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Freshwater boating does not get much better than the waterways of Georgian Bay, the North Channel and Manitoulin Island. It is cruising as it is meant to be, surrounded by magnificent landscapes, pristine waters, towering cliffs, acres of shoreline and quiet inlets. Although wild and rugged, it is interspersed with many modern conveniences.
Year after year cottagers, boaters and visitors discover and rediscover the 386 kilometers that make up the scenic Trent-Severn Waterway which includes the Trent River, Otonabee River, the Kawartha Lakes, lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and the Severn River. Come and explore the sheer beauty of its meandering waterways and countless historic stops along the way.
For boaters and all adventuresome travellers, the Rideau Canal is a visitor's paradise. The canal system offers up 202 kilometers, incorporating cities and smaller communities along the waterway such as Merrickville, Burritts Rapids, Manotic, Smith Falls, Kingstone and finally, Ottawa. Absorb the history while enjoying fishing, hiking, camping, golfing and more.