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Where we are

Watermark Luxe Riverfront Cottages are located in the heart of the 1000 Islands, only minutes from Gananoque . Centrally located between Toronto and Montreal, its only a short drive to paradise.

Gananoque and the Surrounding Area

The 1000 Islands is world renowed for its beauty and there are plenty of ways to explore it. Take a boat cruise, or bring your bike and enjoy the 27 km paved bike path right at from the entrance. Love the water? Take a scenic cruise or bring or rent a boat and explore on your own. The St Lawrence River is at our shore and your beck and call. Try out paddleboarding or kayaking from our private dock. Just a short walk is the Landon Bay Center offering excellent hiking and beautiful vistas of the whole area. Championship golf is just down the road. Both Kingston and Brockville is only a short drive away and both offers more exploring and history to discover.

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St Lawrence River Ontario

Renting a boat or launching from Pecks Marina

Pecks Marina boat rental

Local Area Things to Do

Located right outside our gates is 37 km of paved path, perfect for biking or rollerblading. Many spots offer ideal picture spots and viewing points of the 1000 Islands. There are mountain bike areas as well for the adventurous. Heres a map link: Trail description: The 37 km trail runs parallel to the 1000 Islands Parkway between Gananoque and Brockville and forms a section of the Waterfront Trail. Trail fee: None. Towns along the trail: Gananoque, Mallorytown, Brockville. Web site: Parks of the St Lawrence (no information about the trail is on the website) Description Trail map: Map of the parkway can be downloaded from the Waterfront Trail website Trail surface: Paved Designated activities: Bicycling, walking, inline skating Facilities on the trail: Rest stops are located at several points along the trail Points of interest: St Lawrence Islands National Park, Landon Bay Centre has trails and wildlife sanctuary Getting to the trail: Access the trail at any of the towns along its route from Exit 645 to 696 of Highway 401. Via Rail service between Toronto and Montreal stops at Gananoque and Brockville.


Kouri's Kopters Inc
1-855-855-4354Exclusive Helicopter tours of the 1000 Islands, Boldt Castle and Private Helicopter Charters.1000 Islands TourBeginning in the spring 2014 season, our new location in the 1000 Islands allows us to cut our tour prices in half!Within seconds after takeoff, you will see the beauty and splendor of the 1000 Islands that no other tour can provide. On clear days, you can see both the 1000 Islands bridge, the Ivy Lea bridge and hundreds of private islands that make this region so beautiful.This tour is approximately 10 minutes in duration.$99 per person*1000 Islands Boldt Castle TourOver 4.5 million people visit the 1000 Islands region annually - many come to experience the beauty of the islands but some come to see the incredible grandure of the many mansions built upon these granite islands.Inarguably the most famous of all is Boldt Castle on Heart Island. Built by George Boldt in the late 1800s, he abandoned the structure before it was finished when his wife suddenly died.Passports are not required.
This tour is approximately 18 minutes in duration.$149 per person*2 Castle TourHow can you see nearly all the islands in the 1000 Islands, both bridges, Boldt Castle and Singer Castle all in about 30 minutes?The only aswer to that question is to climb aboard one of our helicopters and experience it for yourself. There is nothing that can compare to the breathaking views in the helicopter and we want to share the experience with you.This tour is offered in limited availability and is typically flown after 3pm in the summer season. Please ask about other times as it may be available based on peak hour demand.$199 per person*Custom ToursWinter or summer, feel free to ask about a custom tour.If you're staying at one of the many hotels or bed & breakfasts in the 1000 Islands and would like either more time or just have a private flight, please ask our staff for information on private tours.Our central location allows us to offer tours anywhere in the 1000 Islands, the Historic Rideau Canal, The City of Kingston, and more.Please call for pricing. Thousand Islands Playhouse theatres in Gananoque Ontario, are two fully renovated heritage venues celebrated for producing one of the widest ranges of professional theatre in the country. The theatres are located in a phenomenal natural setting directly on the banks of the St. Lawrence River, half way between Toronto and Montreal. The Springer and Firehall theatres present eight dynamic theatrical productions, professional art exhibitions, and six lively concerts between May and November. For 25 years the Playhouse has been offering theatre lovers on of the widest programming ranges of any professional theatre in the country, and arguably the most diverse in Ontario.
Thousand Islands Playhouse
185 South St, Gananoque, ON K7G 3G6
www.1000islandsplayhouse.comBox Office
Phone: (613) 382-7020 ext. 36
Toll-Free: 1-866-382-7020 ext. 36
Fax: (613) 382-7088
Email: boxoffice@1000islandsplayhouse.comBox Office Address:
Firehall Theatre
185 South Street
Gananoque, ON K7G 1A12014 Season

Boat Lines

You will be amazed at the local beauty of the St Lawrence River. Whether you go for an hour or three you will just get a small idea of how beautiful it really is. See multi-million dollar homes and ones so small they are more like sheds. Look over the edge and you might see the International Border. Check out "" , Rockport Boat , or Gananoque Boat Line. Some you can walk to from our campground. If you want to see ,, Singer Castle http:// Boldt Castle, these are the tours to take. There are two tours within walking distance or a short bike ride plus two more within a 10 minute drive. These Cruise operators offer tours of Boldt and Singer Castle, Millionaires Row and Zavikon Island that has the shortest International Bridge in the world. If you come to the 1000 Islands make sure you see the Islands! WE HAVE DISCOUNT COUPONS AVAILABLE. Traveling to either Castle will require a valid Passport by USA Border Services for all persons Rockport Cruises 23 Front Street, Rockport, ON
www.rockportcruises.comRockport is located in the `Heart of the 1000 islands`on the St. Lawrence River. We offer waterfront dining and scenic cruises. From the moment you step aboard, the picture perfect setting will fill your mind and you will be captured by an essence of excitement..1-hour Heart of The Islands Cruise
3.5-hour Boldt Castle Tour
Two Castle Tour
2-hour Palaces & Palisades Cruise
2-hour St.Lawrence Lunch Cruise
3-hour Sunset Cruise
3-hour Sunset Dinner Cruise Gananoque Boat Line6 Water St, Gananoque, ON All Aboard Gananoque Boat Line operates five triple-decker, all-aluminum vessels. Facilities on board include: rest rooms on each deck, coffee shop and refreshments. There are five open decks and two fully enclosed decks. The Gananoque Boat Line fleet is inspected and certified by Transport Canada - one of the highest standards in the world!2 Locations
* 1-hour, 2.5-hour, and Boldt Castle Stopover tours.
* You start and finish your tour in the Heart of the 1000 Islands at either Gananoque or the 1000 Islands Bridge location in Ivy Lea (one hour tour only).Day Cruises
Gananoque Boat Line is the largest and oldest cruise company in the 1000 Islands. Having five vessels ranging in size from 350 to 500 passengers, enables us to offer a cruise for any interest and any schedule!1-hour Beauty of the Islands Cruise
1-hour Ivy Lea Cruise
2.5-hour Lost Ships of the 1000 Islands Cruise
5-Hour Boldt Castle Stopover CruiseGananoque is located just 20 minutes east of Kingston, Ontario; in the beautiful 1000 Islands.

Golf courses in and around the famous Thousand Islands, Gananoque,Ontario, East, Canada. . Several Islands have golf courses offering excellent golf and beautiful scenery at the same time. Of course (excuse the pun) Smuggler's Glen is our favorite course. An outstanding new facility awaits you! Located in the heart of the 1000 Islands, Canada; world famous destination for boating, fishing, vacationing and now golfing. This professionally designed 18-hole championship course features bent grass greens and fairways, brilliant white sand bunkers and fabulous vistas from several highly elevated tees. This newly built (opened July 2005) hidden gem, 6502 yard, championship design, par 72 golf course opened to rave reviews in 2005. The course design takes full advantage of the rugged and beautiful Canadian Shield landscape of mature mixed forests, tall white pines, high granite cliffs and rolling hills and valleys. Smuggler's provides the ideal setting for your next round of golf, tournament event.

Get a bird's eye view of the 1000 Islands. The Sky Deck is only minutes away from the campground and right beside a factory outlet. An elevator makes it easy. Don't forget your camera. Click here for more information.The 1000 Islands Tower will be open for the season on Saturday, April 19th 2014!

The opening hours for April are
Monday to Friday + Sunday from 10 am to 5 pm
Saturday from 9 am to 5 pm

We welcome you to the heart of the 1000 Islands.Enjoy the breathtaking view from the 1000 Islands Tower, see the 1000 Islands & St. Lawrence River.

The 1000 Islands Tower is a unique tourist attraction, the only one of it's kind in the 1000 Islands.
From the top you will see the best of what the area has to offer.

Running continuously, the elevator takes only 40 seconds to reach the first of three observation decks and provide visitors with a spectacular photographic opportunity as they enjoy the panoramic view of the 1000 Islands and St Lawrence River stretched out 130 metres or 400' below.

Come check out the most rewarding and refreshing way to experience the 1000 Islands! Fully guided Kayaking Tours, All Inclusive Lodging and Dining Packages and hassle free service, by the 1000 Islands Kayaking Company guarantees an experience you will be talking about for months. Our tours are leisurely explorations of the area's historic charm and hidden scenery. Experience this life size museum of islands and architecture, up close and intimately through the comfort and safety of a guided kayaking tour. No Experience is Necessary! These kayaking tours are designed with beginners in mind! Anyone can participate, our guides are professionals, our instruction is excellent, the equipment is top-notch and the pace is leisurely. And we haven't even mentioned our fabulous island lunches.

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