As we are centrally located to the many area attractions so why not make us your home base? Visit take a boat tour to the famous Boldt Castle or the NEWLY OPENED Aquatarium. Looking for more adventure? Bicycle, dive or hike along the famous 1000 Islands Parkway.
The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority (TIBA) welcomes you to tour Boldt Castle to explore and experience an attraction like no other. Construction began on Boldt Castle in 1900 at the bidding of millionaire hotel magnate George C. Boldt as a tribute to his beloved wife Louise. Boldt Castle was designed as their summer dream home on the St. Lawrence River, in the heart of the 1000 Islands. However it was not to be, Mrs. Boldt passed away suddenly just months before the completion of the castle. Mr. Boldt was inconsolable and immediately stopped all construction on Heart Island, leaving the property vacant for over seventy years.Today Boldt Castle, located near Alexandria Bay, NY in the famed 1000 Islands is once again becoming what it was always meant to be, the premier home and attraction in the region. Whether you are making an annual visit to see what's new, looking for an affordable family vacation close to home or a couple seeking that romantic getaway, Boldt Castle and the Boldt Yacht House has something for you! In fact, the Castles' legendary beauty nestled among the St Lawrence Rivers' 1000 Islands will keep you returning year after year!The Thousand Islands Bridge Authority (TIBA), who owns and operates Boldt Castle and the Boldt Yacht House, invite you to explore our website. Here you can glimpse what awaits you at Heart Island. A chance to experience the Boldt's tragic love story and the magnificence of a bygone era…
Take a boat tour from Rockport around the famous Boldt Castle (passport required if debarking). Visit the Aquatarium, Fort Henry, Upper Canada Village or the Prehistoric World. If you're looking for adventure try the Skywood Eco Adventure Ziplining and Treetopping. Boating, diving, fishing, golfing and hiking/cycling trails are also nearby.
There are many courses in the area including the renowned "Brockville Country Club Golf Course." The Crooked Creek Golf Course in Athens is the closest golf course in the area, about 15 minutes away.
Go biking on the newly repaved 35 km / 26 mile off road bicycle path, 5 minutes away, along the 1000 Islands Parkway.
The closest beach is at Brown's Bay, 10 minutes away on the 1000 Islands Parkway, heading to Brockville.
In Gananoque, 25 minutes away is Joel Stone Park.
Sandbanks provincial park is sandy with waves, 1:45 hrs away.
Scuba diving in the St Lawrence area is renowned famous for its warm, clear and fresh water. Brockville has the warmest diving in Ontario with many shipwrecks.