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1000 Islands Helicopter Tours

88 County Rd 32, Gananoque, ON



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OPEN ALL YEAR – Tours available for all seasons.

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A Top Summer Attraction – Fly First Class!

1000 Islands Helicopter Tours and Kouri’s Kopters offer the most spectacular views from planned tours, custom charters and life-changing excursions. See the beauty, romance, and grandeur of the 1000 Islands from the air. Feel the excitement as you lift off and fly away on a journey of a lifetime from our state of the art facility. Take home memories by purchasing your personalized high-definition video of your tour! Become mesmerized by the richness and beauty of the 1000 Islands only seen from the air.

Experience a private and intimate setting in the helicopter with personal narration of the region by the pilot. The magnificent sights are a perfect photographic opportunity, so cameras are a must for each flight!





1000 Islands Tour

Take an adventure of a lifetime when you experience the 1000 Islands from the air. Within seconds after take-off, you will see the exquisite sights that inspire people from around the world. See the unspoiled beauty and splendour of the St. Lawrence Parks, the Town of Gananoque and the Ivy Lea Bridge. Take in the stunning views of the private island homes, unseen from the water or roadways. You will leave feeling amazed and inspired with the picturesque scenery. > Learn more

Boldt Castle Tour

Experience the love and romance of the most iconic landmark in the history of the 1000 Islands, Boldt Castle. Many come to see the beauty of the islands but some come to see the incredible opulence of the many mansions built upon these granite islands. Inarguably the most famous of all is Boldt Castle on Heart Island. Built by George Boldt in the late 1800s, he abandoned the structure before it was finished when his wife suddenly died. The love tragedy of Boldt Castle can only be truly understood by adoring the beauty from 1000 ft above the grounds. > Learn More

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Aerial Views & Seaway Hues

For a truly unique and unforgettable experience the 2 Castle Tour provides everything that the 1000 Islands have to offer. Beyond Boldt Castle, on Dark Island lies Singer Castle, another magnificent estate built in the early 1900’s by Gilbert Bourne of the Singer Sewing Machine Co. These two beautiful castles will take you back in time and leave you feeling mesmerized by their splendour. Experience this romantic tour with breathtaking views as the sun sets on the 1000 Islands. > Learn More

Kingston City Tour

On this tour you will get a bird’s eye view of historic and charming downtown Kingston, the notable Fort Henry, Queen’s University and the famous Kingston Penitentiary. From there you will journey along the river to discover the forgotten sunken ships. > Learn More

The Works

This exclusive tour allows you to experience the most of the 1864 splendid Islands, first class! After minutes of taking off you will find yourself flying over the marvelous and historic Kingston, Ontario. The views the charming downtown Kingston, the notable Fort Henry and the famous Kingston Penitentiary will leave you speechless. After leaving Kingston, the forgotten parts of the 1000 islands will be uncovered. You will explore the history of the sunken ships of the St. Lawrence and the disintegrating Wyckoff Villa only seen from the air. After exploring the forgotten parts, you will be taken to the most iconic landmarks of the 1000 islands, Boldt and Singer Castles. This all inclusive tour allows you to see all the marvels of the 1000 islands and St. Lawrence including shipwrecks, downtown Kingston, famous castles and the peaceful islands themselves. Included in this tour is your personalized video and t-shirt. > Learn More



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