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Trent-Severn Waterway

Ontario, Canada
+1 705-750-4900
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Tired old boats

Based on all of the previous reviews we knew th Egan boats were old and tired. However, they were... read more

Reviewed 2 days ago
WineJunky
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Ontario
done it for last two years its calling again

Who needs a cottage? Your stationary, only see in 1% of the area. Let your self glide by the river... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2017
Greg T
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“big chute” (4 reviews)
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Reviewed 2 days ago

Based on all of the previous reviews we knew th Egan boats were old and tired. However, they were half the price of Happy Days so we decided to try it. Luckily someone had recommended we bring an egg crate foam mattress for the beds....More

Thank WineJunky
Reviewed 20 May 2017

Who needs a cottage? Your stationary, only see in 1% of the area. Let your self glide by the river banks and locks, and see the majesty of Ontario. Use a house boat ,ren the acabin cruiser what ever travel the system.

Thank Greg T
Reviewed 31 October 2016

We spent every weekend visiting about 8 locks or less. A few of them are difficult to find but it is part of the adventure to get lost in the country. We live in Toronto and started out at Trent. Big Chute marine railway is...More

1  Thank janokam
Reviewed 13 October 2016

We went from Sparrow Lake through the locks to Severn Falls and back on a gorgeous Spetember Sunday ride. On a Stingray with a great captain and crew. The views are gorgeous and we stopped at the Riverhouse in Severn Falls which has new docks....More

Thank FromChathamOntario
Reviewed 27 September 2016

This is the second time we have rented from Egan for a weekend on the water. Once again, Egan did not disappoint. Upon registration we were led to the specific houseboat that was assigned to us made sure to lift the prop out of the...More

1  Thank Zoskey
Reviewed 7 September 2016

The check in experience was interesting as they had enough staff to take care of clients yet the docks were so narrow that all guest kept dropping their stuff into the water while trying to load. The very old and difficult to maneuver wheel barrows...More

1  Thank Grandomon
Reviewed 4 September 2016

I debated leaving a review but I choose to so others can decide if it's worth it to them to rent from Egan. I will caveat to say the trip was fun based on being on the water and meeting nice people along the way...More

2  Thank jeffbellenie
Reviewed 3 September 2016

Here is my comprehensive review of Egan houseboat rentals and cruising on the Trent Severn Waterway. I am trying to include as much detail as possible and pass on what we learned from our 4 day adventure. We did a 4 day trip from Tuesday...More

2  Thank purple9t9
Reviewed 31 August 2016

It is always excellent when we travel on the Trent Severn Waterway. We just today boat trip and only went through the Bobcaygeon and Fenelon Falls locks.The locks were fast and efficient and the staff were so helpful and really friendly. Loved it!

Thank Lori P
Reviewed 25 August 2016

The Trent Waterway was beautiful, I would recommend it to everyone. The boats we rented from Egan we older and not properly maintained but it didn't matter, the beauty of the waterway adventure outweighed everything. The fridge didn't work properly and we lost $80 in...More

3  Thank Chris J
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