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Toronto: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

1. Toronto: Hop-On Hop-Off Sightseeing Bus Ticket

Hop on and off open-top double-decker buses to explore the best of Toronto at your own pace. See all of Toronto’s top historic and contemporary attractions on board and hop on and off at any of the 20 stops.  Learn about the city from your live guide or multilingual audio tour commentary. During the summer months (June to October), see the sights from a different perspective aboard an included complimentary harbor cruise.  During summer, the vehicles are mainly open-top double-deckers buses that afford you the best possible view of Toronto. During the late fall and winter, or when the weather happens to be cold or wet, enjoy a cozy, comfortable trolley instead. Although these vehicles aren’t open-top, they are loaded with wide windows and they’re a great way to see and photograph Toronto’s sights in style. Also enjoy a free harbor cruise, another fantastic way of seeing the city from a different aspect. Hop On Hop Off Stops: 1) Yonge-Dundas Square/Eaton Centre - 1 Dundas Street East 2) Carlton & Yonge - 439 Yonge St 3) Wellesley & Yonge - 549 Yonge Street 4) Isabella & Yonge - 637 Yonge Street 5) Bloor & Yonge - 763 Yonge Street 6) Park Hyatt 7) Casa Loma - 160 Kendal Avenue 8) Spadina & Bloor - 7 Spadina Road 9) Bata Shoe Museum - 327 Bloor Street West 10) Yorkville/ ROM/ Gardiner Museum 11) AGO/Chinatown/Kensington - 100 McCaul Street 12) Scotiabank Theatre - 132 John Street 13) King & John / Tiff Bell Lightbox - 287 King Street West 14) CN Tower North / MTCC - 255 Front Street West 15) Union Station / Starbucks - 123 Front Street West 16) CN Tower South / Ripley's Aquarium - 288 Bremner Boulevard 17) Info Centre/ Harbourfront 18) Hockey Hall of Fame /Sony Centre - 1 Front Street East 19) St. Lawrence Market - 93 Front Street East 20) Distillery District

Toronto: Harbour Cruise with Lunch, Brunch, or Dinner

2. Toronto: Harbour Cruise with Lunch, Brunch, or Dinner

Admire Toronto from the water and watch the city go by from your table on a harbor cruise. Step outside onto one of the outdoor observation decks to snap some pictures, take in the stunning views, and enjoy the fresh air. Select from three unique cruise and dining options.  Be greeted by the Captain and crew as you step aboard the boat at Queen's Quay West in downtown Toronto, where the ship's photographer will capture the moment. All vessels offer interior deck space with seating, outdoor strolling decks, dance floors, full-service bars, restrooms, and panoramic views. Once on deck, your host will greet you and escort you to your table. Relax and admire unobstructed views of passing landmarks like the Harbourfront Centre, CN Tower, Sugar Beach, the Redpath Sugar Refinery, and the historic Gibraltar Point Lighthouse. Savor a market-fresh buffet-style meal (either brunch, lunch or dinner) that is freshly prepared onboard daily. The dinner cruise includes music provided by an onboard DJ. Complement your meal with a beverage from the fully stocked cash-bar offering beer, wine, and cocktail selections (own expense).  Sample lunch or dinner menu Entrees: Oven-roasted fish fillet Pot roast Vegetable stir fry Honey sesame chicken Rolls and Salads: Assorted bread and rolls Pasta salad Kidney bean, black bean, and chickpea salad Baby kale and spinach salad Vegetables, Potatoes and Pasta: Oven-roasted potatoes Baked pasta dish Steamed seasonal vegetables Yellow Spanish rice Desserts: Signature dessert station Coffee and tea Sample brunch menu Cold Entrees: Continental bakery basket Freshly cut fruit Red skin potato salad Caesar salad Cold smoked salmon and Cedar hot smoked salmon Hot Entrees: Assortment of mini quiches Scrambled eggs Breakfast meats Signature French toast Oven-roasted red bliss potatoes Desserts: Signature dessert station Coffee and tea

Toronto: Best of Toronto and Waterfront Self-Guided Tour

3. Toronto: Best of Toronto and Waterfront Self-Guided Tour

Explore Toronto with 2 self-guided walking tours and audio commentary included. This tour takes you through Toronto’s most popular sights on a mobile app tour. Stroll along the Best of Toronto route and see some of the oldest and most iconic landmarks in the city. Hear fascinating facts and stories about the Hockey Hall of Fame, City Hall, St. Lawrence Market, Nathan Phillips Square, and much more. Switch over to the Toronto Waterfront route and admire the picturesque views of the islands, as you learn how the Harbourfront Centre became the city’s hub of culture and entertainment. With over 20 more sights to see, use the app to navigate to more attractions, including CN Tower, Ripley’s Aquarium, and the Royal Ontario Museum. Enjoy unlimited use of the app at any time, day or night.

Toronto: Night Tour with CN Tower or Harbor Cruise

4. Toronto: Night Tour with CN Tower or Harbor Cruise

Begin your tour with pickup from your hotel in downtown Toronto. If you choose the Harbor Cruise option, kick off the tour with a beautiful Toronto harbor boat ride. If not, head out on a narrated driving tour on the way to your first stop in the Distillery District. Take a walking tour of the district’s cobblestone streets and 19th-century, industrial-style buildings with your guide. After the walking tour, you’ll have some free time to explore and shop in this vibrant space. Your guide will bring you to Cherry Beach, a lakeside beach park located at the foot of Cherry Street. As one of the city's remarkable resources, it's known as the cleanest beach in Toronto and a great place to swim in the summer.  At the end of your tour, your guide will bring you back to your hotel in downtown Toronto. Later, get a chance to see the downtown city lights up close. With your guide, go to the city hall to see the iconic Toronto sign illuminated at Nathan Phillips Square.  The final stop on your tour will be CN Tower, where you can view the city and surrounding area from the 342-meter (over 1,100-foot) high observation deck. The tower famously held the world record for tallest freestanding structure until 2007, so rest assured the view is incredible. If you’re brave enough, you can even walk on the glass floor. At the end of the tour, your guide will take you back to your hotel in downtown Toronto.

Toronto: Best of Toronto City Tour with Entry Tickets

5. Toronto: Best of Toronto City Tour with Entry Tickets

Experience the best of the best on this complete Ultimate Toronto Tour. This small group tour will have you experience first-hand some of Toronto’s must-see attractions and learn about the history behind them.  Once this tour is completed, you will walk away with wonderful memories and a head full of amazing facts and tidbits about Toronto's history.  Your adventure in Toronto starts with a quick trip up to the observation deck of the CN Tower – one of the world’s most popular tourist spots. On the observation deck, you will have the opportunity to walk out and be 1,151 feet above the ground. Being so high up will allow you to get amazing views of the surrounding city. Don’t forget to bring your camera because there will be numerous opportunities to take amazing photos. Next, hop aboard a seasonal cruise where you will be able to see breathtaking views of Toronto’s skyline, the bustling waterfront, and the nearby Toronto Islands. When the cruise is unavailable, explore Casa Loma instead. Other highlights of the tour will include a narrated driving tour of Eaton Centre, Dundas Square, Queen’s Park, and a short stop at the St. Lawrence Market (Closed Sundays and Mondays). On the other days St. Lawrence Market will be replaced with a visit to the Distillery District  The Ultimate Toronto Tour will be ideal for first-time tourists to Toronto who are looking to experience it all or veteran travelers to the area who want to experience something new.

Toronto: 2-Hour Downtown Walking Tour

6. Toronto: 2-Hour Downtown Walking Tour

Take a journey through over 300 years of Toronto history, seeing how this city went from a small muddy frontier fort to becoming the cultural and financial capital of Canada. Choose to join a public tour or enjoy a private tour. This is the perfect tour for lovers of history, finance, and architecture. Walk in the footsteps of First Nation trading paths, Bay Street bankers, and the heart of the downtown quarter as you gaze up at the CN Tower. Some other highlights include Yonge-Dundas Square, Ed Mirvish Theater, Mackenzie House, City Hall, the Toronto Stock Exchange, Union Station, and much more. The tour ends at the world-famous St. Lawrence Market where you'll learn why Toronto got the nickname “Hogtown", just in time for lunch. After the tour, it's up to you to decide if you'll grab a peameal bacon sandwich, a Canadian specialty.

Toronto's Waterfront: Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

7. Toronto's Waterfront: Smartphone Audio Walking Tour

Avoid the limitations of the traditional walking tour and take an audio guided with you around Toronto. Download the app and let the GPS map show you where you are and where you'll go next. Enjoy automated commentary as you walk from location to location and appreciate the city at your own pace. Ditch crowded tour groups and specific schedules and embark on a great self-guided tour experience with all the information a guide would provide. Spot the major sights like the CN Tower, the Rogers Centre, Sugar Beach and the Redpath Sugar Plant, One Yonge Street, and the Toronto Star Building. Stop and start whenever you like and take part in a fun location-based trivia game. Listen carefully to the commentary, look at the question on your phone, and take a stab at getting the right answer.

Toronto: City Highlights Night Van Tour with Boat Cruise

8. Toronto: City Highlights Night Van Tour with Boat Cruise

Explore Toronto on an evening van tour including a scenic harbor cruise. See the city's twinkling lights, skyline, and top attractions illuminated at night from both the road and the water. Sit back and relax on two modes of transportation, seeing the city from different perspectives. Enjoy having your own local guide to share unique and fascinating stories about the surrounding area, including exclusive local insights, historic highlights, and personalized recommendations. Begin your tour of Toronto with a hotel pickup in the comfort and style of a Mercedes Metris van. Head straight to the harbor for your boat cruise. Take in the very best views of the bustling city's skyline illuminated at night on your relaxing harbor cruise. Once back on land, hop back in the van and listen to your guide narrating and providing highlights about the surrounding area along your drive. See multiple points of interest come to life at night, including the bustling Yonge/Dundas Square - Canada’s Time Square and the iconic "Toronto" sign colorfully lit up. Next, explore the historic Distillery District. Here, enjoy some free time to walk along the cobblestone streets, marvel at some unique artisanal stores, and maybe grab a quick bite to eat if you're hungry. Then, make your way to your final stop of the tour: Cherry Beach. Walk along the sandy beach to take in a marvelous illuminated views of the lit up city skyline at night before heading back to your hotel.

Toronto: Luxury Small Group City Tour

9. Toronto: Luxury Small Group City Tour

Join our award-winning small group tour as we explore Canada’s vibrant cosmopolitan city straddling beautiful Lake Ontario. Toronto is known for soaring skyscrapers, a lively arts scene and unique cultural attractions. See Toronto from the sky in an eyepopping visit to the iconic CN Tower and revel in the gothic splendor of Casa Loma (admissions included). Relax in our spacious executive vehicle with a certified driver at the helm and our experienced tour guide on hand to reveal Toronto’s local hotspots and hidden gems. Anticipate ample time for photo stops and leisure time to have lunch on your own. Our Gems of Toronto Tour is a showcase of outstanding attractions. A distinct tour highlight features the historic beauty of Casa Loma, a castle like no other. We’ll then make it to the top of the world with a lofty vantage point from the CN Tower. Essential viewing, it’s one of Toronto’s most celebrated and recognizable landmarks. On a clear day you can see all the way to Niagara Falls! Known as a “city of neighborhoods,” Toronto is packed full of outstanding modern and heritage architecture. We ensure our guests experience essential viewing of Toronto’s impressive array of museums, theaters, markets, and waterfront attractions. Join us for the best of Toronto in this authentic, wholly satisfying tour.

Toronto: Heart of Downtown 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

10. Toronto: Heart of Downtown 3.5-Hour Bike Tour

Explore Downtown Toronto on 2 wheels! On this bike tour you’ll see some of Downtown Toronto’s key sights, including must-see cultural and historical landmarks. Explore areas that aren’t easily reached in a car or bus, and experience unique scenic views. The tour is suitable for beginners and advanced riders, as it moves at an easy pace and makes plenty of stops to chat and take in the sights. Your guides are expert city riders and know their way around Toronto. What you'll explore: • CN Tower • Royal York Hotel • Union Station • Chinatown • Kensington Market • Eaton’s Centre • Dundas Square • Harbourfront and Lake • Financial district • Queen Street West • Art Gallery of Ontario • College of Art and Design • Hockey Hall of Fame • Massey Hall • Rogers Centre • Round House Park • City Hall • St. Lawrence Market • Flatiron building • St. James Cathedral and Square • Sherbourne Common • Corus Quay • Sugar Beach • Entertainment District

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What people are saying about CN Tower

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4.3 / 5

based on 1,524 reviews

Nimesh was a great host. Very knowledgeable and funny at the same time. The sights of the city for so will e not from here was great too. I would definitely book again, as long as I got the same guide. Thank you Nimesh for making the tour so enjoyable!!

Nimesh was a great guide and was very knowledgeable of Toronto Would recommend the tour just a shame the weather wasn’t so good

Great walking tour in Downtown Toronto. Love the details on the various stops.

It’s really nice for brunch, i would love to do dinner aswell

The food was delicious and the service was superb.