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Address: The Hull Marina, Ottawa, Ontario J8X 3X5, Canada
Phone Number:
+1 613-225-6781
10:00 - 22:00
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Sun - Sat 10:00 - 22:00
Recommended length of visit: <1 hour

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Great way to view the Parliament and other buildings from the river. Perfect length, 1.5 hours, leaving lots of time for other sight seeing. Pleasant and Informative tour guide on... read more

Reviewed 16 September 2016
Paul H
Caledon, Canada
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Seattle, WA
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14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
Reviewed 17 October 2016

While visiting Ottawa we took this tour and are happy we did. The tour takes you past Parliament, several of the embassy’s and other points of interest. Beautiful sights, but what made the tour outstanding was the fellow who told us what we were looking at. The man should be a stand-up comic. Lots of laughs . . . .... More 

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Quebec City, Canada
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Very knowledgeable guide with a good sense of humour; beautiful picture spots; we highly recommend this activity

Thank jadefirehorse
Tiny, Canada
1 review
Reviewed 28 September 2016

I want to say thanks to the gentleman who works the booth on the bridge above the canal downtown. When my husband and I missed the morning boat and he saw that my husband was having difficulty walking, due to recent surgery, this kind man suggested we do the afternoon boat from Hull instead of downtown. What a great suggestion... More 

Thank erobi2016
Riverside, California
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5 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 26 September 2016

My friend and I had a great time on the short cruise. The tour guide was fun to listen to and very informational. I learned a lot of fun facts. It was worth the time and money.

Thank Michelle P
Altona, Canada
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5 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed 25 September 2016 via mobile

Cruised the Ottawa and par of the Gatineau River. Commentator was very good. Cruise was 1.5 hours and well worth it.

Thank Brian P
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26 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2016 via mobile

My wife and I had 4-5 hours to spend in Ottawa - Canada's capital city. We wanted to see as many of the attractions on offer as possible, so decided to do a River Cruise on the Ottawa River with Paul's Boat Lines. The 2 hour cruise did not disappoint and was excellent value for money. The tour cost us... More 

Thank Colin B
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187 reviews
44 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 September 2016 via mobile

Brennan was our funny and interesting & bi-lingual guide for our 90 minute boat ride. He pointed out buildings of interest and told funny or interesting stories about each one. He is a great asset to the boat company and we enjoyed our afternoon cruise very much.

Thank Jackie K
Caledon, Canada
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88 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 September 2016 via mobile

Great way to view the Parliament and other buildings from the river. Perfect length, 1.5 hours, leaving lots of time for other sight seeing. Pleasant and Informative tour guide on the mic. Lots of picture opportunities.

Thank Paul H
Cochrane, Canada
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20 reviews
5 attraction reviews
Reviewed 12 September 2016 via mobile

Went for a guided tour on the Ottawa River. Good value for the money. Our tour guide was very knowledgeable, answering questions easily and adding interesting points.

Thank Rob B
Eastern Canada
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151 reviews
71 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 66 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We took a ride on the canal on one of Paul's Boat LInes new boats which are now totally electric. This makes for a quiet ride. Our guide, who was doing the canal tour for the first time (she usually works on the river cruises) was very personable. The information she gives on the various points along this Unesco World... More 

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