Ontario Waterway Cruises – Peterborough, Ontario

Badge of Awesome Communities invites you to share your favourite things to see and do in cool destinations around the world. We caught up with the folks from Ontario Waterway Cruises — one of our featured attractions from the Peterborough & the Kawarthas, Ontario area — to learn about what they have to offer.

What makes Ontario Waterway Cruises awesome?

Ontario Waterway Cruises: Community, relaxation, cleanliness and value. Enjoy a 5-day voyage through the ever-changing panorama of scenic lakes, rivers and locks of the Kawarthas from Peterborough to Big Chute. Return transportation is by chartered coach.

Forty-five passengers sleep comfortably aboard in 23 cabins with lower berths and private facilities. The dining room seats 48. Our servers prepare your plate from a serving cart at the end of each table. A well trained friendly crew of 12 and the Captain are your hosts.

The KAWARTHA VOYAGEUR has been meticulously maintained, upgraded and expanded over the years. The atmosphere is uniquely friendly and casual with conversations and laughs among new friends.


The Ackert family, owners and operators of Ontario Waterway Cruises, pioneered scheduled passenger cruises with sleeping accommodation and meals on the Trent-Severn Waterway in 1982.

Visit the Ontario Waterway Cruises website to learn more!

Josh Martin
Josh Martin is the creative force behind Badge of Awesome. He lives in southwestern Ontario, Canada and is the author of "Misadventure Musings: Lessons learned from life's awesome and absurd moments" and "The Overcoming Obstacles Handbook."

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