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Ontario with Manitoulin Island

  • Toronto
  • Niagara Falls
  • Tobermory
  • Manitoulin Island
  • Huntsville
  • Ottawa
  • Kingston
  • 13 nights from
  • £2,749 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-599

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Holiday Overview

Ontario Adventure - A Canadian Road Trip

 

Ontario is a province of huge contrast providing a treasure trove of world-class experiences. Sample great entertainment, culture, dining and shopping in Toronto and Ottawa, discover charming rural towns and villages and be awed by one of the wonders of the world – Niagara Falls.

Make your way west through stunning Algonquin Provincial Park to Huntsville for your 2-night stay at Deerhurst Resort, continue this incredible journey to Manitoulin Island, host to beautiful beaches, which are often accompanied by parks and playgrounds.

There are hiking trails throughout the Island, providing hikers of all ages the opportunity to explore this beautiful landscape. The island has a great many quiet roads, ideal for an exploratory “drive in the country” or cycling adventure, and miles of varied and spectacular shoreline. From Manitoulin Island head to Tobermory by ferry (included) - a true paradise for naturalists, photographers, divers, hikers, kayakers, leisure-seekers, golfers and art lovers. Tobermory offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, rest and relaxation, sweet clean air and water, and scenery that is absolutely breathtaking.  

Ontario with Manitoulin Island includes:

  • Return UK flights
  • 13 nights hotel accommodation
  • CN Tower admission
  • Toronto Harbour & Island Boat Tour
  • Niagara Falls Tour (full day) including Niagara City Cruises, free time at Niagara Falls
  • Heart of the Island Cruise of 1000 Islands
  • Ottawa City Tour & River Cruise
  • Ferry between Manitoulin Island and Tobermory
  • Car Hire
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Day 1 - Arrive Toronto

Fly to Toronto and make your own way to your downtown hotel (transfer not included)

Featured accommodation

Hotel Le Germain

Enhance your experience

The Ritz-Carlton Toronto

Fairmont Royal York

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Day 2 - Toronto

Today is free to experience the sights of Canada’s largest and most diverse city. We have included admission to Toronto's top attraction - CN Tower and a complimentary pass for the Toronto harbour and island boat tour for today.

Featured accommodation

Hotel Le Germain

Enhance your experience

The Ritz-Carlton Toronto

Fairmont Royal York

Unmissable Experiences

Toronto Experiences

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Day 3 - Toronto to Niagara Falls (130km)

Travel along the shores of Lake Ontario and through the orchards and vineyards of the Niagara Peninsula to arrive at Niagara-on-the-Lake. This is the first capital of Upper Canada and one of the best-preserved 19th Century towns in North America. Continue along the Niagara Parkway heading towards Niagara Falls, one of the world’s natural wonders. Wehave included the Niagara Falls Adventure Pass, which offers admission to many of Niagara Falls’ most popular attractions while avoiding long wait times.

Alternatively ask our Canada Experts if you want to add on the Niagara Falls Wonder Pass. Providing you will access to Niagara Falls top attractions including Journey Behind the Falls, Niagara Parks Power Station, White Water Walk, Whirlpool Aero Car, Niagara’s Fury.

Featured accommodation

Oakes Hotel Overlooking the Falls

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Day 4 - Niagara Falls to Tobermory (298km)

Today heading north west to Tobermory - a true paradise for naturalists, photographers, divers, hikers, kayakers, leisure-seekers, golfers and art lovers. Tobermory offers a wide variety of outdoor activities, rest and relaxation, sweet clean air and water, and scenery that is absolutely breathtaking.

Featured accommodation

Tobermory Princess

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Day 5 - Tobermory Exploring

The day is free to explore the area. Hike the majestic cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment along the world famous Bruce Trail or the inland trails of Bruce Peninsula National Park, enjoy diving or snorkeling in the Fathom Five National Marine Park - many shipwrecks make the park a popular scuba diving destination - or take a glass bottom boat tour (not included), allowing you to see the shipwrecks without having to get wet.

Featured accommodation

Tobermory Princess

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Day 6 - Tobermory to Manitoulin Island (111km) + Ferry

Today you travel to the North and board the Chi-Cheemaun ferry from South Baymouth to Tobermory on a leisurely 2-hour cruise in the deep waters of Lake Huron. The world’s largest freshwater island, Manitoulin contains five native reservations and has discovered the perfect balance between outdoor recreation, native land stewardship and eco-tourism. You’ll spend your day exploring the cultural and geographic history or the island and enjoying the variety of adventure activities available at your resort.

Featured accommodation

Manitoulin Hotel

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Day 7 - Manitoulin Island

The day is free to explore Manitoulin Island. Manitoulin communities have beautiful public beaches, often accompanied by parks and playgrounds.Hiking trails meander through the Manitoulin landscape. The island has a great many quiet roads, ideal for an exploratory “drive in the country” or cycling adventure, and miles of varied and spectacular shoreline. Take the 1.5-hour walking tour with the Great Spirit Circle Trail that specializes in Authentic Aboriginal Experiences (not included).

Featured accommodation

Manitoulin Hotel

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Day 8 - Manitoulin Island to Huntsville (367km)

Today, travel east into the magnificent Muskoka Country with sparkling clean lakes shimmering under brilliant blue skies. This area has long been a favourite for the people of Southern Ontario for vacations and weekend getaways to the cottage by the lake

Featured accommodation

Deerhurst Resort

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Day 9 - Huntsville / Algonquin Park

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

Featured accommodation

Deerhurst Resort

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Day 10 - Huntsville to Ottawa (399km)

Time to travel again, heading east into Algonquin Provincial Park. Take your time and enjoy the scenery, visit the interpretation centre, and watch out for wildlife. Your destination today is Ottawa, Canada’s capital. With unique history, geography and lifestyle, Ottawa offers a wide variety of urban attractions: many of Canada’s best museums and cultural facilities,as well asthe Parliament Buildings and other historical structures and major institutions are located in the Capital area.

Featured accommodation

Alt Hotel Ottawa

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Day 11 - Ottawa

Today is free to explore Ottawa, we have included the Ottawa River Crusie.The cruise offers a spectacular view of the city and allows you to see the river as it was used long ago: as a highway to transport resources. You will also see the natural beauty of the region that captured the imagination of the first European explorer Samuel de Champlain.

Also a city tour a great way to experience Ottawa on an original and most comprehensive Hop-on-Hop-off City Tour aboard one of our London Style open top Double Deckers or turn of the century Trolleys

Featured accommodation

Alt Hotel Ottawa

Unmissable Experiences

Ottawa Experiences

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Day 12 - Ottawa to Kingston (195km)

Travel south to the city of Kingston. On the way enjoy a visit to Upper Canada Village (included), located in Morrisburg, an 1860s reconstructed village. You’ll meet loads of friendly folksfrom the past as you visit over 40 heritage buildings including mills, trades shops, farms, churches, homes, factories and even a one-room schoolhouse. Before reaching Kingston, stop at Gananoque to join an hour cruise of the Thousand Islands (included). Affectionately known as ‘limestone’, Kingston is a city noted for its handsome 19th century limestone architecture. Once the capital of Canada (1841 to 1843), Kingston is located at the point where Lake Ontario flows into the St. Lawrence River, and at the southern end of the Rideau Canal. Visit the Kingston Mills Lock station, which is the southern entrance to the Rideau Canal System, where visitors can view the four locks raising boats fourteen metres

Featured accommodation

Delta Kingston Waterfront

Unmissable Experiences

Kingston Experiences

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Day 13 - Kingston to Toronto

Take the time to visit Fort Henry National Historic Site (admission not included) near Kingston. The flash of scarlet uniforms, the beating of the drums and the sudden crack of musket fire echoing off the limestone battlementssend visitorsreeling back in time. A living museum of military life, Fort Henry was built between 1832 and 1834 to repel an American invasion that never came. The fort, once the largestmilitary establishment in Upper Canada, now offers visitors a glimpse of the soldier’slife of those days, through guided tours, soldier’s parades and drills. The highlight and most colourful feature is the internationally renowned Fort Henry Guard: a precision trained unit of Canadian university students performing daily 19th century infantry drills. Stop in the city of Peterborough, which boasts the worlds highest lift locks, literally lifting pleasure crafts, along with the water they float in, 20 metres straight up. Visit the Peterborough Lift Lock Visitor Centre (admission not included), and view the world’s highest hydraulic lift lock, and slides and films about the Trent-Severn Waterway. You will also see a working model, and experience the sights and sounds of Lift Lock construction at the turn-of-the-century.

Featured accommodation

Hotel Le Germain

Enhance your experience

Fairmont Royal York

The Ritz-Carlton Toronto

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Day 14 - Toronto to UK

Today check out of your Toronto Hotel and make your way to the airport dropping off your car hire before boarding your onward flight to the UK. 

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