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Paul's Boat Lines

243 reviews
Ottawa, Canada
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The Rideau Canal links Canada’s capital—Ottawa—with majestic Lake Ontario. On this tour, cruise in comfort along the UNESCO World Heritage–listed waterway and admire sweeping views over top attractions including the Canadian Museum of Nature, Château Laurier, Dow’s Lake, and the National Arts Centre. Along the way, listen as your guide sheds light on centuries of colorful Canadian history.
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$22.13 per adult
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See the sights in Canada’s Capital from the Ottawa River during this narrated tour onboard the Paula D. Look out at Canada’s Parliament Buildings from the river and snap photos of the spectacular city views. Marvel at the mix of natural beauty and modern, urban development while enjoying refreshments or cocktails from the boat’s canteen.
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$20.60 per adult
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Reviewed 2 days ago via mobile

We did this tour today in Ottawa and it was awesome Brenan Our guide was so good and funny kept us laughing The whole time this guy does a fantastic job he made our day by making this tour so informative and enjoyable Well done...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 3 days ago

I found out my cruise ride was going to be canceled on way to Ottawa. But, when in Ottawa it seemed the cruise was running. So, not sure if it had been overbooked or what. Taking a canal cruise would be nice. But, Ottawa was...More

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Terry is a great guide, most knowledge and beautifully bilingual. We enjoyed being tourists in our own city.

Date of experience: June 2019
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Reviewed December 11, 2018

Very reasonably priced boat tour. Good way to see Ottawa from the river. Great guide, pointed out all the points of interest.

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Catherine S
Reviewed October 24, 2018

We took a 2:00 tour on the river. It was cold and cloudy but the guide did a great job - his commentary was actually very funny. The trip itself crossed the river to Hull, then went up river east towards historic homes and small...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 16, 2018

This is a short, pretty little ride down the canal, the tour guide can be a bit much at times, but it seems that people really enjoy his work, so who am I to say? It's all in good fun, and I recommend checking out...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed October 7, 2018

Wonderful boat trip to learn about some of the major points of interest visible from the water. We traveled later in the season, so plenty of room onboard. The best part of this excursion was the commentary from the tour guide, provided in both English...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

We booked a 4:00 river tour and arrived at the meeting point at 3:55 to find the boat pulling away from the dock. The people at the museum were nice enough to get us on the 4:30 canal tour. So... arrive at least 10 or...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 30, 2018

Wife and I have been touring Canada for 2 weeks and this was our last day in Canada. Wife likes boat rides and I had to go with her. There's not much to see on this 90 minute ride except for a really nice cantilever...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Allan T
Reviewed September 18, 2018

This past August we celebrated our 22nd Wedding Anniversary in Ottawa. Our friends in Ottawa gifted us with an Ottawa River Tour with Paul's Boat Lines. Best gift ever! Everything about the the tour was perfect. The price was fare, trip length was just right...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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April 16, 2018|
Response from Monica S | Property representative |
Good day, Yes, we will start our operations on May 11th, 2018. If you are interested in reserving. you can reach us at 819-246-3855 and we can sell you the tickets over the phone. If you prefer waiting the day of. There's... More