Peche Island

In accordance with the Province of Ontario’s Roadmap to Reopen several measures are in place to ensure your safety at most businesses and attractions. This includes proper social distancing measures, mandatory masks, and as well capacity limits at some attractions. Please contact businesses prior to visiting for service restrictions.

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.

2019 Peche Island Tours: 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

  • Explore the 86-acre island.
  • Discover the island’s history.
  • Experience the naturalized trails, canals and ruins.
  • Enjoy the view of Windsor and Detroit.

Book your adventure today: 519-948-3383

  • $7.50 per seat (2 years old and under are free).
  • Tours will operate Wednesdays, Saturdays and Sundays, weather permitting.
  • Shuttles depart from Lakeview Park Marina, 9200 Riverside Drive East, Windsor
  • Shuttles run from 10 am and will continue every hour on the hour until the last departure from the marina at 2 pm
  • Passengers return from the island on the half hour with the last shuttle returning from Peche Island at 3:30 p.m.
  • A maximum of 6 passengers can be on board for each shuttle – to or from the island (excluding the captain).
  • No more than 12 passengers will be booked for each hourly departure time.

 

Address: Detroit River, Windsor Ontario
Telephone: (519) 253-2300

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