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1000 Islands Tower

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Address: 716 Highway 137 | Hill Island, Lansdowne, Ontario K0E 1L0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-659-2335
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Description: The 1000 Islands Tower (formerly known as 1000 Islands Skydeck) is a...
The 1000 Islands Tower (formerly known as 1000 Islands Skydeck) is a unique tourist attraction located between the spans of the 1000 Islands International Bridge on Hill Island. Running continuously, the elevator takes only 40 seconds to reach the first of three observation decks and provide visitors with a spectacular photographic opportunity as they enjoy the panoramic view of the 1000 Islands and St Lawrence River stretched out 400' below. The first deck is glass enclosed and wheelchair accessible. Visitors can browse our Gift shop, exchange Currency and enjoy a Cup of Coffee in our Skydeck Cafe.
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Spectacular Panoramic Views!

The sky deck gives you a perspective of the 1000 Islands unlike anything else. We did the boat cruise later the same day and found we got better photos of the bridge and some of... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 29, 2015
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Ottawa
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6 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

The sky deck gives you a perspective of the 1000 Islands unlike anything else. We did the boat cruise later the same day and found we got better photos of the bridge and some of the cottages (seven gables in particular) from the tower than from the boat. The tour guide was very helpful and pointed out interesting landmarks, the... More 

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Hamburg, Germany
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22 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Amazing view at the top; one of the most breathtaking views I've had (and I've been up a fair few towers...) Friendly staff too - and their German is also impressive!

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London, United Kingdom
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73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 98 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

This was a fantastic way to get a birds-eye view of the 1000 islands, and the lady who talked us through the views was well informed and interesting to listen to. We were lucky with clear blue skies on the day.

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Southampton, Pennsylvania
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38 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

This SkyDeck is located just miles from American-Canadian Border, Gananogue (Canada) and Alexandria Bay (NY, USA). You can stop there for half of hour or so. Great view on Thousand Islands opens from the top of the tower. Very fast elevator can take you to any of three levels. Be advised that tower is not open all year around and... More 

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Heidelberg, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 15, 2014

It is really interesting to have a birds view over all the small islands and the border between Canada and the USA. The lady awaiting us at the 1st floor was very enthusiastic and it was great to listen to her stories about the islands, the cottages, the owner etc. You should'nt miss it!

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Maldon, United Kingdom
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52 reviews
8 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 27, 2014

If you are planning on visiting the 1000 Islands region this is a must to visit. We visited the day before we did a 1000 Islands cruise and it made the boat trip so much more enjoyable as we could get an aerial view of the islands and understand the geography. It was fantastic to see the islands and bridges... More 

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New York City, New York
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10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2014

We didnt know theres a Thousand Island Cruise nearby.. We travel an hour from kingston after our Cruise at Thousand Islands just for this, before we head back to Toronto.. It was really out of our way, but its all WORTH the trip.. We went there just before sunset although it was a cloudy day.. U could see all sorts... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2014

The sky deck is right off the International Bridge, on the Canadian side. Admission would get you to the general observation deck thru the elevator. There are two higher decks accessible using the stairs. The view is great. Don't miss it if you have time.

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Dublin, Ireland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 77 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 25, 2014

Came here from Montreal, Quebec, driving to Toronto. The view is beautiful, during the day, it just amazing! There are all sort of Islands, big ones and small ones. Beautiful overall.

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Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 7, 2014

It was wonderful to get the view of the area and read and learn about the history. Great stop off the 1000 Islands Parkway. Near to so many area activities.

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Additional Information about 1000 Islands Tower

Address: Address: 716 Highway 137 | Hill Island, Lansdowne, Ontario K0E 1L0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 613-659-2335
Location: Canada  >  Ontario  >  Lansdowne
Open Hours:
Sunday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Monday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Tuesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Wednesday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Thursday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Friday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm
Saturday 9:00 am - 8:00 pm

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