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See the stunning Thousand Islands during your cruise.

Canadian Connection River Cruise

(CA9501)
See the stunning Thousand Islands during your cruise.
Sail along the St. Lawrence River to the romantic city of Quebec, passing through the magnificent 1000 Islands and stopping by at Montreal.
Cultural
Independent tours
River

Highlights

6-night cruising in your preferred accommodation

Heritage Museum of the 1000 Islands tour and visit to Fulford Mansion

Upper Canada Village tour and guided bus tour of Montreal

Montmorency Falls, Fort Wellington National Historic Site & Cap de la Madeliene Shrine 

Have a fantastic and relaxing vacation, cruising between Kingston and Quebec, with this 6-night river cruise. Enjoy delectable food and drinks, nightly entertainment, and fun activities on board as you sail through the magnificent 1000 Islands to Canada’s historic French city.  Stop by Gananoque to visit the Heritage Museum of the 1000 Islands, dock at Brockville then travel to Fulford Mansion by bus and proceed to Prescott for a tour of Fort Wellington National Historic Site. Hop on a lovely, miniature train to meet horse-drawn wagons to explore Upper Canada Village. Pass through Eisenhower and Snell Locks (USA) on your way to Coteau Landing, Quebec, where you can have some free time to stroll along its park and old canal. 

The journey will then continue to Montreal, the largest city in the province, set on an island in the Saint Lawrence River. Take part in a 2-hour guided bus tour, discovering the popular landmarks of the city. Continue to Trois Riviéres to visit the Shrine at Cap de la Madeleine and finally, head off to Quebec City, sailing past the enchanting Montmorency Falls.

2020 Cruise dates: 

Kingston - Québec City: May 21; June 20; July 27; August 14; September 09 & 25*

Québec City – Kingston: May 27; June 26; August 02 & 20; September 15*; October 01*

*Prime Fall Foliage Cruise

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Included

6-night cruising in your preferred accommodation
Onboard activities
Domestic beer and wine with meals
Nightly entertainment
All meals onboard cruise
Daily maid service
Shore excursions with transportation

Itinerary

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Day 1
Kingston - 1000 Islands

Board M/V Empress. Tonight is the Captain’s Welcome Reception. Overnight at 1000 Islands (anchored).

Dinner
Day 2
Gananoque - Brockville

Enjoy a tour of the Heritage Museum of the 1000 Islands. Sail past Boldt Castle, St. Laurens Statue, 1000 Islands Tower, and finally, on to Brockville.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 3
Brockville - Upper Canada Village

Tour of Fulford Mansion and Fort Wellington National Historic Site. Evening arrival at Upper Canada Village.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 4
Upper Canada Village - Coteau Landing

Today, you’ll tour Upper Canada Village and pass through Eisenhower and Snell Locks. This evening, stay at Coteau Landing.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 5
Coteau Landing - Montréal

Enjoy a guided bus tour this afternoon and free time. 
 

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 6
Montréal - Trois Riviéres

Today, stop in Québec for a brief bus tour en route to visit the Shrine at Cap de la Madeleine before continuing to Trois Riviéres.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Day 7
Trois Riviéres - Québec City

Today, witness the scenic approach to romantic Québec City,  sailing past Montmorency Falls. Arriving early afternoon for disembarkation.

Breakfast, Lunch

Additional information

Official language
French & English
Currency
Canadian Dollars
6 nights
from AUD3,486
per person, twin share
Kingston or Quebec City
21 May - 01 October 2020
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