40th Anniversary Cruise
Kingston to Upper Canada Village and Return
Sep 27 – Oct 1
4 nights, 5 days
Since 1981, the river has been our home. Come with us to celebrate the Canadian Empress on the 40th anniversary of her launch on September 27, 1981 as we cruise the beautiful and historic St. Lawrence River. This special cruise features a unique itinerary that includes rare tours and attractions. Some of the special attractions included are the Doran Bay Model Ship Museum and a period-style celebration meal at Willard’s Hotel at Upper Canada Village.
*Canadian Empress Alumni can receive a special rate for this cruise. Please contact our Reservations office at 1-800-267-7868.
In Alphabetical Order
Thousand Islands Heritage Center
On Gananoque's waterfront there's a grand Victorian building designed in the tradition of the late 19th century two storey "grand cottage" with its expansive verandahs and a "widow's walk" lookout tower.
Upper Canada Village
Upper Canada Village ? parts of it formed with buildings moved from flooded lands ? is a living museum community that recreates the life, work, and development of the early settlements along the upper St. Lawrence River valley.
Soft piano music on the player piano
Learn about Boldt Castle on Heart Island
View and learn about Singer Castle on Dark Island
Fun loving entertainment
Cruise along the old Galop Canal - opened in 1846
Pass through the Iroquois Lock at the Seaway control dam
Relax or stroll the marina and grounds
View and learn about the Statue of St. Lawrence
Relax or stroll this quaint little hamlet
Activities on Board
Shuffle Board, Parlor Games, Kite Flying
All times are approximate. This itinerary is subject to change without notice or incurring obligation. Currents, weather and seaway traffic may be modifying factors.