About Mariposa Cruises by Hornblower

Proudly operating since 1987, Mariposa Cruises is Toronto’s largest hospitality cruise operator with a fleet of six uniquely-styled and well-maintained vessels. Our commitment to our positive guest experience remains consistent after hosting thousands of events and millions of happy guests. Our crew are friendly, guest-focused professionals who are passionate about hospitality.

Mariposa Cruises has joined Hornblower Cruise and Events, the leading cruise operator spanning three countries (Canada, USA, UK) and 157 ships. We are the Toronto operator in the Hornblower family of cruises which are offered in many major centers including New York, Chicago, Washington, Boston, Baltimore, Philadelphia, Norfolk, San Diego, San Francisco, London UK among other locations. Canadian locations operating under the Hornblower banner are Hornblower Niagara and Gananoque Boat Line.

Our shared commitment to extraordinary experiences and relentless focus on quality is a great cultural fit for our organization.  Mariposa Cruises is located in the heart of the Toronto Harbourfront at the Queen’s Quay Terminal Building.

Welcome Aboard Mariposa Cruises, the Toronto Cruise operator of choice.



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Awards & Recognition

Our commitment to excellence has been recognized by several respected and independent reviewers. Consistently voted as one of the top attractions in Toronto by Trip Advisor. Mariposa Cruises is also accredited by Best Bar None Ontario for safe beverage service, the only passenger vessel in Ontario to achieve this.  Mariposa Cruises has been awarded “Ontario’s Best Touring Experience” from Attractions Ontario.

As Toronto’s Hospitality Cruise Operator of choice we look forward to welcoming you and your group on board. Whether it be romantic dinner cruise for two, or a private event for 1000 delegates, prepare to escape the ordinary with Mariposa Cruises!