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Gananoque Boat Line

280 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M2, Canada
+1 888-717-4837
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5 Hour Boldt Castle Cruise

We visited in July and took the 5 hour cruise with a 2 hour stop over on the American 'Heart... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
Nice cruise

We picked the 2.5 hour cruise which was rather a 3 hour cruise. The only difference to the 5 hour... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
via mobile
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Offering 1000 Islands cruises to your tastes: Boldt Castle stopover cruises, 2.5 hour cruises the shipwrecks of the 1000 Islands (this is also the most comprehensive cruise in the 1000 Islands), 1-hour nature cruises and 1-hour icon cruises. We don't stop there! If you prefer the magic of the 1000 Islands at night, we have evening cruises such as dinner cruises, and music cruises!
  • Excellent47%
  • Very good43%
  • Average8%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“hour cruise” (122 reviews)
“boldt castle” (280 reviews)
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Hours Today: 08:00 - 20:00
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
280 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M2, Canada
+1 888-717-4837
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited in July and took the 5 hour cruise with a 2 hour stop over on the American 'Heart Island' to explore Boldt Castle. This is around a 1.5 hour journey via boat through the scenic 1000 Islands to Heart Island, a 2 hour...More

2  Thank Yayhelen
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We picked the 2.5 hour cruise which was rather a 3 hour cruise. The only difference to the 5 hour cruise is a visit to the opulent Bolt castle, which we were happy to avoid. The cruise itself is really nice.

Thank Worldtraveller_DK
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Great experience even if the weather wasn't best. We enjoyed it very much, including the good and informative audio guide.

Thank Ralph M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 2.5 hour tour which is actually a half hour longer. We went a surprisingly far piece down the river under the Ivey Lea Bridge and around the Boldt Castle. The chatter/narration was very interesting. We are recommending it to others.

Thank Dave2496
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

The trip was excellent from start to finish. The restaurant at the boat lines office served great food and ensured we made it to the boat on time, even delivered a sandwich to the boat for us. The crew on the boat were able to...More

Thank Roger D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Went on the 5 hour tour that stops at Bolt castle. Bought tickets for tour on line, but did not tell me an extra free is charged to get off the boat to tour the castle. The one and a half tour is relaxing and...More

Thank Judy318
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We made it just in time for the 10am departure. I suggest you get there by 9:30 to get your tickets, we weren't expecting a line up. Once on the boat, we stayed inside as it was still a little cool outside. It was hard...More

Thank Marnie M
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Wow,wonderful, exceptionnel, magnificent. These are just few words to describe. Nice Boat with a lot of space. Took a lot of pictures. Saw the Bolt Castle. Thank you for a marvelous Day. The Price for the 2h30 was ok like 38.00$.You can eat,drink on the...More

2  Thank France C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the 5 hrs trip that included the Boldt Castle tour. It's 1.5 hrs from Gananoque to the castle, which time flies looking to the islands, the "mansions" around and enjoying the view. Then you will expend 2hrs in the castle ans 1.5 hr...More

Thank AnnaO29
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went here today and took the one hour cruise which was perfect for our family. I'm not very good on boats but this was lovely and smooth. There were toilets on board and a snack bar. The commentary was really informative and was in English...More

1  Thank Lynne1153
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20 July 2017|
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Response from Richard M | Reviewed this property |
Sorry but we did the 2.5 hour cruise which was excellent in every way
10 July 2017|
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Response from | Reviewed this property |
I don't think it is necessary to buy in advance. I would be in line to board half an hour early to get a good spot on the middle deck.
Marcella A
26 June 2017|
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Response from Ross M | Property representative |
Hello Marcella. The later trip at 3 pm is generally less busy. admission passes are $9.50 US. Boldt Castle admission passes can be purchased before your trip in our ticket office allowing you to enter the castle grounds... More