Peche Island Tours
Peche Island, a 100-acre island was purchased by Hiram Walker in 1883. Walker used the island for a summer place, and his buildings included a stable, large home, greenhouse, and icehouse. The property was sold in 1907. The City of Windsor acquired the land from the Province of Ontario in 1999. It is now a naturalized park with walking trails and can be accessed by boat. Highlights: Naturalized Island Park with Walking Trails and Docking Facilities. Amenities: Picnic Tables and Washroom.
The second season of City of Windsor operated boat tours to Peche Island will begin Wednesday, July 3, 2019. The tours will run from July 3 to approximately October 9, 2019, and the cost is $7.50 per seat (2 years old and under are free).
The tours will operate Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting.
The first shuttle will depart Lakeview Park Marina at 10:00 a.m. and will continue every hour on the hour until the last departure from the marina at 2:00 p.m.
Passengers can return from the island on the half hour with the last shuttle returning from Peche Island at 3:30 p.m.
A maximum of six passengers can be on board each shuttle.
- Explore the 86-acre island.
- Discover the island’s history.
- Experience the naturalized trails, canals and ruins.
- Enjoy the views of Windsor and Detroit.