Dates, Rates and Information:
Boldt Castle is an Official Port of Entry into the United States in Alexandria Bay, New York with hours of operation starting at 10:00am and running to 6:00pm. During non-operating hours there is a video phone available for check in at the Alexandria Bay Municipal Dock for individuals entering or returning to the United States by boat. If you have any further questions, please call 315-482-9724.
The Castle is open daily, starting on the Saturday of Mothers Day weekend until the third Sunday in October. Hours of operation vary through the season and can be viewed in the sidebar to the right.
Admission Rates: Adults $9.00, Children (Ages 5-12) $6.00, US Funds**
***Pet restrictions in effect. No Pets of any kind are allowed inside the Castle regardless of size unless the pet is a service animal.
Yacht House Dates & Rates:
The Boldt Castle Yacht House is open for the entire operating season. Dates and hours of operation can be found in the sidebar to the right.
Admission Rates: Adults $5.00, Children (Ages 5-12) $3.00, US Funds**
For information on group rates please call 1-800-847-5263, or write the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority, Collins Landing, PO Box 428, Alexandria Bay, New York 13607.
Special Package Rate:
Visit both Boldt Castle and Boldt Yacht House: Adults $12.00, Children (Ages 5-12) $7.00, US Funds**
Check out this 1000 Islands International Region attractions and cultural heritage website www.slip-passbook.org.
**Canadian currency accepted at posted rate of exchange. Admission prices are subject to change.
Getting to Boldt Castle:
Boldt Castle is located on Heart Island, in the United States, and is only accessible by water. From both Canada and the U.S., visitors may find transportation on either a tour boat or by personal pleasure craft. Passengers arriving from Canada must provide proper identification. For further information please refer to the U.S. Customs and Border Protection web-site www.cbp.gov.
A shuttle from Heart Island provides access to the Boldt Castle Yacht House.
The Yacht House is also accessible by car via Wellesley Island and visitors are welcomed to tour the Yacht House then take a free shuttle boat to Heart Island for their Boldt Castle tour.
Tour Boat Operators from the U.S.:
Uncle Sam Boat Tours, Alexandria Bay, New York, USA
Phone: 315.482.2611 or 1-800-253-9229
Daily Departures: every 30 minutes beginning at 10:00am
Clayton Island Tours, Clayton, New York, USA
Please call for Schedule.
Visit the Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, New York, USA
and see George Boldt’s La Duchesse and take a speed boat ride on the St. Lawrence River.
Tour Boat Operators from Canada:
Gananoque Boat Lines, Gananoque, Ontario Canada
1000 Islands Cruises, Rockport, Ontario Canada
Phone: 613.659.3402, 800-563-8687
Daily Departures: 10:30am, 12-Noon, 1:30pm and 3:00pm