Ontario Holidays

One of Canada's most popular provinces, Ontario is all about combining its incredible glittering cities with amazing outdoor adventures in the province's outer reaches.

Hit Canada's entertainment capital, Toronto with its towering skyscrapers, see the mighty thundering waters of Niagara Falls and wander amongst the capital, Ottawa's famous sights and European influence. Thrill seekers will love venturing out into the wider Ontario and discovering the epic watersports on offer in Georgian bay, cruising the incredible 1000 Islands coastline or spotting wildlife amid the stunning scenery in Algonquin Provincial Park.

Destination Highlights
  • Combine a city stay in Toronto with the mighty Niagara Falls
  • Sightsee along the UNESCO Rideau Canal in Ottawa
  • Spot black bears, moose, beavers and wolves in Algonquin Provincial Park
  • Cruise around the 1000 islands region and visit vibrant Kingston
  • Discover Ontario's only wilderness park - Pukaskwa National Park or explore the fresh water archipelago Georgian Bay Islands National Park

Time Zone

GMT-5 hours

Flight Time

Approx 7 hours; direct flights from the UK to Toronto & Ottawa are available with British Airways and Air Canada. Indirect options are also available.

Currency

Canadian Dollar

Visa Information

Please ensure you have a valid electronic Travel Authorization (eTA) prior to your departure to Canada. Please check on the Canadian Embassy for all Visa FAQ’s.

Language

English, French

Health Information

No vaccinations required

From unique sightseeing to epic family adventures and incredible wildlife viewing, Ontario has thousands of exciting experiences just waiting to be discovered. Below we have selected just a few of our favourite things to see and do around the province, whether it's taking an indulge food tour around any of the big cities or trekking to the parks in search of moose, wolves and bears - there is something to suit everyone's taste.

  • Big Cities

    Urban, diverse and iconic - Ontario has a city option to suit every kind of traveller and budget. Visit Toronto, Canada’s entertainment hub for exciting attractions, world-class shopping and incredible shows and musicals. Head to Ottawa to soak up the Capital’s inspiring sights and for Ontario’s only UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Rideau Canal. Wander around scenic Hamilton on the shores of Lake Ontario and discover its renowned galleries and performing arts movement. While in vibrant Kingston, you can spend the day cruising the 1000 islands before enjoying its magnificent foodie scene.

  • Outdoor Activities

    Discover Ontario's outdoor adventure - this vast province offers thousand of exciting options to suite every type of traveller. Families will love the activities on offer in the Muskoka region - from treetop trekking, horse riding and kayaking in summer to skiing, snowmobiling and dog sledding to experience in winter. Hiking and biking trails are plentiful with some of our favourites in and around Georgian Bay, or perhaps you'll prefer to get your adrenaline pumping with some white water rafting across some of the amazing rivers across the province.

  • Wine Regions

    Explore miles of picturesque vineyards, fascinating wine making traditions, state of the art facilities and culinary treats in Ontario's wine producing regions. Tour award-winning wineries, meet passionate winemakers, and taste exceptional vintages along with delicious vintages. The Niagara region is perhaps the most famous with over 85 wonderful wineries and fantastic farm-to-table cuisine and their one-of-a-kind Ice-wine available in winter. Why not also try the Taste Trail in one of Ontario's emerging winery destinations, Prince Edward County - located just outside Kingston, this up-and-coming region is developing unique and innovative flavours such as blueberry and cranberry wines.

  • Ontario's National Parks

    Ontario’s National Parks offer something completely different from any other province in Canada – all are totally unique and are less visited than some of the Western parks, so that you get to feel like you’re getting them all to yourselves. Located just a three hour drive from Toronto – Algonquin Provincial Park is exactly how you would picture a Canadian forest – from its rolling maple hills, high rocky ridges, and thousands of lakes. Ontario’s only wilderness park – Pukaskwa National Park covers more than 1800 square kilometres of rugged terrain shaped by ancient glaciers along the rocky north shore of Lake Superior with boreal forests and First Nation's heritage to be discovered. Georgian Bay Islands National Park & Bruce Peninsula National Park make up the world's largest freshwater archipelago with steep, dramatic cliffs clear turquoise waters, ancient cedar trees and granite shores. Visit in the autumn and be inspired by the vibrant colourful foliage - best experienced by staying amongst nature in a rustic waterfront cabin or even a cosy yurt.

  • Wildlife Experiences

    This province has some fantastic and diverse wildlife to be spotted, from black bear, elk and wolves to beaver, loons and moose scattered all across Ontario. Best viewed out in the large parks and wilderness areas, take an opportunity to get out of the big cities and view these incredible animals in their natural habitats. One of our favourite experiences is paddling the waterways of Algonquin Provincial Park by canoe and viewing moose, blue heron and beavers as you pass by.

  • Cuisine

    Go on a culinary adventure in Ontario. Discover cutting-edge cuisine, creative street food and locally produced farm-to-table wares spread across the province. Experience Toronto's rich cultural heritage through its food - perhaps with a tour through its neighbourhoods from Little Italy and Little India to Chinatown to Greektown. With more restaurants per capita than nearly any other city in Canada, Kingston has turned culinary into an art form - you’re guaranteed to find something new and delicious from casual & fine dining, unique creations and pub fare. Niagara is famed for its incredible Farmer's Markets, fresh produce and maple syrup. Enjoy and completely unique dining experience with a farm-to-table wine paring at an award-winning vineyard.

  • Rachel, Destination Executive

    Rachel

    Destination Executive

    "Hire a bike for a cheap and really easy way of seeing the capital Ottawa -- make sure to take a ride along the beautiful Rideau Canal and past Parliament Hill."

  • Melissa, Destination Specialist

    Melissa

    Destination Specialist

    "Whatever destination you visit in Ontario, always head to the local tourism office first - they have great discounts and freebies for tourists that really help you get around and experience the best they have to offer."

Our Ontario destinations

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Types of Ontario holidays

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