Singer Castle on Dark Island, USA

Getting to Singer Castle


Singer Castle, on Dark Island, is located in the St. Lawrence Seaway in the United States and is only accessible by water.

GPS coordinates: 44°27.156 N Latitude, 75°48.689 W Longitude


The 1000 Islands St. Lawrence Seaway region is easily reachable by many modes of transportation, though most visitors travel by car. From Rochester you can arrive in about 2½ hours. Syracuse is 1¼ hours drive straight up Interstate 81N. If you are coming from the Lehigh Valley, Pennsylvania we are just 5 hours drive on Interstate 81 North. From New Jersey, it’s slightly longer – about eight hours – but well worth the visit! For our Canadian visitors, East from Toronto to Kingston in the west, it’s about 2½ hours. From Montreal West to Cornwall, it’s just 1½ hours.

In fact, the St. Lawrence Seaway region has become an affordable and popular destination for travelers escaping the big cities in Pennsylvania , New Jersey, and New York. If you want to relax, then take the train. Amtrak provides service from many U.S. points. For information and fares you can call 800-USA-RAIL or consult . From Toronto, Ottawa, and Montreal, inquire about rail fares and times by calling VIA Rail at 888-842-0588 or consult .

Boat Transportation to Singer Castle on Dark Island

  • Uncle Sam Boat Tours
    Three Hour two castle tours depart from Alexandria Bay.
    Call 315-482-2611
    Visit to pre purchase tickets and to check daily schedule.
    Schedule varies with the season.
  • Schermerhorn Harbor Shuttle Hammond, NY. Call 315-324-5966 or on the web at for directions, schedule information.

    Schermerhorn Harbor Marina Schedule:

    The shuttle from Schermerhorn Harbor will operate Saturday and Sunday only May 22 to June 20. From June 22 to September 5 the shuttle will operate Tuesday thru Sunday. Departures are at 10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 1:30 and 2:30. The last shuttle of the season is on Sunday, September 5th.
    Schedule subject to change without prior notice.

For Canadian departures contact:

  • Rockport Boat Lines, Rockport, ON. Call 800-563-8687 or on the web at 

  • Private Boaters Welcome!!! Over 600 feet of free dockage! Dock attendants are on hand and prepared to assist you. Call ahead 315-324-3275 or use your marine radio channel 16*.
  • Charter group tours are available from Uncle Sam Boat Tours (877-253-9229 or and from Schermerhorn Harbor (315-324-5966 or

* A reminder to boaters from Canadian waters:
Until we establish an Immigration/Customs office on Dark Island, you are obligated to meet all United States criteria. Travelers from outside the United States must go to Heart Island near Alexandria Bay or the town dock in Morristown to clear immigration and customs prior to docking at Dark Island.


Contact us DIRECTLY:

Singer Castle on Dark Island
Box 59
Chippewa Bay, NY 13623
Toll Free: 1-877-327-5475

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