Sightseeing in Toronto

Up to 51% Off Cruise from Jubilee Queen

Jubilee Queen

Downtown Toronto

C$54.95 C$29

Guests enjoy a buffet-style lunch or a three-course plated dinner while sailing on a luxury riverboat showcasing a live DJ and harbour views

54% Off Pioneer Cruises Toronto Boat Charters

Pioneer Cruises Toronto Boat Charters

Downtown Toronto

C$62.50 C$29

Afternoon and evening cruises sail over the lake as passengers enjoy food and tunes from a DJ

Up to 48% Off Two-Hour Sail

Tall Ship Cruises Toronto

Toronto

C$27.06 C$14

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Restored 1930s schooner affords views of skyline and Toronto Islands as well as opportunities to raise sails

52% Off a 90-Minute Boat Cruise

The Island Princess

Toronto

C$27 C$13

Guests board the yacht at 11 a.m. for a scenic tour of the Toronto Islands

Up to 51% Off Harbour Tour from Mariposa Cruises

Mariposa Cruises

Downtown Toronto

C$22.60 C$11

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View Toronto's skyline and cruise its Island lagoons from the comfort of a Mariposa boat; features indoor and outdoor space and a cash bar

Up to 50% Off at Textile Museum of Canada

Textile Museum of Canada

Downtown Toronto

C$15 C$8

Massive collection of textiles and related artifacts includes ancient Egyptian garments to 20th-century war rugs

59% Off from Toronto Cruise Lines

Toronto Cruise Lines

Toronto

C$70 C$29

Cruises offer views of Toronto's skyline, islands, lagoons, and beaches, as guests dine and sip on drinks from the cash bar

Up to 47% Off Harbour and Island Boat Tour

Ste Marie 1 Cruise Lines

Harbourfront Centre

C$15 C$8

Aboard a two-level cruise boat, tour Toronto Harbour and islands adjacent to the city as a narrator describes points of interest

C$11 for Boat Tour from Toronto Harbour Tours

Toronto Harbour Tours

Downtown Toronto

C$28.20 C$11

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The one-hour tour cruises the harbourfront and stops at islands as guests snap photos of scenic vistas while listening to crew's narration

Up to 60% Off Toronto Chocolate Tour

Great Food Tours

Toronto

C$50 C$25

Two-hour tours whisk participants through the Toronto Fashion District and provide them with six tastings

62% Off Baby Keepsake Sculpture

Glass Mosaic Canada

Stonegate - Queensway

C$49.99 C$19

Keepsake crafters take a plaster impression of a baby’s hand or foot and fashion it into a memento

Up to 53% Off from Toronto Heli Tours

Toronto Heli Tours

Toronto

C$119 C$59

A 15-kilometre helicopter ride reveals panoramic glimpses of Toronto from 2,000 feet above sea level

Up to 58% Off Art Print or Framing

Artworld Fine Art

Etobicoke

C$120 C$50

High-quality Canadian Group of 7 reproductions unframed or framed, or original artwork and custom framing

51% Off Couples Walking Tour from LiveToronto

LiveToronto

Downtown Toronto

C$100 C$49

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Customized tours take couples to places such as Four Seasons Centre; guide takes photos and emails 50+ edited digital photos within 24 hours

Up to 43% Off a Hot-Air Balloon Ride

Sundance Balloons

On Location

C$250 C$150

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One-hour sunrise and sunset flights rise to 1,000 feet, capturing pastoral vistas and ending with champagne toasts

48% Off at the Royal Ontario Museum

Royal Ontario Museum

Downtown Toronto

C$27 C$14

Exhibitions explore China’s Forbidden City, the intersection of art history and archaeology, and themes inspired by the ROM’s 100th birthday

Up to 58% Off at Ceramic Art Museum

Gardiner Museum

Downtown Toronto

C$12 C$6

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Canada's national ceramics museum has a specialized collection comprised of more than 3,000 pieces hailing from as far as Japan and Italy

Up to 54% Off Wine-Appreciation Tour

Discovery Tours Unlimited

On Location

C$99.99 C$49

Tour-goers can discover how the varying soils and microclimates make for different wines all made from the same grape

Up to 17% Off East Canada Bus Tour

Vacances Sinorama

Markham

C$129 C$109

Explore Kingston, Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec City, and the Thousand Islands region during a 3-day bus tour with accommodations in Montreal

51% Off Painting Classes or Art at The One Gallery

The One Gallery

Markham

C$100 C$49

Renowned artists dispense methods and advice for Chinese brush-painting in small-group, 90-minute classes for all skill levels

Up to 68% Off at Holland Marsh Wineries

Holland Marsh Wineries

Newmarket

C$45 C$18

Family vineyard creates eastern European-style wines from all-natural grapes, surrounded by lush landscapes

Up to 52% Off at Bowmanville Zoo

Bowmanville Zoo

Bowmanville

C$23 C$11.50

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At Canada’s oldest privately owned zoo, families affordably enjoy up-close encounters with trained elephants, felines, and other critters

Up to 54% Off at the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum

Mount Hope

C$12 C$6

108,000-sq.-ft. museum displays WWII-era fighter planes alongside more than 40 historic aircraft and a free flight simulator

Little Ray's Reptile Zoo – Up to 45% Off Admission

Little Ray's Reptiles

Hamilton Location

C$28.25 C$16

Scorpions and other exotic species fill a reptile zoo that features interactive attractions

Up to 72% Off a Five-Hour Microbrewery and Winery Tour

Niagara Fun Tours

Multiple Locations

C$89 C$37

Tour buses shuttle guests to three local microbreweries and two wineries for tastings and a tour, with a stop for lunch

Up to 78% Off at Screaming Tunnels

Screaming Tunnels

Niagara Falls

$28 $10

A haunted maze winds through daunting tunnels that capture the feel of a Hollywood horror movie

Up to 37% Off Helicopter Tour in Niagara-on-the-Lake

National Helicopters

Niagara On The Lake

C$179.67 C$117.75

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20-minute group flight takes in historical sights and breathtaking scenery of Niagara Falls and surrounding wine country in Ontario

Up to 44% Off at Aerospace Museum

Aerospace Museum

Niagara Aerospace Museum

$16 $9

Set in the former terminal of the Niagara Falls Internantional Airport, the museum showcases a variety of classic planes and helicopters

Up to 52% Off Bike Tour

Niagara Pedicab

Niagara Falls

$60 $29

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Bike up to 3 miles around the Niagara Falls area during this 90-minute tour

Up to 50% Off at Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory

Cambridge

C$52 C$26

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Cambridge Butterfly Conservatory showcases thousands of free-flying butterflies in tropical garden with exotic birds and honey bee hive

50% Off at Waterloo Central Railway

Waterloo Central Railway

Waterloo

C$16.95 C$9

Adults and kids can enjoy riding a diesel-powered locomotive as it traverses verdant landscapes and crosses the tranquil Conestogo River

Up to 52% Off Reptile-Park Visits at Scales Nature Park

Scales Nature Park

Oro-Medonte

C$32 C$16

Nature centre with 300 reptiles and amphibians (60+ species), many of which can be held; trails run through wetlands, forests, and meadows

Up to 57% Off Bike Tours

WNY Tours

Waterfront

$35 $17

Bike tours weave through Buffalo's downtown and along the waterfront, passing such landmarks as City Hall and Delaware Park

Up to 50% Off Naval Museum Admission or Membership

Buffalo and Erie County Naval & Military Park

Buffalo and Erie County Naval Park and Museum

$20 $11

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Military cruisers, helicopters and army tanks enthrall guests; members receive discounted shop purchases and access to exhibit openings.

50% Off a Countryside Train Trip

Arcade & Attica Railroad

Arcade

$30 $15

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Cruise through countryside and farmland largely unchanged since the 1880s aboard similarly aged coaches pulled by a restored steam engine

Up to 50% Off Wolf Center Admission

Haliburton Forest & Wild Life Reserve

Haliburton

C$22 C$11

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Wolves roam freely at this 15-acre sanctuary; an indoor observatory allows visitors to observe the wolves in the feeding area

50% Off Pioneer Village Museum Visit

Lang Pioneer Village Museum

Keene

C$20 C$10

With restored buildings and costumed interpreters performing tasks such as printmaking, an outdoor museum recreates a 19th-century village

Up to 60% Off Harbour Tour, Charter Cruise, or Family Swim

Summerbound

Collingwood

C$25 C$13

60- to 90-minute tour of the historical harbour; two-hour chartered cruise or family-friendly swimming and yachting adventure

C$10 for Boat Walking Tour of the S.S. Keewatin

S.S. Keewatin

Port Mc Nicoll

C$20 C$10

Two-hour tours traverse the most interesting parts of the S.S. Keewatin, exploring Edwardian staterooms and a Titanic-era engine

Up to 50% Off Horror-Film or Ghost Hunt at Rolling Hills Asylum

Rolling Hills Asylum

East Bethany

$20 $10

As seen on TV, experience a Classic Horror Film or Ghost Hunt at the haunted Rolling Hills Asylum, a former poor house and infirmary

Cloud Chasers Balloon Rides in Stratford – Up to 45% Off

Cloud Chasers Balloon Rides

Stratford

C$295 C$199

Fully licensed pilots take guests up to 1,000 feet in the air to take in panoramic views

Up to 53% Off a Two-Hour Winemaking Class

Lake Ontario Winery

Multiple Locations

$154 $75

Visitors learn to make wine and get a kit to take home; the class also includes wine tasting and gourmet pizza

50% Off Season Passes at Pickering Museum Village

Pickering Museum Village

Greenwood

C$45 C$22.50

At 19 heritage buildings, costumed educators demonstrate how rural Ontario residents lived from the mid-1800s through 1920

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When George Gardiner began collecting ceramics in 1976, he was only interested in decorating his home. But soon his passion for pottery and porcelain grew, and, rather than build a second home entirely from teapots, he co-founded the Gardiner Museum in 1984 with his wife, Helen. Today, the museum's collection has ballooned to include more than 3,000 pieces, encompassing everything from Japanese sake pots and Canadian ceramic sculptures to Italian Renaissance maiolica plates.

Objects from the core collection share space in the museum with special exhibitions. One of these is the annual 12 Trees of Christmas, a display of holiday trees. The museum supplements its showings with events such as lectures and ceramics-inspired meals, as well as clay classes for budding adult and child ceramicists. Visitors can even take home pieces from the Gardiner Shop, which sells Canadian ceramics, as well as international jewelry, scarves, and glasswork.

111 Queens Park
Toronto,
ON
CA

Ben Navaee Gallery is dedicated to two causes: first, to present and promote local Canadian artists in its gallery space, and second, to raise funds and awareness for philanthropic causes related to poverty, homelessness, and natural disasters. With classes, the gallery aims to educate its visitors, helping them learn about the work of a new artist or teaching them how to paint a heartfelt message onto that artist's car. During each calming session, students leave outside stress behind as they unlock hidden artistic talents with the help of gentle, encouraging instruction. This nurturing environment is an extension of Ben Navaee himself; a veteran painter, sculptor, and photographer, Ben has spent the last 25 years helping students better their lives through art, as well as yoga and meditation.

1111 Queen St E
Toronto,
ON
CA

The sixth annual Wings & Wheels Heritage Festival celebrates the history of Canadian aviation with showcases, exhibits, and live demonstrations on the grounds of Downsview Park and Airport, Canada’s first urban national park. Tickets grant entrance to Hangar Bay 1's exhibitions and aircraft displays, access to outdoor display grounds and runways, free Canadian Air & Space Museum admission, and a tour of the newborn helicopter nursery. Wings events showcase classic aircraft from the world's oldest flying DHC-1 Chipmunk to brand-new cloud ticklers such as the gargantuan C-130J Super Hercules. In-between browsing fields of professionally manufactured and home-built aircraft, guests watch pilots fly swiftly into the airport compound.

35 Carl Hall Rd
Toronto,
ON
CA

Toronto Zoo's 710-acre grounds and five indoor pavilions house more than 5,000 animals representing more than 500 species in recreated habitats. More than 10 kilometres of walking trails wind through fall colours and seven geographical zones designed for year-round exhibition, bringing wanderers up close to fauna from far away places such as Africa, Australia, and James Cameron's subconscious. Recently moved in to a 6,000-square-foot exhibit, endangered african penguins make funny faces at visitors in an underwater viewing area, where the tuxedoed tykes dive and swim. Western lowland gorillas headline the rainforest exhibits, and a stroll through the Tundra Trek unveils a five-acre polar bear habitat and a reindeer flight-training camp. Upcoming events include the Oasis ZooRun, Remembrance Day, Boo at the Zoo, and the Christmas Treats Walk. Visitors are welcome to pack their own lunch or opt for on-site food options, which span cafés, restaurants, and snack bars, enabling grab-and-go or sit-and-ponder-existence refueling.

361A Old Finch Ave
Scarborough,
ON
CA

A non-profit design centre and museum, Design Exchange educates guests in all realms of design with unique lectures, programs, exhibitions, tours of its historic building and collection, and youth activities. A family/dual membership grants pairs and families unlimited exhibition entrances, as well as free admission or discounts to lectures, movie nights, workshops, and gladiatorial paintbrush matches. Members may also enter a raffle drawing for two tickets to the November DX Awards, a celebration of excellence and creative mind bending in Canadian design. Membership also proffers discounts for children's enrolment in design camps and a 15 per cent discount off items from the DX Shop, a gallery of designer publications, apparel, household goods, and decor. Visitors may expect impromptu sightings of the industry's most creative and untamed minds, as well as peeks at upcoming design trends.

234 Bay St
Toronto,
ON
CA

In addition to hosting Unlockthecity events, Urban Expeditions quenches humans’ innate thirst for exploration and knowledge with tours of Toronto that showcase noteworthy cultural and infrastructural sites, as well as its useful urban resources. During tours, wayfarers use game boards and online tools to drive their voyage in collaboration with a seasoned and friendly guide. Urban Expeditions offers casual walks, 5K trots, and bicycle rides through the city, so guests can acquaint themselves with Toronto’s novel features in the mode of transit they find most appealing.

Event Starting Location (Varies)
Toronto,
ON
CA