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Discovery Cruise

1 Hour

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Discovery Cruise

See historic Kingston! The Discovery Cruise provides an informative introduction to 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, Canada’s Royal Military College, and the imposing Kingston Penitentiary.

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Discover History and Heritage

A lively narration highlights 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 well-known for its remarkable and well-preserved 19th-century defense fortifications, abundant shipwrecks, and classical architecture.

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 20-May 10) and Late Fall (October 15-27) departs at 4pm.
Spring (May 11-June 27), Summer (June 28-Sept 2) and Fall (Sept 3-Oct 14) 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. 


Add a Trolley Tour

Hop on the Kingston Trolley to explore more of Kingston. Enjoy a live-guided tour through downtown highlighting National Historic Sites and visitor attractions like Fort Henry, Queen's University and Kingston Penitentiary.

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Discovery Cruise

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