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Walking Tour of Kingston: Kingston Walks (1 hour)

By Kingston Destination Group
Price was undefined, price is now CA $25
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1h
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Highlights

  • 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

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Guided walking tour of Kingston (1hr)

  • What's included

    Headsets from AudioConexus to enhance your experience

  • What's excluded

    Service charge (optional)

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Personal safety equipment

Know Before You Book

  • English Walking tours are available on Wednesdays at 4:30pm and at 7:00pm.

  • Each walking tour is 1 hour long.We recommend dressing comfortably as tours will be outside with moderate walking.

  • Kingston Walks are for everyone, resident or visitor, as there is always something fascinating to learn about this historic city. Get ready to explore the historical events that helped shape Canada’s first capital

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

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Masks required

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Kingston Ontario

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Kingston Visitor Information Centre
  • 209 Ontario Street
  • Kingston Ontario K7L 2Z1
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