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Greater Niagara Chamber of Commerce

NC’s annual Tall Ship Cruises ready to set sail

Niagara College’s annual Tall Ship Cruises aboard the Empire Sandy are ready to sail this June.

Presented by Niagara College’s Part-Time Studies department, a Tall Ship Twilight Dinner Cruise and a daytime Tall Ship Cruise Through History will set sail on June 9 and 10. Both cruises are open to the public.

The Tall Ship Twilight Dinner Cruise will leave from Port Dalhousie at 7:30 p.m. on Friday, June 9. This cruise promises a relaxing ride on Lake Ontario from twilight until 11 p.m. Guests can enjoy a variety of appetizers, a fantastic full-course dinner, as well as desserts and coffee or tea. Those aboard will be treated to live entertainment, and the chance to dance the night away as blues group The Poor Boys provides the evening’s sound. A cash bar will be available for guests 19 and older. This cruise will cost $85 (all-inclusive).

On June 10, the Tall Ship Cruise Through History will cruise across the waters of western Lake Ontario and the Lower Niagara River from Port Dalhousie at 10:30 a.m. Guests on board will enjoy a continental breakfast, along with a full-course dinner and dessert as they glide through local history.

Niagara historian, author and professor Wesley Turner will guide guests through the events leading up to, during and following The War of 1812. This cruise will cost $105 (all-inclusive).

For more information contact NC’s PartTime Studies department at 905-735-2211 ext. 7510 or visit

Cruises may be booked using Visa, MasterCard or American Express by calling the direct registration line at 905-988-4306 and online registration is available at All cruises sail rain or shine.

Currently celebrating its 50th year as a College of Applied Arts and Technology, NC is a leader in applied education and a key contributor to the economies of Niagara and Ontario. A regional college with global reach, NC offers more than 100 diploma, bachelor degree and advanced level programs.


Media inquiries, please contact:

Susan McConnell
Media advisor
905-641-2252 x 4330
Cell: 905-933-6259

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