Rent with your boating holidays to enjoy one of our river and canal boats on Canadian waterways. We offer the largest selection of barges on the market.

We only offer you very recent Horizon boats. They are among the best boats available for rent without a license on rivers and canals. Consult the list of all our river and canal boats available in Canada to find the most suitable for you and contact us by email or call us on +33 (0) 3 85 40 55 50 for more information.

Canada - Rideau Canal in Ottawa, capital of Canada, almost mandatory step, accessible with your license-free boat with Parliament in the background

202km long, the Rideau Canal, Classified world heritage by UNESCO, leaves from Kingston to arrive in Ottawa. You will sail alternately in canal, river and lakes.
The locks are manual but manoeuvred by lock keepers.

The navigation season for river tourism begins in mid-May and ends in mid-October.

Not to be missed

Nature, open spaces and the warm welcome of Canadians are ubiquitous. The three of them largely justify you book your next cruise in Canada.

A few stops along the way

There are few countries where you will be able to discover its capital by boat. So take the opportunity to visit Ottawa, Capital of Canada, almost mandatory step. Visit the Parliament Buildings with its copper roof and the Museum of Civilization in Gatineau.

With its 9 historical sites, Kingston will touch you. Its Fort Henry will delight children anr their parents. It has 35 museums, 11 nature marks, 23 remarkable sites and monuments, and a lot of places for shopping and gastronomy.

A bustling city in Ontario, SmithsFalls is one of our two bases in Canada. This former railway hub will delight you.

If you want to sail one way you can travel the trip from SmithsFalls to Seeley's Bay.

photos: Tourist Board

Special and last minute offers

May 2024: Discount 20%

Take advantage of a 20% discount for all cruises in May 2024 (minimum 3 nights).

Offer valid till April 21st. Not retroactive, not combinable.


June 2024

Go for boating holidays (3 nights or more) in June 2021 and benefit from 15% discount.

Offer not cumulative and valid for any new booking registered before 21 April 2024.
Cannot be used retrospectively.

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If you have a trapper's soul, or if you dream of woodland, Indian summer and maple syrup or if you want to meet our distant cousins and discover their way of life then don't hesitate to contact us right now to book your next river cruise in Canada.

Canada is not the only area available with Discover all the other destinations of river cruise that we can rent you.

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