Canoe Tour of the Toronto Islands

Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Experience hosted by Alexander

  1. 60 mins
  2. Hosted in English
A local favorite
Often booked by people who live nearby.

What you'll do

Explore Toronto Islands waterways, flora and fauna by a Voyageur Canoe. Paddle in a group with an experienced and certified instructor around the Toronto Islands lagoons and see the best parts of the city's most beautiful park. Take pictures of the city skyline from one of Toronto most Instagrammable spots, visit the Bird Sanctuary and more on the one hour excursion.
Other things to note
Must be comfortable around the water.

What's included

  • Equipment
    Historical replica of Voyageur Canoe, paddles, life jackets

Meet your Host, Alexander

Host on Airbnb since 2013
  • 36 Reviews
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An avid paddler with over 20 years of living and working on the Toronto Islands. Love meeting and accommodating people from all around the world and learning about theicultures.
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From $37/ person

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Where you'll be

Toronto Center Island, the Bird Sanctuary, Toronto Harbour, the Long Pond, Toronto Island marina, Muggs Island

Rated 4.97 out of 5 from 36 reviews.

Arianne
August 2021
Peter was great! We saw great views and lots of cool birds. Peter was very knowledgeable about everything. We had to cut our tour a little short due to a bad storm, but Peter handled the situation perfectly. He paid very close attention to the changing weather, and safely guided us back when it became necessary for us to do so.
Uttam
August 2021
What a wonderful way to see Toronto Islands, and experience the fun of canoeing. Peter was great and very professional from the beginning - messaged very clear details on how to reach the island and find him. He knows what he is doing and shared a lot of great things about the island, birds and surrounding. Highly recommend this experience! Thank you.
Rahul
August 2021
Highly recommended if you visit the Toronto Islands . Very little expertise needed except a calm mind and ability to follow simple instructions. Rewarding in the end.
Nishant
August 2021
Peter is a nice host and kept us all engaged. He definitely took care of safety as well as comfort. We often stopped rowing as we are not regulars but he kept doing.
Fernando
August 2021
Peter was amazing this experience far surpassed any expectations I had. He has a lot of knowledge of the area and the time flew by with the conservation and great scenery. 100/10
Larissa
August 2021
I bought this experience as a birthday gift for my husband. He'd never been to the islands and it was the perfect way to get to see all of the nooks and crannies and get to learn some of the history of the area. Thank you! We highly recommend!

Things to know

Guest requirements

Guests ages 6 and up can attend, up to 5 guests total.
All participants must wear a protective face covering and practice social distancing.

What to bring

sunscreen, comfortable clothes, hat, bottle of water, sunglasses

Cancellation policy

Cancel up to 7 days before the Experience start time for a full refund, or within 24 hours of booking as long as the booking is made more than 48 hours before the start time.