Kingston & 1000 Islands

Kingston is the home port of the M/V Canadian Empress. All cruises either begin or conclude in this historic city. Kingston is located at the beginning of the St. Lawrence River and the southern mouth of the Rideau Canal. Kingston once was a strategic military outpost and the first capital of the province of Canada. Kingston is now a city known for its educational institutions with Queen's University, St. Lawrence College & the Royal Military College. Tourism makes up a large portion of the local economy.

Upper River Expedition

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Upper Canada Village to Kingston

1000 Islands Anchorage    Brockville   Upper Canada Village    Gananoque

May 12, 2024 - May 16, 2024
May 23, 2024 - May 27, 2024
June 8, 2024 - June 12, 2024
July 23, 2024 - July 27, 2024
Aug 8, 2024 - Aug 12, 2024
Sept 22, 2024 - Sept 26, 2024
Oct 15, 2024 - Oct 19, 2024
Oct 19, 2024 - Oct 23, 2024

Celebration of Spring

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Montreal to Kingston

1000 Islands Anchorage    Upper Canada Village   Coteau Landing   Montreal Cornwall   Morrisburg    Brockville

May 16, 2024 - May 23, 2024
May 31, 2025 - June 7, 2025

Heritage Summer Cruise

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Montreal to Kingston

1000 Islands Anchorage    Upper Canada Village   Coteau Landing   Montreal Cornwall   Morrisburg    Brockville

June 24, 2024 - July 1, 2024
July 19, 2025 - July 26, 2025

Seaway Discovery Cruise

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Montreal to Kingston

1000 Islands Anchorage    Upper Canada Village   Coteau Landing   Montreal Cornwall   Morrisburg    Brockville

Aug 24, 2024 - Aug 31, 2024
Aug 23, 2025 - Aug 30, 2025

Fall Harvest and Colour Cruise

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Montreal to Kingston

1000 Islands Anchorage    Upper Canada Village   Coteau Landing   Montreal Cornwall   Morrisburg    Brockville

Oct 8, 2024 - Oct 15, 2024
Sept 25, 2025 - Oct 2, 2025

Canadian Connection East

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Quebec City

1000 Islands Anchorage    Brockville   Upper Canada Village    Coteau Landing   Montreal    Trois Rivieres

May 27, 2024 - June 2, 2024
June 12, 2024 - June 18, 2024
July 11, 2024 - July 17, 2024
Aug 12, 2024 - Aug 18, 2024
Aug 31, 2024 - Sept 6, 2024
Sept 26, 2024 - Oct 2, 2024

Canadian Connection West

Overnight Ports from Quebec City to Kingston

Quebec City    Trois Rivieres    Montreal    Cornwall   Brockville   Gananoque

June 2, 2024 - June 8, 2024
June 28, 2024 - June 24, 2024
July 17, 2024 - July 23, 2024
Aug 18, 2024 - Aug 24, 2024
Sept 6, 2024 - Sept 12, 2024
Oct 2, 2024 - Oct 8, 2024

Canada's Capital North

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Ottawa

1000 Islands Anchorage    Upper Canada Village    Coteau Landing   Lachine, a borough of Montreal    Montebello

July 1, 2024 - July 6, 2024
July 27, 2024 - Aug 1, 2024
Sept 12, 2024 - Sept 17, 2024
June 23, 2025 - June 28, 2025
July 26, 2025 - July 31, 2025
Sept 11, 2025 - Sept 16, 2025

Canada's Capital South

Overnight Ports from Ottawa to Kingston

Ottawa    Carillon   Lachine, a borough of Montreal   Upper Canada Village   Brockville

July 6, 2024 - July 11, 2024
Aug 1, 2024 - Aug 6, 2024
Sept 17, 2024 - Sept 22, 2024
June 28, 2025 - July 3, 2025
July 31, 2025 - Aug 5, 2025
Sept 16, 2025 - Sept 21, 2025