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 Tour departs Alexandria Bay, NY. Find information and reservations at 315-482-2611 or on the web at

    • May 5 – May 25 one boat per day at 1:00 p.m.
    • May 26 two boats at 10:00 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
    • May 27 – June 13 one boat per day at 1:00 p.m.
    • June 15 – June 22 one boat per day at 1:00 p.m
    • June 23 – August 26 Monday-Saturday two boats per day at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m. and one boat at 1 p.m. on Sundays.
    • August 27 thru August 31 one boat per day at 1:00 p.m.
    • September 1 to boats at 10 a.m. and 2:00 p.m.
    • September 2 – October 8 one boat per day at 1:00 p.m.
    • Confirm this schedule with Uncle Sam Boat Tours.
  • Schermerhorn Harbor Shuttle Hammond, NY. Call 315-324-5966 or on the web at  for directions, schedule information.
  • For Canadian departures contact:
  • Rockport Boat Lines Rockport, ON. Call 800-563-8687. 2018 Departures are currently scheduled for June 23, July 5, 12, 14, 19, 21, and 28, August 2, 11, 16, 18 and 25, September 8, 15, 22 and 29.
  • 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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Weather on Dark Island
Überwiegend bewölkt
Luftfeuchtigkeit: 63%
Windstärke: 9mph SW
MAX 56 • MIN 55

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