Travel Media

In order for travel media and other journalists to write about Gananoque and the 1000 Islands, we can organize media visits, pitch story ideas, assist with fact-checking, coordinate interviews and provide a variety of communication tools.

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1000 Islands Helicopter Tours

Feel the anticipation, freedom and excitement as you experience the most spectacular views of the islands from above.

Canada’s Dockside Theatre

On the St. Lawrence River, the Thousand Islands Playhouse’s two theatres offer first-rate, live entertainment.

TOUR CASTLES

See the famed Boldt Castle and the mysterious Singer Castle as you cruise the 1000 Islands onboard interactive day cruises.

CYCLE THE SCENIC PARKWAY

This picturesque stretch of the 1000 Islands Parkway is an amazing way to see the beauty and fascinating geological history.

A CHAMPIONSHIP ROUND OF GOLF

Smuggler’s Glen Golf Course is an 18-hole championship course with an inspiring blend of nature and design.

PADDLING UNLIKE ANY OTHER

Gananoque’s waterfront is a playground for paddlers. Explore the islands with a kayak rental or tour from 1000 Islands Kayaking.

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Featured Stories

Pirates! In the 1000 Islands

From rum runners and pirates to majestic castles – the 1000 Islands is home to some of the best little known historical characters and stories. So batten down the hatches, you’re in for a pirate tale that’s as impressive as the Islands themselves.

An Ontario Gem: The 1000 Islands Region

In between the Montreal to Toronto corridor, there’s a small town in Ontario that is starting to make some big waves. That town is Gananoque and Mother Nature has bestowed upon it some of the most beautiful, natural sites in Canada: The 1000 Islands.

One of the Best Live Theatre Experiences in Ontario

Enter stage left: the Thousand Islands Playhouse, Canada’s dockside theatre. Located in the 1000 Islands Gananoque, this theatre brings the scenic region to life with sweeping views on the shores of the St. Lawrence River.

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Fun Facts About the 1000 Islands

Winter may be here, but our thirst for adventure has yet to be quenched. Ice fishing is a beloved winter pass time for all ages and walks of life. An age-old tradition that has become woven into the fabric of our collective winter-hardy heritage.
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Pirates! In the 1000 Islands

Ahoy maties, there be pirates in this water! The last sighting? About a hundred years ago, but their lively legacy lives on. From rum runners and pirates to majestic castles – the 1000 Islands is home to some of the best little known historical characters and stories. So batten down the hatches, you’re in for a pirate tale that’s as impressive as the Islands themselves. 
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An Ontario Gem: The 1000 Islands Region

In between the Montreal to Toronto corridor, there’s a small town in Ontario that is starting to make some big waves. That town is Gananoque and Mother Nature has bestowed upon it some of the most beautiful, natural sites in Canada: The 1000 Islands.
Read More

One of the Best Live Theatre Experiences in Ontario

The 1000 Islands region effortlessly combines entertainment with culture. This area, known for being a historic playground for the rich and famous at the turn of the century is steeped in tradition. Today this balmy river breathes relaxation, enjoyment of life and a youthful playfulness.
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Multi-Language Itineraries

Download a pre-planned itinerary to get the most out of your stay. Itineraries are available in 11 languages.

Photo & Video Library

1000 Islands Tourism has a collection of photos and video for use in editorial, non-commercial tourism promotion only. Photo can be accessed on through our dropbox. Please share your stories with us when published. Let us know if there’s anything else we can track down or provide you.
“Daydreaming is inevitable in the Thousand Islands. It is amid some of the most spectacular scenery in the world – accentuated by rock, lush forests, and cobalt-blue water- that daring tales of pirates and Prohibition-era rum runners and romantic stories of self-made millionaires from the Gilded Age of the late 19th Century naturally come alive to transport you to another world.”