We use cookies on our website in order to improve your experience. By using our website you consent to our use of cookies.

Telephone

0121 705 3308

Email

New holiday enquiries:
travelexperts@holidaysplease.com

Existing bookings:
admin@holidaysplease.com

1000 Islands - North America

When most people hear the phrase “Thousand Islands” they immediately think of the popular salad dressing, very few know of the dramatically beautiful group of islands.

The 1000 Islands are made up of more than 1846 small isles situated within the St. Lawrence River, North America. Stretching over a distance of 80 miles, between the Prince Edward Peninsula and Ontario, Canada. Most of the 1000 Islands lie within the Canadian region, however those isles on the east-side sit within New York, USA.

The size of the islands range from a huge 80 square kilometres, the largest being Wolfe Island, to the size of nothing more than just a few steps long. The 1000 Islands are named as being one of the most scenic spots in Ontario and northern New York.

Some of the 1000 islands are now privately owned by the wealthy and a certain section has gained the nickname “Millionaire's Row”. The lavish homes custom built upon these islands can be marvelled by taking an unforgettable river cruise.

Aboard the water, the St. Lawrence River host some breath-taking landscapes, and a fantastic way to experience the unique beauty. To gain perspective of the regions true beauty and vastness, take on a once-in-a-lifetime helicopter tour to reveal the river’s immensity and a birds-eye view of the 1846 islands. Watch the international boundary between Canada and USA zig zag below you, with the New York State on one side and Ontario on the other. After the 1812 War, the islands were divided fairly between the two regions, no island was allowed to be split by the border, hence the zig-zag style boarder.

Did you know: An island is defined as anything siting permanently above water and that can support at least one tree.

For more information on holidays to North America and 1000 Islands please place an enquiry and a member of our dedicated team will get back to you. 

1000 Islands - North America

Good News! There are 79 suppliers who can supply prices.

We can get prices from tour operators without giving them your details. and will provide expert, impartial advice quickly. Just enter your details below...

100% Privacy Guaranteed

We respond in minutes and hours rather than days and weeks.

Benefits of using Holidaysplease
  • Get options without giving your details to lots of companies
  • Impartial, truly expert advice
  • Trust Pilot Top 3 for Customer Service
  • UK Online Travel Agency Of the Year 2019/20
  • 100% Privacy Guaranteed