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Gananoque Boat Line

280 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M2, Canada
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Great cruise!

Excellent cruise in the 1000 islands and around Boldt Castle, really a great view! It was a bit... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
francescaitaly2018
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
1000 islands

It was decent. But they could do a better job with the 5.5hr tour. They apparently only have 1 tv... read more

Reviewed 6 January 2018
Billy W
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Hamilton, Canada
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Offering 1000 Islands cruises to your tastes: 5-Hour Boldt Castle Stopover cruise, 2.5-Hour Lost Ships cruise (this is also the most comprehensive cruise in the 1000 Islands), 1-Hour Beauty of the Islands cruise and a 1-Hour Ivy Lea cruise. 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!
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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280 Main St, Gananoque, Ontario K7G 2M2, Canada
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago

Excellent cruise in the 1000 islands and around Boldt Castle, really a great view! It was a bit crowded so not very easy to take photos.

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Reviewed 6 January 2018 via mobile

It was decent. But they could do a better job with the 5.5hr tour. They apparently only have 1 tv monitor on the 2nd deck and we stayed up top. Listening to the naration and it kept saying look at the monitors for information, facts,...More

Thank Billy W
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Neil M, General Manager at Gananoque Boat Line, responded to this reviewResponded 8 January 2018

Thank you for your review of our 5 hour Boldt Castle Tour. During our downtime this winter we are currently installing more and larger monitors throughout the boat to better enable you to enjoy your cruise. As for our trying to disembark our passengers in...More

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Reviewed 17 November 2017 via mobile

We didn't have US visa so we took the boat ride which took us all the way to Alexandria bay and then brought us back without a stay. It was an amazing experience. Do it on the days of sunshine.

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Reviewed 13 November 2017 via mobile

Stopped off and did this cruise. The staff from the time we arrived till we left could not be more helpful. The narration was good and understandable the boat it’s self although comfortable I would not say it was the cleanest. We had lunch onboard...More

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Reviewed 1 November 2017

We were fortunate to visit the Thousand Islands on a sunny and almost windless day. The cruise boat was on time, spacious for the number of passengers and amazingly it had no annoying noises or shakes. Somehow we couldn't feel it moving if the scenery...More

Thank Yas72
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Reviewed 26 October 2017

We took the 5 hour cruise with a stop at Boldt Castle. Be sure and bring your passport as the castle is in the US and there is a customs stop on the pier. It was a very nice cruise with beautiful views along the...More

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Reviewed 26 October 2017 via mobile

The length of the cruise was just right as was the weather. The narrated tour gave lots of background and history. The captain was most knowledgeable. I would go back again.

Thank Cheryl W
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Reviewed 23 October 2017 via mobile

We have been regularly visiting Canada to spend time with our son during the summer and keep planning to go to the Thousand Islands but only managed it this September at the tail end of our stay. It was an impromptu plan and last minute...More

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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Our group of four chose the one hour cruise instead of the two and a half because the day was overcast and cloudy. We were fortunate to book on the last day of operation of the season. We cruised near St. Lawrence State Park enjoying...More

Thank Maryann L
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Reviewed 21 October 2017

Relaxing cruise even though weather was very brisk/windy and cold. With the inside enclosed deck, the view was great- big windows so everyone could see-even those that sat in the middle of room (like we did) and it was warm inside! The narration (done in...More

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Response from Shoesandboyz | Reviewed this property |
yes but it's a different company
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Response from Ross M | Property representative |
Hello. Our website and booking system is working properly. Passengers are not permitted to bring food or beverages on board unless they have dietary restrictions.
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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
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