PRIVATE Tour - Beautiful 1000 Islands & Kingston

Private and Tailor-made Tours / Private Vehicle (Sedan/Van)
13 Hours
  • Itinerary

    PRIVATE Tour to Beautiful 1000 Islands & Kingston
    Available every day (May - October)

    Tour's duration: About 13 hours
    Pick-up location: Your residence/hotel/airport in Toronto or GTA (Grand Toronto Area)
    Operation: May to October
    Date: You choose 
    The itinerary is flexible and can be customized according to your needs
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    8.30 AM: You will be picked up from your residence/hotel in Toronto or GTA (Grand Toronto Area).
    10.00 - 10.30 AM: Stop at Big Apple Colborne, where homemade apple pies and apple bread are made and baked right in front of you! Time for breakfast (Cost of breakfast not included) 
    12.00 AM – 1.00 PM: Enjoy a 1-hour tour of Historic Kingston, including City Hall, Queen’s University, Kingston Penitentiary, Bellevue House, St. Mary’s Cathedral, the Historic Homes in Sydenham Ward, and the Historic Downtown.
    1.00– 2.30: Enjoy a 3-course lunch at a local restaurant in downtown Kingston.
    3.30 - 5.30 PM: Enjoy a 2-hour 1000 Islands cruise (Palaces & Palisades Cruise) at the beautiful “Saint Lawrence” River. You will experience the icons of the 1000 Islands such as Boldt Castle, the Statue of St. Lawrence, 1000 Islands International Bridge, and Zavicon Islands containing the smallest International Bridge in the world, during this cruise in the heart of the 1000 Islands. 
    5.30 PM: Return to Toronto. 
    7.00 - 7.30 PM: A short washroom/coffee stop at ONroute Trenton North, on the way back to Toronto
    We expect to arrive in Toronto around 9.00 PM (With regular traffic)

    *** The itinerary is flexible and can be customized according to your needs

    Price & Inclusions

    Group Size  ADULT (18+ years old)  CHILD (3-17 years old) INFANT (0-2 years old)
    1 $1566 N/A N/A
    2 $839 $797 $755
    3 $619 $588 $557
    ** Prices are per person, in Canadian dollars. 
    ** Prices are subject to 13% HST
    ** For larger group size, please contact us to get a quote 
    What’s Included:
    • Air-Conditioned Private Transportation (Sedan or SUV) 
    • Pick-up and drop-off from your hotel/residence/airport in Toronto
    · 3-course lunch at a beautiful local restaurant in downtown Kingston.
    · A 2-hour cruise in the heart of 1000 islands (Palaces & Palisades Cruise) 
    · Professional guide
    · A 1-hour city tour in Kingston
    · Stop at the Big Apple
    What’s NOT included:
    • Tip to the driver /guide
    • Breakfast and dinner
    • Water and snacks
    * End Plastic Pollution: we will no longer offer single-use plastic water bottles on our tours since many of them end up in our landfills, lakes, oceans, and rivers. We encourage you to bring a refillable water bottle. 
    Cancellations & Refunds
    • * 100% Full refund if you cancel at least 15 days before the trip departure date.   
    • * 14-8 days prior to departure - pay a penalty equal to 50% of the total purchase amount.
    • * Within 7 days of departure - fully non-refundable - pay a penalty equal to 100% of the total purchase amount.
    • * In the event that a tour is canceled, the liability of will be limited to providing a full refund of the original trip price.


    Pick-up location: Your residence/hotel/airport in Toronto or GTA (Grand Toronto Area)
    Pick-up time: 8:30 AM
    Please enter the address of your Residence / Hotel in the "comment" section when you place your order. If you forgot to do so, please notify us by email 

    Tour Attractions

    Historic Kingston
    As the gateway to the 1000 Islands, Kingston is a city rich in history, culture as well as critically claimed attractions. The highlights of this comprehensive city tour include Kingston City Hall and the Farmer’s Market, the Royal Military College, the historic Prince George Hotel, Kingston Penitentiary, the National Historic Sites of Fort Henry, Bellevue House and the Rideau Canal as well as many other historic buildings and inns that make this city so beautiful. 

    1000 Islands
    The 1000 Islands (pronounced “Thousand Islands,” not “One Thousand Islands”) is a sightseer’s paradise and a popular destination for those looking for an authentic outdoor vacation. Located along the peaceful border between northern New York State (USA) and southeastern Ontario (Canada), the 1000 Islands is a region of endless shorelines, rich history and unique culture. Vacationers have been coming to the 1000 Islands for more than 150 years to enjoy its breathtaking beauty. 
    The Palaces & Palisades of the 1000 Islands Cruise is a member of the prestigious Destination Canada’s and Ontario Signature Experiences Collection. Signature Experience Collection members include the best attractions that Canada has to offer.
    This 2-hour cruise features the Canadian Palisades where a statue of St. Lawrence watches over the river that bears his name and is one of Canada’s Signature Experiences. Sail under the 1000 Islands International Bridge and discover a stretch of cottage country called Millionaire’s Row. Cruise around magnificent Boldt Castle, built as a tribute to George Boldt’s wife who tragically passed away before construction was completed. Watch for Zavikon Island, Casablanca on Cherry Island, a grand estate built in 1892 as well as many other beautiful homes in this photographer’s paradise


    Big Apple
    where you can buy fresh apple pies and apple bread, cakes, jams, ciders. It's a cool place to eat and shop featuring counter-serve dining, and a country store.


    • ** Our tours are in the ENGLISH language only.
    • ** Please dress based on the weather. Comfortable walking shoes are always recommended.
    • ** This tour is considered an easy-medium activity. 
    • ** We pre-assign seats based on first paid first served. In case you and your companion booked/paid separately, to be seated together, please let us know at the time of your booking. If you forgot to do so, please send an email to: after making the booking.
    • ** Please make sure you study this page before making any booking: Traveling during COVID-19 page
    • ** Itinerary Changes: We reserve the right to make time or itinerary changes, if necessary.

    ************* NOTIFICATIONS ABOUT GROUP TRAVEL *************
    Reasonable Level of Fitness: In order to get the most from your travels and keep up with the group, a reasonable level of fitness is required. You will need to be able to walk for 1-2 hours at an Easy to Medium-pace (on an even/uneven surface), get on and off coaches, trains and boats unassisted. Therefore, we ask that anyone wanting to travel with us carefully consider whether any PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS prevent you from fully enjoying our trips.
    Embrace the nature of Group Travel: To get the most out of your tour, pack a positive attitude and an open mind. These are most certainly valuable when traveling in a group. Our tours are packed with adventure, new experiences, and feel-good moments. However, despite the very best intentions and planning, things can and do go wrong and occasionally we encounter problems beyond our control, such as adverse weather conditions, and unexpected delays caused by traffic jams. In such situations, we ask for your patience and we will endeavor to keep as close to our scheduled itinerary as possible.
    Traveling with children: Due to the activity level of our group tours, all children require adult supervision. Some of our more active excursions may not be suitable for children under the age of 8.
    If you have any questions, please email to  - or call: 416-897-3020