There are many ways to enjoy the great outdoors in Ontario. Within just a couple of hours from our energetic cities of Toronto, Ottawa and Niagara Falls – you can be in a pristine wilderness with no other soul to be seen. Witness our magnificent landscapes by water or with your feet firmly on the ground. Observe the diversity of wildlife on expert-led guided tours; adventures in the province range from half a day out to multi-day guided and unguided trips. With over 330 national and provincial parks, there are endless opportunities. Ontario has adventures suitable for couples, families, friends and those that go solo. You could “do-it-yourself” but we recommend you choose from one of the featured adventures – choose your ideal adventure and stoke your wanderlust in world-renowned Ontario locations.
Take a classic backcountry Canadian canoe trip through spectacular Killarney Provincial Park, Ontario Parks' crown jewel. Kayak the turquoise water and sheltered islands of the wild Georgian Bay coast or challenge yourself on an 80-km hike along the La Cloche-Silhouette Trail.
Travel in a replica 36-foot Voyageur canoe along the same rugged, unspoiled coastline that was paddled by Canada’s First Nations people and fur-trading voyageurs nearly two centuries ago. Voyageur canoes are 36-feet long, five feet wide and carry 12 to 14 paddlers, plus their supplies.
Red Lake Outfitters offer some of the best full service backcountry paddling adventures in the world. Knowledgeable guides lead you through the incredible wilds of Woodland Caribou Provincial Park sharing key points of interest, best wildlife viewing spots and more. Fly in and paddle out.
This Algonquin Outfitters 2-day adventure package includes food, camping gear and light weight canoeing equipment, pre-trip route planning, free permit reservation service, tent cabin on Oxtongue Lake for the nights before and after your trip (with hot showers!) and free, secure parking.
Immerse yourself in the untamed spirit of Quetico Provincial Park. Make deep connections to your family and the earth as you paddle these pristine lakes. Start and end your journey in the rustic comfort of the Voyageur Island Ecolodge, who will plan and outfit your canoeing adventure.
As interpreted by your Indigenous guide, learn of the different local plant life used by First Nations People for edible, practical and medicinal purposes, and take in local legends and historical facts of Manitoulin.
This package offers the first day white-water rafting (12-person rafts) on the mighty Ottawa River and your second day relaxing at the OWL lakeside resort. It combines the longest river trip (five fun-filled hours of white-water thrills) on the Ottawa River with a gourmet BBQ meal aboard our Boat.
The coast and islands of the Georgian Bay UNESCO Biosphere Reserve are where you’ll camp, paddle, play and explore. Certified guides are with you every step of the way, each having their own unique style of travelling, interpreting and teaching you the ways of the Bay.
Looking for that 'trip of a lifetime'? An epic wilderness tour is within reach with an Ontario fly-in or rail experience. Travel by floatplanes, trains, canoes and kayaks to wild and remote Northern lakes and landscapes. Reconnect with the solitude and spirituality of nature and sample Ontario’s breathtaking wilderness. Be a true pioneer and get yourself out to where the call of the loon, the vastness of Ontario’s boreal forest replace the intrusions of everyday life.