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Address: 45 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Phone Number: (315) 482-2611
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Incredible Adventure!!!

This experience was with every penny! The guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. The driver was careful to allow both sides of the boat to pass by key highlights so... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed January 31, 2015
Tara B
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Canandaigua, New York
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Watertown, New York
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

This whole evening on our Uncle Sam Boat Tour was good. I would give it a better rating had I not been on one before, but it's kind of hard to top one from Hawaii. But it was a nice first experience for the Hubby. The thing I most enjoyed on the Uncle Sam Boat Tour was the top outside... More 

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Tonawanda, New York
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49 reviews 49 reviews
14 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Not a bad boat tour of the immediate area. A brief history of millionaires row was given. I was surprised at some of the history of these homes built on these small islands. Onde thing to note, many of the "tourist attactions" are clossed after labor day in the Alex Bay area.

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Canandaigua, New York
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2015

This experience was with every penny! The guide was very knowledgeable and engaging. The driver was careful to allow both sides of the boat to pass by key highlights so passengers on both the right and left got great views and photos. Additionally, there was a passenger with a health emergency on our boat, and the staff handled the situation... More 

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Utica, NY
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334 reviews 334 reviews
79 attraction reviews
85 helpful votes 85 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2014

A very enjoyable way to spend a couple of hours. I like how you can be dropped off at Boldt Castle and you can take your time and not be rushed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 3, 2014 via mobile

This boat line offers a variety of cruise options. You can take a short trip to Boldt Castle, or spend hours cruising the beautiful 1000 Islands region. Lunch and dinner cruises are also offered. I have been on several trips and have never been disappointed. A must activity when visiting the area!

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Lorain, Ohio
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62 reviews 62 reviews
25 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

we did the luncheon cruise and it was just okay. nothing spectacular. i would not do the luncheon part of the cruise again. i suggest eating somewhere else before you get on the boat, althought they do offer pretzels and popcorn on the 2nd floor, along with hot chocolate and the norm. the cruise around the islands itself was really... More 

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Austin, Texas, USA
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82 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014

While in the area we found out about the boat rides. Ethan was our guide, Carrie our captain, and Jenn a helper. They were very nice in taking a group on a fun tour. Ethan provided a lot of information about the number of islands, the American millionaires and the Canadian millionaires who lived in the area. He also provided... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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30 reviews 30 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 16, 2014

I was in the area and I heardd of this boat ride and since I had nothing to do I took myself up there and took a ride. I am not very fond of boats but this was well wowrth a ride. Very imformative in the info they gave on the islands and the area. Some of the foliage was... More 

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Sylvania, Ohio, United States
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16 reviews 16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Exceeded our expectations. Our energetic guide added value to our time on the water with both narration of the islands and beautiful homes as well as history of the area. Disembarked at Boldt Castle and spent one hour touring the grounds and castle itself.

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ceresco
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40 reviews 40 reviews
19 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2014

Didn't know what to expect but Dan did a great job and entertained us with his jokes but knew his stuff- well worth the cost -it is a beautiful ride this two fold tour is a must- highly recommend

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