Kingston WritersFest

Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises and Kingston Trolley Tours are pleased to welcome guests of the 2014 Kingston Writers Fest to Kingston, September 27- October 1, 2017.

While in Kingston we invite you to experience the history and scenery of Canada's first Captiala UNESCO world heritage destination and the beginning of the 1000 Islandswith a Trolley Tour and a 1000 Islands Cruise.

Cruises and Trolley Tours depart from Confederation park, just steps away from the Holiday Inn Waterfront, in the heart of historic downtown Kingston.


Lunch Cruise

Combining Lunch with a sightseeing cruise is not only relaxing, friendly and entertaining: a lunch reservation guarantees your front-row seat for a panoramic view of the 1000 Islands. Enjoy a buffet lunch with live music and entertainment while the Island Queen cruises by the small cottage islands and fantastic fall colours that attract visitors from around the world.  

Date Departure Time Duration Price*
Wednesday September 27 12:30pm 3h $64
Thursday September 28 12:30pm 3h $64
Friday September 29 12:30pm 3h $64
Saturday September 30 12:30pm 3h $64
Saturday October 1 12:30pm 3h $64

*plus HST


Sunset Dinner Cruise

Our Premier Cruise tours the region basking in the warm glow of the setting sun: fine dining where the scenery is always changing. Aboard our dining ship, the Island Star, guests are treated to a four-course meal with a choice of four different entrees all prepared on board and served to your table. Our evening host provides music, entertainment and a commentary of the sites along the way.

Date Departure Time Duration Price*
Friday September 29 5:30pm 3h $78
Saturday September 30 5:30pm 3h $78
Sunday October 1 5:30pm 3h $78

*Plus HST



Trolley Tour

Kingston Trolley Tours offers tours of historic Kingston, Ontario, aboard three comfortable thirty-two passenger trolleys. It’s the ideal way to enjoy Kingston’s history and attractions.      

Our state of the art GPS-triggered narration system complements your experienced tour guide: together they provide an informative, engaging overview of Kingston’s more than three hundred years of history. The Trolley route covers all of Kingston’s historic old town and shopping district, as far East as Fort Henry and as far West as the Kingston Penitentiary.