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The Welland Canal

West Street, Welland, Ontario L3K 4E3, Canada
+1 905-984-8880
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West Street, Welland, Ontario L3K 4E3, Canada
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Reviewed 3 days ago

We used the paved path alongside the Welland Canal from St Catherines past Thorold to get exercise and watch the enormous ships go through the Locks. Fascinating to see those large ships navigate through the Locks. We could beat the ships to the next Lock....More

Thank R0550
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Before you go, check out their website to see what ships are coming through for that day and the time. We arrived just in time and had experienced how the canal operates- quite efficient. After viewing we visited the Museum which is excellent. You can...More

Thank Rockend86
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had an opportunity to swim in the canal at the Flatwater Centre, and it was phenomenal. Easily the nicest open water swim I have ever done.

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Reviewed September 11, 2017

You will love the Welland Canal. Lots to see and do. Bridges, locks, parks, museums will keep everyone busy. Wear comfortable shoes and bring a picnic,

Thank ArrowVoyager
Reviewed September 7, 2017 via mobile

It has been promoted for rowing. Also needs to be appreciated for the MARVEL IT IS. YOU DONT REALIZE HOW IMPORTANT IT IS TIL YOU LOOK ON MAP. I USED TO GO TO end of Aqueduct Street, years ago when staying with parents. There was...More

Thank Gert M
Reviewed September 5, 2017 via mobile

I went when I was a kid and was mesmerized. I now get to take my kids and they loved it. It was cool to follow the big ship through the canal. I never realized the age. Very neat to see all of the bridges...More

Thank Jeff k
Reviewed September 4, 2017

We had been here many years ago and really enjoyed the experience. So we decided to get out of the traffic on the QEW and stop with our kids. We got there a half hour before closing and boy are they rigid about closing. The...More

Thank 3GandD
Reviewed September 1, 2017 via mobile

Beside the canal is a paved trail for biking, walking or rollerblading. It is great as it is off the road and don't have to worry about cars. And since it is paved it is easy biking. There are kilometer markers and signs for streets....More

Thank karen_from_ontario
Reviewed August 17, 2017 via mobile

We have attended dragon boat camps and the Canadian Dragon Boat championships on the Welland canal this year. It is an awesome place to paddle. No motor boats are allowed except coach and safety boats. And the water is clean.

Thank kerryphillips7
Reviewed August 15, 2017

Our friends from Niagara drove us to the canal, we saw a big ship go through one of the gate. After he brought us to a small museum , I believe it was at gate four, there was a free museum with a small film...More

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