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  3. Kingston, Ontario

Kingston: Heart of the 1,000 Islands 3-Hour Riverboat Cruise

Product ID: 208803
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Departing from Downtown Kingston daily, this Heart of the 1,000 Islands cruise is the most in-depth cruise of the 1,000 Islands. The 3-hour journey is the perfect way to explore the remarkable scenery that has made the region famous throughout the world.
About this activity
Duration 3 hours
Printed or mobile voucher accepted
Instant confirmation
Host or greeter
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese
Audio guide/headphones
Spanish, Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese
Wheelchair accessible
Free cancellation up to 24 hours before activity starts

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  • Set sail for the heart of the 1,000 Islands on a 3-hour sightseeing cruise
  • Enjoy live musical entertainment onboard
  • Listen to multilingual commentary highlighting the points of interest
  • Experience a cruise on the unique Island Queen boat, a triple-deck Mississippi River style paddlewheeler
Full description
The world-famous 1,000 Islands begin in Kingston, and span the St. Lawrence River for miles. Your route onboard the triple-deck Island Queen winds its way through the small cottage islands of the Admiralty group, which feature Napoleon’s Hat, the Wanderer’s Channel, the Bateau Channel, the opulent Mandalay Mansion and the historic sights of Kingston.

You will then cruise from downtown Kingston into the heart of the Admiralty Islands, home to the highest concentration of small cottage islands and picturesque channels in the 1,000 Islands. This cruise is one of the most in-depth cruises of the 1,000 Islands, and is the perfect way to explore the scenery that has made the region famous throughout the world.

Onboard, you can enjoy live entertainment, and multilingual commentary which describes the history and folklore as you pass by spectacular scenery and island homes. You will also have access to a full-service canteen and bar.
  • 3-hour cruise through the 1,000 Islands
  • Recorded multilingual commentary
  • Live entertainment on board
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks (available for purchase on board)

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

1 Brock Street, Kingston, ON

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Important information
What to bring
  • Sun hat
  • Camera
  • Rain gear
Not allowed
  • Pets
  • Smoking
  • Luggage or large bags
Know before you go
• There are no age restrictions for this tour
• Wheelchairs are welcome on the Island Queen and can board the boat via the gangway (35-feet wide)
• The washrooms are on the first deck, but the washroom is not fully accessible and its stalls may be too narrow for some wheelchairs
Customer reviews
Overall rating
4.1 / 5
based on 98 reviews
Review summary
Value for money

Organized by

Kingston Destination Group

Product ID: 208803