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Ontario Explorer Self DriveA 14-day Self Drive holiday of Ontario, with Niagara Falls, Toronto & Ottawa as some of the highlights!.

Holiday Details

  • Ontario Explorer Self Drive.
  • 15 days / 14 nights.
  • Multiple Departure Dates & Departure Airports Available
  • Visiting: Toronto, Niagara Falls, Ottawa, Huntsville, Kingston, Collingwood

From only £2,179 per person

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Ontario Explorer  - a self drive exploration of Ontario

 

This comprehensive self-drive package offers the chance to uncover Ontario’s countless hidden gems and major attractions.

 

Enjoy a leisurely exploration of this province’s highlights, taking in the vibrant cities of Toronto and Ottawa, unmissable Niagara Falls and a variety of charming rural villages.

 

Time is also available to enjoy the great outdoors in Algonquin Provincial Park, Blue Mountain and Muskoka Country.

 

This self-drive includes :

• Return flights from the UK

• Hotels & Car Hire

• Cruise of 1000 Islands

• Admission to CN Tower

• Niagara Falls Adventure Pass

• Hop on Hop off Sightseeing Pass Ottawa

• Admission to Upper Canada Village

 

 

 

All our holidays are tailored to your individual requirements and budget. For your personalised quotation, please contact our Canada experts today.

Itinerary

Day 1 Fly UK to Toronto
After clearing Canada customs, obtain your rental car from the airport. As the world`s most ethnically diverse city, Toronto also has distinctive shopping districts and markets that offer a wide range of unique shopping experiences. These vibrant retail areas include Queen Street West, Kensington Market, St. Lawrence Market, five Chinatowns, Little Italy along St. Clair West, the Greek community along "The Danforth," Little Portugal at Dundas and Bathurst Streets, and Gerrard India Bazaar at Gerrard and Greenwood.

Day 2 Sightsee Toronto
Sightsee Toronto at your leisure today. We have included admission to Toronto's top attraction, the CN Tower and also harbour cruise. We recommend visiting the award-winning St Lawrence Market, Toronto Islands and Distillery Historic District. Toronto hosts an incredible dining and entertainment scene.

Day 3 Toronto to Niagara Falls (130 km/ 81 mi)
Today, take a leisurely journey along the shores of Lake Ontario to Niagara Falls, the honeymoon capital of the world. To many Niagara is more than the spectacle of Niagara Falls, it`s the aroma of ripening grapes for wine and the taste of succulent fresh fruit, its theme parks or to history buffs, it the 20 historical museums, two reconstructed forts, along with the historic charm of Niagara on the Lake. Or for sportsmen, there are over 40 golf courses, or go fishing on Lakes Ontario and Erie.

Day 4 Niagara Falls
Spend the day exploring Niagara Falls and the various activities and attractions in the region. Your Niagara Falls Adventure Pass gives you access to Journey Behind the Falls, the White Water Walk and the Hornblower.

Day 5 Niagara Falls to Collingwood (245 km/153 mi)
Leaving Niagara Falls this morning, you head north towards Georgian Bay. Your destination is Blue Mountain Resort, outside Collingwood on the shores of this magnificent body of water. Take your time, as the journey is not far, and there are villages and towns to explore along the way.

Day 6 Blue Mountain Resort
Enjoy the endless activities on offer at Blue Mountain or even take a trip in to nearby Collingwood.

Day 7 Collingwood
Spend the day on the shore, walking the miles and miles of white sandy beaches, or perhaps play a round of golf at one of the many local courses. Overnight in Blue Mountain

Day 8 Collingwood to Huntsville (200 km/124 mi)
Today, travel east into the magnificent Muskoka Country, sparkling clean lakes shimmering under brilliant blue skies, the whisper of warm breezes in majestic white pines, the haunting cry of loons - the essence of the north. This area has long been a favourite for the people of southern Ontario for vacations and weekend getaways to the cottage by the lake.

Day 9 Huntsville
Warm weather activities and amenities are yours to enjoy today, spend some time by one of the lakes in the area, rent a canoe or perhaps golf is more to your taste, there are dozens of courses in the area.

Day 10 Huntsville to Ottawa (298 km/185 mi)
Time to travel again, heading east into Algonquin Provincial Park. Take youtime and enjoy the scenery and visit the interpretation centre, and watch out for wildlife. Your destination today is Ottawa, Canada`s capital. With unique history, geography and lifestyle, it offers a wide variety of urban attractions: many of Canada`s best museums and cultural facilities,as well as the Parliament Buildings and other historical structures and major institutions located in the Capital area.

Day 11 Ottawa
There are many different sites for you to visit in the Capital Region, we recommend a cruise on the Rideau Canal. Another must see would be the training centre for the Musical Ride of the Royal Canadian Mountain Police and the Canadian Museum of History in Gatineau across the river from Ottawa. An evening`s fun and entertainment can de had at the Casino de Lac Leamy in Gatineau.

Day 12 Ottawa to Kingston (283 km/175 mi)
Leaving Ottawa today, you head south towards the 1000 Islands. Along the way stop in at Upper Canada Village (included) along the shores of the St. Lawrence River, to view this living history museum of early life in Canada. Your destination today is Kingston, the first capital of the united Upper and Lower Canada`s before the National Seat of Government was moved to Ottawa in the 1840s. It`s renowned as the fresh-water sailing capital of North America and prides itself in being a major port for scenic entertainment cruises of the breathtaking Thousand Islands.

Day 13 Kingston
Today take a cruise with Gananoque Boat Lines through the 1000 Islands. Stroll the streets of Kingston and its turn of the century limestone buildings.

Day 14 Kingston to Toronto (261 km/162 mi)
Back in Toronto today, enjoy Toronto`s waterfront - one of North America`s largest recreational waterfronts, a scenic backdrop for many popular and entertaining attractions including Harbourfront, Ontario Place, Skydome, the CN Tower, and the Toronto Islands. Downtown Toronto offers museums and art galleries galore including, The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), one of the top 10 museums in the world; the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO), Canada`s oldest art gallery and the Ontario Science Centre.

Day 15 Fly Toronto to the UK
Fly Toronto to the UK

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