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Kingston Discovery Sightseeing Cruise

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1 Brock St, Kingston, ON K7L 1R7, CanadaBoarding starts 15 mins prior to departure. Please exchange your voucher for cruise tickets at the redemption point before boarding.
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    Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises
    Stop: 90 minutes - Admission included
    Your 90-minute Discovery cruise highlights the westerly 1000 Islands and Fort Henry, along with shipwrecks and classical architecture, as well as Canada's Royal Military College and the imposing Kingston Penitentiary. The focus of this 90-minute cruise is on the history and waterfront of the city of Kingston, and its place at the beginning of the St. Lawrence River and the 1000 Islands region. Ride aboard the Island Belle, a replica St. Lawrence Steamer. It is a regular sight in the harbour showcasing Kingston's unique setting, historic sites, and neighboring islands from the best vantage point possible - the water. Kingston is now a UNESCO World Heritage Destination for its remarkable and well-preserved 19th-century defense fortifications. The Discovery Cruise is the perfect way to begin an exploration of the region. On board the Island Belle you can enjoy a full-service canteen and bar, as well as multilingual recorded commentary.
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    Pass by Fort Henry National Historic Site
    Pass by Royal Military College Museum
    Pass by Canada's Penitentiary Museum
You'll return to the starting point
    Important Information
    Departure Point
    1 Brock St, Kingston, ON K7L 1R7, Canada
    1h 30m
    Return Details
    Returns to original departure point
    • Multilingual commentary on board
    • Entry/Admission - Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises
    • Food and drinks available for purchase on board
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    Additional Info
    • Confirmation will be received within 48 hours of booking, subject to availability
    • Wheelchair accessible
    • Stroller accessible
    • Service animals allowed
    • Near public transportation
    • Most travelers can participate
    • This experience requires good weather. If it’s canceled due to poor weather, you’ll be offered a different date or a full refund
    Cancellation Policy
    For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience.
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    Out of all those ships this one is the worst. Not much to see. Really dirty carpet with food particles still on from last group. Speakers blaring laud info the entire 90 min to the point of insanity. I hope maybe one day they will have an app that you can connect and listen by
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    We thought we knew what we were getting into. The brochure was clear on what to expect. The Discovery Tour lasts 90 minutes and is meant to cover the mouth of the Saint Lawrence entering Lake Ontario. The pamphlet clearly says it is a historic tour so I was expecting an
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    You do only see 3 islands or so. It's a nice way to see the shoreline of Kingston. However overall we were not impressed. Unfortunately, the audiotape (which for us is super important, as we love leaning new facts) was a let down. We were seated at the back of the boat and it
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    Save your money. Pay the same price regardless of whether you’re on the open covered desk upstairs or the dreary lower deck on the old school tables. Recorded tour is incomprehensible and I nodded off a few times. Enjoy the lakefront park and many good patios instead.
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    We enjoyed this "Thousand Island Cruise" (Canada side ) very much. Lots of islets with house on it. I love the two islands that is joined by a small bridge maybe less than 20 foot long. I just wonder where do they get their electric power and potable water. I don't see any
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    About the operator
    By: Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises
    1,245 reviews
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    Kingston, Canada
    amazing day trip.so beautiful and infromative. The mansions ,the little islands all so lovely to see
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    Mumbai, India
    The cruises are a bit overrated- better to go for a short cruise if necessary - can be avoided as gets dull
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    Rijeka, Croatia
    October cruise
    On a gorgeous, sunny October afternoon, there is no way how one can fail to have a nice time on the top deck of
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    Chris G
    Brasher Falls, Ny
    Sunset dinner cruise was amazing
    We had an excellent time on the sunset dinner cruise. The entertainment was very good. Service was excellent and
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    Fun times but some room for improvement
    The staff were very nice. Very picturesque once you get into the Thousand Islands. We went on a beautiful day in
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    Lengthy boat ride.
    Enjoyed the boat ride but was too noisy and lengthy.Can see lots of beautiful houses along the coast on either
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    Grimsby, Canada
    Quality food
    Our trip was on a rough wet night but it was totally worth it. The food was surprisingly very good the views were
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    Claire J
    Lovely afternoon!
    I can't imagine a better way to see the 1000 Islands other then on you own boat! The luncheon was quite varied &
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    Tracy C
    Great Time
    The food was really good and the entertainment. We went for our Anniversary for something different. We would do
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    John X
    San Gwann, Malta
    Island Queen cruuse
    Very relaxing 3 hours on the island Queen visiting the beautiful 1000 islands. Weather was exceptionally nice.
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    Not so great
    Out of all those ships this one is the worst. Not much to see. Really dirty carpet with food particles still on
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    Gangelt, Germany
    must do , great time
    really good , dessert was so so, would absolutely recommend this cruise , great time celebrating a birhtday
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    Good times on our honeymoon
    My new husband and I figured to splurge a little for our honeymoon and this was a good investment. The views
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    Ann W
    Nice boat ride, but...
    If you have lots of extra time and like to cruise then this may fit, however for me it was disappointing and not
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    George G
    Kingston, Canada
    55th anniversary celebration
    My wife and I planned this cruise a while ago to celebrate our 55th We are both photographers and this cruise
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    • Duration: 1h 30m
    • Mobile Ticket Accepted
    • Languages Offered: English, French, German, Japanese, Spanish
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