90 min Discovery Cruise
"There's a view from this cruise that inspires as much as evokes -- Fort Henry on the hill just as it was 150 yrs ago -- seemingly ready to sink us with cannon fire from the ramparts."
Kingston's Discovery Cruise introduces the unique sights and heritage of the 1000 Islands region and the historic waterfront of Canada's First Capital. The cruise passes close to National Park Islands and National Historic Sites, and includes a lively narration of Kingston's history and natural setting.
The focus of this crusie 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. Kingston is a UNESCO World Heritage Destination for its remarkable and well-preserved 19th-century defense fortifications. The Discovery Cruise highlights the westerly Islands local to Kingston's harbour as well as Fort Henry, shipwrecks, classical architecture, Canada's Royal Military College and the imposing Kingston Penitentiary.