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November 19th, 2017

Beaches Living Guide - Spring & Summer 2016

Adventures for
Day Trippers

There are hundreds of different boat cruises you can take in Southern Ontario, on the Great Lakes or the waterways connected to the lakes.

Pick your destination, or pick the kind of boat! Some are designed to be a luxury event, with food, drinks and entertainment; others are sporting events where you can do your own fishing; and others highlight the history and cultural significance of a particular waterway or lake.


EAST

St. Lawrence Seaway Trent-Severn Waterway Ottawa - Rideau Canal Kingston - Thousand Islands St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario

Sail on a replica steamboat, The Canadian Empress, along the St. Lawrence Seaway, trace the routes of the first voyageurs, experience going through the various l ocks along the way. Various tours available.

NORTHWEST

Muskoka Georgian Bay Lake Huron

Muskoka Steamship

For a real treat, take the restored old wooden steamship, the SS Bigwin, around beautiful Lake of Bays in Muskoka.

Parry Sound - Georgian Bay Inner & Outer Islands

Explore Georgian Bay's narrow channels and shallow waterways and get up-close to its wild and rugged outer islands

Pine Cove - French River

On June 25, paddle a large wooden Montreal canoe from the Lodge at Pine Cove to the Dokis First Nation Pow Wow, a beautiful trip along the French River in Northern Ontario. For those who don't want to paddle, there's also a motorized boat that makes the trip!

SOUTHWEST

Caledonia, Grand River Welland Canal Niagara River

Niagara Falls - Get Close to the Bottom

Experience the breathtaking flow of water, power and mist of the magnificent Niagara Falls. Within the Niagara Great Gorge, you will journey past the American Falls, Bridal Veil Falls and into the very heart of the famous Horseshoe Falls. Every tourist must experience this.

Niagara River Jet Boat

Get almost touching distance from Niagara Falls in a modern, 150-passenger jet powered boat; or for those who want a calmer ride, consider a tour at night to watch fireworks on the falls (from a distance!)

Niagara River - Gone Fishing

Charter a humble fishing boat along the Niagara Rivers’ system and you can actually fish for your own dinner.

TORONTO WATERFRONT

Sailboats and Tall Ships

For those who love a sail boat, choose a traditional 165 foot three masted schooner to sail Lake Ontario.

Tall Ships Challenge® Great Lakes 2016

Tall Ships America will once again bring a fleet of tall ships to the Great Lakes, the world’s largest body of fresh surface water, as part of the Tall Ships Challenge® Great Lakes 2016 race series. Watch the tall ships race through all five Great Lakes making port appearances in cities throughout

Redpath Waterfront Festival

Five tall ships and two defense naval ships will be docked at HTO Park between July 1-3. They include an authentic Viking ship built in modern days, and a Spanish galleon with 5 decks.

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