Discover the world famous 1000 Islands aboard smaller vessels, providing for a more close-up and personalized cruising experience. This 90-minute introductory cruise offers frequent, convenient departures and features the 1000 Islands, Brockville's historic waterfront, and the St ... More info ›
Discover the world famous 1000 Islands aboard smaller vessels, providing for a more close-up and personalized cruising experience. This 90-minute introductory cruise offers frequent, convenient departures and features the 1000 Islands, Brockville's historic waterfront, and the St. Lawrence Seaway. Enjoy a fully-narrated tour where you can learn why Brockville is the 'City of the 1000 Islands'!
No visit to Eastern Ontario would be complete without a cruise to the world famous Thousand Islands.
Departing from Brockville's historic waterfront, the "Jewels of the St. Lawrence" Cruise offers frequent daily departures. Your safety and comfort are assured aboard this fleet of modern, twin-decked, Transport Canada certified vessels equipped with on-board restrooms and fully licensed beverage and snack service (at extra cost).
Revel in your view of palatial waterfront mansions, quaint island cottages and the many natural wonders of the 1000 Islands as you pass in the shadows of ships plying the main shipping channel of the St. Lawrence Seaway. Relax with a beverage and snack from a licensed snack bar. Get close to nature as you glide through narrow, scenic channels not available to larger tour boats - all while your bi-lingual Captain’s commentary provides an accurate account of the Islands history, its legends and its people.
Start or end your visit with a meal at the Crow's Nest Bistro, Brockville's only true licensed waterfront bistro or pick up a memento of your visit in the 1000 Islands at the Chandlery Gift Shop. Limited free parking is available on site.
After your cruise, you can delve into the Islands a little deeper with a visit to the Aquatarium (not included), a new 32,000 sq. ft. interactive discovery centre devoted to the history, culture and ecology of the region. Ogle ships from around the world plying the St. Lawrence Seaway channel from one of five waterfront parks. Explore Brockville’s many historical treasures with a visit to the Brockville Museum, Fulford Place, Canada’s First Railway Tunnel, and Fort Wellington. Or take a stroll through the historic downtown where you’ll discover an abundance of architectural treasures of this one-time Millionaire’s capital of Canada.