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The Rideau Canal

Cruise effortlessly on a chain of beautiful lakes, rivers and canals of this breathtaking part of Canada.

Our Canadian boating holidays are the perfect way to discover the beauty of the Rideau Canal. One of the greatest engineering feats of the 19th century, the Rideau Canal is the oldest continuously-operated canal system in North America. Traveling this attractive waterway, you'll be able to unwind and take in the spectacular nature, picturesque towns and lively cities of this UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Great for... 
  • Our first North American destination
  • Listed as a UNESCO World Heritage Site
  • A mecca for nature
  • Dynamic cities
  • Rich heritage

Useful Info for the Canada

Top 10 secret gems of the Rideau Canal Rideau

  • Woodland Ramble Garden
  • Baxter Conservation Area
  • Smiths Falls' Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario
  • Wheelers Maple Sugar Camp
  • Cindy and Derek's chocolate shop in Seeley's Bay
  • Newboro's Kilborns department store
  • The wildlife of the Tay Canal
  • Jones Falls 'whispering' Dam
  • Merrickville's Downtown Ice Cream Shoppe
  • Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery 

Similar Regions: 

If you like the look of Canada's Rideau Canal, why not explore some of our European destinations.

Transfer Services

You can arrange taxi transfer between our bases and your airport or train station. Our base info documentation on our Plan your travel section will provide to you contact details & rates of local taxis.

Notes: In Ireland, we can arrange private transfers from/to main airports in advance – please ask your sales team for more details

Getting to: 
Smiths Falls
By road: 
  • From Kingston, via ON-15 N
  • From Ottawa, via ON-15 S
By train: 
  • Smith Falls (2.2km)
By air: 
  • Ottawa (70km)
  • Kingston (100km)