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Cruise effortlessly on a chain of a chain of beautiful lakes, rivers and canals of this breathtaking part of Canada.

Our Suggested Cruising Routes

From/to the base of Smiths Falls, for a week, a short break or a long break, you will be sure to find the cruising route that will suit you. We are suggesting the following ones, but you can also design your own itinerary.

Short Breaks: 3 nights

Week Cruises: 7 nights

Long Breaks: 10 nights

Vibrant Ottawa

This spectacular capital city is awash with impressive national sites, famous landmarks and lively neighbourhoods. Ottawa is the perfect stopping point for your boating holiday in Canada. Visit Ottawa Castle and indulge in noted collections of Canadian art at the National Gallery of Canada.

Breathtaking Big Rideau Lake

Enjoy the beautiful scenery of the mighty Big Rideau Lake. Located just south of Smith Falls the lakes shore is lined with beautiful cottages and offers fishing opportunities aplenty.

Quirky Merrickville

Nicknamed 'the Jewel of the Rideau', Merrickville is a picture perfect Canadian town with a vibrant artisanal community. Stop here on your Rideau Canal houseboat holiday tour and explore the town and its beautiful surrounding nature.

Top 10 secret gems of the Rideau Canal Rideau

Woodland Ramble Garden

Baxter Conservation Area

Smiths Falls' Railway Museum of Eastern Ontario

Wheelers Maple Sugar Camp

Cindy and Derek's chocolate shop in Seeley's Bay

Newboro's Kilborns department store

The wildlife of the Tay Canal

Jones Falls 'whispering' Dam

Merrickville's Downtown Ice Cream Shoppe

                Scheuermann Vineyard and Winery 


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