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Clayton Island Boat Tours

1000 Islands Most Unique Boat Tour Experience

2022 Scheduled Tours May – October

Clayton Island Tours offers narrated St. Lawrence River tours in the Heart of the 1000 Islands for the general public. If you’re looking for a fun group outing or private party, we will create a custom private charter to suit your needs and make sure it’s a success.  Join us on our regularly scheduled Thousand Island boat tours to Boldt Castle on Heart Island, Rock Island Lighthouse on Rock Island, The Ultimate Sightseeing Tour in the 1000 Islands, Two Nation Tours,  Sunset Cruises, and more!  Check our ever-changing special events, including the Clayton Fireworks Cruises.  Motor coach, group tours, charters, weddings shuttles – we are available in the winter months to help you with planning and reservations!

Boat Tours on the St. Lawrence River

  • All-Inclusive!
From $71

Designed for those who wish to see the most attractions in an afternoon from the river!  Tour the 1000 islands on the St. Lawrence River through US and Canadian Waters, visit Boldt Castle on Heart Island and Rock Island Lighthouse on Rock Island.  Picnic Lunch and all admissions included.

  • Most Popular!
From $27

Experience the most unique and complete Boldt Castle Tour in the 1000 Islands.   Narrated & intimate boat tour travels over 27 unique miles among the islands through US and Canadian waters on the St. Lawrence River .  Stop at Boldt Castle on Heart Island to explore the grounds and castle.

  • Only Public Tour to Rock Island
From $27

Glide through the clean waters of the 1000 Islands on our Glass Bottomed Boat, The Night Heron,” for an unparalleled view of this mighty river we call The St. Lawrence.   Meandering among the islands you will learn about ship wrecks,  fish, birds, wildlife, and what makes the ecology of the river unique,  Stop at Rock Island Lighthouse on Rock Island for an opportunity to stroll on one of the 1000 islands and climb to the top of the Lighthouse for a panoramic view of the St. Lawrence Seaway.  Bring your camera because this tour offers many unique opportunities to photograph natural settings, many bird species (perhaps even a Great Blue Heron,) Ships traveling from around the world, and so much more!

From $24

Join us this fall for a 2 hour cruise, highlighting the attractions along the St. Lawrence River when the region is blanketed in fall colors. We will travel the “Heart of the 1000 Islands” from Clayton, NY on the St. Lawrence Seaway, viewing Rock Island Lighthouse on Rock Island, Sunken Rock Lighthouse, Boldt Castle on Heart Island in Alexandria Bay, and many islands along the way. This 2 hour tour allows guest to view the beauty of the 1000 Islands and the St. Lawrence River during the ever changing colors of the fall season.

2022 Schedule

Fall – September 27 – October 31 / 1:00pm Daily


No Passports Required

Service Dogs Only

No Smoking on our Vessels

  • Fall Foliage and Sunset on the St. Lawrence River
From $22 per Adult

Join us this fall for a relaxing 2 hour cruise on the St. Lawrence River, meandering among the beautiful islands on the St. Lawrence River during Autumn, when the region is burnished in fall colors, and later as the islands are cast in soft hues as the sun sets.