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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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Go through the biggest liftlock in the Trent canel.

You take the boat cruise through the lifelock , the Captian is also the tourist guide did an... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
Great evening with great people

My wife and I went on the dinner cruise south of the liftlock. The cruise started out we were all... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Rob A
Madoc, Ontario, Canada
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Little Lake Peterborough Marina, Peterborough, Ontario K9J 7H5, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

You take the boat cruise through the lifelock , the Captian is also the tourist guide did an excellant job explaining the history and operation of the liftlock. Although is a short cruise as it turns around as it reaches the top. Its still very...More

Thank WestHiker
Reviewed 1 week ago

My wife and I went on the dinner cruise south of the liftlock. The cruise started out we were all seated at our tables and the servers too our drink orders and immedaitely brought them to the table. We spoke with the people around us...More

Thank Rob A
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great way to spend an early fall morning - the river is quiet, the sun is shining, and we get to traverse 2 Peterborough locks; Lock 20 and Lift Lock. The Lift Lock is impressive as it is one of the tallest lifts in the...More

Thank Chris M
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

My family and I had a fantastic time! We've never done anything like this before so we were all amazed. Good fun!

Thank SRP_254
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Had we not added the lunch cruise, our family trip to Peterborough would have a lot less fun. It was a good 2 hours river boat ride with lunch we had. My husband who is usually picky was very happy with the food. I liked...More

Thank Peggy772014
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The cruise we took was about 2 hours. You don't go far, because the two locks you traverse take some time, but the explanations of the locks and the road and rail swing bridges are excellent. A word of caution, though, if you're travelling from...More

Thank Daleb0422
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

GREAT SERVICE & OUTSTANDING EXPERIENCE. I brought my wife and young daughter to Peterborough's Trent-Severn Waterway to see the Lift Lock for the first time. It was worth the drive and wait. The overall experience was phenomenal. Great job to Courtney and The Captain for...More

Thank Ariestides R
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

The Lift Lock River Boat Cruise is an experience to be had if your in the Peterborough area. The world's largest hydraulic lift-lock takes approximately 3 mins to reach the height of 65 metres, while the second lock takes more than 10 mins. There was...More

Thank Holly R
Reviewed 18 August 2017

Marvelous experience of large cruise going vertically up by 60 feet and traversing in waters at different heights. Had never heard of anything like that before. Cruise make this upside jumps(!) of different heights twice. Complete mechanism of cruise and boats going up is worth...More

Thank kalopana
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Went on this trip with a Groupon coupon. Easy to find with Map. Boat has two decks. One enclosed and one with a canopy. Since my mother has a walker we stayed on the first deck. The upper deck was very popular due to the...More

Thank escapertoronto
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Diane H
14 August 2017|
Response from LiftlockCruises | Property representative |
Hey, Adults are $26.50, Seniors are $24.50 and Children are $13.50 unless they are 4 and under they are free.
Dave P
12 August 2017|
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Response from Neal W | Reviewed this property |
Hi...here is the answer to the question from the cruise organizers: Our boat does run, rain or shine! The upper deck of the boat is completely covered by a canopy and has clear plastic side curtains we can drop down in case... More