kingston things to see & do.
  1. International Hockey Museum
  2. Sailing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Cycling Rentals
  3. Wolfe Islander III Ferry
  4. 1000 Islands sight seeing crusies
  5. The Kingston Archaeological Centre
  6. The Kingston Mills Blockhouse
  7. Kingston's Haunted Walk
  8. The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum
  9. The Miller Museum of Geology and Mineralogy
  10. The Military Commmunications and Electronics Museum
  11. Canada's Penitentiary Museum
  12. Agnes Etherington Art Centre
  13. Glen Lawrence Golf Club
  14. Kingston Expert Tees
  15. Kingston Symphony Association
  16. The Kingston Jazz Society
  17. Kingston Sheep Dog Trials & Canadian National Championships
  18. Kingston Flying Club
  19. Frontenac Outfitters Canoe & Kayak Centre

(1) International Hockey Museum

Relive great memories with heroes of the past and present at the International Hockey Museum. Its collection of photographs and mementos celebrates 100 years. Alfred and York streets, (613) 544-2355

(2) Sailing, Kayaking, Canoeing, Cycling Rentals

Locally owned and operated since 1997, Ahoy Rentals is Kingston's only "On The Water" equipment rentals. Let us make your water experience a unique one.

  • Bareboat Sailing Charters
  • Skippered Sailing Packages
  • Sailing Rentals
  • Canoe & Kayak Rentals
  • Cycling Rentals
  • Instruction/Lessons

Let our experienced skippers take you out on a personalized excursion. We have now assembled a fleet of sailboats for bareboat sailing charters for the more experienced sailors. Tel: 613.539.3202. For more information click here

(3) Wolfe Islander III Ferry Ferry Schedules

The Wolfe Islander III is in operation all year.  It holds approximately 55 cars and 330 passengers per trip.

Crossing Time = 20 min.
Rates = Free

For more information call Ministry of Transportation at: (613) 548 7227

The Wolfe Island Ferry operates from the Marysville Dock (summer) from ICE OUT to ICE IN at which time it moves to the Dawson Point Dock (winter). Low water conditions in the village can cause an earlier departure of the ferry to the winter dock.

The ferry serves as a vital life-line to the Island's long established community. It also services the many thousands of people visiting Wolfe Island and coming from the States in to Canada

Ferrying to the Island has a long history. In 1904, Wolfe Island bought the original Wolfe Islander; in 1946, the Ontario government bought the Wolfe Islander II and in 1964, the province assumed ferry control and initiated free highway access.

Wolfe Islander III Ferry  Wolfe Islander III Ferry
Wolfe Islander III Ferry  Wolfe Islander III Ferry

(4) 1000 Islands sight seeing crusies

Kingston 1000 Islands Boat Cruises offers a variety of 1000 Islands sight seeing crusises several times daily boarding at the city wharf at 1 Brock St. (613) 549-5544. Further east, the Gananoque Boat Line (613-382-2144), Parkway Boat Lines (613-659-4622) and Rockport Boat Line (613-659-3402) also offer sightseeing cruises, some including Boldt Castle stopovers.

(5) The Kingston Mills Blockhouse

The Kingston Mills Blockhouse on the Rideau Canal provides a look into the life of an 1839 soldier. Kingston Mills Road, 2km north of Hwy.401. 613-359-5377

6) Kingston's Haunted Walk

Kingston's Haunted Walk guides you through our darker past with walking tours and legends of hangings and haunts. From Tir nan Og, 200 Ontario St, and Fort Henry. 613-549-6366

(7) The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum

The MacLachlan Woodworking Museum features displays and demonstrations that illustrate 19th century life... Women at Work, Logging and Lumbering, Canadian Planemakers. On Hwy. 2,10 km east of Kingston.613-542-0543

(8) The Miller Museum of Geology and Mineralogy

The Miller Museum of Geology and Mineralogy at Queen's University displays a collection of rocks, minerals and fossils from the Kingston area's geological history. Miller Hall, Union Street at Divistion. 613-533-6767

(9) The Military Commmunications and Electronics Museum

The Military Commmunications and Electronics Museum is North America's largest specialized communications museum. Explore communications history from 1867 to modern day. 95 Craftsman Blvd, CFB Kingston. 613-541-5395

(10) Canada's Penitentiary Museum

Canada's Penitentiary Museum provides a glimpse of the history of Canada's penitentiaries through rare pictures and early punishment equipment. See our fascinating collection of contraban and artifacts. 555 King St.W.. 613-530-3122

(11) Agnes Etherington Art Centre

Celebrating 50 years as Kingston's premier public art gallery. Visit us for exceptional historical and contemporary exhibitions and related programs. Gallery Shop and Art Rental & Sales Gallery. Open year-round.Free admission Thursdays. 613-533-2190

(12) Glen Lawrence Golf Club

Kingston's Best Public Golf. 613-545-1021

(13) The Kingston Archaeological Centre

The Kingston Archaeological Centre offers an impressive display representing more than 8,000 years of the Kingston region. 72 Gilmore Ave.613-542-3483 or www.carf.ingo

(14) Kingston Expert Tees

Canada's largest aquatic acuracy range is ready to help get your golf game back into shape! Whether you're looking for practice getting it off the tee, or your putting needs work, we've got it all! 1165 Collins Bay Rd. at Hwy 2, minutes south of Hwy 401, Kingston. 613-384-8337

(15) Kingston Symphony Association

Join us for an unforgettable season with over 15 performances of music ranging from Mozart to Tchaikovsky, and Brahms to Bemstein. Special features this season include jazz, highland pipes and a Charlie Chaplin silent comedy. The Kingston Symphony offers something for everyone. Don't miss our annual concerts at Fort Henry on July 18-19. Music, cannons, fireworks and more! 613-546-9729 or

(16) The Kingston Jazz Society

The Kingston Jazz Society presents Live@ Your Library, a series of five Sunday-afternoon concerts between February and May at the Central Library, and the 8th Annual Kingston Jazz Festival, Oct 3-5, 2008 at the newly renvated Baby Grand Theatre in the heart of downtown Kingston. 613-546-6018 or

(17) Kingston Sheep Dog Trials & Canadian National Championships .

Over 100 of North American's top competitors, and youwill enjoy Jungle Cat World, Birds of Prey, K9 Unit demo, training demos, a craft & artisans fair, daily live entertainment, a NEW interactive children's area, local cuisine, and much more! $10/day, $15/2 days, $2 for kids 12 & under. Bus tours welcome. AUGUST 8 TO 10,2008. 613-546-4291 Ext 1700 or

(18) Kingston Flying Club .

Enjoy a breathtaking aerial tour of Kingston and the Thousand islands. See Boldt Castle on our popular one-hour'1000 islands' tour, or see downtown Kingston, the Royal Military College of Canada. and Fort Henry on a 30-minute flight over the city. Please call for more information. 613-389-0954

(19) Frontenac Outfitters Canoe & Kayak Centre.

Experience One of Ontario's Largest On-wter Padding Centres Sales. Rentals. Courses. Tours. Campsites. tEST PADDLE 100S OF THE WORLD'S FINEST EVERY DAY 1/2 hr. north of Kingston beside Frontenac Provincial Park. 1800-250-3174 or 613-376-6220

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