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The SS Keewatin

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Great tour with lots of historic information and displays. Friendly tour guides who are passionate... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Isabela S
via mobile
Ghost Tour

A Ghostly Tour of the S.S. Keewatin, with interesting tales of spirits that haunt this 1907 ship... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Jani D
Barrie, Ontario, Canada
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Closed for 2018. Open in 2019 from May 16 to Oct 14, every day. Take a step back in time. S.S. KEEWATIN is the world's last EDWARDIAN-ERA PASSENGER STEAMSHIP. Built in 1907, five years before TITANIC in Goven Scotland this 350 foot, 8 million pound...more
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
311 Talbot St, Port McNicoll, Ontario L0K 1R0, Canada
+1 855-533-9284
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Great tour with lots of historic information and displays. Friendly tour guides who are passionate as well as informed.

Thank Isabela S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A very fun tour of an amazing ship! Much grander than I had expected. Loved the info provided by the tour guide and friendly staff! It was really great to have earphones provided so you can clearly hear all the details of the tour! Would...More

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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

A Ghostly Tour of the S.S. Keewatin, with interesting tales of spirits that haunt this 1907 ship. It was a really fun experience, with small groups of people being led by a guide all around the ship at night, with not-too-scary ghosts appearing suddenly in...More

Thank Jani D
Reviewed October 6, 2018

A group of 4 we were, 2 wanted the deck tour, 2 wanted engine room only tour. We agreed to to the combined tour.....and it is SO well worth the investment of time! Our tour guide Eric, a former waiter on board the SS Keewatin,...More

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Atillacan, Captian/CEO at The SS Keewatin, responded to this reviewResponded October 7, 2018

Trust me, we enjoyed having you and your group as much as you enjoyed our experience! This project is a labour of love and we share as much of it as we can. Thank you for the comments and we hope to see you again!...More

Reviewed October 2, 2018

On vacation in August of 2018. Heard of this on the radio / TV. Very informative and enjoyed every minute.

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Reviewed September 30, 2018 via mobile

To be honest when I first heard about the ship I wasn't expecting anything amazing. But I was surely mistaken!!! OMG she is a beautiful ship!!! Inside and out! Loved the informative tour, we took the combination tour and I'm glad we did! I Couldn't...More

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Reviewed September 29, 2018

Our bus tour stopped here. I'm so happy it did. We had a great tour, very informative and brought back memories of the past. It was our tour guide's first tour. Well done!

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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Last visited 3 years ago and left it way too long.....Tours now have Bluetooth headphones so everyone can listen in at their required volume level....new to us was an expanded amazing model ship display one of which had to be 15 feet of meticulous work....The...More

Thank Dave H
Reviewed September 13, 2018 via mobile

Tour was outstanding. Extremely knowledgeable docents showed a true passion for the ship and its history as a Great Lakes steamer.

Thank JakeJ124
Reviewed September 9, 2018 via mobile

Whether you’re a ship buff or not, the Keewatin offerers a little bit of everything for everyone - elegantly designed and furnished rooms, staterooms laid out across the decades to show what travelling aboard her would have been like, and for those who enjoy the...More

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July 24, 2018|
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Response from Tyler_Bos99 | Property representative |
Both answers cover your questions quite well. The most important information is the amount of stairs and the tour is an hour to 1 1/2 hours. If the walker has the ability to fold (to pass through the doorways), then there is... More
July 16, 2018|
Response from Tyler_Bos99 | Property representative |
No preferred footwear, however there is plenty of walking and some stairs. Something comfortable is best!
Ashley S
November 4, 2016|
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Response from Atillacan | Property representative |
Hello, Up until now we have only done weddings on KEEWATIN with receptions being held elsewhere. With our new construction and park facility we are planning to have receptions in a wedding tent, next to Keewatin that would... More