Singer Castle on Dark Island, USA
Visitor Information

Visitor Information

Visitor Information

Hours of Operation


The castle will be open weekends starting Saturday, May 11th. Forty-five minute guided tours will be offered hourly beginning at 10 a.m. with the last tour 4 p.m. May 13 – June 15 weekday hours will be based on tour boat schedules. Saturday, June 16 thru Labor Day the castle will be open at 10 a.m. seven days a week. Labor Day- Columbus Day the castle will be open weekends and weekday schedules will be based on tour boat schedules.

Tours

You are invited to join us for a 45-minute guided tour of Singer Castle on Dark Island, including four floors of the Castle featuring the Great Hall, Library, Dining Room, Breakfast Room, Terrace, Drawing Room, Loggia, Wicker Room, Bedrooms, Guest Rooms and 4th floor Dormitory. All tours are Guided Tours and will be provided on the hour with the last tour leaving the Main Gate one hour prior to closing.

Guided tours of the Castle are offered to the public at a cost of US $14.50 per adult, children 4 and up $7.50, $12.50 for military adult and $6.50 for military children. Children under four years of age are our guests; however, young children must be carried by adults. (No strollers are allowed within the Castle). Canadian rates are available. Extended private tours may be arranged by appointment. Call for additional information and rates.

Please note: Walking and climbing stairs are required to view the interior of the castle. Comfortable shoes are recommended.

Singer Castle Video Viewing Room

Those who do not wish to participate in the guided tour are welcome to watch a video of Singer Castle in our video viewing room at no charge or may shop in our Gift Shop. However, to stroll the grounds, one must pay admission and be accompanied by a docent.

Gift Shop

Our gift shop, located in the South Boathouse, offers a range of items for every member of the family. Items include: Singer Castle t-shirts; unique limited edition castle prints, note cards, and postcards, souvenir stuffed animals, we have the Medieval line of Schleich collectibles; limited edition silver and gold Singer Castle coins; work by local artists; ice cream, soda and much more. You are invited to browse. More>>

Please be aware…

Due to the continued Historic Preservation of the Castle, no beverages, food, animals (unless service dogs) or smoking is allowed in the Castle or on the grounds. Smoking is only permitted on the Main Docks. Tours include walking up hill to the castle and multiple steps inside the castle.

No one is allowed in the Castle unless escorted by a Singer Castle Docent. We ask that parents supervise their small children at all times. If children become disruptive to the group, children and a parent will be asked to depart the group. Due to the many steps of the castle, no strollers are allowed inside the castle and small children must be carried.

Boat Transportation to Singer Castle on Dark Island

Visitors may find transportation on shuttle, tour boat, or by personal watercraft.

Uncle Sam Boat Tours
Three Hour two castle tours depart from Alexandria Bay.
Call 315-482-2611
Visit www.usboattours.com to pre purchase tickets and to check daily schedule.
Schedule varies with the season.

Schermerhorn Harbor Shuttle Hammond, NY. Call skype 315-324-5966 or on the web at www.schermerhornharbor.com for directions, schedule information.
Schermerhorn Harbor Marina Schedule:

  • The Schermerhorn Harbor Shuttle departs from the Schermerhorn Harbor docks 10:30AM, 11:30AM, 12:30PM & 1:30PM, 2:30PM.
  • May 25 – June 16, 2019 Shuttle available Saturday & Sunday only.
  • June 18 – September 2, 2019 Shuttle available Tuesday-Sunday.
  • September 1, 2019 is the last shuttle of the season.

Schedule subject to change without prior notice.

For Canadian departures contact:

Rockport Boat Lines Rockport, ON. Call skype 800-563-8687. www.rockportcruises.com.
Rockport Boat Lines 2019 Schedule:
Saturdays: June 22, July 13, 20, 27, August 10, 24, September 14
Sundays: July 7, August 18, September 22
Thursdays: August 1

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 (skype 877-253-9229 or www.usboattours.com), from Schermerhorn Harbor (skype 315-324-5966 or www.schermerhornharbor.com) and from Clayton Island Tours (skype 315-686-4820 or www.claytonislandtours.com).

* For boaters from Canadian waters:
You are obligated to check in with Customs and Immigration. Under the new small boat reporting procedures that are now in effect, you may now check in using the CBP ROAM app. You may use the CBP iPad station in our Gift Shop or use the ROAM app on you iPhone or Android.

We look forward to your visit!


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Contact us DIRECTLY:

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

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