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Liftlock and The River Boat Cruises

Little Lake Peterborough Marina, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7H5, Canada
+1 705-742-9912
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Birthday event

Took my MIL for a trip down memory lane. She was raised in Peterborough and loved the cruise. Kids... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Kelly M
via mobile
Delightful way to spend a sunny late spring day

This 2 hour experience was made better by our delightful and entertaining host and captain. He made... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brian S
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Kitchener, Canada
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good34%
  • Average4%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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Little Lake Peterborough Marina, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7H5, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Took my MIL for a trip down memory lane. She was raised in Peterborough and loved the cruise. Kids loved it too. The captain was informative and entertaining. We would go again.

Thank Kelly M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This 2 hour experience was made better by our delightful and entertaining host and captain. He made the history of the locks and the surrounding area, come to life. Experiencing being in a boat which is 65 ft in the air above the next lock,...More

Thank Brian S
Reviewed 15 November 2016

When I first moved to Peterborough, one of the first things I did was take the Liftlock cruise. The captain was very entertaining and informative. Going through the first lock was an experience in itself but once we went up the lift lock -- wow!...More

1  Thank Cindy C
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Spent three days in town for a family funeral but managed to spend time at the rowing events. All sorts of young people and judges from out of town at this high profile event. In fact the majority of hotel/motel rooms were booked because of...More

Thank b0b55russell
Reviewed 20 September 2016

This afternoon I had the pleasure of cruising on The Trent Severn Waterway and going through the world's highest lift lock. It was truly amazing and our captain, Jody, was both very entertaining and informative. It helped that the sun was shining bright

1  Thank thewanderinggypsy
Reviewed 18 September 2016 via mobile

Captain Jody did a fine job, with lots of humour, of detailing the boat cruise through a regular lock and the lift lock. The cruise was about two hours .....popcorn, snacks and beverages, including alcoholic drinks are available on board. Our was just a sightseeing...More

Thank someday0713
Reviewed 14 September 2016 via mobile

Although it was such a nice experience for cruising on the boat going thru the liftlock. It was too hot while it took long the go thru the lock. Since we need to wait for few boat entering the lock together.. Waited for the water...More

Thank Pinky M
Reviewed 13 September 2016 via mobile

Great meal and service. Very relaxing evening. Would recommend for a group outing. Franz prepared and served an excellent beef dinner

Thank 54rose
Reviewed 8 September 2016

Captain Jody was full of stories and interesting factoids about the waterway, the locks, the fountain, the buildings, and the history. We quite enjoyed his narration of the tour. Before getting on the boat, I had no idea how a lift lock worked, and to...More

Thank AimeeDP41
Reviewed 1 September 2016

quite a unique piece of engineering. The visitor info center provides a peek into the history of the place with samples of pictures and other items. You walk out really appreciating the amount of work involved in building this lift. Remember we are talking about...More

Thank Kaes A
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sy0ungT0ronto
why did you give it such a low rating?
3 July 2016|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
I did not mean to give it a low rating. We enjoyed it very much and found it no only relaxing but informative. Well worth taking.
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Jennifer D
Do you do Dinner Cruises? How many people can Your tour accommodate? What is the cost per person?
8 March 2016|
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Response from Linda W | Reviewed this property |
No. We did not do the dinner cruise. I am sure you could look it up on their website.
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