Boat Rentals

Get out on the water on Lightning Lake during your stay at Manning Park with our boat rentals. Enjoy an adventure in a two seater canoe, five-person Mackenzie canoe, rowboat, kayak or stand-up paddleboard. We have hourly and day rates available at the Boathouse (located at the Lightning Lake Day Use Area). This is fun for the whole family! The Boathouse also stocks a variety of snacks, cold drinks and ice cream treats.

The Boathouse is open from 9am – 6pm daily, weather permitting. When the boathouse is closed, rentals are handled through the Manning Park Resort front desk.

For early June the Manning Park Resort Boathouse will be open Fridays from 11:30-6 and weekends from 9-6.  Starting June 26 the Boathouse will be open from 9-6 daily, weather permitting. Boat rentals outside of these hours are available through the Manning Park Resort Lodge front desk.
1 Hour 2 Hours 4 Hours 1 Day ( return by 6pm) 24 Hours
Regular Boat Rentals $20 $30 $40 $75 $100
5 person Mackenzie Canoe (20′) $30 $40 $50 $100 $125

Regular boats include: 2 seater canoes, rowboats, kayaks and stand up paddle boards.

First Day Second Day Third Day Additional Days
Multi Day Regular Boat Rentals $100 $80 $60 $40
A credit card imprint or driver’s license is required for rental.

All rates include taxes. Refunds will not be given for early returns. We accept Visa, Mastercard, Traveller’s Cheques and Cash (ATM located at Manning Park Lodge). Equipment is available on a first come, first served basis and is subject to availability. Minimum rental time is one hour, and fees apply for late returns.  A credit card imprint or driver’s license is required for rental.  PFDs and paddles are provided for passengers, with additional equipment available for rent.

Boat Launch

A boat launch for non-motorized crafts is available at Lightning Lake day use area, located beside the boathouse. Motorized crafts of any kind are not permitted on Lightning Lake or on any body of water in E.C. Manning Provincial Park.