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Ontario Tours & Trips

Vacation Packages to Canada’s Most Populous Province

Our Ontario tours present a wonderful opportunity to escape the city buzz. Pack your sense of adventure as you explore Algonquin Provincial Park, a dream destination for canoeing and hiking. Our expert guides will show you all the hidden gems of Ontario’s untamed wilderness. Want to experience the Great Lakes, the largest body of fresh water on Earth? Go kayaking around granite islands in Georgian Bay. For winter sports enthusiasts, Ontario holds the finest and least crowded snowmobile trails in the world. We’re ready to roll when you are!

Explore our selection of Ontario adventure packages below.

Tours in Ontario

Preparing for Your Adventure in Ontario

Ready to set your Ontario trip in motion? To help you prepare for your adventure, we’ve put together helpful information about the province. Here you’ll find a map of Ontario and important details on how to get there and what weather to expect. Enjoy your trip!

Algonquin park forest and lake in colorful autumn

Ontario Quick Facts

  • Capital: Toronto
  • Area: 1,076,395 sq km (415,598 sq mi)
  • Population: 13,448,494
  • Official language: English
  • Fun fact: The common loon has been Ontario's official bird since 1994. See these diving water birds with striking red eyes on your next kayaking adventure in the province.
Common Loon bird in a lake in canada

Map of Ontario

Located between Manitoba and Quebec, Ontario is Canada’s second-largest province, only smaller than Quebec. It’s bordered to the north by the Hudson Bay and to the south by the U.S. states of New York, Michigan, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, and Ohio. Toronto is the province’s capital. Here you’ll also find Ottawa, the capital of Canada.

Ontario is home to four of the five Great Lakes — Ontario, Erie, Huron, and Superior. The fifth, Lake Michigan, is found in the United States. Covering 82,000 sq km (‎31,700 sq mi), Lake Superior is the largest freshwater lake in the world.

Ontario Weather

Ontario enjoys all four seasons. The warmest month is July and the coldest is January. The average summer temperature ranges between 15°C (59°F) and 25° (77°F). As summer gains momentum, temperatures rise and can often jump above 30°C (86°F). Having said this, sunglasses and sunscreen will be your best friends.

Toronto's skyline

Late spring and early fall offer the most moderate temperatures and plenty of sunshine.

During wintertime, Ontario enjoys heavy snowfall, making it a fantastic winter playground. The average winter temperature ranges between -5°C (23°F) and -25°C (-13°F). Come prepared with lots of layers of warm clothing!

Getting There

Aerial view of Toronto Pearson International Airport

Many international travelers arrive at Toronto Pearson International Airport, the biggest airport in Canada. It welcomes flights from the major cities of the United States, Europe, Africa, and Asia. The airport is located about 27 km (17 mi) from downtown Toronto.

Airlines that serve Ontario are:

  • Air Canada
  • WestJet
  • Porter Airlines

Algonquin Provincial Park, the main attraction of our tours, is only 3 hours north of Toronto. If you wish, we can arrange your transportation to and from Toronto at an additional cost.

What are the Best Tours in Ontario?

Still not sure which tour is right for you? No worries. Depending on your personality and travel goals, Ontario has something to offer everyone. Check out our top tours for every travel style.

1. Best for Horse Lovers:
Horseback Riding Tours in Algonquin Provincial Park

Riding horse in Ontario forest in summer

On this exciting 3-day tour, explore Algonquin Provincial Park, Ontario’s oldest and second-largest park. Saddle up and ride through endless forest and glistening lakes. This trip is perfect for both beginners and expert riders and we provide instructions if necessary. You’ll spend nights at a comfortable lodge with a hot tub and a wood-fired sauna. And we haven’t even mentioned optional activities such as swimming and canoeing. Let’s explore new things that bring us joy!

Saddle up and ride through endless forest and glistening lakes.

2. Best for Kayakers: Georgian Bay Getaway by Kayak

Kayaking in Georgian Bay

Looking for the world’s best kayaking destinations? Discover Georgian Bay, a huge bay of Lake Huron, one of the five Great Lakes of North America. The bay’s waters and forests inspired Canadian artists such as Tom Thomson and Emily Carr. Paddle through the blue and green waterways, discovering thousands of islands along the way. In the evenings, photograph the famous sunsets of the Bay.

The bay’s waters and forests inspired Canadian artists such as Tom Thomson and Emily Carr.

This kayaking tour is perfect for beginner and intermediate level kayakers. We provide you with everything you need kayaking gear, tents, meals, and snacks.

Best for Winter Lovers: Lodge to Lodge Snowmobiling in Algonquin Provincial Park

Snowmobiling in Algonquin Provincial Park

If you’re visiting Ontario in winter, you’ll want to go snowmobiling in Algonquin Provincial Park. Choose between 3-day or 5-day winter adventures that will take you to wide open spaces and untamed forests. Ontario’s snowmobile fields are the stuff that dreams are made of. The best part? You’ll get to enjoy some of the least packed snowmobile trails in the world. It’s about time to rev up your engines!

4. Best for Hikers: Canoe and Hike From an Eco Lodge in Algonquin Provincial Park

Couple in Algonquin Provincial Park watching above tree line

Prepare yourself for the most amazing wilderness adventure in Ontario. This is yet another unforgettable tour in Algonquin Provincial Park. Spanning 7,725 sq km (2,983 sq mi), the park is bigger than the state of Delaware. Enjoy nature walks, wildflower explorations, birding, canoeing … need we go on? Oh, and don’t forget to bring your binoculars! The park is one of the best places in the world to see moose or hear a wolf howling in the distance.

Enjoy nature walks, wildflower explorations, birding, canoeing … need we go on?


What are Travelers Asking About Ontario?

Ontario is known for its untamed forests, Niagara Falls, and enormous lakes. It’s home to four of the five Great Lakes, the planet’s largest system of freshwater. The province also makes its name famous with its two major cities: Toronto, the bustling capital of the province, and Ottawa, the capital city of Canada. 

Ontario is a haven for outdoor enthusiasts. Depending on what you’re looking for, you can go hiking, horseback riding, canoeing, kayaking or snowmobiling. The province is home to six national parks and more than 300 provincial parks.

Most of our tours take place in Algonquin Provincial Park, the oldest provincial park in Canada. Immerse yourself in the park’s endless pine forests, abundant wildlife, and thousands of lakes.

Ontario is a 1.5-hour flight from New York, 2-hour flight from Chicago, 2.5-hour flight from Halifax, 7-hour flight from London, and 8-hour flight from Milan. 

At its deepest point, Lake Ontario is 244 m (802 ft).