1. The Tay Canal Short Break Boat Cruise for 10 Person in Ottawa, Ontario
  2. The Tay Canal Short Break Boat Cruise for 10 Person in Ottawa, Ontario
  3. The Tay Canal Short Break Boat Cruise for 10 Person in Ottawa, Ontario

The Tay Canal Short Break Boat Cruise for 10 Person in Ottawa, Ontario

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Cruise along the awesome Rideau Canal, in Ottawa, Ontario! Book a boat tour "The Tay Canal Short Break" aboard the amazing 44' Canal Boat for up to 10 people. For around $707 USD per night and preferred minimum booking of 3-nights you can have a wonderful vacation in Canada. Rates: • $707 USD per night (3-nights minimum) What's included in the price? • Renting the boat and its equipment • A galley (kitchen) with all the utensils and appliances you would expect • Towels and linen for all passengers • A boat handling demo • Technical support • On-board cruising information What's not included in the price? • Any additional extras & services • Boat damage waiver, Fuel cost & deposits • Travel from/to the base(s) • Mooring fees • Cancellation plan & any travel/personal insurance What You Can Expect: Like to live on the wild side? Experience some of the best wildlife viewing on the Rideau with a short break to the Tay Canal! The Tay Canal Short Break Along the Rideau you'll discover an abundance of wildlife. With Beavers, Otters, Turtles, Ospreys and the famous Canada Geese just some of the fantastic fauna you be able to spot while you drift gently along the Rideau. So remember your binoculars and camera, because this region is a nature lovers dream. Your Cruise Details • Waterways: Rideau River, Lower Rideau Lake, Tay Canal • Distance: 30 km • Locks: 8 • Cruising time: 06:30 hrs Main Activities Along the Way Try the Canadian cuisine Discover the tasteful national gastronomy in one of the many restaurants the city has to offer. We recommend 'My Place' and 'Chuckles Jack' or spend some time at the famous Farmer's Market to buy some local products! Explore the Rideau Canal by Canoe If you want a great outdoor activity, this is it. Paddle through the tallest lock in the Rideau Canal and enjoy a day out. Key Towns and Villages on your Cruise Smiths Falls Located in the Heart of Eastern Ontario on the banks of the historic Rideau Canal, Smiths Falls offers a unique mix of leisure and recreational activities set against a backdrop of history and nature. Smiths Falls has a rich heritage, and today offers museums, theaters, art galleries and outdoor adventures including hiking, biking and fishing. Beveridge's Locks When the Rideau Canal was built, there was no water connection to Perth, so the residents constructed the Tay Canal. This area is known as "Haggart's Ditch" and features some of the best wildlife viewing on the Rideau on the way to Perth. What To Expect Onboard: The perfect boat for a large group that checks all of the boxes in terms of space, ease of handling, accessibility and on-board features. With 4 ensuite cabins, the Horizon 4 is a spacious boat for large groups. Its roomy saloon and kitchen area opens to a rear seating area, and you will love its large sundeck with second steering position, dining area, BBQ hotplate and sunbathing area. Deck Plan • Boat Size: 13.5 m x 4.35 m • 2 double cabins at the front • 2 side cabins with convertible double/twin bed(s) • All cabins have ensuite bathrooms • Large stateroom with convertible settee (sleeps 2) • Rear outside seating area and large sundeck Interior & Saloon • Roomy and comfortable interior with generous headroom throughout • Large sliding glass doors to outside seating area at the rear • One bright and spacious forward stateroom with convertible double bed • The full kitchen/galley includes an oven, stove, large electric refrigerator, microwave, and high-quality equipment and utensils • Air cooling in the saloon & cabins + USB port Cabins & Bathrooms • 2 front cabins with double beds • 2 side cabins with convertible double/twin bed(s) • All cabins with en-suite bathrooms & electric-flush toilet • Individually controlled air-cooling + USB ports in both cabins Sundeck & Features • Spacious 'fundeck' with sunbathing area, table, sink, ambient lights, BBQ hotplate and deck shower • Large removable bimini (Sun Shade) • 2 steering position inside and outside & bow thruster for easier handling and easy access to all sides of the boat. • Aft cockpit with settees to be used as second outdoor space • MP3 entertainment system – waterproof speakers Security & Navigation tools • Large border along the boat for easy & secured access to all sides of the boat during maneuvers • Large aft cockpit secured with a door, ideal for children • 2 steering position inside and outside • Bow thruster & stern thruster (NEW) for easier maneuvering • Rudder angle indicator & GPS Speed sensor for an ideal handling of the boat • Demister system for secured navigation from inside in case of rain Technical • Length: 13.5 m • Beam: 4.3 m • Max. Headroom: 2 m • Water Tank: 600 L • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Engine Type: Diesel Kitchen features • Burner: yes • Oven/Grill: • Fridge: 120 L + 85 L • Deep Freezer • Microwave Navigation • Internal Steering Position • External Steering Position • Bow Thrusters Audio/Visual • CD/Radio Player • MP3/USB Features • Flat Screen DVD player Heating/Cooling System • Heater • Cabin Air Cooling Exterior • Sundeck • Alfresco Dining • Ambient Light • Bimini (Sundeck Cover) • Deck Shower • Fridge on Sundeck • Portable Cool Box • Plancha Electricity • Cigar lighter Plug (12V) • 12/220V Converter • Shore Power (220V on dock) • 220V on cruise Other Features • Toilets Type: Electric • Safety Box Additional Services: Options and Extras To enhance your experience, you can add extras & services to your vacation. The availabilities and prices of the extras will be confirmed at start of your booking. Bicycles To explore the countryside or just get to the boulangerie. • Standard: $60 per week • Child / Tag-along: $46 per week Lantern For alfresco dining on the sundeck of your boat. • Lantern: $14 per week Parking • Open-air locked parking: From $53 USD per car/day • Garage: From $70 USD per car/day Car Transfer • $175 - $420 depending on the route Stand Up Paddle Board • $119 per board per week Top Deck Cushions Enjoy extra comfort with top deck cushions, perfect for sitting and sunbathing on! • Pack of 2: $7 per week Pets Take the whole family with you! Two pets allowed per boat. • $55 per animal per week Cleaning • Eco-Pack: $15 • Cleaning Service: $110 to $210 (depending on boat model) Early Check-in & Late Check-out • Early Check-in: $125 (subject to availability) • Late Check-out: $125 (subject to availability) Special Occasion Gift Basket Order a special occasion gift basket full of local delicacies and regional specialties, this is a great mark to celebrate a birthday or a special occasion. • Gift Basket: $100

Captain is not included.
Trip may require hiring additional qualified personnel.
Capacity
10 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat
LH

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
44ft
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • CD Player
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Gas
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Head

Approximate Location

You’ll get directions for the exact departure location when you make a booking inquiry.

The boat's approximate location on a map

Cancellation Policy

0% refund up to 30 days prior.

Additional Terms & Information

If You Cancel Your Holiday Cancellation Terms: To cancel a reservation, the Renter should notify the Company in writing. Period before departure in which you notify the Company and Cancellation Penalty: More than 70 days prior to departure date: Deposit is non-refundable Between 70 and 43 days prior to departure date: 45% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 42 and 15 days prior to departure date: 60% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable Between 14 days and departure date: 100% of the total holiday cost is non-refundable If You Change Your Booking If, after our confirmation invoice has been issued, you wish to change your travel arrangements in any way, for example your chosen departure date (in the same season only), destination or boat, we will do our utmost to make these changes but it may not always be possible. Any request for changes to be made must be in writing from the lead name or your travel agent.  The price of your holiday may increase or decrease to reflect the changes requested by you. You will be asked to pay an administration charge of US$140 (more than 70 days prior to departure) or US$250 (between 70 and 15 days prior to departure) per booking amendment and any further cost we incur in making this alteration and any increase in the cost of your trip. Please note that no changes or rescheduling are permitted less than 14 days prior to departure. Please check whether your holiday insurance will cover any changes or increased costs resulting from a change. You should be aware that these costs could increase the closer to the departure date that changes are made and you should contact us as soon as possible.

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