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01756 706500 +44 1756 706500
Blue Water Holidays - ABTA - ATOL - CLIA
01756 706500
+44 1756 706500

Great Lakes of North America

Experience the glorious colours of the fall foliage of Canada and the USA on this unique luxury cruise through the Great Lakes of North America from Québec to Milwaukee, exploring the spectacular scenery, history and culture of the region, with return flights from the UK and overseas transfers

Luxury Holiday
  • Thousand Islands
  • Quebec
  • Toronto

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Exclusive Blue Water Package!

Great Lakes of North America Special Offer

Join luxury ship Le Champlain for this brand-new cruise to experience the fall colours of North America, crossing four of the five Great Lakes between Canada and America.

From Quebec, travel up the Saint Lawrence River to Lake Ontario, crossing the delightful Thousand Islands archipelago and calling at the cosmopolitan city of Toronto. From Port Colborne there is the chance to see the impressive Niagara Falls before sailing on to Lake Huron. Here, white cliffs plunge into the sapphire waters of the lake and the spectacular scenery can be explored on a Zodiac trip.

See the well-preserved Victorian buildings on Mackinac Island and follow in the footsteps of the first settlers, trappers and Native Americans at Milwaukee in the US state of Wisconsin.

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Great Lakes of North America Itinerary

Day 1 - UK - Quebec City (Canada)

Fly from the UK to Quebec City and embark Le Champlain.

Day 2 - St Lawrence River

Sail up the Saint Lawrence River to Lake Ontario.

Day 3 - Toronto - Thousand Islands

Call at Toronto, Canada’s largest city, where optional guided tours take in Chinatown, University District and the fascinating Railway Museum or Royal Ontario Museum, home to a wide range of artifacts from Canada's aboriginal people. The enchanting Thousand Islands form a natural border between Canada and the United States.

Day 4 - Port Colborne - Lake Erie

Sail to Port Colborne where there is the chance to visit the extraordinary Niagara Falls, scenic Whirlpool Rapids and historic Welland Canal.

Days 5-6 - Lake Huron

Lake Huron was named after the Huron Indian people who lived along its beaches; admire the lake’s white sandy beaches and sapphire waters, and perhaps take a Zodiac trip for a close-up view of Flowerpot Island’s stunning scenery.

Day 7 - Parry Sound

The beautiful town of Parry Sound is home to many beautiful beaches, parks and trails which take advantage of the stunning views over Lake Huron.

Day 8 - Little Current

From Little Current there is the chance to explore the Cup and Saucer hiking trail on Manitoulin Island followed by a tasting of Canadian wines, cheese and locally smoked rainbow trout.

Day 9 - Sault Ste Marie

The waterfront town of Sault Ste Marie is home to a range of historic attractions including the Great Lakes Shipwreck Museum, Water Street and the Tower of History.

Day 10 - Mackinac Island (USA)

Discover Mackinac Island's well-preserved Victorian buildings and historic forts, and perhaps take a horse and carriage ride around the island.

Day 11 - Milwaukee - UK

Disembark Le Champlain in Milwaukee and transfer to the airport for your return flight to the UK.

Day 12 - UK

Arrive back in the UK.

For navigational reasons the Captain of the ship reserves the right to modify the cruise itinerary.

Price Includes

  • 10-night all-inclusive cruise on board Le Champlain
  • Return flights from the UK and overseas transfers
  • Open bar including fine wines, champagnes, spirits and non-alcoholic drinks
  • Fine dining in choice of restaurants
  • Welcome Cocktail Reception and Captain’s Farewell Dinner
  • Complimentary unlimited Wi-Fi on board
  • All port and airport taxes

Price Does Not Include

  • Optional excursions
  • Personal expenses and gratuities
  • Travel insurance
Map for Great Lakes of North America