Returning for 2021

Discovery Cruise

90 mins


Discovery Cruise

COVID-19 Update: we look forward to returning to our 3-hour Heart of the Islands cruises in Spring of 2021.
This season, join us for a local 1-hour Waterfront Cruise or a 90-min Sunset Cruise.

This cruise is not currently available: Kingston’s Discovery Cruise introduces the unique sights and heritage of the 1000 Islands region with a focus on the historic waterfront of Canada’s First Capital city. The cruise passes close to Cedar Island and Milton Island, and National Historic Sites, and includes a lively narration of Kingston’s history and natural setting. 

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Discover History and Heritage

The focus of this 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. 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. 


The Island Belle and the Island Queen have commentary offered in six languages via headphones; English, French, German, Spanish, Japanese, and Mandarin.

The Island Belle Awaits!

Discover Kingston’s historic waterfront on this 90 minute cruise.

A full service bar, serving wine, cocktails and beer is available on board for purchase.

Our on board cafe has assorted snack items and drinks available for purchase. 


One Pass, One Price, All of Kingston

Explore Kingston with K-Pass, Kingston's all-inclusive attractions pass, including a Kingston 1000 Islands Cruise.

Returning 2021

Discovery Cruise 2019

Discover Kingston's Historic Waterfront

In the summer, the Discovery Cruise sails at 11am, 1pm, 3pm and 5pm. After Labour Day, the cruise sails at 11am, 1pm, 3pm. All Prices plus HST. No outside food or drink may be brought onboard. All cruises require 24h notice for cancellation or change.

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