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Great Lakes Schooner Company

249 Queen's Quay West | Suite 111, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8, Canada
+1 416-203-2322
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Great boat; very average cruise

The Kajama is a wonderful old boat, and we enjoyed our evening cruise on it (7:30 pm). PROS... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michael M
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Crestwood, Kentucky
Toronto 2017

Booked the sunset cruise. Loved the ride but was not happy with how the line up for boarding was... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
patpet_27
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Windsor, Canada
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249 Queen's Quay West | Suite 111, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2G8, Canada
Downtown West
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+1 416-203-2322

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Reviewed 1 week ago

The Kajama is a wonderful old boat, and we enjoyed our evening cruise on it (7:30 pm). PROS - the evening cruise is great in that you get to watch the lights of Toronto coming on. We also enjoyed watching the planes taking off from...More

Thank Michael M
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

In regards to the food we offer more like pub style meals, as this isn't a sit down dinner cruise. Furthermore, this isn't a guided tour, but we do offer an audio tour which you can download before the cruise. Glad to hear you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 1 week ago

Booked the sunset cruise. Loved the ride but was not happy with how the line up for boarding was handled and once we got on the Kajama, there were plastic $5 outdoor chairs to sit on, first come, first serve, so some people stood. We...More

Thank patpet_27
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Glad to hear your overall experience on our sunset cruise was enjoyable. Thank you for taking the time to write a review!

Reviewed 4 weeks ago

The ship returned from a an earlier sail, and we all watched her come in. That's when the photos started being taken. We boarded the ship shortly afterwards and the ship departed on time. The crew with the help of some passengers hoisted the sails...More

Thank Diane K
Management response:Responded 4 weeks ago

Great to hear you had such a wonderful time!! Hope to see you again soon!

Reviewed 15 June 2017

This was a fun 90 minute cruise. Our teens helped the crew raise the sails, and that was great fun. This is one of those things you need to do once in your life.

Thank Dwayne G
Management response:Responded 16 June 2017

Thank you writing such a great review! We are glad to hear your kids got involved, always makes the experience more fun! Hope to see you soon!

Reviewed 23 May 2017 via mobile

Went on the Tall ship Kajama using a group in. The boat was on time, but boarding was a tad disorganized. Please note that it was a decently warm day on shore (around 15 degrees) but it was almost unbearably cold once the boat got...More

1  Thank Elizabeth H
Management response:Responded 23 May 2017

We're very glad to hear that you enjoyed your cruise. Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we hope to see you again!

Reviewed 17 October 2016

We were on the very last sailing of the season a 8;00 sailing on a Sunday evening. The experience was very nice but the staff on board seemed very uninterested and the lack of any kind of commentary was disappointing. There were only about 20...More

1  Thank seaniem
Management response:Responded 14 June 2017

Glad to hear you enjoyed the experience, we appreciate your feedback and will make note of it. Thank you!

Reviewed 11 October 2016

A late afternoon cruise in late Sept. on the Tall Ship Kajama was great! We took two very elderly people with us and they thoroughly enjoyed it. It is a great trip for anyone of any age, is 90 minutes long and has outstanding views...More

Thank Sue M
Management response:Responded 14 June 2017

Thank you very for your feedback, we are very glad to hear that you had such an enjoyable experience! Hope we see you again this year!

Reviewed 3 October 2016

We bought our tickets off of Groupon as something to do with our friends and our 4yos and babies. The kids being 4 and under were a good deal, except we were surprised to find that even my 6 mo had to pay for a...More

Thank EEEEEEEEEEEE
Management response:Responded 1 week ago

Happy to hear your overall experience was good. In regards to the ticket pricing for the 6 month year old, that nominal amount is charged just to keep track of all the bodies on the boat and to ensure we don't over book for our...More

Reviewed 18 August 2016

Very enjoyable cruise through the Toronto harbour. The crew regaled us with stories and song during the trip. There is a bar and food service on board, although I did not try the food it looked quite appetizing. Great way to spend a couple of...More

1  Thank Masterchiun
Boat_Manager, Office at Great Lakes Schooner Company, responded to this reviewResponded 19 August 2016

Thanks for taking the time to write a review. We're happy to hear you had a good time!

Reviewed 14 August 2016

The boat cruise was amazing. The staff were all young people and they were fantastic - so enthusiastic and friendly. They started and ended the cruise by singing sea shanty songs which was brilliant. One of the crew members walked round the boat playing his...More

Thank Amanda B
Boat_Manager, Office at Great Lakes Schooner Company, responded to this reviewResponded 15 August 2016

Thank you for taking the time to write a review. We are happy to hear that you enjoyed your cruise so much and hope to see you again!

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