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Bleriot Ferry

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Address: Red Deer River, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
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Not our first ferry ride, but certainly a neat edition to a Drumheller trip. Lots of lovely views when you do "the circle."

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not our first ferry ride, but certainly a neat edition to a Drumheller trip. Lots of lovely views when you do "the circle."

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Bleriot Ferry - very interesting history and such a beautiful day to visit. It's 1 heck of a job those guys do. Trip takes 3 minutes and has running since 1915.

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Victoria, Canada
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Reviewed 26 January 2017

Quaint and charming. A slow ferry across a small river. A nice way to compete the circle back to where we came from.

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

This circle tour we took was very enjoyable and would totally do it again. The views looking down on the river were lovely

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Reviewed 5 January 2017

Not much to really see here, but it is probably the coolest, most unique ferry you'll ever ride on. Just for that experience it was fun, and the kids thought it was pretty cool! No charge to ride, so just wait for the ferry to come and in a few minutes you'll be on the other side. We did this... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is my kind of service: ring a bell if the ferry is not on your side of the Red Deer River and the ferry master will come and get you. This is a cable ferry. It's cool to get out of your car and lean on the guardrail to watch the river and hope to see a fish jump... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 17 November 2016

We drove the loop which starts and ends in Drumheller, and passes many of the sights along the way. One of them was the Bleriot Ferry which takes you across the Red Deer river. It was the only way to get across to continue the loop but it provided a lovely little break from driving in the heat. The ferry... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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Reviewed 14 November 2016 via mobile

What a neat little ferry - it takes less than 5 minutes to go over the red deer river. The ferry man is very nice. Oh and by the way - it is free :). We just went back and forth and then we were on our way.

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Calgary
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Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a great way to go to Tyrell Museum. The views are spectacular. It is a cable ferry. No charge!

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Reviewed 9 October 2016

We did the drive on Dinosaur Trail and were keen to do loop so had to cross river by ferry. We enjoyed it so much we turned around after crossing and came back same way we came .

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