Rock the River


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Cruise Duration: 3 hours.
General Admission: $25 (taxes included)

Enjoy an upbeat, exciting evening on the Ottawa River all summer long. The music of Danny Richard makes the evening come alive during this must-do summer cruise!

In addition to refreshment, light snacks are available on board for purchase. Tickets can be purchased online, at our ticket kiosks on Confederation Square (Ottawa), at Jacques Cartier Park Wharf (Gatineau) or on the Empress of Ottawa.

Departure Schedule

Boarding 8:15 PM Departure 8:30 PM Return 11:30 PM

May 20, 27

June 3, 10, 17, 24

July 8, 22, 29

August 5, 12, 19, 26

September 2


The Rock the River cruises on August 5, 12, and 19 are happening at the same time as the Lac Leamy Sound of Light fireworks presentation. Because of this parking at Jacques Cartier Park will be extremely busy, or not available. Please plan your evening accordingly.

More information concerning parking during the Sound of Light evenings

Cruise Amenities

  • Live entertainment
  • Open air top deck
  • Two covered decks with ample seating
  • Washrooms on the two lower levels
  • Snacks and beverages available for purchase
  • Full service bar

Departure Locations

This cruise departs ONLY from our Gatineau Dock.

Gatineau Dock

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