1000 Islands and St. Lawrence Seaway International Travel Guide 2011-2012 Edition : Page 7

Regional Attractions Scenic Waterway Cruises, Tours & Ferries New York, USA Alexandria Bay Uncle Sam Boat Tours 45 James St. 315-482-2611 | 800-253-9229 www.usboattours.com $$-$$$$$ May 1-Oct 31 10am-7pm in-season 10am-5pm off-season Uncle Sam Boat Tours offers a variety of tours through the scenic 1000 Islands. Featuring 1-hour and 2 1 / 4 -hour sightseeing cruises, luncheon and dinner cruises, Singer Castle tours, round-trip shuttles to Boldt Castle on Heart Island and charter cruises for all occassions. Ontario, Canada 1000 Islands Parkway-Gananoque Gananoque Boat Line 280 Main St., Gananoque & Ivy Lea 613-382-2144 | 888-717-4837 $$$-$$$$$ www.ganboatline.com May-Oct Cruises a' la carte: Choose among the "Call of the Wild" one-hour cruise; "Lost Ships of the 1000 Islands" 2.5 hour cruise, or the "Boldt Castle Stopover Cruise." For funseekers, check out one of the many themed evening events. Daily cruises offer two departure locations, downtown Gananoque and Ivy Lea (near the 1000 Islands International Bridge). All boats have food services and are fully licensed. Private 1000 Islands Boat Tours 574 1000 Islands Pkwy., Ivy Lea, Lansdowne $$$$$ 613-539-3159 Seasonal www.1000islandsboattours.com By appointment Private tours in a 24-foot runabout that holds a maximum of eight people and gets you close to the islands. Tours generally begin and end at Ivy Lea, but can pick up and drop off anywhere between Rockport and Gananoque. Alternate number: 613-659-3350. 1000 Islands Cruises Rockport Boat Line 23 Front St., Rockport 613-659-3402 | 800-563-8687 $$$$-$$$$$ www.rockportcruises.com May 1-Oct 31 | 9am-5pm Choose from the One Hour Cruise, Two Hour or Three Hour Sightseeing Cruises, Boldt Castle Stop Over Cruise, Two Castle Tour or our Lunch and Dinner cruises. A short drive on the Thousand Islands Parkway, minutes from Gananoque, between Kingston and Brockville. Average Admission Price Range $ $$ $$$ $$$$ $$$$$ U R Less than $5 $5 to $10 $11 to $20 $21 to $30 $31 or more U pon Request Brockville 1000 Islands & Seaway Cruises 30 Blockhouse Island Pkwy. 613-345-7333 | 800-353-3157 $$-$$$$ www.1000islandscruises.com May-Oct | 9am-6pm 1 ½-and 2 ½-hour sightseeing cruises and 3-hour dinner cruises featuring the 1000 Islands, St. Lawrence Seaway and famous Singer Castle on Dark Island. Kingston Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises 1 Brock St. 613-549-5544 | 800-848-0011 $$$-$$$$$ www.1000islandscruises.ca May-Oct | Daily The food, fun and entertainment ships of the 1000 Islands. Departing daily, offering sightseeing to fine dining. Ontario Waterway Cruises Rideau Canal & Trent-Severn Waterway 705-327-5767 | 800-561-5767 www.ontariowaterwaycruises.com May-Oct Enjoy the comfort of the 45-passenger "Kawartha Voyageur" riverboat with dining room, lounge and twin lower berth cabins with private facilities. A crew of 11 and the captain are your hosts. Cruise Ontario's magnificent heritage canals along 355 miles of scenic lakes, rivers and locks. Five day voyages: Kawartha Summer -Big Chute to Peterborough; Quinte Summer -Peterborough to Kingston; Rideau Summer -Kingston to Ottawa. 1000 Islands Yacht Charter Bonnie Castle Resort 315-387-3329 UR www.1000islandsyachtcharter.com May 31-Sep | 8am-6pm Private yacht charter for up to six passengers. Flexibility in scheduling, with 4-6 day cruise packages. Go to places unseen by most people: lighthouses, shipwrecks, Canadian and American ports, island parks, restaurants on the river, beautiful turn-of-the-century homes and more. Cape Vincent Horne's Ferry to Canada & USA 319 Club St. 315-783-0638 (U.S.) | 613-382-2402 (Canada) www.hornesferry.com May-Oct | 8am-7:30pm Only international auto/passenger ferry on the St. Lawrence River, operating between Cape Vincent, NY and Wolfe Island, ON. See also the Wolfe Island Ferry, providing public transportation from Wolfe Island to Kingston, Ontario. Rideau Lakes Area Rideau Canal Boat Tours Chaffey's Lock, Elgin UR 613-272-0222 Victoria Day to Thanksgiving www.rideauboattours.com 9am & 2pm Explore the historic Rideau Waterway from Chaffey's Lock to Jones Falls and back in the comfort of an enchanting, fully restored 1940 vintage electric cruiser. Come on board for a morning or afternoon cruise. Lunch and dinner packages available. Capacity is 12. Clayton Antique Boat Museum 750 Mary St. 315-686-4104 $$$$ www.abm.org Mid May-Mid Oct | Daily | 9am-5pm Speedboat rides available every hour in a triple cockpit runabout for up to 6 people $25 each or $120/per hour. Clayton Island Tours 428 Riverside Dr. 315-686-4820 S$-$$$ www.claytonislandtours.com May-Sep | Daily Climb aboard the Miss Clayton or Island Girl and enjoy the spectacular scenery of the 1000 Islands region. Narrated trips to Boldt Castle, cruises filled with rich history, mystery and beauty abound. Ecology/nature tours designed to introduce individuals and familes to local birds/fish and mammals who live in and along the beautiful St. Lawrence River. Visit www.1000islandsecology.com for more information. Private charters available for groups, weddings and special events. Catered tours. Plenty of free parking. Average admission prices quoted are regular rates for adults; discounts may apply for children and seniors. Prices quoted in U S funds for N ew York attractions and Canadian funds for O ntario attractions. 1000 Islands International Travel Guide | 800.847.5263 | www.visit1000islands.com 7

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