Experience spectacular views of the 1000 Islands from high above on this exciting helicopter tour. Feel the excitement as you lift off from Gananoque and become mesmerized by the beauty and richness of the 1000 Islands as only seen from the air.
Enjoy a scenic helicopter tour over the 1000 Islands.
Your spectacular scenic tour flight begins as you depart from Gananoque's 1000 Islands Heliport in a Robinson R44 helicopter. Once you take off, your pilot will introduce you to the unspoiled splendor and beauty of the St. Lawrence Parks, the Ivy Lea Bridge and the Town of Gananoque. Take in the stunning views of the private island homes, unseen from the water or roadways. You will leave feeling inspired and amazed with the picturesque scenery.
On the 20-minute tour you’ll experience the romance and love of the most iconic landmark of the 1000 Islands, Boldt Castle. Built by George Boldt in the late 1800s, George abandoned the castle before it was finished when his wife died suddenly. The tragic love story of Boldt Castle can be truly appreciated by admiring the beauty from 1000 ft above the grounds.
The 30-minute 2 Castle tour offers a truly unique and unforgettable experience. Beyond Boldt Castle, on Dark Island lies Singer Castle, another magnificent estate built in the early 1900’s by Gilbert Bourne of the Singer Sewing Machine Co. Boldt Castle and Singer Castle will take you back in time, leaving you mesmerized by their splendour. For the ultimate experience, take this romantic tour with breathtaking views as the sun sets on the 1000 Islands.
- Town of Gananoque
- Wolfe Island and the Wind Turbines
- Admiralty and Navy Group of Islands
- Howe Island and the Ferry
- 1000 Islands Ivy Lea Bridge
- 1000 Islands Tower
20 minute Boldt Castle Tour:
- Everything in the 10-minute tour plus…
- American Span and Ivy Lea Bridges
- Millionaire’s Row
- Boldt Castle – Alexandria Bay
- Manhattan Group of Islands
- 1000 Islands Parkway
30 Minute 2 Castle Tour:
- Everything in the 20-minute 2 Castle tour plus…
- Boldt and Singer Castles
- Pentland and F.A.Georger Shipwrecks
- The Sisters Lighthouse
- Shipping Channel and Freighters
Season: Available year-round with daily departures
Need to know:
- Minimum of 2 passengers is required.
- Maximum number of passengers is three passengers.
- Passengers must weigh less than 275 lbs each.
- All flight times are approximate and subject to change due to weather conditions and weight restrictions.
Whether you live in Gananoque or you’re visiting Kingston for the first time, this scenic 1000 Island Helicopter Tour is one of the best things to do in Kingston and Gananoque. It's a wonderful gift idea for a birthday, Mother's Day, Father's Day or Christmas!
This helicopter tour takes place at Gananoque, Ontario. VIEW MAP
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CANADIAN SIGNATURE EXPERIENCE!
The 1000 Islands Helicopter Tour 30-minute 2 Castle Tour experience has been officially designated as part of the Signature Experiences Collection® by the Canadian Tourism Commission. The CTC believes that this esteemed group of selectees exemplify “once-in-a-lifetime travel experiences...and show the world what Canada’s tourism brand is all about”.