Walking down town watching the boats going up and down the waterway was very interesting. A great place to get some great photos.
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We went several times. The last rime we went we actually got to aee the locks in avrion. Very interesting. Nice just to walk down the canal.
I was amazed to find out the Rideau Canal locks are all opened manually! .. Now that is full upper body work out for Summer Students who work for Parks Canada! 4 Parks Canada summer students have 8 locks to open and close manually at...More
If you're coming to Ottawa, a visit to the historic Rideau Canal is a must! Snaking and making its way gracefully through Ottawa's charming downtown core. In summer lots of boats, sailing and canoing, in the winter is an ice skatiing place.
A walk along the Rideau Canal is an essential part of any visit to Ottawa. As it is busy with tourist boats you can watch for hours as they work the locks slowly taking boats up and down. Crossing from one side to the other...More
Beautiful, quiet cruise along the Rideau. We saw some of the highlights in Ottawa and enjoyed the history. The tour guide was excellent speaking in both English and French but at no time did you feel as though you were being ignored. The boat is...More
It is an amazing water ways almost 100 km long winding through the city and connects to a large man made lake and the mighty Ottawa river. It freezes during winter months and used for ice skating. Nicely landscaped gardens can be seen most of...More