Rideau Canal Tour, Canada

About Rideau Canal, Canada:- Rideau Canal is the most famous tourist destination for Ice Skating & Ice Skating during winter season. It starts from Rideau Falls and end on Lake Ontario which total length is 202 KM. Now it is listed as UNESCO World Heritage Site from 2007.

How can Reach:- Rideau Canal is located around the Ottawa capital city of the Canada country. Tourists can get this canal by road from Toronto via "Trans Canada Highway". Total distance between Toronto and Ottawa city is 450 KM.

"Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport" is the nearest major airport which is just 8.0 Miles (12.9 KM ) distance from Ottawa capital.

Open Summer Date for Pleasure Boating:- 15 May to 15 October.

Nearest Major Airport:- "Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport" provides domestic and international both flights services which is just 12.9 KM distance from Ottawa capital city. Tourists can get flights here to Canada and other part of the world.

Bus Services:- Buses are available from "Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport" (12.9 KM) to Rideau Canal tour.

Taxi Services:- Taxis are available from "Ottawa Macdonald–Cartier International Airport" (12.9 KM) to Rideau Canal tour.

Ice Skating Locations

From Rideau Locks (NAC) to Mackenzie King Bridge:- Total Lenght = 0.2 KM

From Mackenzie King Bridge to Laurier Bridge:- Total Lenght = 0.2 KM

From Laurier Bridge to Corktown Footbridge:- Total Lenght = 0.4 KM

From Corktown Footbridge to Somerset – Concord Street:- Total Lenght = 0.6 KM

From Concord Street to Pretoria Bridge:- Total Lenght = 0.65 KM

From Pretoria Bridge to Fifth Ave:- Total Lenght = 0.8 KM

From Patterson Creek to Patterson Creek:- Total Lenght = 0.3 KM

From Fifth Ave to Pig Island:- Total Lenght = 0.7 KM

From Pig Island to Bank Street Bridge:- Total Lenght = 0.45 KM

From Bank Street Bridge to Bronson Bridge:- Total Lenght = 1.0 KM

From Bronson Bridge to Dows Lake:- Total Lenght = 0.2 KM

From Dows Lake to Dows Lake:- Total Lenght = 1.7 KM

From Dows Lake to Hartwells Locks:- Total Lenght = 0.6 KM

Rideau Canal Water source:- Rideau River & Cataraqui River.

Canal Total Length:- 202 KM (126 SQ Mi).

Built Year:- 1832.

Established as National Heritage Site:- 1925.

UNESCO World Heritage Site From:- 2007.

Location:- Ottawa Capital City, Canada.

Tourist Attractions:- 202 KM long canal which freeze in Winter where tourists can enjoy Ice sports and Summer period can enjoy of the boating and swimming.

Things to Do:- Ice Hockey & Ice Skating in winter, Pleasure Boating & swimming in summer.

Ottawa Weather Temperature

Months Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec
Average Low (℃) -14.4 -12.5 -6.8 1.5 8.0 13.3 15.7 14.5 10.1 4.0 -1.5 -9.2
Average High (℃) -5.8 -3.1 2.4 11.4 19.0 24.1 26.6 20.5 12.8 5.5 4.2 -2.0

Nearest Accommodations:- Hilton Lac-Leamy, The Westin Ottawa, Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Novotel Ottawa, ARC THE HOTEL, The Metcalfe Hotel, Residence Inn, Lord Elgin Hotel, SMR Lisgar Ottawa Residence Hotel, The Westin Ottawa, Hotel Fairmont Chateau Laurier, Le Germain Hotel Ottawa, Courtyard by Marriott Ottawa Downtown, Andaz Ottawa Byward Market, Swiss Hotel, The Century House Bed and Breakfast, King Edward Bed & Breakfast, The Stewart Bed And Breakfast, Australis Guest House, Avalon Bed & Breakfast, Auberge Des Arts, Auberge Un Pied A Terre, The Gilmour Inn, Downtown Bed and Breakfast, Ottawa Sleep Inn.

Distances from Ottawa Capital city:-

Toronto City : 279.4 Mile (449.7 KM)

Montreal City : 123.7 Mile (199.1 KM)

Vancouver City : 2709.7 Mile (4361.0 KM)

Calgary City : 2074.9 Mile (3339.3 KM)

Edmonton City : 2146.0 Mile (3453.8 KM)