Cycling along the Rideau with a stop at Codes Mill in Perth

Cycling the Rideau

Adventures on the Rideau

Paddling the Rideau


Boating  the Rideau


Let our Travel Guide lead you on an adventure along the Rideau Heritage Route. Wind your way through charming communities, historic sites and spectacular recreation areas from Kingston to Ottawa.

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Please take a moment and be proud of our Rideau.

Multilingual Information for International Travelers

Our beautiful 8-page lure is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese, Japanese and Korean!


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Rideau Paddling Routes:    

" a decadent delight! "

paddling - kayaking - anything to be on the Rideau

Check out our Rideau Heritage Route paddling itinerary. Choose from 1 to 10 days from Kingston to Ottawa along the historic Rideau waterway.  Paddling tips, portages, accommodations, sights along the route and more!


Learn more about Ontario's first UNESCO World Heritage Site...

The Rideau Heritage Route - A World Heritage Destination

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