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Local Activities

For many of these activities we either have tickets available at the front desk or can arrange them for you. Talk to us about all activities and events going on in the 1000 island area.

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Gananoque Boat Line (located steps from the Gananoque Inn & Spa) Rockport Cruises (about a 20 min drive down the scenic Thousand Islands Parkway)

All Gananoque Boat Line tour boats leave their berths just footsteps from the Inn to cruise the fabled 1000 Islands and past splendid summer homes of another era.


Thousand Islands Playhouse

Veteran, waterfront performing arts venue with 2 theatres for plays & musicals, plus a boat dock.

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Shorelines Casinos 1000 Islands

Try your luck at the Casino. Nearly 550 of the newest, coolest and most fun slot machines in the province. Play every game from 1 cent slots all the way up to the high limit machines. Poker Table.

Open 7 days a week, 11am to 4am

Helicopter Tours

1000 Islands Helicopter Tours

Experience the 1000 Islands first class. Admire the most spectacular views with three unique tours. Feel the excitement as you lift off and fly away on a journey of a lifetime. Become mesmerized by the richness and beauty of the 1000 Islands only seen from the air. Open year round.

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Gananoque Golf

Gananoque Golf and Country Club

9 hole, Par 35; 2790-2885 yards
The circa 1921 Club house, set amid tall pines and within sight of the St. Lawrence, gives visitors the feeling of pulling up to the family cottage. This semi private club offers a pretty yet tricky course.

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Smuggler’s Glen

Smuggler’s Glen

18 hole, Par 72: 6,502 yards
Nominated “Best new course in Canada in 2006” by Golf Digest, Smuggler’s Glen offers golfers of all abilities a fun, challenging, scenic and memorable round of golf.

Colonnade Golf

Colonnade Golf and Country Club

18 hole, Par 71; 5,543-6,350 yards
The course opened in 1985 and today is an 18-hole par 71 championship golf course. Ample water hazards test players of all abilities, yet the holes are set up to give you options off the tee.

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Greene Acres Practice Facility

Greene Acres Practice Facility & Golf Course

Providing a multitude of golfing opportunities. Drive, putt and pitch balls on regulation size fairways and greens. Great for the time restricted tourist!

Lyndway Hills Golf Club

Lyndway Hills Golf Club

9 hole, Par Yardage: 72 – 6400

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The 1000 Islands is world-renown for sport fishing. Small and large mouth bass, pike, pickerel and perch are found here in abundance. The fabled and illusive muskies of the area can grow to 65 pounds and challenge the most patient of fishermen. Boats may be rented nearby or call the local fishing guides to assure your success on the water.

Muskie Rush Charters

Greg Reynolds (613) 382-2907
Paul J. Davis (613) 382-3670

Dan Spencer Fishing Charters

(613) 382-3820

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Cycling in Gananoque Inn


Explore the 65 kilometers of bicycle trails that run parallel to the Thousand Islands Parkway and marvel at the vistas around every corner. The shining waters of the mighty St. Lawrence River are complemented by granite outcroppings and the lush greens of summer or the glorious colours of autumn.

Brewery Tours and Tastings

Gananoque Brewing company aspires to be eastern Ontario’s best local brewer, brewing quality beers in small batches using only the finest natural ingredients. Sample quality beer at our local brewery Gananoque Brewing Company located within walking distance of the Inn. Groups welcome.

Naughty Otter Lager also available at Muskie Jake’s Tap & Grill
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Museums, Shopping and Antiques

A stroll through the picturesque town of Gananoque provides many treasures all within walking distance of The Gananoque Inn.


The Gardens at Landon’s Bay and Frontenac Arch Biosphere

A wonderful collection of theme gardens planted and tended by community groups. Something for everyone. Not to be missed.

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Gananoque Walking Trails

Meander through the historical town of Gananoque or explore the natural beauty that surrounds the town. The Canadian Shield granite geology provides a picturesque landscape to discover, and offers many different routes for the hiking enthusiast.

Haunted Walks Inc.

A wonderful collection of theme gardens planted and tended by community groups. Something for everyone. Not to be missed.

Hunted Walks
Gananoque Heritage Walks & Emporium

Gananoque Heritage Walks & Emporium

1001 reasons to follow the path of history with Gananoque Heritage Walks

Other Activities & Events

The Leon’s Centre

The Leon’s Centre is Kingston’s premier sports and entertainment venue. The 6,700 seat venue is home to many major concerts, family shows, ice shows and other world-class entertainment. A 30-minute drive on Hwy #2 from the Gananoque Inn & Spa.

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Activities & Events in 1000 Islands

Upper Canada Village

Touring Upper Canada Village is a magical experience, transporting you back in time to the 1860s

Fort Henry

Fort Henry was built from 1832 to 1837 to replace an existing fortification from the War of 1812 era. Tour the fort.

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Skywood Swing in Gananoque

Skywood Eco Adventure

Discover Canada’s largest aerial adventure and zipline park.

Aquatarium Link

The Aquatarium is a 27000 square foot, interactive, learning and discover centre located on the shore of the St. Lawrence River in the City of Brockville, about a 25 minute from Gananoque.

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1000 Islands Kayaking

Explore the islands on your own! Rental packages are designed to fully outfit you for an enjoyable day or weekend on the water. Guided tours are also available. Walking distance from the Inn*

Silver Cinema Gananoque Inn

Take in a movie on a rainy or cold day. Check website for show times. Feb 2020 Now also offering Laser Tag**

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Skydiving in Gananoque Inn


When you’re done exploring the site, and have decided to jump from an airplane, we’re pretty confident that we’ll be your best choice.


The breeding ground for some of the best paintball players in the thousand island area. Owned and operated by one of the most driven people in the sport.

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Hiking Trails

Explore the natural beauty that surrounds the Town of Gananoque. The Gananoque Trail System is made up of a 12 km perimeter hike that may be divided into three returns to Trailhead loops.