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Boldt Castle and Two Nation Tour

Our Signature Boat Tour Along the St. Lawrence River with a Stop at Boldt Castle on Heart Island

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Your boat, captain, and guide will be with you every nautical mile of this most popular tour in the 1000 Islands with an opportunity to visit Boldt Castle on Heart Island.  This intimate tour  travels over 25 unique miles among many of the 1000 Islands along the St. Lawrence River.  We stop at Heart Island and guests have the option to take a  1.15 hour self guided tour of millionaire George Boldt’s Castle, built as a testament of love for his wife Louise, before tragedy struck in 1904.   Many photo opportunities as we pass Freighters and Ocean Going Vessels traveling to and from  the Great Lakes and around the world along the St. Lawrence Seaway, “millionaires row,” private islands, and premier sights in the 1000 Islands.

Adults Ages 13 and up
$27
Children Ages 5 to 12
$16
Youngsters Ages 4 and under
Free
Seniors Ages 65 and up
$25
Active Military and Family Please bring Valid Military ID
$25

Boldt Castle and Two Nation Tour


Join us for the most unique and complete Boldt Castle tour experience.  Enjoy an intimate boat tour as we travel over 25 unique miles through US and Canadian waters among many of the 1000 Islands along the St. Lawrence River. Our professional local guides share rich history, legends and lore as we get closer to the islands than any other tour. View magnificent million-dollar homes, travel under American and Canadian spans of the 1000 Island Bridge System, and pass Rock Island Lighthouse on Rock Island.

At Heart Island guests have the option to take a self guided tour of millionaire George Boldt’s Castle, built as a testament of love for his wife Louise, before tragedy struck in 1904. Marvel at life in the “Gilded Age” for the wealthy who built magnificent castles and summer homes on islands as we travel through “Millionaire’s Row.”

Departing Boldt Castle we travel US waters and the St. Lawrence Seaway shipping channel with the possibility of viewing oceangoing vessels that travel from around the world to the Great Lakes of North America. Our small boats provide for a personal experience with our Captain and Crew. Each of our crew members have a unique, never recorded presentation, and a love of sharing the River with guests.

Admission to Boldt Castle on Heart Island is not included in the price of boat tour tickets.  Adult’s $11.00 and Children (5-12) $8.00 / Tickets may be purchased through our website at the time of purchasing your boat tour tickets, upon check in the day of your tour, upon arrival at Boldt Castle on Heart Island, or at www.boldtcastle.com

2022 Schedule

Spring

May 7 – 27 / 10:30 and 2:30pm
May 28, 29, and 30 (Memorial Day Weekend) / 9:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30p,m
May 31 – June 19 / (Monday – Friday) 10:30am, 2:30pm
May 31 – June 19 / (Saturday and Sunday) 9:30am, 10:30am, 1:30PM, 2:30pm

Summer
June 20 – September 5 / 9:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

Fall
September 6 – October 10 / (Monday – Friday) 10:30am, 2:30pm
September 6 – October 10 / (Sat and Sun) 9:30am, 10:30am, 1:30pm, 2:30pm

 

Highlights of This Tour Include:

  • This tour circumnavigates Wellesley Island, the largest US Island through Canadian Waters in the north and us waters in the south
  • Eel Bay
  • Canadian Steamboat Channel
  • The Lost Channel
  • Tom Thumb Island
  • Parks Canada
  • Rockport, Ontario
  • Canadian Palisades
  • Whirlpool Channel
  • Tom thumb Island
  • Million Dollar Canadian homes
  • Eye of the needle
  • Eel Bay
  • The Statue of St. Lawrence
  • St. Lawrence Seaway shipping channel
  • Round Island
  • Rock Island Lighthouse on Rock Island
  • Thousand Islands Park
  • Travel under 2 spans of the 1000 Island Bridge System
  • Twin Pine Treehouse on Cherry Island
  • Millionaire’s Row
  • Devil’s Oven – hiding place of Pirate Bill Johnston – Patriot’s War of 1837
  • Hopewell Hall – home of George Boldt’s daughter & granddaughter
  • Boldt Castle on Heart Island
  • and so much more!

Frequently Asked Questions

Boldt Castle Admission is a separate fee. Adults #11.00 / Children (5-12) $8.00 / Children 4 and under Free – Admission tickets may be purchased online with your boat tour, are available at our ticket booth upon check in, Upon arrival at Boldt Castle, or online at www.boldtcastle.com
Service Animals only are allowed – no Pets, Comfort Animals or ESA’s
No Passports Required
Smoking is Not Allowed on our Vessels

Meeting Location

Clayton Island Tours – 39611 Chateau Lane, Clayton, NY 13624

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