Duration: 3 hours; $22; Nothing like a little boat time for some "treat yourself" luxury, right? During this St. Lawrence River cruise, you'll explore the coastlines of both the United States and Canada for a peek inside the lifestyles of the seriously rich, enjoying views of incredible summer estates. You'll enjoy scenic looks at Whirlpool Channel, Tom Thumb Island, the Statue of Saint Lawrence, the Rock Island Lighthouse, and the bridge system connecting the Thousand Islands, including the smallest international bridge connecting the two countries. Spot other ships on the river, such as large cargo vessels carrying freight to and from the Atlantic Ocean. For perspective, the ship's crew will provide commentary on various sites as you pass them. After, crowd will the make landfall on Heart Island, where you'll have time to explore the remarkable Boldt Castle on your own. And no, you can't can't live there, Although Your Majesty of Heart Island has a nice ring to it.
Explore the St. Lawrence River and Thousand Islands archipelago during a narrated boat tour
Check out summer mansions, Rock Island Lighthouse, massive cargo ships, and other notable sites
Dock at Heart Island for a self-guided tour of the impressive Boldt Castle
Enjoy insights into the local culture and history from knowledgeable guides
Note : Admission fee to Boldt Castle is not included. Admission fee of $8.50 is required.
Rock Island Lighthouse Tour
Duration: 2.75 hours; $24; What you see is what you get during this tour of the St. Lawrence River. Of course, that means a lot more when you're sitting pretty in a glass-bottomed boat, or scanning the river from atop a historic lighthouse! Hop aboard the Night Heron, where you'll enjoy incredible looks at the Thousand Islands archipelago from both the surface of the water and below. Peer through the glass-bottom of your vessel to discover how underwater life abounds in the clear, cool waters of the river. Arriving at Rock Island, you'll have one hour to explore on your own, where the grounds of a mid-19th 19th century lighthouse still stand, perfectly intact. You can climb the lighthouse tower, check out the keeper's home (now a museum), and/or visit other preserved buildings in the historic complex. How illuminating!
Tour the Thousand Islands archipelago by boat and visit the Rock Island Lighthouse
Enjoy incredible views of the underwater habitat of the St. Lawrence River from a glass-bottom boat
Climb the lighthouse tower for incredible views of the surrounding river and islands
Visit the lighthouse keeper's former home and other historically preserved buildings on the island
Note : Admission fee to Rock Island is included.
Cancellation Policy: There are no refunds; all sales are final.