Fees and promotions

Early bird offer: buy now and save!

Until March 31, 2023, 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.

Buy your lockage and mooring permits

Promotional prices

  Regular Price Promotion:
Until March 31, 2023
Seasonal Lockage Permit* $9.50 $7.60 $1.90
Seasonal Overnight Mooring Permit* $10.50 - -
Seasonal lockage and mooring package* $20.00 $17.00 $3.00

*Price per foot 

Order your seasonal lockage permit by March 31, 2023 to get these incredible deals!

Canoes and Kayaks: 50% off the Lockage Permit

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

Get your canoe or kayak lockage permit today! 

Regular fees 2023

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.

Seasonal lockage $9.50/foot
Six days $5.50/foot

Quebec Canals

Single lockage

Chambly Canal and Lachine Canal $1.50/foot
Saint-Ours Canal, Sainte-Anne-de-Bellevue Canal, Carillon Canal $1.00/foot

Rideau Canal and Trent-Severn Waterway

Single Lock and Return $1.00/foot
One Day $1.75/foot
Transit one-way $5.00/foot

Overnight mooring fees

Seasonal mooring $10.50/foot
Mooring one night $1.00/foot
Electricity (30 amps) $10.25/24 hours

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