There are many Canal Boats in Sodor's waterways. They are a popular tourist attraction, going up and down rivers and canals. The "Sodor Valley" canal boat was first seen in the third season, and "Sodor Maid" appeared in the fifth. Others have been seen in blue and green colours. One was also featured at the Wharf named "Sodor".
- ERTL ("Sodor Valley" as "The Canal Boat")
- A canal boat is currently on display at Drayton Manor.
- Another canal boat named "Lady Claire" could be seen in the third season episode, Heroes.
- A water ride at Thomas Land (Japan), The Exciting Cruise, makes use of the various Sodor Canal Boats with names such as "Tidmouth Maid" and "Bluebell Valley".