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1000 Islands Tower

716 Highway 137 | Hill Island, Lansdowne, Ontario K0E 1L0, Canada
+1 613-659-2335
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Great view

Plan to go to this tower for a while, finally I had chance to go, it was not disappointed me, great... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Terence T
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An over-arching view

Locals still call this it "Skydeck". See the breadth of the Thousand Islands, 80 km from Kingston... read more

Reviewed 1 May 2017
Thousand Islands, Ontario
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The 1000 Islands Tower (formerly known as 1000 Islands Skydeck) is a unique tourist attraction located between the spans of the 1000 Islands International Bridge on Hill Island. Running continuously, the elevator takes only 40 seconds to reach the first of three observation decks and provide visitors with a spectacular photographic opportunity as they enjoy the panoramic view of the 1000 Islands and St Lawrence River stretched out 400' below. The first deck is glass enclosed and wheelchair accessible. Visitors can browse our Gift shop, exchange Currency and enjoy a Cup of Coffee in our Skydeck Cafe.
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  • Very good34%
  • Average15%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
1 week ago
“Great view”
1 May 2017
“An over-arching view”
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716 Highway 137 | Hill Island, Lansdowne, Ontario K0E 1L0, Canada
+1 613-659-2335
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Plan to go to this tower for a while, finally I had chance to go, it was not disappointed me, great place to view the thousands island area, beside the tower, not much interest thing in the tower, can stay for an hour

Thank Terence T
Reviewed 1 May 2017

Locals still call this it "Skydeck". See the breadth of the Thousand Islands, 80 km from Kingston to Brockville; and along the Frontenac Arch into the Adirondack Mountains. This is natures Crossroads of the Continent. Plan to go early morning, or late afternoon on clear...More

Thank ThousandIslands
Reviewed 15 February 2017

The Tower is halfway between Canada and the State of New York, in the St. Lawrence River area of Ontario. From the top, which you reach via elevator, you will have a marvelous view over a large part of what constitutes the 1000 Islands of...More

Thank R Patricia C
Reviewed 19 December 2016

What a panoramic view of the 1000 Islands! A must do for any visitors to this area. The admission price is reasonable and the gift shop is well stocked.

Thank orrdj
Reviewed 12 December 2016 via mobile

The 1000 Islands is a beautiful region and this was a perfect way to take in the scenery. The lookout is accessible to all thanks to elevators. Once at the top there are two observation levels giving slightly different perspectives, the upper deck is also...More

1  Thank Zeusthecockapoo
Reviewed 14 October 2016

We stopped at the tower on our way back to the US from a visit in Canada. While it wasn't particularly cheap, just over $14US to get my son and I to the top, it was a fun stop with awesome views of the area....More

1  Thank BklineTraveller
Reviewed 5 October 2016

Great way of seeing islands especially if you don't have time for boat trip. Good value for money, helpful staff.

Thank KentBaxter
Reviewed 21 September 2016

The view of the 1000 Islands area was amazing from 400 feet up! The tower has an elevator that quickly takes you to view the 1000 Islands on 3 different levels. The elevator stops at one partially enclosed level. From there, you can walk a...More

Thank ejplum
Reviewed 11 September 2016

Offers a great aerial view of the 1000 islands. Highly recommended if you have your passport and can go into Canada. It's right over the bridge so it's not hard to get to. At around 10 Canadian dollars, it is very reasonable. Even my wife...More

Thank Sam D
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

It's a great view at the top of the tower but the wasps really deter you from staying for very long. A few few pictures and we were done. You can't even walk up the stairs to the top or back down again. Would not...More

1  Thank SqueakFro
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Robby G C
Good afternoon, I have heard that going to the 1000 Islands Tower could take quite a lot of time, as cars have to go through the border. In July how much time does it take to go from Lansdowne to the 1000 Islands Tower? What about going back to Canada? Thank you so much for your help.
17 November 2016|
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Response from Heidi L | Property representative |
Hello Robbie, the 1000 Islands Tower is located on Hill Island, Canada. Therefor to visit the Tower coming from Lansdowne you do not have to cross the border. However you have to cross a Toll Bridge to come to Hill Island... More
Does anyone know long a drive or how many miles 1000 Island Tower is from Ottawa ?
12 July 2016|
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Response from aluckart | Reviewed this property |
It is about 90 miles or 1.5 hrs.