Outside the City: 5 family-friendly activities in Ontario

 

Now that the Province is committed to having students return to schools, you might be looking for one more family outing before the end of the summer (or the longest-ever March break).

These are 5 family-friendly activities outside Hamilton.


5: Skylon Tower

Available until October 13, this deal is up to 30 per cent off.

The deal offers immaculate views of the Falls from 775 feet in the air at top of the Skylon Tower in Niagara Falls.

Prices start at $11.20 for one adult, $20 for two, and $39 for four—children ages three and under ride for free.

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4: 1000 Islands

Available until October 12, this deal is 32 per cent off.

The deal offers a 90-minute cruise along the St Lawrence that takes sailors past Millionaires' Row and Brockville Narrows, and provides stunning views as well as interesting stories and history lessons.

Prices start at $19 for one person, $36 for two people, and $69 for four people—children’s tickets are available for kids ages four to 12 at a discounted rate.

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3: Bird Kingdom

Available until December 31, this deal is 16 per cent off.

The deal allows visitors to explore Bird Kingdom in Niagara Falls, the 50,000-square-foot indoor rain forest which features featuring 400 birds, animals and reptiles that guests can interact with.

Prices start at $16 for an adult’s ticket, and $12.50 for a child’s ticket (ages three to 15). Children ages two and under are free with a paying adult.

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2: Art Exhibit

Available until October 9, this deal is 20 per cent off.

The deal offers an art-viewing experience like no other—guests can drive into the gallery at 1 Yonge Street in Toronto and view the 35-minute exhibit from their car.

Prices start at $75.99 per car, which includes the driver and one passenger, additional passengers can be added for $34.99 per person.

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1: Safari

Available until September 7, this deal is 29 per cent off.

The deal offers visitors a tour of the Safari Niagara in Stevensville, Ontario, which features 1,000 animals including lions and giraffes.

Prices start at $56 for two adults or children (over three years old), $84 for three, and $112 for four. Children ages two and under are free with a paying adult.

Photo courtesy of TravelZoo

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