1. See Canada's Prettiest Villages aboard a 38' Canal Boat from Ontario
  2. See Canada's Prettiest Villages aboard a 38' Canal Boat from Ontario
  3. See Canada's Prettiest Villages aboard a 38' Canal Boat from Ontario

See Canada's Prettiest Villages aboard a 38' Canal Boat from Ontario

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Take a fun cruise along the Rideau Canal and see the prettiest village in Canada. Book "The Victorian Short Break" aboard the amazing 38' Canal Boat for up to 5 people. For around $1,000 USD per night and preferred minimum booking of 3-nights you can have a fun vacation in Canada. Rates: • $1,000 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: Unearth the 'Jewel of the Rideau' with a cruise to Canada's prettiest village. The Victorian Short Break Picturesque Victorian stone houses, local craft shops and a thriving artisan community. It is easy to see why Merrickville was voted Canada's most beautiful village. Let yourself wander around this chocolate-box town and delve deeper into this region charming local culture with the Victorian short break cruise. Main Activities Along the Way Walk in the woods Foley Mountain Conservation Area is an amazing place for a quiet walk. Why not start the afternoon with an outdoor activity like paddling? Visit Merrickville Have a walk in the charming city. It has a unique character and architecture with a 19th century flavor. 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! Local artists showcased You will find many art galleries in Merrickville that feature workshops and display areas, collection of quilts and Canadian made women's apparel. You will love to stumble accross these gems. 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. Merrickville Merrickville is Canada’s prettiest village. The village center consists entirely of picturesque Victorian-era stone houses perched by the waters of the Rideau Canal. Merrickville is home to many local arts and craft shops, museums, restaurants and specialty stores serving some of the best local handmade ice cream or gourmet mustards on the Rideau Canal. What To Expect Onboard: A perfect boat for two couples or small families looking for space inside and out and a little extra privacy with two en-suite cabins. The Horizon 2-S, has two en-suite cabins, albeit a smaller master cabin than the Horizon (2+2) model and no separate shower cubicle in the second en-suite. However, it enjoys the same saloon and sundeck space and is perfect for two couples looking for a bit more privacy or a family who would like two bathrooms. 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 single bed • The full kitchen/galley includes a oven, stove, large electric refrigerator, microwave, and high-quality equipment and utensils • Air cooling in the saloon & cabins + USB port Cabins & Bathrooms • One front cabin double bed • Second side cabin, with convertible double/single bed(s) • 2 bathrooms with electric-flush toilet • Individually controlled air-cooling + USB ports in both cabins 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 single bed • The full kitchen/galley includes a oven, stove, large electric refrigerator, microwave, and high-quality equipment and utensils • Air cooling in the saloon & cabins + USB port Cabins & Bathrooms • One front cabin double bed • Second side cabin, with convertible double/single bed(s) • 2 bathrooms with 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: 11.5 m • Beam: 4.2 m • Max. Headroom: 2 m • Water Tank: 600 L • Fuel Tank: 300 L • Engine Type: Diesel Kitchen Features • Burner • Oven/Grill • Fridge: 120 L • Microwave Navigation • Internal Steering Position • External Steering Position • Bow Thrusters Heating/Cooling System • Heater • Cabin Air Cooling Audio/Visual • CD/Radio Player • MP3/USB Features • Flat Screen DVD player Exterior • Sliding Roof • 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 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
5 guests
Powerboats, Pontoons, & RIBs
Canal Boat
LH

Owner:Laurie

Features & Details

Length
38ft
  • Wi-Fi
  • Life jackets/required safety gear
  • Galley Stove & Oven
  • Cabin
  • Toilet
  • Wheel steering
  • Inboard Engine
  • Autopilot
  • CD Player
  • Chart Plotter
  • Dinghy
  • Single Engine
  • Fuel type: Diesel
  • Berth
  • 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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