Toronto is known as the 'city of neighbourhoods,' and the best way to explore them is by joining one of our more leisurely walking tours, led by an expert Toronto guide. Each of the Explore Toronto, half-day tours is designed to highlight a few of the great neighbourhoods that help make Toronto the world-class city that it is. Sample some food in the eclectic neighbourhood of Kensington Market, bargain for clothing in the hustle and bustle of Chinatown, or simply enjoy the serenity and beauty of Lake Ontario while sitting back in a large Muskoka chair. These extended tours provide you with the time needed to make you feel you are a part of the unique neighbourhoods that make up this great city.
Old Town Harbourfront Entertainment District Explore Toronto
If you would like to get a true feel for the city of Toronto, this tour covers all the bases. In the Old Town, you will learn a bit about the history of Toronto. At the waterfront, you will experience the tranquility of walking along the lake, and in the Entertainment district, you will see where Toronto goes to see live theatre, the symphony, and its sports teams.
Queen Street West Chinatown Kensington Market Explore Toronto
If you love to shop, you will love this tour. On this tour we will explore three of the great shopping districts in the city of Toronto. From high end and trendy fashions, to funky and eclectic vintage clothing stores to Asian food markets, this tour has it all. After 2.5 hours, you will feel like you have travelled across three different continents.
On this tour you will see 2 distinct sides of the city of Toronto. For the first half of the tour, we walk through the hustle and bustle of Toronto’s financial District. We learn about the two City Halls in the City, explore some unique urban spaces, and then head into Toronto’s famous underground city – the PATH. The tour makes its way to the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, where we board a Toronto Island Ferry and take on of the most photo friendly ferry rides on the planet.
We then spend about an hour learning about the island, and enjoying the views and the serenity.
Yonge Street is the spine of the city of Toronto. It runs up the centre of the city, dividing the city into east and west. It’s a street where Toronto comes to celebrate, protest and to shop. You will go through the Gay Village of Toronto, learning about its history. You will also see Maple Leaf Gardens, once known as the Taj Mahal of hockey, now a home for food lovers...
Bloor Street is home to the Mink Mile and many of the high-end fashion boutiques which exist in the city. It is also home to many of the city’s cultural gems such as the Royal Ontario Museum, The Royal Conservatory and the Bata Shoe Museum. On this tour you will also visit Yorkville, once a village outside the city of Toronto. In the 1960s it was home to Toronto’s vibrant counter-culture. Now it has some of the finest boutiques, art galleries and hotels in the city.