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 - 2022

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Upper Canada Village to Kingston

1000 Islands Anchorage    Brockville   Upper Canada Village    Gananoque

Sept 5, 2022 - Sept 9, 2022
Sept 19, 2022 - Sept 23, 2022
Oct 12, 2022 - Oct 16, 2022

Upper River Expedition - 2023

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Upper Canada Village to Kingston

1000 Islands Anchorage    Brockville   Upper Canada Village    Gananoque

May 14, 2023 - May 18, 2023
May 30, 2023 - June 3, 2023
June 15, 2023 - June 19, 2023
July 18, 2023 - July 22, 2023
Aug 3, 2023 - Aug 7, 2023
Aug 26, 2023 - Aug 30, 2023
Sept 21, 2023 - Sept 25, 2023
Oct 7, 2023 - Oct 11, 2023
Oct 18, 2023 - Oct 22, 2023

Celebration of Spring

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Montreal and Return

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

May 7, 2023 - May 14, 2023

Heritage Summer Cruise

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Cornwall and Return

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

June 19, 2023 - June 26, 2023

Seaway Discovery Cruise

Overnight Ports from Kingston to Montreal to Kingston

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

Aug 19, 2023 - Aug 26, 2023

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

SOLD OUT
Oct 11, 2023 - Oct 18, 2023

Canadian Connection East

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Overnight Ports from Kingston to Quebec City

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

Sept 23, 2022 - Sept 29, 2022
May 18, 2023 - May 24, 2023
June 3, 2023 - June 9, 2023
July 6, 2023 - July 12, 2023
Aug 7, 2023 - Aug 13, 2023
Aug 30, 2023 - Sept 5, 2023
Sept 25, 2023 - Oct 1, 2023

Canadian Connection West

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Overnight Ports from Quebec City to Kingston

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

SOLD OUT
May 24, 2023 - May 30, 2023
June 9, 2023 - June 15, 2023
July 12, 2023 - July 18, 2023
Aug 13, 2023 - Aug 19, 2023
Sept 5, 2023 - Sept 11, 2023
Oct 1, 2023 - Oct 7, 2023

Canada's Capital North

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Overnight Ports from Kingston to Ottawa

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

Sept 9, 2022 - Sept 14, 2022
June 26, 2023 - July 1, 2023
July 22, 2023 - July 27, 2023
Sept 11, 2023 - Sept 16, 2023

Canada's Capital South

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Overnight Ports from Ottawa to Kingston

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

SOLD OUT
July 1, 2023 - July 6, 2023
July 27, 2023 - Aug 1, 2023
Sept 16, 2023 - Sept 21, 2023