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Explore the entire length, or a section of the scenic and historic Rideau Canal from the comfort of a self-drive luxury houseboat.

From roughly May through October, even novice boaters can rent and captain their own private Le Boat cruiser for a relaxing vacation on the picturesque UNESCO World Heritage Site waterway. Le Boat's fleet features a range of boat sizes that accommodate 2 to 12 passengers (dogs welcome), as well as comfortable amenities, including a fully equipped kitchen, private en-suite bathrooms with showers, top deck with sun shade and BBQ, and much more.

The journey starts at the base in Smiths Falls, a lovely historic town 78 kilometres (48 miles) from Ottawa. Getaway options between 3 to 14 nights, allowing you to cruise as little or as much of the Rideau Canal as you want. The full 202 kilometres (125 miles) between the Ontario cities of Kingston and Ottawa feature a vast network of picturesque lakes, as well as winding rivers and canals controlled by a historical lock system. You can visit islands and beaches, as well as experience a variety of activity options and moorings along the way.

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