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Boating Holidays in Canada

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.


    Here is the list of waterways in river boat in this region
  • > The Rideau Canal
  • On this waterway, here are the possible starting points : Smiths Falls.

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    information about the locks on rivers and canals Rideau Canal - Canada

    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).

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

    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 licence in Rideau Canal - Canada

    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 to reach the departure bases Rideau Canal - Canada
    Bases Access

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

    information on one-way cruises with self drive penichettes in Rideau Canal - Canada
    One Way

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

    information on more services and extras possible with your self drive penichette in Rideau Canal - Canada

    Garage available in Smiths Falls.

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