Peche Island Tours

The Province of Ontario has enacted new safety measures which may impact your experience. Restrictions for indoor attractions include:

• Museums, galleries, zoos, science centres, landmarks, historic sites, botanical gardens and similar attractions, amusement parks and waterparks, tour and guide services and fairs, rural exhibitions, and festivals must all close.

Outdoor establishments are permitted to remain open with restrictions and with spectator occupancy, where applicable, limited to 50 per cent capacity.

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.

Click here for full tour details

Address: Lakeview Park Marina - 9200 Riverside Drive East, Windsor, ON
Telephone: (519) 948-3383

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