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Kingston Water Taxi

This summer, travel between Downtown Kingston and Kingston's East End on a FREE pedestrian water taxi. Operated by Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises, in collaboration with The City of Kingston, Kingston Accommodation Partners, Tourism Kingston, CFB Kingston, and the St. Lawrence Parks Commission. Depart from downtown Kingston at Crawford Wharf and arrive at the HMCS Cataraqui Jetty after just a three-minute boat ride. During the July pilot project period, a water taxi departs each direction as frequently as possible, approximately every 25 minutes depending on conditions, 5-days-per-week, with a 30-minute suspension of service midday for a lunch break, at approximately 12:30pm. Sign Up to Receive Updates
Notice: Water Taxi operations may be suspended in the event of high winds. Sign up to receive updates. 

This Week's Kingston Water Taxi Operating Hours, Weather Permitting: 

  • Monday July 15: 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • Tuesday July 16: 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • Wednesday-Thursday: days off
  • Friday July 19: 8:30am to 5:30pm
  • Saturday July 20: 9:30am to 5:30pm
  • Sunday July 21: 9:30am to 5:30pm
  • Monday July 22: 8:30am to 5:30pm
Note that service is suspended mid-day for 30 minutes at 12:30pm, the ticket desk will be closed during this 30-minute break. 
Operating hours displayed are the time that the ticket desk will be open; departures will be as frequent as possible during operating hours. On most days, a departure will occur approximately every 25 minutes. When required, one final end-of-day departure will occur after the closure of the desk, however you must arrive before closing time to collect a ticket. No reservation is required, tickets are walk-up only, in-person. See Frequently Asked Questions and Water Taxi Terms. In July, this service will begin as a pilot project to assess demand from Kingston residents and visitors; the schedule may be subject to change. Sign Up to receive updates. Kingston 1000 Islands Cruises gratefully recognizes the support of the City of Kingston, Canadian Forces Base Kingston, Tourism Kingston, and the St. Lawrence Parks Commission in launching this service.   

Kingston Water Taxi

Downtown Kingston Dock:
Crawford Wharf, 1 Brock St., Kingston ON
North side of Wharf, just past the Dockside Patio

East End Dock:
HMCS Cataraqui, 24 Navy Way, Kingston ON
Southwest corner of the Wharf, follow the walking path at the South of the HMCS Cataraqui Building

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