See highlights of city centre Kingston
Enjoy the freedom to walk at your own pace and take pictures
Explore Kingston's hidden spots with a local guide
Hear every word thanks to headsets from Audio Conexus
Tour with a local legend, Arthur Milnes
About this activity
What's included, what's not
Guided walking tour of Kingston (1hr)
Headsets from AudioConexus to enhance your experience
Service charge (optional)
Cleaning and safety practicesSee all
- Masks required
- Contactless tickets
- Personal safety equipment
What you can expect
Explore Canada's First Capital's history shaped by wind, fire, trade, art, and war on this 1-hour walking tour through city centre Kingston. Tours are lead by Arthur Milnes a live guide and enhanced by headsets allowing you to walk at your own pace.
Prepare to engage in the world of the ever-controversial Sir John A. Macdonald, Canada’s first Prime Minister, hear stories of spirits in the great beyond; Canadian political scandals, and the tale of the Governor General who fell off his horse, died of lockjaw and is buried at the Kingston church he swore he’d never set foot in again. Arthur brings many historical characters to life; some are considered villains, some heroes, you get be the judge.
Your experience begins at the Visitors Experience Centre, where you will meet your guide. After learning how to use your headset to enhance your tour, you’ll head off. Hear tales about the fires that transformed Kingston and see landmarks including City Hall and Market Square. You’ll also discover many unique artefacts along the walk that exemplify Kingston as a city steeped in history.
Cleaning and safety practices
- Contactless ticket redemption
- Social distancing measures in place
- Personal protective equipment worn by staff
- Masks required
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