Parks Canada visitors who prefer to order a Discovery Pass or boating permit in advance of their visit can:
- Order online;
- Call Parks Canada's National Information Service at 1-888-773-8888 in North America or 1-819-420-9486 for international callers. We are open 7 days/week from 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. EDT.
Visitors can also get a Parks Canada Discovery Pass upon their arrival at any Parks Canada location.
Boating permits are available upon arrival at participating locations.
2016 Discovery Pass holders do not need anything else to visit in 2017.Your 2016 Discovery Pass is valid through 2017 and beyond – check your pass for your specific 2018 expiry date as it varies depending on when you purchased it.
Yes. You can order up to five 2017 Discovery Passes in a single transaction online or over the phone, and passes are also available upon arrival.
Please note that if you are purchasing a lockage and/or mooring permit for someone else, you will need to have their vessel length and vessel registration number, as indicated by Transport Canada.
A 2017 Discovery Pass is valid for everyone arriving in the same vehicle at a national park, or arriving together at a marine conservation area or historic site.
The 2017 Discovery Pass is valid from January 1st 2017 to December 31st 2017.
2017 seasonal lockage and mooring permits are valid for the entire 2017 navigational season.