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Discovery Cruise

1 Hour

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Discovery Cruise

The Discovery Cruise introduces the unique sights and heritage of the 1000 Islands region with a main focus on the historic waterfront of Kingston. The cruise passes close to National Historic Sites such as Fort Henry, 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 Kingston’s harbour passing Fort Henry, shipwrecks, classical architecture, Canada’s Royal Military College and the imposing Kingston Penitentiary.

See Frequently Asked Questions for information on parking, boarding, reservations and cancellations.

All tickets are non-refundable. Changes to your reservation can be made with 24h advanced notice.

Schedule: Early Spring (April 22-May 12) and Late Fall (October 10-29) departs at 4pm.
Spring (May 13-June 29), Summer (June 30-Sept 4) and Fall (Sept 5-Oct 9) departs at 11:30am, 1pm, 3pm, 4:30pm.

The River Awaits!

Discover Kingston’s historic waterfront on this 1 hour sightseeing cruise.

Live-hosted commentary provides an overview of Kingston’s history and setting.

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

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


Make it a K-Pass

Explore more of Kingston with an all-inclusive attractions pass. A Discovery Cruise is included, along with over a dozen museums and attractions like Kingston Trolley Tours, Fort Henry, the Marine Museum, Murney Tower, discounts on dining and more.

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