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
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
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.
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
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 Marina
6 Clarence St, Kingston, ON, K7L 2Y7
Portsmouth Olympic Harbour
53 Yonge St., Kingston, ON K7M 6G4
Collins Bay boat launch
4086 Bath Rd, Kingston, ON K7M 4Y7
Grass Creek Park
2991 Kingston 2, Kingston, ON K7L 4V1
Lake Ontario Park
920 King St W, Kingston, ON K7M 8H3
Cataraqui St. boat launch
Emma Martin Park, 1 Cataraqui St, Kingston, ON K7K 1Z6
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
Richardson’s Beach * likely closed for construction summer of 2022
Emily St, Kingston, ON
Grass Creek Park
2991 Highway 2, Kingston, ON
Lemoine Point Conservation Area
1440 Coverdale Dr, Kingston, ON