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Ontario’s Lakes and Parks Self Drive

  • Toronto
  • Niagara Falls
  • Tobermory
  • Manitoulin Island
  • Sault Ste. Marie
  • Killarney
  • Huntsville
  • 13 nights from
  • £2,579 per person
  • Trip Code: SD-1341

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Holiday Overview

A spectacular outdoor adventure around Ontario!

Start in the vibrant city of Toronto we have included a day trip to the magnificent Niagara Falls. After exploring the city its time to explore Ontario's fantastic lakes and parks! Collecting your car hire, your road trip begins in Tobermory and Manitoulin Island before heading to Northern Toronto.

Northern Ontario is the perfect destination for outdoor adventures, Sault Ste. Marie, Wawa and Killarney all offer a range of activities including paddleboarding, kayaking, canoeing and hiking. Northern Ontario is home to some of the most spectacular landscapes including the pristine blue waters of Lake Superior, Lake Huron and the Georgian Bay, golden sand beaches and mountain ranges.

Ontario’s Lakes and Parks Self Drive includes:

  • Return Flights
  • 13 Nights Hotel Accommodation
  • Car Hire (We recommend adding sat nav)
  • Niagara Falls Day Tour
  • Ferry from Tobermory to South Baymouth
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Day 1 - UK to Toronto

Arrive in Toronto from the UK, making your way to your downtown hotel spending the rest of your day at leisure.

Featured accommodation

Pantages Hotel Downtown Toronto

Enhance your experience

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Fairmont Royal York

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Day 2 - Explore Toronto

Spend today exploring the fascinating city of Toronto! Home to a variety of attractions enjoy exploring the variety of museum and galleries including the Royal Ontario Museum voted one of the top museums in the world or Canada’s oldest art gallery the Art Gallery of Ontario. Make sure to visit the CN Tower – the world’s tallest free-standing structure.  

Featured accommodation

Pantages Hotel Downtown Toronto

Enhance your experience

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Fairmont Royal York

Unmissable Experiences

Toronto Experiences

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Day 3 - Niagara Falls

Today we have included a day trip to the magnificent Niagara Falls!

Duration: 10.5 hours

Travel on the air-conditioned motor coach for a breathtaking, full-day tour through the orchard-laden Niagara Peninsula to Niagara Falls, one of the great wonders of the world.

Tour includes: - Free time in Niagara Falls - Lunch overlooking Niagara Falls - Niagara City Cruise or Journey Behind the Falls*

*Niagara City Cruise operates May through October, weather permitting. Journey Behind the Falls will be substituted from October to May.

Note: The itinerary may vary in the winter months depending on opening hours of wineries and attractions, and the lunch will either be buffet style or a plated 3-course menu. Note: Children will be provided with non-alcoholic beverages as a substitute.

Featured accommodation

Pantages Hotel Downtown Toronto

Enhance your experience

Sheraton Centre Toronto

Fairmont Royal York

Unmissable Experiences

Niagara Falls

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Day 4 - Toronto to Tobermory (296km)

Today collect your car hire and begin heading northwest 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 breathtaking.

Featured accommodation

Tobermory Princess

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Day 5 - Tobermory

Enjoy exploring the natural beauty of Tobermory, hike the cliffs of Niagara Escarpment along the world-famous Bruce Trail or the inland trails of the Bruce Penisula. Enjoy diving or snorkelling in the Fathom Five National Park Marine Park, the many shipwrecks make the park a popular scuba diving destination or take a glass bottom boat tour (not included).

Featured accommodation

Tobermory Princess

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Day 6 - Tobermory to Manitoulin Island (61.7km)

Today you will travel to north and board the Chi-Cheemaun ferry from Tobermory to South Baymouth 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

Enjoy today exploring 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. We recommend joining the Bebamikawe Making Footprints guided walk, during your walk you will learn about the indigenous culture around the local area. (Not Included)

Featured accommodation

Manitoulin Hotel

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Day 8 - Manitoulin Island to Sault Ste. Marie (343km)

Today’s drive takes you to Sault Ste. Marie Ontario’s best adventure town on the rugged great lakes coastline. With mountains, rivers and lakes and pristine beaches, there is plenty of activities to enjoy during your stay. Or visit some of Sault Ste. Marie local galleries and museums including the Canadian Bushplane Museum (not included).

Featured accommodation

Delta Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront

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Day 9 - Sault Ste. Marie / Wawa

A full day to enjoy exploring Sault Ste Marie, we recommend enjoying a hike around the surrounding trails or go out on the lake on a kayak or a paddle board! Or take the drive north and explore Wawa situated at Lake Superior, enjoy a guided sea kayaking trip around Michipicoten River and Lake Superior. (not included)

Featured accommodation

Delta Sault Ste. Marie Waterfront

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Day 10 - Sault Ste. Marie to Killarney (407km)

Departing Sault Ste. Marie today’s drive takes you to Killarney a town rich in natural beauty with the crystal blue waters of the Georgian Bay and the La Cloche Mountain range which are apart of the Canadian Sheild. Outside the town is Killarney Provincial Park, classed as a wilderness park there is plenty of outdoor activities to enjoy.

Featured accommodation

Killarney Mountain Lodge

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Day 11 - Killarney

Explore the outdoors around Killarney Provincial Park this 635 square kilometres landscape you can enjoy a wide variety of activities. There is a variety of hiking trails with a range of difficulty or you can rent a canoe or kayak locally where you can explore the Georgian Bay area.

Featured accommodation

Killarney Mountain Lodge

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Day 12 - Killarney to Huntsville (262km)

Today’s drive you will begin to travel back down along the Georgian Bay to Huntsville. Located just outside Algonquin Provincial Park, Huntsville is the perfect small town to relax and enjoy a wealth of outdoor activities.

Featured accommodation

Deerhurst Resort

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Day 13 - Huntsville

Huntsville is known as Ontario’s capital of adventure there is a wealth of activities to enjoy around Huntsville and Algonquin Park. There is a variety of hiking trails to explore beginning from the town out to the nearby spectacular landscapes, a popular trail is The Lions Lookout Trail which takes you out to Fairy Lake. Algonquin Park also has lots of hiking trails to explore or you can hire canoes, kayaks and paddle boarders.

Featured accommodation

Deerhurst Resort

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Day 14 - Huntsville to Toronto to UK (305km)

After checking out of your Huntsville accommodation, make your way back to Toronto for your onward flight home in the evening.

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