About this Tour

History, culture, and adventure come together on this new WestWorld Tours destination. Journey through the cities of Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and St. Jacob’s. Celebrate Canada Day in the country’s Capital city before enjoying a cruise along the St. Lawrence River for five glorious nights while sailing through the scenic 1,000 Islands and Millionaires’ Row. Shore excursions include a miniature train and horse-drawn wagon tour of Upper Canada Village and more. Explore historic Kingston with a guided tour, witness the magnificence of Niagara Falls on the Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour and visit the Mennonite Story Interpretive Centre before embarking on a guided tour of the area, learning about the Mennonite culture and history. This tour is a unique way to experience Ontario.

Activity Level

These are busy tours that feature a lot of moving around. Walking tours of cities are leisurely but you should be prepared to be on your feet for several hours. May include walking on uneven surfaces and steps, including boarding the coach.

What's Included

  • RCMP Stables Tour
  • Ottawa City Tour
  • All shore excursions while on board the cruise as listed in the itinerary
  • 5-night cruise along the St. Lawrence River
  • Guided tour of Bellevue House
  • Kingston City Tour
  • Fort Henry UNESCO Site
  • CN Tower
  • Toronto City Tour
  • Voyage to the Falls boat tour to the base of Niagara Falls
  • Niagara Falls City Tour
  • Niagara on the Lake Tour
  • Wine Tasting
  • Mennonite Story Interpretive Centre & guided tour

Dates & Pricing

June 27, 2022 – July 16, 2022 Space Available

Weather Varies

We wish we could control the weather, but on the day this tour begins you can expect temperatures (°C) within this range:

St. Jacob's, Niagara Falls, Kingston, Ottawa

Highs27
Lows14

Itinerary

History, culture, and adventure come together on this new WestWorld Tours destination. Journey through the cities of Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and St. Jacob’s. Celebrate Canada Day in the country’s Capital city before enjoying a cruise along the St. Lawrence River for five glorious nights while sailing through the scenic 1,000 Islands and Millionaires’ Row. Shore excursions include a miniature train and horse-drawn wagon tour of Upper Canada Village and more. Explore historic Kingston with a guided tour, witness the magnificence of Niagara Falls on the Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour and visit the Mennonite Story Interpretive Centre before embarking on a guided tour of the area, learning about the Mennonite culture and history. This tour is a unique way to experience Ontario.

Day 1 – Home cities to Winnipeg, MB

We’re heading East! Farewell Saskatchewan; hello Manitoba!

Day 2 – Winnipeg to Thunder Bay, ON

Leaving the prairies behind, we cross the border into Ontario. This evening you’ll attend a welcome reception with your fellow travellers.

Day 3 – Thunder Bay to Cochrane

Today we make our way toward Cochrane for the night.

Day 4 – Cochrane to Ottawa

Travelling south we arrive in the Capital City this afternoon!

Day 5 – Ottawa

Happy Birthday Canada! Our day starts with a visit to the RCMP Stables, home of the world famous RCMP Musical Ride. You will have the opportunity to walk through the stables and meet horses and riders.  The rest of the day is at leisure. Tonight, enjoy the Canada Day fireworks from many great viewpoints near the hotel.

Day 6 – Board Cruise Ship

This morning, take a city tour of Historic Ottawa before we board The Canadian Empress for the next five nights. Once aboard, the Captain will welcome you with a reception, followed by a Harbour cruise of Canada’s Capital. Following a delicious dinner, enjoy the entertainment onboard this evening.

Day 7 – Cruising

Departing Quebec, head back to Ontario. Once docked in Cumberland, explore the Cumberland Heritage Village Museum. As you continue on, docking in Montebello enjoy a visit to Omega Animal Wilderness. This evening, join the get acquainted party and the cruise directors “Fun with Trivia”.

Day 8 – Cruising

Bound for the St. Lawrence River, pass through the Carillon lock, the Power Dam (a 65-foot lift) and the Ste. Anne de Bellevue lock before sailing along the south shore of opulent Montreal Island and South Shore Canal before arriving in the Montreal borough of Lachine. Debark for a guided bus tour of Montreal. This evening take pleasure in the unique character of old Lachine.

Day 9 – Cruising

Departing Lachine and heading towards Upper Canada Village, you will pass through the Eisenhower and Snell Locks into Lake St. Lawrence. During free time this evening, you might enjoy taking a stroll through the marina and grounds at Crysler Park Marina in Upper Canada.  

Day 10 – Cruising

Keeping anchor, embark on a miniature train and horse-drawn wagon tour of Upper Canada Village. As you make your way further up the river, debark at Prescott, and tour Fort Wellington. Your home for tonight will be Brockville (the city of the 1000 islands). Shine-up those dancing shoes for this evening’s entertainment and enjoy the music performed by a live band onboard.

Day 11 – Disembark Cruise in Kingston

Transfer this morning by bus for a tour of Fulford Mansion, then sail through the 1000 islands & Millionaires’ Row, visiting the 1000 Island Tower at Ivy Lea. Depart Ivy Lea for more Island and for Kingstone views and learn about the statue of Saint Laurens. Say farewell and disembark in Kingston.

Day 12 – Kingston

This morning a local guide joins us for a highlights tour of Kingston. Afterwards, we explore, in more depth, some of the historical sites such as Fort Henry UNESCO World Heritage Site and Bellevue House National Historic Site (the former residence of Canada’s first Prime Minister – Sir John A MacDonald).

Day 13 – Kingston to Niagara Falls

Saying goodbye to Kingston, we make our way towards the big city of Toronto where we enjoy a guided tour and a visit to the CN Tower before making our way to Niagara Falls.

Day 14 – Niagara Falls

Be prepared to get a little wet today as you get up close and personal with the falls on the Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour. This sturdy vessel takes us to the base of the falls where water thunders all around. These tours have operated continuously since 1846! We meet a local guide this afternoon for a tour of the town.

Day 15 – Niagara Falls to St. Jacob's

Enjoy the scenery as we make our way to Niagara on the Lake for a guided tour of the area and make a stop at one of Niagara’s vineyards to enjoy a wine tasting! After, we depart the beautiful Niagara region and travel to St. Jacob’s.

Day 16 – St. Jacob's

Acquire Mennonite history and culture at the Mennonite Story Interpretive Centre this morning. Enjoy some free time to explore St. Jacob’s and have lunch on your own, before we embark on a guided tour of the area travelling past Mennonite farms, schoolhouses, meeting houses, farm stands and much more.

Day 17 – St. Jacob's to Sault Ste. Marie

Today we continue travelling North until we reach Sault Ste. Marie, our stop for the night.

Day 18 – Sault Ste. Marie to Thunder Bay

Follow the coastline of spectacular Lake Superior on our way to Thunder Bay. There will be plenty of opportunities to stop for photos along the way.

Day 19 – Thunder Bay to Winipeg, MB

As we head back into familiar territory, we bid farewell to some of our fellow passengers along the way.   

Day 20 – Winnipeg to Saskatchewan

The final stretch home for all the Saskatchewan-bound passengers.

What you will experience on this tour

History, culture, and adventure come together on this new WestWorld Tours destination. Journey through the cities of Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and St. Jacob’s. Celebrate Canada Day in the country’s Capital city before enjoying a cruise along the St. Lawrence River for five glorious nights while sailing through the scenic 1,000 Islands and Millionaires’ Row. Shore excursions include a miniature train and horse-drawn wagon tour of Upper Canada Village and more. Explore historic Kingston with a guided tour, witness the magnificence of Niagara Falls on the Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour and visit the Mennonite Story Interpretive Centre before embarking on a guided tour of the area, learning about the Mennonite culture and history. This tour is a unique way to experience Ontario.

Dates & Pricing

History, culture, and adventure come together on this new WestWorld Tours destination. Journey through the cities of Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and St. Jacob’s. Celebrate Canada Day in the country’s Capital city before enjoying a cruise along the St. Lawrence River for five glorious nights while sailing through the scenic 1,000 Islands and Millionaires’ Row. Shore excursions include a miniature train and horse-drawn wagon tour of Upper Canada Village and more. Explore historic Kingston with a guided tour, witness the magnificence of Niagara Falls on the Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour and visit the Mennonite Story Interpretive Centre before embarking on a guided tour of the area, learning about the Mennonite culture and history. This tour is a unique way to experience Ontario.

June 27, 2022 – July 16, 2022 Space Available


Canadian Dollars

Category Double Triple Single
St. Lawrence (Lower Deck) $6,799 N/A $9,449
Ottawa (Upper Deck) $7,099 N/A N/A
Premier (Large cabin on lower deck) N/A $6,829 N/A

Passengers not needing rooms in Winnipeg

Double: deduct $130 + Tax
Triple: deduct $90 + Tax
Single: deduct $250 + Tax

All prices are per person.

Not included in price: 

  • Taxes and fees
  • Gratuities on the cruise (suggested: $12-$14 per person per day

Total Meals: 12 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 6 dinners and domestic beer or private reserve wines with meals on cruise


U.S. Dollars

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History, culture, and adventure come together on this new WestWorld Tours destination. Journey through the cities of Ottawa, Montreal, Kingston, Toronto, Niagara Falls, and St. Jacob’s. Celebrate Canada Day in the country’s Capital city before enjoying a cruise along the St. Lawrence River for five glorious nights while sailing through the scenic 1,000 Islands and Millionaires’ Row. Shore excursions include a miniature train and horse-drawn wagon tour of Upper Canada Village and more. Explore historic Kingston with a guided tour, witness the magnificence of Niagara Falls on the Voyage to the Falls Boat Tour and visit the Mennonite Story Interpretive Centre before embarking on a guided tour of the area, learning about the Mennonite culture and history. This tour is a unique way to experience Ontario.

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