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Address: 47 James St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607
Phone Number:
+1 315-482-2611
09:00 - 17:00
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Sun - Sat 09:00 - 17:00

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Fun time on the water.

This is a must do for locals and tourists alike. The scenery is unbeatable and the tour was fun. Lots of room to roam about.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Lansdowne, Canada

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Lansdowne, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

This is a must do for locals and tourists alike. The scenery is unbeatable and the tour was fun. Lots of room to roam about.

Thank orrdj
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

We really enjoyed the boat ride and the tour of Singer Castle. The guide was very informed and we learned a lot. We wish we would have taken an earlier tour so that we would have had time to visit Boldt Castle as well. Of the two, I think touring Boldt would have been the better choice. If you have... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

What could be better than a boat ride? One with some of the most beautiful scenery in the world. The Thousand Islands is so beautiful and rich in history. The narrator does a great job of telling the stories and facts of the surrounding area. This is definitely a "must do" when you visit this area.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 November 2016

We went as a family, 5 adults, 3 teenagers and 4 your children and everyone enjoyed themselves. It was a slow boat ride that gave us all a chance to see the various island. There was a tour guide who geared his talk to the adults. It would have been better if he could have addressed the children as well.... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2016 via mobile

We boarded Uncle Sam's Boat Tour on the last charter for the day on a Tuesday to Boldt Castle. The ride was only about 7 minutes. Staff was friendly and the boats were spacious. There is parking right by the office for no fee and there are public bathrooms on site. The ferry to the castle for adults were $9... More 

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Pen Argyl, Pennsylvania
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016

A very interesting, fun, and informational tour. Enjoyed sitting on the top deck since we had a warm weather day. I would encourage you to get off and tour Boldt Castle, there will be an Uncle Sam boat to return you to the pier.

Thank cazziez
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Great trip! We did the Singer Castle and Bolt Castle tour. Greg gave a great tour! My boyfriend was in awe of these castles so close to home.

1 Thank Mary B
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

Awesome two hour boat tour. Spent an extra 90 minutes at Boldt Castle. Geneva, our tour guide was delightful. So glad to have a "local" perspective. Well worth the time

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Filderstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

Unfortunately we only had a day in the Thousand Island area. This was a fun 2+ hour tour that gave us a nice overview of the immediate area guided by humorous local flavor. Definitely recommend sitting upstairs ... There is limited seating upstairs so grab a seat there before deciding you'd rather be warm ... Definitely being an extra layer... More 

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Macedon, New York
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 October 2016

Very nice 2 hour cruise around the St Lawrence river with a stop at Boldt Castle. Snack bar was basic but nice. Tour guide was good. One suggestion. They keep yelling at people to sit down so as to not block the view of those sitting. Apparently you can stand in the very front or back areas of the boat.... More 

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