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Paul's Boat Lines

Open today: 10:00 - 22:00
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The Hull Marina, Ottawa, Ontario J8X 3X5, Canada
+1 613-225-6781
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Reviewed today

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

Thank vanilarama
Reviewed 1 week ago

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

Thank dgsteckle
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Lucy S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

Thank Allan T
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank NorthStar533834
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very informative and engaging trip with the help of a very informative guide called Rachelle. She was very knowledgable about the topic and entertained us by playing her violin exceedingly well. The boats were very clean and the crew very professional. Well worth the...More

Thank gillyhicks2017
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

First of all the boat is very nice, large and totally electric. What makes this cruise is the bilingual commentator, Brennan. He never stops talking and can switch from French to English without hesitation. His stories are informative but he also brings humour into the...More

Thank Ragu_ON
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The tour takes you along the river to see the Rideau Falls, some of the big houses from Sir George Etienne Cartier parkway, including the Prime Minister's house, etc. Commentary by the guide was adequate for what we saw. Members of the crew were polite...More

Thank Lyncroft
Reviewed 5 weeks ago

While in Ottawa, we took a Rideau Canal Cruise. This is a unique and relaxing way to explore on board a brand new 100% electric boat, sailing the canal from downtown’s National Arts Centre to Lansdowne Park to Dow’s Lake and back with myriad scenic...More

Thank Mike K
Reviewed 10 September 2018 via mobile

It was a really cold wet afternoon so we decided to take the canal boat ride. Brennan who was our host made us feel very welcome he informed us about things we could see he also made us laugh with his wonderful sence of humour....More

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17 April 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