The Rideau Canal is due to open to navigation on May 20, 2022. Seasonal permits, including canoes and kayaks, are now available with significant discounts if purchased before March 31, 2022.
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A list of resources that will help you experience, enjoy, visit and navigate the Rideau Canal a National Historic site looked after by the Canadian Federal Government. The canal links Canada’s First Capital Kingston with the present-day capital Ottawa.
Ahoy Rentals Rideau Canal Shuttle Service – as well as a Rideau Canal shuttle service from Kingston, Ontario they will also rent canoe and kayak day, week and more.
This is the official website of Parks Canada who administers and maintain the canal.
Hobby site with plenty of useful information.
If you want a little extra history relating to the Rideau Canal then Wikipedia isn’t a bad place to start.
Plenty of information about what to do, where to stay and where to eat & drink.
The Rideau Canal official Facebook page is a good place to get some up to date information and maybe ask a few questions.
Official Rideau Canal Twitter Feed
Get real-time boating information “Twitter@RideauBoatInfo”.