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Located at the head of the Rideau Lakes, Westport offers boaters easy access to dozens of surrounding lakes and many amenities that are just a walk away from the main harbour. Spend your boating seasons exploring the surrounding bays, rivers, and channels while soaking up the sun. When you live at Watercolour Westport, it’s easy to get on the water, whether for a weekend trip or just some afternoon fun.

Access docking facilities close to home.
Westport Harbour is within just a 1km walk to our new community and offers seasonal docking.

A beautiful sunset boat ride near Westport.
Newboro harbour, just a short boat ride away from Westport.
Wakeboard in Westport, Ontario all summer long.

Cruise through Canada’s most historic waterway all season long

Rich in history, the Rideau Canal spans 202 kilometers from north to south. Consisting of various rivers, lakes, and locks, it is the oldest continually operated canal in Canada. The canal extends from the Ottawa, through the nature rich UNESCO Frontenac Arch Biosphere until Lake Ontario, providing boaters with access to hundreds of unique bodies of water to explore.

Located less than 1 km walk away from the Upper Rideau Lake, Watercolour provides Westport residents with easy access to the waterway. From boating and fishing, to wakeboarding and paddling sports, the canal provides endless fun on the water all season long.

Local Boat Rentals

Bayview Yacht Harbour – Portland
– (613) 272-2787
– Runabouts and pontoon boats

Len’s Cove Marina – Portland
– (613) 801-8513
– Runabouts, pontoon boats, fishing

Brown’s Marina – Chaffey’s Lock
– (613) 359-5466
– Pontoon and fishing boats

Norris’ Bait/Tackle & Hunting Center – Westport
– (613) 273-6462
– Seadoos

A detailed map of the Rideau Canal.