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11 Ontario Experiences That Are A Thrill-Seeker's Dream

Looking for something to keep your life exciting? Ontario's got options for ya! ;)

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1. Walk the edge of Toronto’s highest tower.

Standing 1,815 feet 5 inches tall, the CN Tower is an awesome place to take in the beauty of the city. Experience a thrill while you take a hands-free stroll around the Tower’s main pod.
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Standing 1,815 feet 5 inches tall, the CN Tower is an awesome place to take in the beauty of the city. Experience a thrill while you take a hands-free stroll around the Tower’s main pod.

2. Go whitewater rafting down the Ottawa River.

Master your j-stroke and see why the Ottawa Valley is known as the Whitewater Capital of Canada!
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Master your j-stroke and see why the Ottawa Valley is known as the Whitewater Capital of Canada!

3. Cross a suspension bridge over a canyon.

Walk 600 feet across the Eagle Canyon suspension bridge as you admire the 152 feet of majestic depth it has to offer.
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Walk 600 feet across the Eagle Canyon suspension bridge as you admire the 152 feet of majestic depth it has to offer.

4. Tackle the Sleeping Giant.

Reaching over 240 metres tall, the Sleeping Giant has the steepest cliffs in Ontario! Spend the day hiking to the top, and you’ll be rewarded with a dazzling 360-degree view of the Sibley Peninsula, the city of Thunder Bay, and Lake Superior.
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Reaching over 240 metres tall, the Sleeping Giant has the steepest cliffs in Ontario! Spend the day hiking to the top, and you’ll be rewarded with a dazzling 360-degree view of the Sibley Peninsula, the city of Thunder Bay, and Lake Superior.

5. Take a helicopter tour of Niagara.

Take the ride of a lifetime to witness the wonder of Niagara Falls from above.
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Take the ride of a lifetime to witness the wonder of Niagara Falls from above.

6. Rock climb this awe-inspiring park:

Doesn't matter if you're new to this game or a pro, Bon Echo offers trails that travel 100 metres above Mazinaw Lake. Definitely can't be scared of heights to enjoy this view.
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Doesn't matter if you're new to this game or a pro, Bon Echo offers trails that travel 100 metres above Mazinaw Lake. Definitely can't be scared of heights to enjoy this view.

7. Ride some roller coasters.

Don’t let the theme park setting fool you, rides named “Behemoth”, “Leviathan” and “Vortex” are not for the faint of heart!
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Don’t let the theme park setting fool you, rides named “Behemoth”, “Leviathan” and “Vortex” are not for the faint of heart!

8. Hike the coastal trails or sea kayak on Lake Superior.

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Dedicate a week to explore the intricate trails, rocky beaches, and high cliffs of Lake Superior Provincial Park along the shores of the largest freshwater lake in the world.

9. Mosey with Moose

Algonquin Park is home to countless species of wildlife. Don’t miss an unforgettable opportunity to go on a moose safari.
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Algonquin Park is home to countless species of wildlife. Don’t miss an unforgettable opportunity to go on a moose safari.

10. Tour scenic caves.

Take a self-guided tour through one of Canada’s "great natural wonders." This adventure offers the opportunity to hike up to breathtaking vistas and panoramic views of Georgian Bay.
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Take a self-guided tour through one of Canada’s "great natural wonders." This adventure offers the opportunity to hike up to breathtaking vistas and panoramic views of Georgian Bay.

11. Voyage by floatplane deep into Ontario's Boreal Forest.

Ontario's Boreal Forest is the largest forest region in Canada. Witness its beauty at any of its remote fly-in locations, like Woodland Caribou Provincial Park.
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Ontario's Boreal Forest is the largest forest region in Canada. Witness its beauty at any of its remote fly-in locations, like Woodland Caribou Provincial Park.

Keep your adrenaline pumping in Ontario!