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Bleriot Ferry

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Address: Red Deer River, Drumheller, Alberta, Canada
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What a very cool crossing

This circle tour we took was very enjoyable and would totally do it again. The views looking down on the river were lovely

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 weeks ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This circle tour we took was very enjoyable and would totally do it again. The views looking down on the river were lovely

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Not much to really see here, but it is probably the coolest, most unique ferry you'll ever ride on. Just for that experience it was fun, and the kids thought it was pretty cool! No charge to ride, so just wait for the ferry to come and in a few minutes you'll be on the other side. We did this... More 

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Alberta, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

This is my kind of service: ring a bell if the ferry is not on your side of the Red Deer River and the ferry master will come and get you. This is a cable ferry. It's cool to get out of your car and lean on the guardrail to watch the river and hope to see a fish jump... More 

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Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 November 2016

We drove the loop which starts and ends in Drumheller, and passes many of the sights along the way. One of them was the Bleriot Ferry which takes you across the Red Deer river. It was the only way to get across to continue the loop but it provided a lovely little break from driving in the heat. The ferry... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016 via mobile

What a neat little ferry - it takes less than 5 minutes to go over the red deer river. The ferry man is very nice. Oh and by the way - it is free :). We just went back and forth and then we were on our way.

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Calgary
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

This is a great way to go to Tyrell Museum. The views are spectacular. It is a cable ferry. No charge!

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2016

We did the drive on Dinosaur Trail and were keen to do loop so had to cross river by ferry. We enjoyed it so much we turned around after crossing and came back same way we came .

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Three Hills, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016

Fastest way to Drum from the north. Very cool to ride a ferry in land-locked Alberta. I think the guy who runs it may be the best part: he is so friendly.

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Winnipeg, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 October 2016 via mobile

Went through Drumheller today on a motorcycle. I took the ferry crossing, it was fantastic. Fortunately there was no one else on the ferry at the time so I got to have a nice chat with the operator. He was cheerful and easy to chat with. He explained how the ferry functions, and a little history of the area. Great... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 October 2016 via mobile

Very friendly operator on the bought came and had a short chat with us answered our questions. Nice drive also.

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