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  • Ottawa: Sightseeing River Cruise

    1. Ottawa: Sightseeing River Cruise

    Discover the natural beauty of the region that captured the imagination of the first European explorer Samuel de Champlain. Climb aboard the 'Paula D' for a 1.5-hour sightseeing cruise on the Ottawa River. This must-do experience offers an entertaining glimpse of the region's rich history and leaves you with plenty of time to enjoy the rest of your stay. For your convenience, there are two departure docks, one located in Gatineau and another in Ottawa. Once boarded, sit back and relax as you cruise down the river. Enjoy spectacular views of the city and learn about the river's past life as a watery highway for transporting resources with your guide's engaging and informative commentary in both English and French. During your cruise, you'll have the opportunity to see the Parliament Buildings, the Rideau Canal Locks, and the cities of Ottawa and Gatineau from the river. You'll also be a...

    It was an excellent way to learn Ottawa and the area. We had a great tour guide, Kat!

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What people are saying about Gatineau

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 78 reviews

The guide was very knowledgeable and dramatic in her descriptive tour. Really enjoyed the tour!

It was an excellent way to learn Ottawa and the area. We had a great tour guide, Kat!

Informative guide - a little difficult to hear at times...but that was mi

Gabby was a great host with lots of energy and knowledge.

Our guide was friendly and knowlegeble and forthcoming