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Paul's Boat Lines

The Hull Marina, Ottawa, Ontario J8X 3X5, Canada
+1 613-225-6781
Review Highlights
Nice Tour.

We were in Ottawa for a day trip and decided to take the boat ride.The boat arrives and departs on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
sound system needs improvement

Six of us boarded the boat for a 5:15 departure from the Ottawa side of the river. We were a little... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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  • Very good33%
  • Average13%
  • Poor4%
  • Terrible4%
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“canal cruise” (13 reviews)
“hull marina” (4 reviews)
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The Hull Marina, Ottawa, Ontario J8X 3X5, Canada
+1 613-225-6781

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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were in Ottawa for a day trip and decided to take the boat ride.The boat arrives and departs on time and the staff work very hard.The guide was bilingual ,funny and kept everything moving.It's a little over an hour and the cost is 37$,worth...More

Thank dancomontreal
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Six of us boarded the boat for a 5:15 departure from the Ottawa side of the river. We were a little late getting a spot in line but were there on time to board. By the time we boarded, the upper deck was packed and...More

1  Thank dnbeirness
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Family took this today. Kids aged 9 and 11. First half was informative. After the guide finished talking we were bored out of our minds and still had a half hour to get back. Kids couldn't wait to be done and my husband had a...More

Thank Lee Ann C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

While we were in Ottawa for Canada Day we booked tickets for a Paul's Ottawa River Boat Cruise. This was a nice break for our family after walking around Ottawa all afternoon. The tour was very well run and very well narrated (in English and...More

Thank JJLD
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We chose the canal cruise because I remember doing the river cruise and it's much windier and colder on the Ottawa River than on the canal. Plus the canal cruise is on an electric boat which is unique to Paul's Cruise Lines due to its...More

Thank Michelle B
Reviewed 5 July 2017

Decided to take the 90 minute boat tour as part of our Canada Day weekend visit with local family. Friendly staff. Nice to be able to get a snack and drink (even alcohol) on board. We sat at the bar so it was difficult to...More

Thank Janet T
Reviewed 3 July 2017 via mobile

The staff, from the ticket sellers to the ship crew were personable, friendly, and accommodating. The views are incredible. It is wonderful to see a wilderness side of the area, after seeing the city. I liked the history lesson too.

Thank Marilyn S
Reviewed 3 July 2017

This boat is approached by a series of steps and then a long descent past some "locks" to the river below.The trip lasts 1.5hrs and has a live commentary describing what you can see on the land either side of the river as you cruise...More

Thank Chilli48
Reviewed 2 July 2017

My 13 year old grandson is visiting Ottawa for the Sesquicentennial and one of the things I organized was a cruise along the Ottawa River. We booked for 12:30 which is a great time to go as the boat was not crowded which meant people...More

Thank Sandra M
Reviewed 21 June 2017 via mobile

Fairly standard as far as river cruises go. Brought us around the area and pointed out the different points of interest. The tour guide was the best part. He was funny and kept us very entertained and laughing. I've been on nicer boats but the...More

Thank myiguanaluvsme
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