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Our most exotic destination. In the heart of Canada's forests, closer to nature, experience a truly different kind of navigation. You will cross many lakes, some of which are more than 5 km wide with many islands where wild mooring is allowed. From Ottawa to Kingston, the Rideau Canal will give you a complete change of scenery.

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  • > The Rideau Canal
  • On this waterway, here are the possible starting points : Seeleys, Smiths Falls.

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    information about the locks of rivers and canals Rideau Canal - Canada
    Locks

    The locks are manual and maneuvered by lock keepers. They are open from 9h to 19h, from Friday to Sunday and public holidays. The rest of the week, they are open from 9h to 18h (from 10h to 16 before June 21 and after September 5).

    the information on the fluvial navigation with self drive river boat in Rideau Canal - Canada
    Boating

    The season opens from May 17th to October 14th. Navigation is easy and the course of the regular channel

    info on boat moorings without a license in Rideau Canal - Canada
    Mooring

    Additional mandatory fees will be added to your reservation to cover overnight moorings at Parks Canada, Portland Harbor, Seeleys Bay, Perth and Westport. For other moorings, the supplement will be paid locally.

    information on the access to the bases of the boat rental Rideau Canal - Canada
    Bases Access

    Ottawa Station (45 minutes from Smths Falls) and Kingston (20 minutes from Sellesy Bay).

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    One Way

    Possibility of one-way between Smiths Falls and Seeleys Bay.

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    Services

    Garage available in Smiths Falls.

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