Fees and promotions

Early bird offer: buy now and save!

Until March 31, 2024, take advantage of our 20% discount on seasonal lockage permits and receive 10% off on a mooring permit when you buy both permits.

The seasonal lockage permit allows you to go through any lock system that is part of Parks Canada's historic canals. The seasonal mooring permit allows day and overnight mooring at seven national historic canals, two national parks, and one national marine conservation area.

Order your seasonal lockage permit by March 31, 2024 to get these incredible deals!

Get your lockage and mooring permits now!   

Canoes and Kayaks: 50% off the Lockage Permit

Two people in a kayak on a waterway

Attention all paddlers! The Seasonal Lockage Permit for canoe and kayak is back – enjoy 50% off!

Get your canoe or kayak lockage permit now! 


Regular fees

Site access is free. However, fees apply for boating services. Fees vary depending on the site, the number of locks to pass and boat length.

Lockage permits

Permits are valid in all Parks Canada waterways and canals. You can buy them online, or at the lock stations.

Quebec waterways

Ontario waterways

Nova Scotia waterways

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