Ottawa Boat Cruise - EKEAU Tours

Rideau Canal National Historic Site

Enjoy a relaxing cruise down the historic Rideau Canal on North America’s largest 100% electric passenger vessel, which is the only one of its kind. The Rideau Canal cruises will take you back to 1812 when the plan for the construction of the canal was introduced! With 9 different options to choose from, Ottawa Boat Cruise | EKEAU Tours offer a variety of cruise packages on the Rideau Canal and some also include beverages and snacks.

Ottawa Boat Cruise | EKEAU Tours

Location: 895 rue Jacques-Cartier, Gatineau, QC
Phone number: (819) 246-3855

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What can visitors expect?

In 2016, Rideau Canal Cruises (now known as Ottawa Boat Cruise | EKEAU tours) began offering sightseeing cruises on the popular Rideau Canal. Visitors can discover the region, its history and rich cultural heritage while cruising on board a brand new electric vessel. This unique vessel has glass sides for a spectacular view of the canal bed.

About Ottawa Boat Cruise | EKEAU Tours

  • 40+ years of experience on waterways in the region
  • Knowledgeable and friendly staff
  • Licensed local operator
  • 100% Electric Vessel
  • Bilingual Tours

Types of cruises

  • Day cruises (From 10am to 6:30pm)
  • Tour duration: 1.5 hours
  • Combo cruise with city tours, restaurants, bicycle rentals and zip Lines
  • Fully licensed snack and bar

*Offer subject to change. Please check operator's website for exact details.

Additional information:

Small and service dogs/cats are allowed onboard Ottawa Boat Cruise | EKEAU Tours but are subject to Parks Canada Visitor Guidelines on the Rideau Canal National Historic Site
Cruises are wheelchair accessible. Check out our accessibility protocols on their website
Tour Details
Tour duration is 90 Mins. Please arrive 30 Mins prior to departure.

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