Outdoor Adventures

Find epic hiking, biking, and climbing adventures on unmatched wilderness trails and landscapes that will take your breath away. Feel the freedom of flying through the air for exciting aerial thrills. Ontario is a paddler's paradise and a rafter's dream with over 400,000 incredible lakes and waterways, and adrenaline-pumping whitewater action. Hit the slopes or cross-country ski through the silent solitude of an ancient forest. Mush a team of sled dogs, or try skijoring, and then unwind at a cozy resort or lodge. Broaden your horizons on a nature viewing, stargazing, birding or outdoor art excursion. Immerse yourself in nature’s classroom.

PADDLING

Novices or experts can have a guided canoeing or kayaking adventure. 

HIKING

Watch the wonders of nature unfold as you hike along scenic cliffs, coastlines and rugged terrain. 

CYCLING

Guided cycling tours are a great way to explore Toronto, Niagara and Ottawa.

WHITEWATER RAFTING, OTTAWA RIVER

The Ottawa River offers some of the best whitewater east of the Rockies.  

WHIRLPOOL JET BOAT, NIAGARA

Thrilling ride to the edge of the rumbling, tumbling Whirlpool Rapids.  

SCENIC CAVES NATURE ADVENTURES

Choose from zip cable gliding, caving or the suspension bridge near Blue Mountain Resort. 

HALIBURTON FOREST AND WILDLIFE RESERVE

Journey through the trees on a canopy boardwalk as experienced guides teach you about the nature below.

BIRDING

Visit different habitats across the province to spot a variety of bird species. 

STAND-UP PADDLING

A newly emerging paddling trend with origins that have a long history in surfing communities. 

DOWNHILL SKIING, BLUE MOUNTAIN RESORT

Perfect for novices and experts, with lots of other activities on site.

ICE SKATING, RIDEAU CANAL, OTTAWA

The world’s largest skating rink, in the heart of downtown Ottawa.

DOGSLEDDING

Glide through the silent woods with only the breath of the dog team and the hiss of the sled on the snow. 

A young girl ziplining

ONTARIO PARKS

Go to some amazing places at over 270 provincial parks, six national parks, hundreds of conservation areas and thousands of miles of marked trails. 

Two people sit on a dock

RESORTS OF ONTARIO

Through all four seasons, a stay at an Ontario resort or lodge gives you a chance to sample outdoor fun.