the boat that evening also. The liftlock cruise up and down over the lift several... More 

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Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2015 NEW

Bring your camera. Boat cruise goes up the river and lift lock - highest in the world! There are 2 hour sightseeing tours, plus additional tours that include lunch or dinner. Historic family fun. Licensed snack bar on board. Runs May - October.

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 29, 2015 NEW

Tour itself was good but Disappointed on boarding process Was told seating was first come first serve and were recommended to be there about 20 minutes before boarding time. Was there 30 minutes in advance waited in line behind the sign as instructed. We were the 3rd family in line so thought for sure we would get a seat on... More 

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Peterborough
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 28, 2015 NEW

The Peterborough Liftlock and The River Boat Cruise is AWESOME and very affordable. It sails rain or shine. It is recommended that a tourist visit the Liftlock Museum + Gift Shop on completion of the tour. Bon Voyage!!!

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 22, 2015

2 Grandparents, 2 Parents, 5.5, 3.5 & 1.5 yr olds... We All Loved it... Smiles, Looking, Pointing, Picture taking, talking.. Walking to the front to see special interest areas, downstairs for Wine :), etc. to go.. To the bow below, the oldest was impressed, he saw his little brother above looking out with his Mama. The Daddy stood just inside... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

This cruise was run by Captain Jody who was very good at supplying both historical and entertaining facts. The cruise was comfortable and just tge right amount of time. We took our parents and our children and everyone enjoyed it.

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Peterborough, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2015

We recently went on this cruise when we had company from out of town. What a very relaxing way to see this incredible piece on engineering. The captain was very amusing and educational. Very family orientated and fun for all ages.

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Peterborough, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 30, 2015

I went, along with my Mother, Daughter and 3 Grandchildren. It's a nice tour, about 2 hrs. We had booked the morning cruise and it was cancelled because they didn't have enough guests. The afternoon cruise left at one and was crowded. The upper deck was full so we had to sit below. We were amongst a senior tour which... More 

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Perth, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 16, 2015

This is an enjoyable way to experience the 65 foot lift lock along with a more traditional lock. The boat captain was welcoming and told many anecdotes while enlightening us about the local history as well as the history of building the lock system along the river.

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Greater Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2015

Extremely interesting and educational plus amusing and that's just the captains commentary. Very relaxing gentle cruise through one of the highest liftlocks in the world. Have been visiting Peterborough for years to see family and have never taken the cruise until now. Very worth while surprising and a pleasant way to spend a couple of hours on a sunny afternoon.... More 

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