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Toronto Private Tour

Toronto Private Tour
Duration:
2 hours 30 minutes
From:
USD 152.47
Enjoy a private tour of Toronto for 1 to 3 leisure or corporate travelers. Discover the architectural marvels that made Toronto famous throughout the world, such as the CN Tower, Rogers Centre, Royal Ontario Museum, Art Gallery of Toronto, Toronto Entertainment District, Distillery Historic District, Yorkville, St. Lawrence Market, and Harbour Front.

Private Tour: Romantic Toronto Helicopter Ride

Private Tour: Romantic Toronto Helicopter Ride
Duration:
7-14 minutes
From:
USD 121.04
<p>Love is in the air on this dreamy Toronto helicopter tour for two! Breathtaking views of the Toronto skyline set the scene for romance in the sky with chocolates, wine and that special someone! The flight path follows your choice of flying route and time; either a route of over 9 miles (15km) and lasts approximately 7 minutes or one that covers 14 miles (22.5km) and lasts approximately 14 minutes. This helicopter tour is a perfect romantic getaway when visiting Toronto!</p>

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Things to do in Toronto if you have a Toronto Pearson Airport Layover or Extended Toronto Pearson Airport Stopover


If you have an extended layover at the Toronto Pearson Airport or staying in town, why not consider getting out with some fun activities? We list a few here and there are many more on Toronto.LayoverIdeas.com.


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Pearson Airport is Canada’s largest and busiest airport and is well equipped to keep travellers busy during lengthy layovers. If you prefer to leave the airport and experience some of your transit city, you can stash your luggage with Travel Store in terminals 1 and 3.



Distillery District


If you are looking to experience something unique to Toronto, why not head down to the Distillery district. This area, painstakingly restored to lure you into Victorian times, is the heart of Toronto’s art, culture and entertainment. Opened in 2003 the Distillery District is sure to have something to offer for everyone. If you are short on time and don’t know where to start you can take an organised tour which will immerse you in the areas history for the hour long tour.



CN Tower


As the tallest free standing structure in the Western Hemisphere and the second tallest in the world, the CN tower is a sight to behold. Located in downtown Toronto, the CN tower is certainly worth the journey from YYZ Toronto Pearson International Airport, you can hop in the Sky Pod and be carried up to the 447metre level for a breathtaking 360 degree view of Toronto, or you can relax while taking in the view from the revolving restaurant with exquisite food and an unbelievable dining experience.



Steam Whistle Brewery


If you are keen to discover how Canada’s Premium Pilsner is made why not take a tour of the Steam Whistle Brewery. Located not far from the CN Tower in downtown Toronto, this could make for an interesting diversion from awaiting your onward flight. On a tour of the brewery you will learn why it was designated one of Toronto’s ‘Green Buildings’ and about their railway history. Definitely something to keep in mind if you are on a layover at YYZ Toronto Pearson International Airport.


Woodbine Shopping Centre and Fantasy Fair

Woodbine Shopping Centre has a bit of everything from fine dining eateries to fast food, haute couture to family stores and, if you prefer to kick back with a movie, you can do that here too. On top of all this shopping madness there is also the Fantasy Fair which will keep children and adults entertained for hours. Note that the Woodbine Centre is located in nearby Etobicoke (not Toronto).


Art Gallery of Ontario


The Art Gallery of Ontario is the largest art gallery in Canada, recently redesigned by architect Frank Gehry. It has a great Canadian paintings exhibit and the world's largest collection of Henry Moore sculptures. The European paintings exhibit has a few excellent pieces and it has one of the world's most expensive paintings on view (including Ruben's The Massacre of the Innocents). Closed Mondays.


Royal Ontario Museum


The Royal Ontario Museum is one of the better and larger museums in North America. The original building was built in 1910, and is a handsome romanesque revival, with many carvings of people and events. The newer addition is a large deconstructivist crystal, made of steel and glass. Thousands of artifacts and specimens are featured in over 20 exhibits; including dinosaurs, Ancient China, native Canadians, medieval Europe, art deco, ancient Egypt, textiles, middle east, India and Pacific islanders. The world's largest totem pole, which is over 100 years old, is also housed in a place of honour.



As always, make sure you leave plenty of time to get back to the Pearson Airport in time for your connecting flight. Enjoy your transit city rather than whiling away the time leaning up against your luggage in the departures lounge.

Toronto Attractions

30-Minute Canoe Taxi Tour to Toronto Islands

30-Minute Canoe Taxi Tour to Toronto IslandsDuration:
30 minutes
From:
USD 7.82
Travel by Canoe Taxi on your next visit to the Toronto Islands. Explore Toronto Islands' quiet lagoons and the city's spectacular skyline all while enjoying the water and paddling historical 20-seat voyageur canoes. With each supportable canoe comes a knowledgeable professional guide ready to make your experience a memorable one. The canoe taxi departs hourly during the summer months from the Harbourfront and takes about 30 minutes to get to the islands at a leisurely pace.

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Royal Ontario Museum Ticket

Royal Ontario Museum TicketDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 13.29
No trip to Toronto is complete without a visit to the Royal Ontario Museum, Canada&rsquo;s largest museum of world cultures and natural history. Explore stunning galleries of dinosaurs, Canada&rsquo;s First Peoples, ancient Egypt, minerals and gems, and more. With world-class shopping and dining and breathtaking architecture, the ROM is your gateway to the world.

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Hockey Hall of Fame Admission

Hockey Hall of Fame AdmissionDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 14.07
Experience the game that defines Canada and a sport that has been adopted by over 70 countries. Try your hand at goaltending, shooting, play-by-play calling, and even hosting your own sports broadcast. Revel in the world&rsquo;s greatest collection of hockey artifacts and get hands-on access to the coveted Stanley Cup.

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Original Haunted Walk of Toronto

Original Haunted Walk of TorontoDuration:
90 minutes
From:
USD 15.44
Experience an unforgettable 90-minute walking tour of Toronto! The Original Haunted Walk is led by the best of local storytellers, dramatists and amateur historians. They share some of the most hair-raising and spine-chilling real-life ghost stories from the area as they lead you by lantern light to their favorite haunted spots. Are you afraid of the dark’ You will be.

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Hard Rock Cafe Toronto

Hard Rock Cafe TorontoDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 16.41
Rock your senses with a prix-fixe menu at the Toronto Hard Rock Cafe. Classic American cooking comes to the heart of Ontario, where you&rsquo;ll enjoy a 2- or 3-course meal with your choice of theme: Blue Grass, Hip Hop, Rhythm and Blues or Jazz. Each option comes with a drink (coffee, tea or soda) and dessert. Expect entrees like the classic cheeseburger, a half-rack of hickory-smoked ribs, salmon, steak and even some vegetarian options. Love All - Serve All!

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LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto Admission

LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Toronto AdmissionDuration:
Flexible
From:
USD 17.19
Spend the day at LEGOLAND® Discovery Centre Toronto for 15 action-packed attractions that encourage the whole family to build, play and learn in the LEGO realm. Try engineering a LEGO tower to survive an earthquake; identify models of some of Toronto's popular landmarks in MINILAND; or learn how LEGO bricks are made in the LEGO Factory. And don't miss the 4D cinema for a movie like nothing else! <span class='vSpecial'><p>Special Offer - <div align='center'> Price displayed includes a 11% discount off the local admission price!</div> - Book Now!</p></span>

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Toronto Harbour Sightseeing Cruise

Toronto Harbour Sightseeing CruiseDuration:
45 minutes
From:
USD 17.20
Admire Toronto's sights from the water on this Toronto Harbour sightseeing cruise! Enjoy live narration as you pass places like CN Tower, Harbourfront Centre, Sugar Beach, HTO Park and the fabled Gibraltar Point Lighthouse. Choose from multiple departure times throughout the day.

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Toronto Inner Harbour Evening Cruise

Toronto Inner Harbour Evening CruiseDuration:
60 minutes
From:
USD 19.51
<p>See the lights of Toronto on a one-hour evening sightseeing cruise on Toronto's Inner Harbour. While you cruise the Inner Harbour and its picturesque island lagoons, you'll watch as Toronto lights up for the evening in a fantastic light show.</p>

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Last Updated: 2 Mar 2016