Mission

Private boats and yacht charters for every occasion!

Our mission is to provide an unforgettable experience on your private boat and yacht. We strive to make your charter experience enjoyable by offering a service that exceeds your expectations. We believe in delivering a service that is luxurious, private, and tailored to our guests.

Trained and Licensed Professionals

Captain

Matt Gordash

Matt Gordash

Your designated boat Captain is committed to ensuring a smooth voyage for you and has secured valid certificates from the following courses:

  • Small Vessel Operator Proficiency (S.V.O.P)
  • Small Passenger Vessel Safety/Marine Emergency Duties A2 (MED A2)
  • Standard First Aid and CPR-Child
Our Boat

Sail in luxury with our private boat charters!

Our top-of-the-line boats and experienced captains will make your charter an unforgettable experience. Whether you're looking for a romantic getaway or a fun-filled day with friends, we have the perfect charter for you.

Set a course for a day on the water aboard our 2018 Sea Ray SDX 250 Sport Deck Boat. We offer impressive seating capacity and a convertible layout that encourages socialization and relaxation. Onboard washroom, integrated coolers, Bluetooth stereo system, and USB chargers throughout, are just some of the amenities you will enjoy.

With a length of over 25ft and a 300 hp engine, we will effortlessly and comfortably navigate the lake and river system. Of course, our passenger vessel strictly complies with commercial standards set by Transport Canada, so guests can be sure of a safe and enjoyable travel.

Why choose us?

There's a reason why this is the premier area for recreational boating, and we know it!  We have sandbars, private bays, party areas, amazing sunsets, gorgeous scenery and so much more.  Lets us guide you on an unforgettable and luxurious day on the water.

Our unique offering allows you to access many of the region's incredible destinations that are otherwise only reachable by boat.  A private boat or yacht cruise is the ultimate luxury experience and we ensure that your journey is not only comfortable but also safe, thanks to our certified staff. With us, you'll enjoy an upscale adventure, taking in the natural beauty, serene landscapes, and hidden gems of this picturesque region, making your voyage an experience you'll cherish for a lifetime.  We have departure locations within a 45min drive from the GTA and within walking distance of the Barrie Go Station making this a superior choice over many Lake Ontario and Toronto boat cruises.

Customizing Your Experience

Customize your experience with us for unforgettable half to full-day trips on the water, tailor-made for any occasion, whether it's an anniversary celebration, family outing, corporate team buildin...

Customize your experience with us for unforgettable half to full-day trips on the water, tailor-made for any occasion, whether it's an anniversary celebration, family outing, corporate team building, bachelor or bachelorette party, or a vacation add-on. By utilizing our user-friendly online booking system, we collect your preferences, account for mobility restrictions, consider age groups, and more. This thoughtful approach ensures that each on-water itinerary we create is perfectly tailored to your needs, guaranteeing a seamless and memorable experience on every voyage.

About Your Voyage

Groups of up to 12 guests will be entertained on either of our modern luxury vessels made for cruising. Your trip will be hosted by a trained uniformed captain. The boat and captain are fully insur...

Groups of up to 12 guests will be entertained on either of our modern luxury vessels made for cruising. Your trip will be hosted by a trained uniformed captain. The boat and captain are fully insured and Transport Canada-approved. You can have peace of mind knowing that your excursion will be a safe and enjoyable experience.  Have more guests than 12?  Talk to us about Chartering both of our vessels at the same time or about adding a Seadoo to your experience!

Departure Location and Special Requests

We embark at several locations in Ontario including Barrie, Innisfil, Friday Harbour, Orillia, Port Severn, Gravenhurst, Bracebridge and Port Carling.  If you are staying at a resort, cottage, Ai...

We embark at several locations in Ontario including Barrie, Innisfil, Friday Harbour, Orillia, Port Severn, Gravenhurst, Bracebridge and Port Carling.  If you are staying at a resort, cottage, Airbnb, VRBO, or any other waterfront property in the area, contact us to see if we can pick you up right at your private dock!  For unique and/or more distant departure areas, one-way trips, and other accommodation preferences, additional charges may apply.

Location

A unique way to experience the beauty of Barrie, Ontario!

DocksNLocks is located in the beautiful city of Barrie, Ontario at the northern tip of Lake Simcoe. The area is known for its crystal clear water and its private boat tours, which allow you to explore the waterway in peace and quiet. It is home to beautiful parks, a marina, and a number of cultural attractions that make it a great place for visitors from around the world.

Frequently asked questions

Most frequent questions and answers

Yes, alcohol is allowed on both of our vessels, however as per Ontario Law, it can only be consumed while anchored or docked.

We can arrange a 2 or 3 person Seadoo rental for you to take additional passengers and meet up with the group when we anchor. Or, you can charter both of our vessels that we can raft up together and take a group of up to 24!

Docks N Locks charters cater to a wide range of events, including anniversary celebrations, family outings, corporate team-building experiences, bachelor or bachelorette parties, and vacation add-ons. We customize our offerings to suit your specific needs.

Our trips start from 3hrs up to full-day experiences, ensuring you have the flexibility to choose the duration that best suits your plans and interests.

We welcome you to bring your own food and drinks to make your voyage even more personalized.  If you would like us to handle it, we can show you a selection of catering options!  Just let us know in advance so we can accommodate your preferences.

Expect an extraordinary voyage filled with stunning landscapes, luxury, and tailored experiences. Our aim is to create a seamless, memorable journey where you can explore exclusive destinations and make lasting memories.

If you have any more questions or need further information, please don't hesitate to reach out to us. Your extraordinary voyage with Docks N Locks is just a message or call away!

Your charter includes a qualified captain, fuel, any incurred docking, marina or lock fees. Use of all floaties and/or amenities on board.

Gratuities for your captain or crew. The industry standard is 10 - 20%.

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