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St Lawrence River Cruise with Optional Boldt Castle Tour
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St Lawrence River Glass-Bottom Boat Cruise and Rock Island Lighthouse Tour
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This area of 1,600-plus islands was discovered by French explorers in the 16th century.
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“beautiful area” (27 reviews)
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Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I think I've only scratched the surface of the area known as the Thousand Islands. There are actually around 1800 islands-many privately owned. You can hop along the St. Lawrence driving from town to town, or tour the islands on a boat. There are historic...More

Thank sailorgirl123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of my favorite places. I have been there three times. Visited the Wellesley Island State Park, Keewaydin State Park, The Boldt Castle. I also took the two hour two nation Uncle Sam boat cruise which was amazing. Once I also took the one hour...More

Thank Farzana H
Reviewed 10 December 2017 via mobile

I had no idea this little town existed! Absolutely breathtaking. Amazing views & fantastic food. Lovely little shops. You can’t help but fall in love with Alexandria Bay & the Thousand Islands. Highly recommend a boat tour. Well worth the money. Boldt Castle was fascinating.

Thank julieaY8141QG
Reviewed 7 November 2017

The thousand islands tour was first of the 2 day tour to Niagara. Arriving at the dock, your senses are treated to the fresh and clean air of the surrounding, topped with the breathtaking sights of nature. As you go on the boat tour of...More

1  Thank Jules L
Reviewed 16 October 2017 via mobile

Had a great weekend get away! Alexandria Bay is a quaint little town on the St Lawerence River. Cute little town shops!! The town does seem to shut down towards the end if October. We went October 12-15,and a lot of the shops and restaurants...More

Thank kaycee217
Reviewed 15 October 2017

This is a wonderful area to visit, loads of history, lots of restaurants, Be sure to take a 1000 Cruise by one of many cruise boats in the area, Visit Boldt Castle, Alexandria Bay has lots of Hotels and Motels.

2  Thank Nancy H
Reviewed 12 October 2017

We took two boat tours - one at Kingston, Ontario and one at Alexandra Bay, New York showcasing different parts of the river. Beautiful scenery and interesting information about the islands.

Thank C B
Reviewed 9 October 2017 via mobile

Visited the thousand islands for the first time with my husband this past weekend. He had been in Alexandria Bay 50 years ago as a little boy and wanted to see it again. We had a very nice time. Loved the Harbor Hotel in Clayton,...More

Thank Valocher12
Reviewed 4 October 2017

We took a boat tour of this island 1000 Island and guide were well aware of what he was doing. He informed us about each and every island on the route. This boat tour was on Saint Lawrence river which comes from Canada. It was...More

1  Thank sanju_222323
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

I went with my Family...They give you boat tour to all the islands from outside except Boldt Castle...If you wanna explore it, you have to pay for it additional otherwise you can skip it. But if you really are a Castle Fan then you must...More

Thank Praj l
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Response from 1000Jim | Reviewed this property |
If by barges you mean ships, then you can see them from any place that has a view of the channel. They do not stop at the resort villages; just passing by on the way to Lake Ontario or the Atlantic. You can get apps on... More
17 August 2017|
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Response from Lewis B | Reviewed this property |
check with Grey Hound bus. I would guess could get you there.