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Thousand islands

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Address: Gananoque, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 1-888-717-4837
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$55*
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Heart of the 1000 Islands Lunch Cruise
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$36*
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Heart of the 1000 Islands Sightseeing Cruise
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$25*
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Kingston Discovery Sightseeing Cruise

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A great relaxing day!

We did the 5 hour tour to Heart Island to visit Boldt Castle, it was a really good day, beautiful view of Thousnad Islands. I would highly recommend it !

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
Valerie C
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Halifax, Canada
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Halifax, Canada
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6 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

We did the 5 hour tour to Heart Island to visit Boldt Castle, it was a really good day, beautiful view of Thousnad Islands. I would highly recommend it !

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

We spend one night in the area and took the boat cruise, was really hood and enjoyable. Beautiful sights and nature.

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Thank Isidro R
Pittsford, New York
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I'd been to the area about 30 years ago and my mom always wanted to visit. We finally arranged a trip! The area is just as beautiful as I remembered. The changes in Boldt Castle were amazing. Stayed on the Canadian side and really loved the vibe here. Hope to return again.

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Thank Pamela M
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25 reviews
12 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

It is really amazing you can't imagine how wonderful is this area. Definitely try the longest tour which is about 2.5 hours, very beautiful sightseeing and try it from Gananoque.

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Thank Hoda E
Richmond Hill, Canada
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14 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Everything u see on this tour is so wonderful. The houses on the lake are stunning. The castle was my favorite sight to see!

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Thank Tee B
Whitby, Ontario, Canada
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69 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

the Thousand Island tour is really great especially on a perfect summer day. We did the 3 hour tour, all along the way both a pre-recorded and the Captain narrate the tour which is very interesting. You are not allowed to bring food and drinks on board but you can buy both on the boat. the lower section of the... More 

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Thank Mike D
Region of Waterloo, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We drove from Waterloo to Gananoque. It took around 4.5 hrs drive. Bring a Friday it was not crowded. Parking was beside the cruise and was just 2 CAD for all day. Took the 2.5 hrs cruise from Gananoque since the shorter ones donot take to boldt castle and bridge. The boat was relatively empty. There was a lower middle... More 

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Thank Anu K
Boston, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took a short tour along the 1000 islands. It was pretty nice to see and hear what happened. Little side note is that unfortunately, we couldn't hear the intercom very well, so most of what was told was not understandable, especially if you were standing on the deck on the outside.

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Thank Angela T
Greater London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking sight with unusual history with twist of most romantic love story.they do change the definition of what is called an island with unbelievable attempt to build house there.

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Thank subhas58
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Highly recommended for a 1000 (technically 1864) island cruise, but not much else to do in Gananoque. So if you have kids, better get a hotel with a pool or being video games. For older folks there is the local casino, but don't expect to win much. The slots are very tight.

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