I have had the pleasure of doing both a tour and dinner cruise with this company. The tour takes roughly 45 min to an hour and takes you around the islands and also has an audio tour with various languages for international visitors. There is food on-board but does cost extra.The dinner cruise was not upscale but also not terrible. It is a buffet style dinner but there are servers that serve the dishes so to those that eat a lot like myself, good luck. Same with desserts which is also portioned out and served. There is live music and drinks are served.Don't worry there are bathrooms on-board and a opened top deck that has amazing views of the skyline and it takes you around the harbor.
Our tour took this cruise on a cool, windy day, but I still enjoyed the leisurely pace, taking photographs. Amazing skyline views. This is a SHORT trip. Corny narration. Bored looking deck hands.
The crew of Showboat saved us! We booked online last night through a third party booking site which indicated 15 Spots Remaining only to learn the cruise was sold out three days ago when we tried to board. We wanted to watch the Air Show from the water so this was a shock. They could have turned us away but the Mariposa staff crewing Showboat went out of their way to accommodate us and prepared us a special table with a beautiful view. The service during the cruise was exceptional and the lunch was yummy. The DJ was great, the bartender was cool and cold was the beer. Everyone seemed eager to accommodate the guests on board. We ended up having a lovely afternoon. Thank you Showboat Captain and crew for saving our day!Advice to readers please book directly through Mariposa.
We recently booked a bachelor party with Mariposa and I have to say the process was not encumbering to book and plan. But where this company really shines is its crew and staff . They were friendly and went above and beyond what was asked of them .The events manager handled our party well and we all had an incredibly enjoyable experience.Thank you again, would definitely recommend this company and cruise
My boyfriend and I did a sip and sail cruise. It was so fun! The on board DJ kept everyone moving and the sunset behind the skyline was amazing!! Tickets were cheap to get on board but then drinks were pretty pricey ($12 for well drinks). It was worth it though! I'd recommend it if you're visiting like us, or if you just want a different kind of after work happy hour!
Tracy B Richards Wedding OfficiantView Profile
Today I officiated my first wedding on a boat! What a treat it was to board the Mariposa Rosemary for a 3- hour wedding cruise through the Toronto Islands. Special thanks to Captain Rob, first mate, Kyle and service staff Reika and Loya for the cheerful welcome. Sara, the events coordinator, met us all at the boat to ensure everything was running smoothly and was very accommodating to the couple throughout the process. The buffet was plentiful and food was very good quality. The boat decor is very cute and comfortable... it's one of the smaller boats in the fleet and was the perfect size for an intimate ceremony and lunch reception. Washrooms were clean and easy to navigate. I'd highly recommend this experience for a unique and fun small celebration!
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Captain Matthew Flinders
Deals & Packages
Holiday cruise package
Price $79.9 /person
What services are included with this Package:
- The most wonderful time of the year May just be the most wonderful time to cruise! Our winter wonderland package includes 3-hours of cruising, unbeatable views from fully heated cozy interiors, DJ & entertainment, seasonal menu and helpful planners & crew.
Here’s the Fine Print:
- Offered on Friday and Saturday evenings from November 1st – Dec 21st, 2019. Minimums apply. Price shown applies to Friday cruises. Private charters are also available Sunday - Thursday. Contact us for information and availability.
- This package is exclusive to EventSource.ca visitors. To redeem, you must mention you found this package on EventSource.ca.