Kingston & 1000 Islands

Kingston is the home port of the M/V Canadian Empress. All cruises either begin or conclude in this 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.

Celebration of Spring

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Montreal and Return

1000 Islands Anchorage    Upper Canada Village   Coteau Landing   Lachine Cornwall   Morrisburg    Gananoque

May 12, 2022 - May 19, 2022

Heritage Waterway Summer Cruise

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Cornwall and Return

1000 Islands Anchorage    Upper Canada Village   Coteau Landing   Lachine Cornwall Morrisburg   Gananoque

Jun 24, 2021 - Jul 1, 2021
June 20, 2022 - June 27, 2022

Fall Harvest and Colour Cruise

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Montreal to Kingston

1000 Islands Anchorage    Upper Canada Village   Coteau Landing   Lachine Cornwall   Morrisburg    Gananoque

Oct 13, 2021 - Oct 20, 2021
Oct 5, 2022 - Oct 12, 2022

Canadian Connection East

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Quebec City

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

Jul 19, 2021 - Jul 25, 2021
Aug 16, 2021 - Aug 22, 2021
Sep 1, 2021 - Sep 7, 2021
Oct 1, 2021 - Oct 7, 2021
May 19, 2022 - May 25, 2022
June 4, 2022 - June 10, 2022
July 11, 2022 - July 17, 2022

Canadian Connection West

Overnight Ports from Quebec City to Kingston

Quebec City    Trois Rivieres    Lachine, a borough of Montreal    Upper Canada Village   Brockville   Gananoque

Jul 25, 2021 - Jul 31, 2021
Aug 22, 2021 - Aug 28, 2021
Sep 7, 2021 - Sep 13, 2021
Oct 7, 2021 - Oct 13, 2021
May 25, 2022 - May 31, 2022
June 10, 2022 - June 16, 2022
July 17, 2022 - July 23, 2022

Upper River Expedition

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Upper Canada Village to Kingston

1000 Islands Anchorage    Brockville   Upper Canada Village    Ivy Lea

Jul 15, 2021 - Jul 19, 2021
Aug 10, 2021 - Aug 14, 2021
Aug 28, 2021 - Sep 1, 2021
Sep 13, 2021 - Sep 17, 2021
Sep 27, 2021 - Oct 1, 2021
Oct 20, 2021 - Oct 24, 2021
May 8, 2022 - May 12, 2022
May 31, 2022 - June 4, 2022

Canada's Capital North

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Ottawa

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

Jul 31, 2021 - Aug 5, 2021
Sep 17, 2021 - Sep 22, 2021
June 27, 2022 - July 2, 2022
July 23, 2022 - July 28, 2022
Sept 9, 2022 - Sept 14, 2022

Canada's Capital South

Overnight Ports from Ottawa to Kingston

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

Aug 5, 2021 - Aug 10, 2021
Sep 22, 2021 - Sep 27, 2021
July 2, 2022 - July 7, 2022
July 28, 2022 - Aug 2, 2022
Sept 14, 2022 - Sept 19, 2022