Haliburton Highlands | OntarioTravel.net


Escape the hustle and bustle of the city with a relaxing visit to Ontario’s Highlands. Located just 2.5 hours east of Toronto and 30 minutes west of Ottawa, we offer unique  adventures. From a quaint small town escape to a quirky road trip, from venturing off the beaten path into the wilderness to expanding your horizons with a visit to a historic site, there's always something new and brag-worthy to try in our rural region.

Map of Ontario's Highlands

Must Sees

Subsection under Must See for the Haliburton Highlands

Madawaska Kanu Centre

Wide range of programs for beginners to experts yo improve their skills in this friendly and beautiful environment.


Visit a sugar bush for a pancake breakfast and to learn how maple syrup is produced

Winterdance Dogsled Tours

A winter adventure and a Canadian Tourism Signature Experience

Haliburton Rocks!

Uncover minerals, fossils, and geological wonders that have been 1.5 billion years in the making.

Kayakers on a lake


The CANOE is synonymous with Canada.  Historically, First Nations people designed this sleek watercraft for transportation, today enjoyed by Canadians as our primary form of recreation. Come follow its route and immerse yourself in all aspects of the CANOE, or as it is often referred to as: THE CANADIAN ….

Two people navigating a ropes course

Haliburton Forest

Wilderness adventures including the Wolf Centre, Walk in the Clouds forest canopy tour, fishing, hiking, astronomy, wildlife observation, wilderness camping, mountain biking, snowmobiling and dogsledding.