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I did not know there were locks here , a local informed us to check it out , so gad we did , was a... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Heather W
Renfrew, Canada

All I can say is wow !!!! Watching the locks are truly amazing .... you get a much better view if... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
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Opened in 1904 and designated as a Canadian National Historic Site, this is the highest hydraulic lift lock in the world.
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Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-750-4953
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I did not know there were locks here , a local informed us to check it out , so gad we did , was a very nice experience and visit

Thank Heather W
Reviewed 5 days ago

Clearly a very interesting industrial/ nautical wonder. Very clever design and still working after many years

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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

All I can say is wow !!!! Watching the locks are truly amazing .... you get a much better view if you walk up the stairs , kinda hard for the elderly . If you haven’t been before, I highly recommend an afternoon visit just...More

Thank kellyvincent071
Reviewed 1 week ago

Not much happens on this tour. The guide did his best to entertain everyone but a good part of the tour is just waiting for the boat to lift or fall, while sitting in very uncomfortable chairs crowded together. Not worth the price.

Thank abbykat99
Reviewed 1 week ago

Built in 1904 following inspiration from European models, these locks were a feat of engineering for this time and place in Ontario history. It's quite incredible to watch what is in essence and Olympic-sized swimming pool move boats and people up and down through the...More

Thank dogbonz
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It's incredible how this lock was built. I would tell you the story but you'll have to visit for yourself to learn everything Heard there might even be a ghost??$

Thank rob j
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We have driven past the liftlock many times and walked the grounds near it. But last summer my husband, son, dog and I took our boat through the liftlock which was a completely different experience. You take your turn moving inside and park your boat...More

Thank Sue P
Reviewed 1 week ago

We enjoyed taking visitors from England and the US. We watched the video and then walked up to the top to watch the chambers being loaded and then walked down to view it all from the lower level. It is truly amazing to consider the...More

Thank laura759
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We visited on July 8, 2018. It was great trip . We loved it . Guide / Captain was fun to listen and very informative. It was worth the money spent.

Thank Gurdish T
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This was soooo much fun and well worth it. Got a Groupon for it and booked a ride on July 1st at 3pm. Shout out to our captain Jody who was awesome! He was very engaging and funny. The cruise was 2 hours and we...More

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Johanna P
12 April 2018|
Response from Robert B | Reviewed this property |
Liftlock Cruises Peterborough. Suggest you look them up online to see when they start this year. Don,t think they will be operating until May long weekend.
27 January 2018|
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Response from Chris M | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at the Holiday Inn in Peterborough as it is close to town, and the cruise boat dock is right outside.
16 August 2016|
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Response from Dee P P | Reviewed this property |
$57.50 for dinner cruise, it's a great deal, the cruise is scenic it's a 3 hour evening cruise traveling south on the river