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Liftlock and The River Boat Cruises

Little Lake Peterborough Marina, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7H5, Canada
+1 705-742-9912
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Sat 3:00 pm 2 hour cruise

Ok cruise was 35 minutes late....no place to sit down while waiting just stand over there the gal... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Brian T
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Cobourg, Ontario, Canada
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Fun afternoon

First off JODY was our Captain. He was a great personality - knowledgeable with a great sense of... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
kengra
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Toronto, Canada
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Little Lake Peterborough Marina, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7H5, Canada
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Ok cruise was 35 minutes late....no place to sit down while waiting just stand over there the gal said at 2:45 did not board until 3:40 hot and boring

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Reviewed 1 week ago

First off JODY was our Captain. He was a great personality - knowledgeable with a great sense of humour. I feel that Jody needs some recognition for his patience with boat loads of touristy people if nothing else! Thanks Jody. I had never been through...More

Thank kengra
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was our second time bringing visiting relatives, everyone enjoyed although we went on one of the hottest days. ...so really hot once in the locks, a must see.

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It was a great experience going through the lift locks. Slightly pricey, but not terrible. I was a little disappointed that they did not accept access2 cards for disabilities.

Thank Melanie W
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We booked this cruise as an activity for a family reunion. All the reviews were great so we didn’t mind the big price. However, it is slow and boring. Our tour guide was great and did his best to make it fun, but there is...More

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Reviewed July 12, 2018 via mobile

We called first this morning at found out just how popular this boat cruise is. The 1030am and 1pm were both sold out, so we booked the 3pm cruise It arrived a bit late, but boarding was quick and efficient. The trip started out with...More

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Reviewed June 24, 2018

We had visitors from Germany. We took them on this trip. The first part of the trip was on a small lake and then lifted by hydraulic to a second level for a height of 65ft for the 2nd part of the trip. The total...More

Thank NAVA1013
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Reviewed June 18, 2018 via mobile

Great boat trip on Little lake and then up in the lifelock. The captain in very informative and you can tell he enjoys his job.

Thank Nanette567
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Reviewed June 1, 2018 via mobile

We decided to do this tour on a recent trip to Peterborough and it was absolutely beautiful! We thoroughly enjoyed the boat ride as the scenery is lovely. But experiencing the world's tallest lift lock was incredible. The tour guide/captain was very interesting and also...More

Thank GlobeTrotterNL1
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LiftlockCruises, Manager at Liftlock and The River Boat Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded June 2, 2018

Good Morning Thank you for the review, It was our pleasure to be able to take you for a boat ride and show you Peterborough and the Worlds Hydraulic Liftlock. Thank you

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Reviewed May 29, 2018

We went on car from Toronto to Peterborough. We bought the tickets in Groupon online. For family, the cost was $55. The tax was collected at the spot. There is parking space. The boat ride was quite amusing since it was my first experience with...More

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Leslie M
July 17, 2018|
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Response from Weggees | Reviewed this property |
yup
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Diane H
August 14, 2017|
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Response from LiftlockCruises | Property representative |
Hey, Adults are $26.50, Seniors are $24.50 and Children are $13.50 unless they are 4 and under they are free.
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Dave P
August 11, 2017|
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Response from Neal W | Reviewed this property |
Hi...here is the answer to the question from the cruise organizers: Our boat does run, rain or shine! The upper deck of the boat is completely covered by a canopy and has clear plastic side curtains we can drop down in case... More
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