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Great Canadian 1000 Island Houseboat Dog Adventure – Final Day: We actually make it back

If you want to experience your own Great Canadian Houseboat Adventure in the 1000 Islands, here’s some advice.

Victor is "ready captain" complete with lifejacket

Great Canadian 1000 Islands Houseboat Dog Adventure – Day 3: There Goes the Deposit

Today, we get really adventurous (for us) and decide to navigate our way to Rockport, Ontario (one of the few gas stations we can get the houseboat into) then south pasted the American/Canadian border and onto Heart Island, home of Boldt Castle.

Sasha being a dog in the 1000 Islands, Ontario, Canada

Great Canadian 1000 Islands Houseboat Dog Adventure – Day 2: The Storm

On the second night of our Great Canadian Houseboat Adventure through the 1000 Islands with the dogs, I have a restless sleep thanks to incredibly high swells tossing the boat in a fit of rage. A huge storm is tearing through the area and – thanks to the advice of Park Warden Tim – we spend most of the day (and night) at the Camelot Island dock because we secured a spot early on a busy day and don’t move.

Looking out the window, I see nothing but vast surging waves and a shoreline far in the distance. That’s when the panic starts. “We’re in the middle of the river with no running lights on,” I yell.

The 1000 Island Houseboat Adventure Dream

Kurgo, a supplier of outdoor and active gear for dogs, is sponsoring a contest: Live Your Kurgo Adventure! I’ve entered and would love it if you click on the following link and ‘like’ my idea: Cross-Canada Houseboat Adventure. Here’s my plan … so watch for a blog entry (or more) about this adventure this summer: […]