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Peterborough Lift Lock

Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-750-4953
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lift lock day trip

This short trip cruise is worth for it! It takes you up the Liftlock and turn around . The captain... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Toronto, Canada
Trip over the Liftlock Thanksgiving weekend

We had a great trip with our family from out of town. It was a great chance to enjoy the fall... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Peterborough, Canada
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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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Hours Today: 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Ashburnham Drive, Peterborough, Ontario, Canada
+1 705-750-4953
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Reviewed yesterday

This short trip cruise is worth for it! It takes you up the Liftlock and turn around . The captain did a great job by acting as the touring guide also.

Thank WestHiker
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

We had a great trip with our family from out of town. It was a great chance to enjoy the fall weather and have a solo trip up and down Peterborough's famous lock. This is well worth the effort, find a friend with a boat...More

Thank Stewartaudia4
Reviewed 1 week ago

We did the boat cruise and went through a smaller Lock and the Historic Lift Lock. The experience being raised 65 feet up in the air on top of the highest lift locks in the world while sitting in the boat in the lift with...More

Thank Meesum
Reviewed 1 week ago

The lock is a brilliant piece of engineering that you need to see in action to fully appreciate. There are steps to walk up to the top lock or you can sit in the park by the lower lock and watch the activity on the...More

Thank w0tcha
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not only is this an informative boat trip teaching everyone about the area from modern times back to the early 1800s but you also get to travel on the worlds tallest hydraulic lift lock absolutely inspiring This double decker boat travels with a full crew...More

Thank Brian C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was a great cruise, we were informed about all the interesting events that took place and the crew were great. I have celiac and dairy issue and the chef was very accomodating.

Thank Joan J
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

You must see this amazing wonder of engineering! Or take a cruise and experience it too. Great muaeum attached. Good for old and young alike.

Thank Mary Pat R
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Before moving to Peterborough I tried to research as much as I possibly could about the city. But all I could really find out was that it was home to the 2nd highest lift lock bridge globally! What a claim to fame! Well done, Peterborough....More

Thank Joe B
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This fantastic invention is well worth a visit, we did the boat trip from the visitor centre which takes you through a lock first and you see a swivel bridge. Going up and down in the lift lock was a great experience.

Thank Nerissa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

we went on the lift lock cruise and had a great time,it was interesting,not to long and the captain was very informative giving you plenty of information with some fun stories ,all in all money worth spent.

Thank garethelaine045
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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.