• Haweater Weekend
    Haweater Weekend
    "Great Cruise. Amazing scenery. Friendly staff. Lots of food. Thank you so much. Highlight of our vacation." - Vicki Hardie
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  • Baie Fine Fjord
    Baie Fine Fjord
    "We loved the day, it was great, the food was great!" - Phreddie Shore
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  • Benjamin Islands
    Benjamin Islands
    "Great trip. The weather was perfect and service the same." - Maureen Armstrong
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  • Killarney
    Killarney
    "Thanks for a great day on the water." Dave Hill
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  • Sunset Cocktail Cruise
    Sunset Cocktail Cruise
    "Great scenery and friendly staff. Enjoyed our trip from start to finish.." - Candie Tracey
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  • "We had a great time and it was very enjoyable." - Dianne Jamieson
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Welcome to the North Channel!

Surround yourself with some of the best freshwater cruising to be found anywhere in the world. Experience it in a totally new way aboard the North Channel Cruise Line!

Phone: 1-705-368-3744

Toll Free: 1-800-268-8222

Regular Adventures
Benjamin Islands, Killarney, Baie Fine Fjord
Seasonal Cruises
Canada Day, Haweater Weekend, Fall Colours
Private Excursions
Weddings, Receptions, Corporate Meetings
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2016 Cruise Schedule is now online! After months of thought, organization and collaboration, we are thrilled to announce that our 2016 cruise events calendar is finally complete! With over 60 new events added, there is something for everyone. Our tour schedule has doubled. We will now be alternating between Baie Fine and the Benjamin Islands […]

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  • Gore Bay Harbour days
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Set sail on a Western Manitoulin adventure! Exciting new opportunities to cruise the North Channel this summer! Stay tuned for schedule announcements that will include sailings to and from the Gore Bay Harbour Days and Kagawong Summerfest! Amazing opportunities to see the fabled Harbour and Benjamin Islands and other western North channel islands and anchorages. […]

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  • Grand Heron at dock in winter
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I often get asked “what do you do with the boat in the winter?” For the past two winters, Grand Heron has remained afloat during the deep winter freeze. Keeping the boat floating free during that time is very labour intensive. First all plumbing systems, engines, generator and seacocks below the water line are winterized […]

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  • Manitoulin Expositor Article
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Check out this great article published by the Manitoulin Expositor! LITTLE CURRENT—As the sun set and a beautiful inaugural sail on the North Channel came to a close, friends and family gathered on the front deck of Le Grand Héron as shipowner Chris Blodgett smashed a bottle of Champagne on the bow, officially christening the […]

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