Waterfront

Waterfront

A beloved staple of Kingston is the over 8 kilometers of gorgeous waterfront along our shore filled with endless possibilities for adventure.
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Kingston 1000 island Cruises1000 Islands Cruises

Discover the full magnificence of the Thousand Islands and the Kingston waterfront with 1000 Islands Cruises! Come taste some delicious food with a sunset sparkling across the water on a dining cruise or learn the history behind Kingston's most beautiful views on a discovery cruise.  

248 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L 5P7, Contact: (613) 549-5544

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Kingston Yacht ClubKingston Yacht Club 

Considered your “Cottage in the City” the Kingston Yacht Club has everything a rookie or veteran sailor needs to enjoy a day on the water. Enjoy a sailing class, a paddle on the kayak and top it all off with fine dining while the sun sets across the water. The Kingston Yacht Club offers various membership levels and temporary memberships for visitors. 

1 Maitland St, Kingston, ON K7L 2V3, Contact: (613) 548-3052

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Kingston Sailing Charters

Earn your sea legs with Kingston Sailing Charters and get the best of both worlds -- open water sailing in Lake Ontario with its many well protected overnight anchorages, or big river cruising in the unmatched beauty of the Thousand Islands.

Contact: 613-449-1060

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Ahoy Rentals

Trek your own adventure with Ahoy Rentals! Rent a paddle board, canoe, kayak or sailing charter to get out and experience the full beauty of the Kingston waterfront. 

21 Ontario St, Kingston, ON K7L 2Y2, Contact: 613-549-4277

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Kingston Waterfront Trails

Skip the sea sickness and enjoy all the beauty of the Kingston waterfront from dry land with a stroll or bike down the 8 km Kingston Waterfront Pathway that stretches from Lake Ontario Park right to the downtown core. Learn more!

If you’re up for an even bigger adventure check out the 45 km Great Lakes Waterfront Trail that covers the entire Kingston waterfront from beginning to end and much more. Learn more

Boat Launches & Marinas

Confederation Basin MarinaConfederation Basin Marina

6 Clarence St, Kingston, ON, K7L 2Y7

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Portsmouth Olympic Harbour

53 Yonge St., Kingston, ON K7M 6G4

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Collins Bay boat launch

4086 Bath Rd, Kingston, ON K7M 4Y7

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Grass Creek Park 

2991 Kingston 2, Kingston, ON K7L 4V1

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Lake Ontario Park

920 King St W, Kingston, ON K7M 8H3

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Cataraqui St. boat launch 

Emma Martin Park, 1 Cataraqui St, Kingston, ON K7K 1Z6

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Beaches

Please note. Unless otherwise stated these beaches do not have on-site lifeguards. Take caution and swim at your own risk.

Breakwater Park Beach/Gord Downie Memorial Pier

300 King St W, Kingston, ON K7L 2X1

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Richardson’s Beach * likely closed for construction summer of 2022

Emily St, Kingston, ON

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Grass Creek Park

2991 Highway 2, Kingston, ON

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Lemoine Point Conservation Area

1440 Coverdale Dr, Kingston, ON

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