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1-Day Tall Ship Quests

Join our crew for the day, learn the ropes and earn your Deckhand Certificate.

Overnight Summer Camps

Exciting 4-10 day Island Adventure Camps for youth aboard the Black Jack.

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Amazing 5-21 day voyages aboard the Fair Jeanne for Adults and youth.

Come experience a unique and exciting tall ship adventure! You can step aboard a traditional tall ship for a day, a week or a month – you just need to be ready to learn.

We offer summer camps for kids ages 12-14, tall ship voyages for teens ages 13-18, week-long trips for adults, and day sail experiences for ages 12 and up.  Join us on the Ottawa River, the Great Lakes, the St. Lawrence Seaway or other exciting destinations for an experience you can’t get anywhere else!

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Welcome to the world of Tall Ship Sailing Adventures!

Have you ever wondered what it must have been like to sail aboard a square-rigged tall ship? This is your chance to experience the most exhilarating adventure of your life.

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Latest tall News

Summer Student Jobs Available

We have two summer job opportunities for students who are returning to school in the fall of 2015 and invite applications from all qualified applicants.  We are looking for a Cook aboard the Fair Jeanne and a Registrar for our office at 2700 Queensview Drive in Ottawa.

2015 Work Party Schedule

Getting tired of winter and interested in helping ready the ships for summer?    The BBI Winter 2015 Work Party Schedule outlines our plans for each weekend from now until mid-May, and shows what we hope to accomplish over the week of March break.   Please RSVP or ask questions via or 613-596-6258.    We look forward to seeing you there.

2015 Summer Registration is Open

2015 Tall Ships Adventure registration is open; we look forward to welcoming you aboard!  Check out our overnight summer camps for youth 12-14, Fair Jeanne voyages for 13+ and our 1-day Tall Ship Quests.


The Aquatarium is a 2500 m2, interactive, learning and discovery center. Located at Tall Ships Landing on the waterfront in downtown Brockville, Ontario, its mission is to inspire curiosity through enriching and entertaining experiences in the 1000 Island’s Region of the St. Lawrence River.


RiverQuest is an initiative created and launched by the Aquatarium. Its partners represent the best visitor experiences from Cornwall, Ontario, and Massena, New York, in the east, to Sackets Harbor, New York, and Kingston, Ontario, in the west. Plan your visit to the 1000 Islands Region by taking a Quest with us!