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the number of helicopter tours to choose from

130 m

the height of the 1000 Islands Tower


the actual number of islands in the “1000 Islands” to explore in a kayak


The 1000 Islands promises to please your palate with tasty dishes that delight and unforgettable dining experiences that will make you come back for seconds.

Here in the 1000 Islands, the culinary scene is as rich and diverse as the breathtaking views.

Whether you’re craving a romantic dinner for two, a family-friendly spot, or a quick bite on the go, you’ll find it all here. 

Like dining with a view? Imagine sipping on a glass of wine while admiring the sunset over the St. Lawrence River.  There’s a range of locally-owned eateries that serve up fresh seafood and farm-to-table cuisine that will tantalize your taste buds.

If you’re in the mood for something more casual, check out the many cafes and bistros that offer delicious sandwiches, wraps and salads. They’re perfect for a quick lunch or a mid-day snack. 

And for those who prefer something sweet, there are plenty of bakeries and dessert shops to choose from.  Who can resist a freshly baked pie or a creamy scoop of ice cream?

But wait, there’s more. For those who love a good brew, the 1000 Islands has an abundance of craft breweries, wineries and distilleries. So, why not enjoy a pint of local beer or a glass of wine while taking in the stunning scenery?

The 1000 Islands is a food lover’s paradise with an incredible range of dining options to suit every taste and budget. Come hungry and get ready to indulge in the flavours of the region.

Explore all our 1000 Islands Restaurants on the Arrival Guide Website

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“This area is one of the signature tourism spots in Eastern Ontario and in Canada. The natural beauty is astounding with rock outcrops and the beauty of the thousands of islands.”

“This is the most beautiful place on earth. This is where heaven meets earth. You can visit is a hundred different ways and enjoy it just the same. Come by water, air or land. Enjoy a day paddling, swimming or fishing.”


“We didn’t really know what to expect, but our family was enchanted by the town, the scenery, and the region. We had planned a quick overnight stay, but ended up staying two nights and could have stayed longer.”


“What a beautiful part of Ontario. We drove along the Ivy Lea Parkway, stopped and had a picnic lunch, took a boat cruise out of Gananoque, and strolled along the waterfront in Gananoque.”


« Cette région a quelque chose pour tout le monde. Il y a d’excellentes possibilités de baignade et de navigation de plaisance, de bonnes randonnées pédestres et des pistes cyclables, des routes panoramiques à proximité et des tonnes de beaux endroits où passer du temps sur l’eau. »

“This area has something for everyone. Excellent swimming and boating, good hiking and cycling trails, scenic drives are nearby and tons of beautiful places to spend time on the water.”

Michael A.

“I could go back over and over again and still be amazed by this beautiful scenery. Not only can you go there to relax but there is so much to do such as kayaking, biking, walking, discovering, etc. It is a must!”


“There is no place like the 1000 Islands.We travel a lot and we are always trying to find a better place for the view but we have never been able to find it.”


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