Discover Toronto and Niagara Falls
12:00 pm Arrive to Toronto. We will drop you off at the base of the CN Tower.
Group challenges begin at this time!
You have until 5:00 pm to explore this wonderful city. You can do it on your own or join us for a guided group walk of Downtown Toronto (approx 1.5 -2 h). Check out: Yonge street, the Eaton Center, Nathan Phillip Square (Great group photo here!), the entertainment district, financial district and the bustling streets in between. Want more? Why not visit Chinatown? Kensington Market? or perhaps take the ferry to the Islands and check out the best views of Toronto's skyline.
Check our "Places of Interest in Toronto" section below to familiarize yourself with the city and the many interesting places you can visit.
CANADA in the WILD
Itinerary for September 17, 2016
Here is your itinerary:
7:00 am Meet us at 90 University Private, Ottawa, K1N 6N5. This is a residence building on the University of Ottawa campus [See our map below]. The Ottawa Residences Building is right in front of a big parking lot where our bus will pick us up. Here you will have a chance to gather and get to know your fellow travellers before we set out.
7:15 am The bus departs at 7:15 am sharp. Don’t be late, we will not be able to wait for you and we do not want you to miss this awesome trip.
5:00 pm Meet at the base of the CN tower, Toronto's most iconic building to continue our trip to Niagara Falls! If you are not doing the tour with us, please make sure that you are at the base of the CN Tower by 5:00 PM sharp. It is your responsibility to be on time.
6:30 pm Arrive to Niagara Falls. We will get off the bus and check in to our hotel. The hotel is located in downtown Niagara, a 10 min walk to Clifton Hill, the heart of this city. Explore Niagara Falls at night and enjoy the many entertainment options available. Make sure you check out the Falls at night as they are illuminated and quite beautiful.
Feel like having a party tonight? Talk to your Guides! They will have recommendations as to where to go and do!
Check our "Places of Interest in Niagara Falls" section below to familiarize yourself with the city and its many interesting and fun attractions.
7:00 am- 9:00 am [OPTIONAL] We recommend going to AlMac's Buffet. This is a cheap 'all you can eat' breakfast restaurant. The cost is $6.99 and it doesn't include drinks.
10:30 am At this time we will check out of our hotel and put the bags in the bus.
We will head down to the falls to enjoy 'The Hornblower Cruise' experience. (The Cruise is not operational during the winter months, so this activity is only available from Mid-May to Mid-October) We recommend you bring with you an extra set of clothing as you might get wet. Yes, it get that close to the falls!
11:15 am Board the boat and get ready to be amazed by the mighty power of the falls! After the cruise you will have some free time to keep exploring the town and its many attractions.
2:30 pm Meet us at the hotel to board the bus and leave Niagara Falls.
9:00 pm Arrive to 90 University, at the University of Ottawa
What To Bring: Your camera, water bottles, good walking shoes, some changes of clothing including warm stuff, your adventurous spirit and extra money for food and souvenirs!
Places of Interest in Toronto
This is a map of downtown Toronto. Our drop-off and pick-up zone (The CN Tower) has been already marked for you.
Places of Interest in Niagara Falls
Discover spectacular views, from the Look Out Level at 346 m (1,136 ft.), including Edge Walk viewing dare to walk on air on the world famous Glass Floor at 342m (1,122 ft.) with outdoor Sky Terrace, informational displays and more.
Book ONLINE 24hours in advance for discounts
Take a Ferry at the Jack Layton Terminal and go to the Toronto Islands. From here you will get the best skyline photos of Toronto.
Ripley's Aquarium of Canada
This incredible aquarium is located at the base of the CN Tower and features 13,500 different species of sea animals. Showcasing both marine and freshwater habitats from around the world, Ripley's Aquarium in Toronto is home to popular animals including sharks, jellyfish, green sea turtles and rays. Visit the 12,500-square-meter aquarium for an awe-inspiring experience, and get personal with sea creatures in the Touch Tank gallery.
BOOK ONLINE for discounts and timed entrance
Wanna go shopping? Queen st and King st are full of commerce and stores!
Check these majestic buildings where the Ontario Government is seated
Looking for souvenirs? Chinatown has some of the best deals you can find in Toronto. This is also one of the oldest neighborhoods in the city
Toronto's most unique neighbourhood, Kensington Market retains its charm and wonderful diversity through its eclectic mix of vintage clothing stores, Latin American grocers, fresh produce, cafes and watering holes
Toronto's Old City Hall was home to its city council from 1899 to 1966 and remains one of the city's most prominent structures. The building is located at the corner of Queen and Bay Streets, across Bay Street from Nathan Phillips Square and the new City Hall in the centre of downtown Toronto. The heritage landmark has a distinctive clock tower which heads the length of Bay Street from Front Street to Queen Street as a terminating vista.
Old City Hall was designated a National Historic Site in 1984.
Toronto Eaton Centre is Toronto’s most unique and iconic shopping centre. Its spectacular glass galleria soars above a premium selection of more than 230 retailers, restaurants and services. Toronto’s top tourist destination, located in the heart of the city, it is an exciting shopping experience with 47 million plus visitors per year. In 2016, Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue opened their doors ushering in a new chapter at Toronto Eaton Centre
This ferris wheel is just the ticket for people who want to escape the crowds. Its pods were precision-engineered in Switzerland to withstand year-round use. Take a breather and give it a whirl – you’re guaranteed heavenly views of the American and Horseshoe falls. Then, come back to earth with a bump at the nearby Nightmares Fear Factory. Warning: it’s not for the squeamish!
Price: $11.99 CAD
This is one of the major tourist promenades in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Here you can find restaurants, bars, clubs, pubs, cinemas, museums, amusement parks etc. One stop shop for all your entertainment needs.
All you can eat buffet restaurant. 5435 Ferry Street, Niagara Falls, ON L2G 1R5
Price: from $6.99 CAD
Disorient yourself in Niagara Falls. This dizzy destination is both flipped and crooked, the floor will leave you wondering how far you need to tilt to stay straight. The disorientation continues as your group parades through this unique attraction.
Price: $7.99 CAD
Visitors descend 150 ft. by elevator, where a short tunnel (150 ft.) gives access to two outdoor observation decks and two portals located directly behind the Falls. At Journey Behind the Falls, you`ll experience the awesome spectacle of one-fifth of the world’s fresh water crashing down to the basin below
Price: $16.75 CAD
The temperature will drop 20 degrees. Water will bubble and spray while snow falls all around. Standing in the mist on a massive platform you will feel the full wrath of Mother Nature as the floor trembles beneath you. Incredible images produced with technology previously used only in satellites and medicine will immerse you in a “4D” Universal Studios-style attraction.
This observation tower overlooks both the American Falls, New York, and the larger Horseshoe Falls in Ontario, from the Canadian side of the Niagara River