Looking for a fun day trip with the whole family that combines learning and physical activity? Then plan a trip to Peterborough!
Hear the stories about the struggles of the Voyageurs who had to portage the canoe and the heavy goods through rugged terrain as you paddle in comfort on the Trent Severn Waterway that began construction in 1833 and finished in 1920 at Port Severn.
Learn how the lift lock operates as you go up and down on a 36′ Montreal Canoe!
What: 36′ Montreal Canoe Voyageur tours offered by Canadian Canoe Museum.
When: Saturdays & Sundays, during Summer.
Where: base of the Peterborough Lift lock near National Historic Site Visitor Centre. You will see canoes near the banks. Parking available at the centre.
If you do not have a car, there are public transit options (Go Transit/Bus from Oshawa Go Station/Grey Hound + Peterborough Transit). So do not let car troubles or green living prevent you from having this amazing experience.
How much: Adult $25 – Member $23
Youth (Under 16) $19 – Member $17
Infants under 30lbs are not permitted in the canoe due to safety limitations.
Book online or Call 705.748.9153 x218
Have you heard the Trent Severn Symphonic Canoe?
More ways to enjoy history at the Kawarthas:
Visit Canadian Canoe Museum
Visit Lang Pioneer Village