Once you have your Pleasure Crat Operator Card you are ready to start exploring all that Manitoba has to offer. Need more information about boating in Manitoba before you launch? Click here
Looking to go camping after a satisfying day of boating? Or maybe you need to know about parks and recreation or where to book camping sites? Let the Parks and Recreation Services answer any questions you may have! Click here.
Other Useful Resources for Manitoba Boaters
Transport Canada is your authority on Boating in Canada. Check out this link if you have any questions or concerns about marine safety. Learn about Marine Safety
Discover Boating know how to have fun on the water! Find out more about the boating lifestyle that Manitobans fall in love with every day! Visit DiscoverBoating.ca
Having trouble thinking up a boating activity for the day? Travel Manitoba provides you with a list of great summer and spring activities to check out! Things to do outdoors in Manitoba.
Try your hand at sailing. Check out Sail Manitoba for all the resources you could need for sailing on Manitoba’s crystal clear waters. Set Sail with Sail Manitoba
Explore some of our favourite Manitoba boating locations….
Falcon Lake A beautiful resort community that has numerous campsites and cabins on the shore. Join in on guided fishing adventures in the area or rent a boat and have fun with watersports.
Wellman Lake Located on the west end of Duck Mountain Provincial Park, this lake is a hotspot for water sports. There are various RV parks and campsites surrounding the lake with access to the water, letting you boat and fish to your heart’s content.
East Blue Lake One of the clearest lakes in Manitoba is also one of the best places to catch Rainbow Trout. This lake also offers a unique diving experience and an assortment of activities aimed at kids as well.
Lake of the Prairies A spot renowned for the ideal Walleye sport fishing also boasts an active fishing community even in the winter months. Test your endurance on one of their hiking trails or relax in style on a rented houseboat.
Dauphin Lake Visit one of their many beaches or test out your swing at the Dauphin Lake Golf Club. There are numerous unique options for camping, so if you’ve ever wanted to experience a night in a tipi, you’re at the right spot!
Victoria Beach Victoria Beach is a small Rural Municipality surrounded by beaches. The waters are calm and clear and offer perfect conditions for sailing. On the land, there is a baseball diamond and there is also a marina for your boat so you can get out on your own vessel.
Pelican Beach There are many popular boating activities here, such as waterskiing, swimming, fishing, sailing, and tubing. The lush valley is home to many different species of flora and fauna giving wildlife photographers and watchers a lot to look at!
Winnipeg Beach This lake has been named the lake where Manitoba comes to play. There are many marinas where you can moor your vessel most of which are in close vicinity to various golf courses with stellar views of the water.
West Hawk Lake Supposedly formed by a meteor, this lake is great for fishing and all water sports. Located in Whiteshell Provincial Park, the lake’s waters are ideal for water activities such as tubing and waterskiing.
Caddy Lake Best known for its scenic waterways, Caddy Lake is ideal for the boater who wants a calm, scenic boat ride. Take your boat through one of the rock tunnels that lead to South Cross Lake and cast out your lines!
Little Limestone Lake This lake has only recently been included in Manitoba’s new Little Limestone Lake National Park and the fishing here is incredible. With beautiful turquoise waters that turn milky blue on hot afternoons, this lake is like a hidden gem in the wilderness. Get out on the water here and cast your line for some northern pike while enjoying the crystalline waters.