Luggage and bags:
Take some snacks with you unless you want to buy such items on the boat. Water is sold also as well as Beer.
Clothing/Shoes/Weather Gear: If one plans to partake in either the 3 HR. Cruise or the 5 HR. Bolt Castle Cruise in Gananoque (part of the Quinte Region)
be sure to take an umbrella or rain hat & coat in case of bad weather and you are sitting on the TOP DECK of the Boat!!! If you are in the Cabin - no need to worry!!
Photo Equipment: Camera or Camcorder is a MUST --as the scenery is spectacular.
Miscellaneous: Boat Cruises are offered from APRIL to OCTOBER. Approx. $20.00 ~ $30.00 cdn per person.
JUDGE YOURSELF ACCORDINGLY!!!
Camping/Beach/Outdoor Gear: SANDBANKS PROVINCIAL PARK: Two Hiking Trails--2km Cedar Sands Trail & 4km Woodlands Hiking-Cycling Trail. There is 11km of looped,single-tracked ski trails ,plus a wood stove-heated ski chalet. Canoe, Kayaks and Paddle boats available. The Sandbanks boasts 409 campsites serviced by cmfort stations with hot & cold showers and 140 sites equiped with hydro.
LAKE AVENUE RESORT; 2 min. to the Sandbanks. They have Cottages , Family Campgrounds and Trailer Rentals on beautiful East Lake in Quinte's Isle.
PRESQU"ILE PROVINCIAL PARK: is an expansive wetland reserve made famous for its annual " Waterfowl Weekends", which offer a bird's eye view of lifein the marsh. Stroll along the sandy beaches of Presqu'ile Park.
H.R. FRINK CENTRE; This Conservation area offers numerous trailsthru over 150 hectaresof terrain. Take a more challenging hike up the steep drumlin-a natural feature left by glaciers thousands of yers ago. Explore the Wetland Ecology Boardwalk.
Miscellaneous: VANDERWATER CONSERVATION AREA: Popular for cross-country skiing and hiking. From picnic sites along the Moira River, visitors can view the unique limestone "steps" over which the river tumbles.
LAKE-ON-THE-MOUNTAIN: Is subject of myths and legends. It is a picturesque but unusual location of 61 metres(200ft) above the waters of the Bay of Quinte. You take in one of the most panoramic views in Southern Ontario here -BY FAR MY FAVOURITE PLACE OF THAT "PEACEFUL, EASY FEELING".
O'HARA MILL PIONEER VILLAGE : Two walking trails thru this 34 hectare site formerly owned by the O'Hara Family. There is a carriage house,blacksmith shop, one-room schoolhouse,other historic buildings and picnicshelter.