Hydraulic lift lock Peterborough Ontario Canada

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Hydraulic lift lock Peterborough Ontario Canada Reviews

texadian texadian
16 reviews
Highest in the World Jul 09, 2014
This is the highest hydronic boat lift lock in the world! Definitely a must see if you are visiting Peterborough. It is located on the Trent Severn water way. There is a beach close to the lock. If you are going by boat expect a little wait to get through the lock. There is a visitor information area and picnic tables to have lunch as you watch the boats go through.

You can drive under the locks or climb to the top and watch the boats go up. There is no charge to just watch of course and a day pass to go through the locks is just under $2 a foot
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tejah1 tejah1
22 reviews
cruise the hydraulic lift lock Peterborough Jul 06, 2010
we took a river cruise from 2 hours (that became 2,5 hour)

The boat takes you thru the fist lock and than takes you up in the lift lock, that is a wonderfull experiance.

The lock is buils in 1904 and takes the boats up in 4 minutes, it's amazing. When you up the door opens and the boat moves on. Take a look at my pictures than you'll understand.

Yesterday we took a boat cruise and today we went a saw it from the roadsite and still amazing.

Upto 3 boats can go in one lift and go up.

Even a bigger boat can go in. Next to the lift lock is a visitor centre were you can see (free) how they build it.

There are 3 examples from other lift locks in England, France and Belgium.

And they are showing a film exactly as my pictures show you.
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