Lock operation

In the 2024 season, our lock staff will operate the locks on the Finowkanal for you daily from April 30th to October 27th from 9 am to 4:45 pm.

Please note: due to construction work following locks will be closed in the season 2024: Ruhlsdorf, Leesenbrück Grafenbrück, Schöpfurth, Heegermühle and Wolfswinkel. The Finowkanal can be entered via the Liepe lock (Schiffshebewerk/ boat lift) and you can travel all the way up to Drahthammer lock (Eberswalde Familiengarten)

Maximum speed: 6 km/h
Requirements for navigation: no licence required
Maximum boat dimensions L x W in metres: 41.50 x 5.10 m
Draught season 2024: 1.20 m (Exception see below)

For current information on lock operation, disruptions or closures, please visit ELWIS.