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1000 Islands Boat Tours

Kingston, Gananoque, 1000 Islands Parkway, Rockport to Brockville all along the Canadian Coast of the Saint Lawrence River Tour Boat companies of large and small exist all offering cruises to the public. The ultimate way to see the 1000 Islands would be by boat. The Boat Tours range from 1 hour to 3 hour and up. The season starts April 15 to October 31 "weather permitting " 7 days a week..

Island Queen Boat Lines
1000 Islands CruisesThe Only Tour Boat Companies that stop at Boldt Castle are
  • Rockpot Boat Lines - 1 2 & 3 Hour Tours
  • Parkway Boat Line - One & Two Hour Tours
  • Heritage Boat Lines - One & Two Hour Tour
  • Gan Boat Lines - Three Hour Tours
  • Uncle Sam Boat Tours

Rockport Boat Lines
Rockport Boat Line" Tour the "Heart" of the 1000 Islands
on one of the 7 different cruises offered by Rockport Boat Line"

Gananoque Boat Lines
Gananoque Boat LinesPlease click HERE for important information reguarding passports and visas on visiting Boldt Castle!

Smaller charters and boat rentals are also available. (Check boat rentals under marinas)
If you need more assistance and have any questions please feel free to contact me at:

Brockville 1000 Islands Parkway Gananoque Kingston


Company: 1000 Islands & Seaway Cruises
Address: Blockhouse Island Brockville, Ontario
Telephone: (613) 345-7333 or Toll Free 1-800-353-3157
Description: Sight seeing tour and dinner cruises, Jewels of the St Lawrence 1 hr cruise is an informative introductory excursion featuring the 1000 islands, the ships of the St Lawrence seaway and Brockville's historic waterfront. Singer Castle 2 and a half hour cruise is a popular extended 1000 islands excursion featuring the Brock and Amateur groups of islands, the St Lawrence seaway and famous Singer castle (round trip with no stop over).
Web Site:

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1000 Islands Parkway includes Ivy Lea & Rockport


Company: Rockport Boat Line
Address: 23 Front Street Rockport, Ontario
Telephone: (613) 659-3402 or Toll Free 1-800-563-8687
Description: Discover exhilarating panoramic views and the rugged nature of the Thousand Islands. This wonderfully lush landscape is dotted with luxurious cottages and vast estates. "Choose
from our One Hour, Two Hour, or Three Hour Sightseeing Cruises, Boldt Castle Stop Over Cruise, Two Castle Tour or our Lunch and Dinner Cruises.". Experience the panoramic view of the majestic St. Lawrence River in our waterfront Ship's Galley Restaurant & Patio Bar. Take home a memory from the Ship’s Boutique. Enjoy our beautiful gardens and picnic area. Above all, experience our own brand of Canadian hospitality in the historic and quaint village of Rockport, Ontario. A short and scenic drive on the Thousand Islands Parkway minutes from Gananoque, between Kingston and Brockville. " Tour the "Heart" of the 1000 Islands on one of the 7 different cruises offered by Rockport Boat Line"
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Company: Private 1000 Islands Boat Tours
Address: 574 1000 Islands PKWY Lansdowne K0E 1L0
Telephone: 613 659 3350
Description: Take one of the larger tour boats and see a fleeting glimpse of the islands. Then let me take you for a private tour in my 24' runabout and show you what you have missed on the larger tour boats!
My boat and knowledge of the St. Lawrence River await you for an "up-close" and "personal" look at the the many wonders the 1000 Islands area has to offer. You can sail with the foreign ships on the Seaway, go fishing, golfing or scuba diving, or just cruise the day away enjoying the beautiful 1000 islands.

Ivy Lea

Company: Gananoque Boat Lines
Address: Ivy Lea Ont,
Telephone: (613) 382-2144
Description: Offer one hour tours of the 1000 Islands - Does Not Stop At Boldt Castle
Web Site:

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Company: 1000 Islands Private Boat Tours
Address: Gananoque, ON
Telephone: (613 382 8373 Cell 613-484-2490
Web Site:
Description: Tour the 1000 Islands with no lines, pushing people or dodging heads. Catch a glimpse of this truly awe inspiring area. Travel through nooks and crannies the big boats miss. See nature up close and personal. Your tour can be slow and easy or a bit more exciting with some speed to chase away the summer heat.

Company: Gananoque Boat Lines
Address: Water Street Gananoque, Ontario
Telephone: (613) 382-2144
Description: Offer one hour and three hour tours of the 1000 Islands with limited stops at Boldt Castle only on the 3 Hour Tour ( call ahead )
Web Site:

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Company: Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises
Address: 263 Ontario St, Kingston, Ontario
Description: Sightseeing, Lunch and Dinner cruises with live entertainment. Classic Ships for exclusive charters & Weddings. 'If you interested in a cruise with a culinary touch, try Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises offering lunch and dinner cruises with live entertainment every day all summer".
Web Site:
On Line Reservations: HERE

Company: Saint Lawrence Cruise Lines
Address: 253 Ontario Street, Kingston, Ontario
Telephone: (613) 549-8091
Web Site:

Alex Bay

Company: Uncle Sam Boat Tours
47 James St, PO Box 398 Alex Bay, NY 13607
315-482-2611 or TollFree 1-800-ALEX-BAY
Web Site:
Single, double, and triple deck sightseeing vessels, 2 and 3 hour Island Cruises, Boldt Castle Shuttle.

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Visiting Boldt Castle

All passengers are considered to have landed in the United States when the boat stops at Boldt Castle. Passengers who wish to visit Boldt Castle may do so upon US Customs and Immigration approval. Upon return to Canada, Canadian Customs and Immigration will meet all passengers and expect proper documentation even if they didn't leave the boat at Boldt Castle.
The inability to produce proper documentation will prevent you from entering Canada.

Proper Identification
Two pieces of identification are required for Canadian and U.S. Customs and Immigration. American & Canadian Citizens must have 2 or more of the following forms of identification. Passport, citizenship card, birth certificate Photo ID from government (driver license etc.) Permanent resident card

Landed Immigrants in Canada
To enter the United States one must have a valid passport and a valid U.S. visitor visa unless you are from a VISA Waiver country and then you only need a valid passport. To re-enter Canada a foreign passport with Canadian Landed Immigrant authorization (INM 1000) or Canadian Permanent resident card. (Maple Leaf Card)

Citizens of Countries other than Canada or the USA must have a valid passport and a valid U.S. visitor visa to visit Boldt Castle

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