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 (a list of providers can be found at the bottom of this page) 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.
For our Canadian Visitors:
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. **Canadian currency accepted at posted rate of exchange. Admission prices are subject to change.**
Boldt Castle Rates:
Adult – $9.50 (13+ years) Child – $6.50 (5-12 years) Infant – $0.00 (4 years and under) US Funds** For information on group rates please call 1-315-482-2501, or write the Thousand Islands Bridge Authority, Collins Landing, PO Box 428, Alexandria Bay, New York 13607. ***No Pets are allowed on Heart Island or the Boldt Yacht House with the exception of registered service animals.***
Yacht House Rates:
Adult – $5.00 (13+ years) Child – $3.00 (5-12 years) Infant – $0.00 (4 years and under) US Funds** A shuttle from Heart Island provides access to the Boldt Castle Yacht House.
Special Package Rate:
Visit both Boldt Castle and the Boldt Castle Yacht House. Adult – $12.50 (13+ years) Child – $7.50 (5-12 years) Infant – $0.00 (4 years and under) **Canadian currency accepted at posted rate of exchange. Admission prices are subject to change.**
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
Phone: 315-686-4820 Please call for Schedule.
Visit the Antique Boat Museum, Clayton, New York, USA
Tour 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, 12:30pm and 2:30pm
1000 Islands & Seaway Cruises
853 1000 Islands Parkway
Phone: 613-345-7333 or 800-353-3157
For more information about the 1000 Islands Region please visit the Thousand Islands International Tourism Council. www.visit1000islands.com or 1-800-847-5263.
For discounts to other 1000 Islands International Regions attractions and cultural heritage sites visit www.slip-passbook.org.