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.

Click on the icons below to view our brand new Online Travel Guide (hint: press F11 for a full screen view!)...

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To order one or more copies of the Rideau Heritage Route Travel Guide, the Rideau Heritage Route - 1000 Islands & St. Lawrence Seaway Map or Boating East magazine, please complete this order form and e-mail it to

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Please take a moment and be proud of our Rideau.

Multilingual Information for International Travelers

Thinking of making the trip to Eastern Ontario?    Our beautiful 8-page lure is available in English, French, Spanish, German, Chinese, Japanese and Korean!  Let it entice you with a sampling of the unique and unforgettable experiences that await you along the Rideau.


Simply select your preferred language below to download the PDF...

RHR 8 Page Lure - Chinese Download

RHR 8 Page Lure - English Download

RHR 8 Page Lure - French Download

RHR 8 Page Lure - German Download

RHR 8 Page Lure - Japanese Download

RHR 8 Page Lure - Korean Download

RHR 8 Page Lure - Spanish Download

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Building of the Rideau Canal Video

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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.  Experienced area canoeists and kayakers have contributed a wealth of information to this colourful itinerary which takes you all the way from Kingston to Ottawa along the historic Rideau waterway.  Complete with paddling tips, portages, accommodations, sights along the route and more!

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

The Rideau Heritage Route - A World Heritage Destination

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