Canada's Capital North
Kingston to Ottawa
5 nights, 6 days
Come and explore the St. Lawrence and Ottawa Rivers for 6 Days and 5 Nights. Board in Kingston, Ontario, Canada and disembark in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada.
Along the shores of the Ottawa River, you’ll come face to face with the capital of Canada where a warm Canadian welcome awaits you. Politics and pageantry abound in this city known for its year-round festive flair. Ottawa is the seat of Canada’s federal government. It’s the political centre of Canada, home to international dignitaries and site of world-class museums and galleries galore, satisfying every interest.
Cruising along the Ottawa River you’ll find yourself situated directly between predominantly English-speaking Ontario and French-speaking Quebec, basking in a unique blend of Canada’s founding cultures. Cruising in either direction, you will experience the many faces, stages, and attractions of the St. Lawrence River. A dynamic international waterway whose deep-draft navigation route is an essential lifeline between North America and overseas trade centres.
In Alphabetical Order
The lock at the Carillon Lock and Power Station is an impressive piece of engineering. Built between 1959 and 1964 this complex lock is a power station, powerhouse-dam and navigation lock in one.
The Cumberland Heritage Village Museum is a historic village situated on a 100 acre site which is distinctive in its portrayal of the ways in which industrialization and mechanization were changing everyone's way of life.
Fur Trade Museum
Located to the west of the Island of Montréal, the Fur Trade Museum at Lachine site is a testimony to the culmination of the fur industry in the Montréal region in the 18th and early 19th centuries.
Upper Canada Village
Upper Canada Village ? parts of it formed with buildings moved from flooded lands ? is a living museum community that recreates the life, work, and development of the early settlements along the upper St. Lawrence River valley.
Soft piano music on the player piano.
Pass through lock at Seaway Control Dam (Iroquois)
Pass through Eisenhower and Snell Locks (USA)
Free time to relax or stroll along an early canal system
Pass through Beauharnois Locks into Lake St. Louis and witness the continuing approach to Montreal. Time allowing see some of the south shore canal
Comprehensive Safety Presentation & Crew Drill
Activities on Board
Shuffle Board, Parlor Games, Kite Flying
All times are approximate. This itinerary is subject to change without notice or incurring obligation. Currents, weather and seaway traffic may be modifying factors.