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You don’t have to leave the city to enjoy the magic of nature. This Airbnb experience in Toronto comes with pink skies, island adventures, and blue water.
The Sunset Canoe Tour on the Toronto Islands is a scenic paddle that takes you on an hour-long adventure around Lake Ontario.
People in a canoe with the Toronto skyline in the background. Alexander | Airbnb
The tour begins at Center Island, where you’ll learn about safety rules and get paddling tips. Once you have started your trip, the guide will tell you a bit about the history of the islands.
Stops include the Toronto Bird Sanctuary and Port, where you can take in great views of the city skyline. The tour will take you through island lagoons and around small islands under bright pink skies. There will be plenty of opportunities to take photos, selfies and enjoy the vibrant colors above.
The experience ends just after sunset so you can fully enjoy the spectacular colors of the setting sun. No experience is required for paddling and prices start at $85 per person. Each booking includes a canoe, paddle and life jacket.
It’s not the only paddling experience in town to discover this summer. Illuminated Escapes lets you float around Lake Ontario in glow-in-the-dark kayaks equipped with Bluetooth speakers. You can even book a sunset time slot at this attraction.
If you’re looking for a mini nature escape in the city, this Airbnb tour will take you to an island paradise.
Toronto Islands Sunset Canoe Tour
People in a canoe near Toronto.
Price: $85+ per person
Address: Center Island, Toronto, ON
Why you have to go: Paddle around islands and across lagoons with this scenic canoe tour.
Before you go, check out our responsible travel guide to be informed, be safe, be smart, and above all, be respectful on your adventure.