Ontario is home to a quarter of the world’s freshwater, with a unique landscape shaped by water and history. The northern region offers Arctic Rivers and conifer-dominated Boreal Forest. In the south enjoy golden beaches and plant and animal life unlike anywhere else in Canada.
Our diversity of landscapes makes Ontario a unique place in the world and will make your adventures one-of-a-kind.
- Manitoulin Island
- Manitoulin Island is the largest freshwater island in the world and is considered a sacred place by many Aboriginal people, who call it "Island of the Spirits".
- 1000 Islands & St. Lawrence Seaway
- Known as the "Garden of the Great Spirit", the 1000 Islands are like jewels that have been gently scattered on the water where Lake Ontario meets the St. Lawrence River.
- Algonquin Park & the Canadian Shield
- Algonquin is a vast park of maple trees, rocky ridges and endless canoe routes, all situated within the 2.5 billion year old Canadian Shield.
- Lake Superior Coast
- The Lake Superior Coast is an area of outstanding scenic beauty characterized by large areas of wilderness shoreline and spectacular vistas. It follows the eastern and northern shores of the world's largest freshwater lake.
- Arctic Rivers & Boreal Forest
- The Boreal Forest is Ontario's largest forest region. It is home to Beluga whales, Polar Bears as well as Woodland caribou, and forms the headwaters of Ontario's Arctic Rivers.
- Killarney Park & LaCloche Mountains
- Protecting one of Ontario's crown jewels, Killarney Provincial Park is recognized as one of Ontario's outstanding landscapes with spectacular elevations, white quartzite hills and clear deep lakes.
- Beaches of Southern Ontario
- Sandy beaches, historic lighthouses, rare plant ecosystems dot the string of coastal parks on the shores of the warm Lake Ontario and Lakes of Huron and Erie in southern Ontario.
- Georgian Bay Shoreline
- With its rugged, rocky coastline and wind-tortured pines, Georgian Bay Shoreline has inspired artists and explorers alike for hundreds of years.
- Rivers & Lakes of Southern Ontario
- Discover Southern Ontario's impressive Rivers & Lakes - from the rich heritage of the Grand River, to the peace of the Kawartha Lakes, you are sure to be amazed!
- Niagara Escarpment & Niagara Falls
- The Niagara Escarpment is a masterpiece of living art and recognized as a UNESCO World Biosphere Reserve that encompasses one of the world's greatest natural wonders - Niagara Falls.
- Lake Nipigon to Lake of the Woods
- From one majestic freshwater lake of the north to another, experience Lake Nipigon to Lake of the Woods and spectacular wilderness parks in between.
- Ottawa River
- First traveled by Aboriginal people, today's Ottawa River extends over 1200 km ( 745.2 miles ) and boasts the biggest whitewaters east of the Rockies.
- Temagami and The Uplands of Ontario
- The Temagami region offers miles upon miles of unspoiled wilderness to explore. Enjoy spectacular cross-country ski trails, where you're bound to spot wildlife!