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Peterborough Lift Lock

Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-750-4953
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a wonderful time despite the rain

everything was well organized and smooth. The line up to get on the boat was great- no mad rush to... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Toronto, Canada

This is the highest lift locks in the world (or something like that) it's a lot of fun to take a... read more

Reviewed 4 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.
  • Excellent60%
  • Very good32%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-750-4953
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Reviewed yesterday

everything was well organized and smooth. The line up to get on the boat was great- no mad rush to get on- the captain was there to greet us and another crew member at the entry to tell us to mind our heads. once we...More

Thank lid71
Reviewed 4 days ago

This is the highest lift locks in the world (or something like that) it's a lot of fun to take a cruise way up and way back down as well a hearing about the local community.

Thank Davidtisme
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It was awesome we had a great time on the cruise. If you are allertic to sorten kinds of food they will provide food that you can eat.

Thank maryireland47
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

I took the Peterborough Lift Lock, up and down today. This was the first time I had done so, even though I first saw the locks more than 30 years ago. Staff were friendly and talkative. The experience was unique. And if you have an...More

Thank DaveandBeverley
Reviewed 1 week ago

I live about 25 miles away and had never been but a geocache was hidden there and I found myself spending hours reading and viewing t his masterpiece of construction, This is a must must see !.,

Thank CPAIR1967
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the weather and the cruise, even though it was 35 minutes late starting. Down side, the staff qued us for 1/2 hour knowing the boat wasn't near the dock. Great project by the Canucks to defend against the maurauding Yanks! Glad it was not...More

Thank teacherbev
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I had vague memories of visiting the Peterborough Lift Lock when I was a child. Although not a high-action hot spot, it was an impressive sight in a pleasant park-like area that was a nice walking distance from the Holiday Inn.

Thank Rob R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

What a beautiful site! I found the gift shop very clean, and staff very nice. Everything was clean and history provided was fascinating. Would live to go back one day!

Thank cindymcd1988
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lift locks are easy to find in Peterborough, Ontario. There is lots of parking and a good interpretive centre. Since it was a Canadian Historical site under Parks Canada, there was no fee if any to see this great attraction. We did not take...More

Thank Renard K
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

#XploreCanada150. We stopped by the Peterborough Lift Lock with our young boys and a picnic lunch. They marvelled at the huge lift lock and loved watching the Tour Boats and Voyager Canoe tours come through. We enjoyed this piece of Canadian Engineering History - this...More

Thank Bonnie D
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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
27 July 2016|
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Response from david h | Reviewed this property |
Web site says 9am to 5pm
26 July 2016|
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Response from Diana M | Reviewed this property |
It's $57.50 including HST.

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