You'll take in the highlights of Toronto, Montreal, Quebec City and Ottawa. Our circular route travels along Lake Ontario from Toronto to the Thousand Islands resort region, then east to taste the unique flavour of French Canada. The northern journey from Ottawa travels through Algonquin Park and on to Niagara Falls before returning to Toronto.
Distance: 193 miles
En route to Montreal today, you will be entering the beautiful Thousand Islands region, where forested islands lie amid tranquil lakes. Take to the water and step aboard a cruiser to explore the magnificent scenery of the Thousand Islands. This wonderfully lush island landscape is dotted with luxurious cottages and vast estates. The cruise will take you past Boldt Castle, Zavikon Island and Millionaire’s Row. Overnight in Montreal.
Take a tour around the city, providing a comprehensive orientation of historic and modern Quebec City. You will see the Latin Quarter, the Plains of Abraham, the Citadel, the Fortifications, the National Assembly, Place Royale, the Basilica and other points of interest within Quebec City.
For an authentic aboriginal experience, take a visit to Turtle Island. This native village, complete with teepees, wigwams and other cultural displays is a must. You can take a guided tour, watch a native dance demonstration, listen to legends and stories being told, enjoy traditional aboriginal dishes and be surrounded by interactive experiences whilst never leaving Ottawa’s city centre. Handcrafted souvenirs are available for purchase in the gift shop.
Distance: 220 miles
Put on your rainjacket and step aboard for the ride of a lifetime. The Maid of the Mist will take you to the American Falls before sailing past massive rock formations to the magnificent sight of the thundering Horseshoe Falls. As the Maid of the Mist battles the waters, take advantage of the unsurpassed photo opportunities. Length of operating season is weather-dependent.
Distance: 86 miles
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