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Hours | Directions | Fees | Events | Spring Gazebo | Visitors Information | Feedback Survey

Located on the western shores of Upper Rideau Lake with majestic views of the foliage on Foley Mountain and walking distance to Westport’s shops and restaurants, Westport Harbour is a year-round destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

During the boating season (May to October), Goat Island offers picnic tables, areas for swimming, camping and WiFi for use by Harbour visitors.  The Harbour is also fully equipped with shore power and water for boaters.  Washrooms, showers, laundry, liquor, beer and grocery stores are located on the mainland a short walk away.

Harbour Hours and Contact Information

Harbour staff will be available to assist you daily from May to October.

The Harbour Master can be reached at Channel 68, by phone at 613.273.8621 or via email at
Questions during the off season (November to April) can be directed to the Village of Westport Town Hall at 613.273.2191.
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Westport Harbour Fees

Overnight Docking
$1.25 per foot per day, including water and power
Day Docking
$2.00  Day docking for boats without sleeping accommodations
$5.00  Day docking for boats with sleeping accommodations (cruisers)
$20.00  Seasonal day docking passes
Water and Power
Shore Water – $5.00 per day
Shore Power – $5.00 per day

Payment Method
We accept payment by cash, debit or credit. Personal cheques are not accepted.
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Harbour Directions and GPS Coordinates

From the mainland, Westport Harbour is accessed via Fetch Murphy Way at the intersection of Main and Spring Streets. Take a stroll past the Spring Gazebo and across the bridge.

By boat, navigate your way to
LAT – 44 degrees 40 minutes 20 seconds North
LONG – 76 degrees 23 minutes 40 seconds West
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Harbour Events


Spring Gazebo

Nestled at the head of the Rideau Lakes, Westport was originally surveyed by Reuben Sherwood in 1803 almost thirty years before the building of the Rideau Canal. With the watershed of the Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve dividing on the crest of Foley Mountain, water runs over and under this Precambrian shield in unique ways. On one side of the Mountain the watershed flows off towards Ottawa through the Rideau Lakes and River system while the opposite side feeds through the Cataraqui system into Lake Ontario.
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Visitors Information

Westport Harbour is owned and operated by the Village of Westport. We hope you enjoy your stay in our wonderful harbour and take advantage of all the facilities offered by Westport.

CHECK-OUT time is 11:00am. If you require additional time, please make arrangements with the Harbour Master.

PETS must be kept on a leash at all times and may not be left unattended. If your pets poop, please stoop and scoop.

WASHROOMS and showers are located in the Visitors Welcome Centre and are open to the public from 6:00am – 6:00pm. The showers are coin-operated and require either Loonies ($1 coin) or Toonies ($2 coin) which gives you 2 and 4 minutes respectively. Keys are available to boaters for access after regular hours; please return keys to the Harbour Master at check-out.

LAUNDRY facilities are available at 70 Concession Street (by the ESSO).

QUIET TIME is at 11:00pm daily. Please respect other boaters and the community of Westport by adhering to this time.

We will RECYCLE your Canadian beer, wine and alcohol containers. Please leave them bagged or boxed in front of the shed. At this time, we are unable to recycle other items.

Access to the SOLID WASTE CONTAINER on Fetch Murphy Way by the Spring Gazebo is included as part of the overnight mooring service. Access keys are available from harbour staff.

Space is allocated by harbour staff to TRANSIENT BOATERS for the duration of occupancy and will be forfeited upon departure. A new space will be assigned if the boat returns.

LONG TERM AUTO PARKING is not available at Westport Harbour.

Due to boating traffic, SWIMMING and FISHING is not allowed off the bridge at any time, for your safety as well as that of boaters.

Emergency Phone Numbers
Fire, Police, Ambulance: 9-1-1
Westport Harbour: 613.273.8621
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Docking and the use of all harbour facilities are at your own risk.
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Feedback Survey

The Westport Harbour Advisory Committee’s mission is to offer advice and information regarding maintenance, expansion and usability of Westport Harbour in order to make it a destination for boaters, visitors and residents. To ensure that the committee’s vision incorporates guest’s needs we ask you to take five minutes to complete this brief, but important, survey so that the committee can continue offering the best service possible.

Westport Harbour Survey