Gold Trusted Service Award
Gold Trusted Service Award
Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
Rosette
Boating expertise since 1969
With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
Compass
18 amazing destinations
Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
Boat
World’s largest fleet
We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
No boat license required
That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • Rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Compass
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Boat
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.
  • Gold Trusted Service Award
    Gold Trusted Service Award
    Awarded by Feefo, which independently collects reviews from our customers, the award recognizes businesses that consistently deliver a world-class customer experience.
  • Rosette
    Boating expertise since 1969
    With over 50 years of experience and expertise, we're passionate about providing unbeatable vacations on the water.
  • Compass
    18 amazing destinations
    Our extensive network of bases across 9 countries means you can enjoy a return-trip or choose from a wide selection of one-way routes.
  • Boat
    World’s largest fleet
    We have more river and canal boats available than any other operator, available to hire between April and October. Our wide range of boats sleeps between 2-12 people.
  • No boat license required
    That's right! You can rent and captain your own boat for a short break (3 nights minimum), a week or longer. We'll show you everything you need to know before you set off.

Hey Loopers

Lets Go Boating in 2024

Le Boat, a leader in boat rental vacations in Europe, has more than 55 years of experience in the industry. With 950 boats stationed at a network of over 33 different departure bases across eight European countries.  Le Boat expanded into  Canada in 2018 and now has a local fleet of 32 boats available for rental on Ontario’s UNESCO Rideau Canal and the Historical Trent-Severn Waterway.The multicultural landscape adds to the allure, inviting visitors from around the globe to feel at home while captaining their private cruiser along rivers and waterways, exploring quaint towns and vibrant cities along the way.

Canada is Calling

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Explore Canada

The Trent Severn Waterway

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Explore the allure of Central Ontario on a 386-kilometer journey along the Trent-Severn Waterway and Kawartha Lakes. Departing from our Peterborough base along the Otonabee River, experience the seamless blend of natural wonders, engineering marvels, and the rich history of picturesque towns and vibrant cities that grace this enchanting water route.

The Rideau Canal

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Experience Southeastern Ontario's natural beauty by becoming the captain of your own luxury houseboat on the Rideau Canal. Stretching 202km from Ottawa to Kingston, this UNESCO World Heritage Site, and the oldest continuously operated canal system in North America, offers a unique journey through pristine lakes and rivers. Depart from our Smith Falls or Ottawa base and unwind as you navigate this remarkable waterway, soaking in the scenic landscapes, charming towns, and vibrant cities along the route.

Destinations

France

Le Boat moored in Le Somail, Canal du Midi

Explore the enchanting allure of France's nine stunning regions through river cruises and canal boating adventures. Embark on a boating vacation and immerse yourself in the breathtaking landscapes that adorn the French waterways. Delight in the charm of France's countryside as you navigate its canals and meander along its romantic rivers.

Holland

Aerial view of an Elegance in Netherlands

Step into a realm of coastal beauty in Friesland-Amsterdam, where the sea shapes life itself. Holland, born from the embrace of the sea and its meandering rivers, offers a picturesque landscape across its pastoral plains. Embark on an Amsterdam canal cruise, passing through rotating windmills, vibrant tulip fields, and charming villages.

Italy

Grand Canal, Venice, Italy

In Veneto, Italy, the waters weave a mesmerizing tapestry of culture, history, and natural splendor. From the tranquil canals of Venice, where gondolas glide beneath ornate bridges, to the serene beauty of Lake Garda nestled against the backdrop of the Dolomite Mountains, Veneto's aquatic treasures enchant all who visit.

Regional Guidebooks

Region guides
  • Detailed and Acurate Information about the Region
  • Reducing our footprint with digital copies
  • Download in pdf format for you to view on your device. 

Suggested Itineraries

suggested itineraries
  • An hour-by-hour breakdown of each day 
  • takes the hassle out of planning.
  • Gives an idea of what you might be able to accomplish on your holiday.
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