Today, Canada's waterways offer a fascinating navigation experience and many opportunities for discovery.
Come aboard and enjoy sailing the Parks Canada canals!
Itinaries and experiences
The Chambly Canal National Historic Site offers a fascinating trip along the Richelieu River. The Canal’s 9 locks, eight of which are still operated manually, as well as swing, rolling and lift bridges set the pace for your excursion.
Everyone knows Parks Canada’s waterways for the beauty of their surroundings and for the memorable and safe navigation experience that they offer. Did you know that an overnight stay there is also possible?
Locking through safely
Have a look at the procedures and safety precautions to take when locking through: approaching an historic canal, into the lock and exiting the lock.
Visitors to Canada
Learn how to travel across Canada aboard a private boat: customs reporting, points of entry, operator competency, safety equipment and many useful resources.
Download the iNautique application (Android or iOS), that allows you to find all the marinas, harbors and boating schools throughout the province anywhere and everywhere.