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Nov 11, 2018
“Grand flow.”
Oct 7, 2018
“Great way to cross the river”
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Reviewed November 11, 2018 via mobile

This is one big river, to just look upon it, allows you to feel its power, it’s imposes itself on you, like no other river I’ve ever seen.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank 43ericb
Reviewed October 7, 2018

We took the river taxi from the War museum back to Ottawa, right near the locks, as we initially crossed the river using Alexandra bridge. The river taxi is very small, under 15 people can sit and stand and is very easy to run when...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank TERRAvelista
Reviewed July 20, 2017 via mobile

I happen to follow the river from Montreal to Ottawa and down to Kingston. It's really beautiful and massive in Quebec. Jet skiers in Ottawa, it didn't like clean in Ottawa but people seems to enjoy the river tours.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank JimDeBerry
Reviewed April 9, 2017

As the sales person recommended, we went for the sunset cruise, which was the last scheduled cruise of a day. It shows sight seeing from the river, which was so different from on the ground. The guide points out all the spots with short story...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank RomzSuzy
Reviewed November 1, 2016

Drive, walk, bike , paddle to take in the gorgeous relaxing scenery. Stop at Remic Rapids for a special experience.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank Norm W
Reviewed July 20, 2016

Do not miss this great water ride from the Bytown Museum dock in Ontario to the Museum of History dock in Quebec. The captain is friendly, knowledgeable, and a treat to all of his passengers. At $5/ride for children this is the best value in...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank Maureen C
Reviewed April 7, 2016

I went there in the sunset and it was so beautiful to view the bridge from Rideau Canal. It memorized me about my mother country with Long Bien bridge.

Date of experience: May 2015
1  Thank legiang0109
Reviewed March 24, 2016 via mobile

Unbelievable, always wanted to skate on the radeau river.. So many Kms of ice that are maintained by city staff. Food and warm drinks along the way and even live music when we were there... Fun and exciting for all ages. Yes lots of people...More

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Taylor-Atkinson
Reviewed July 21, 2015

There's a new marina on the Ottawa River called the Ottawa River Club, They have gas, a private beach, restrooms and the service is incredible. They're located near the Cumberland/Masson ferry, or between Rockland and Petrie Island marinas. Definitely worth it to stop and refuel...More

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank Paul C
Reviewed July 18, 2015

I took Paul's Boat line tour, I got there early and Paul was there and offered me a chair well waiting. The Guide did the tour in English and French. Noted point of interest and had a great sense of humor. Very relaxing. Have been...More

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank deborah j
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