Affordable Toronto City Tours & Boat Cruises

Visiting Toronto for the first time?

A quick way to get familiar with the city is to take an affordable Toronto sightseeing tour.


Affordable Hotels in the Heart of Toronto

Bond Place Hotel , close to Dundas Square.

Hotel Victoria Downtown, excellent location.

Super 8 Downtown Toronto, comfortable and value-packed.

Holiday Inn Express Toronto – Downtown, free hot breakfast bar.

More ideas: Cheap Hotels & Places to Stay in Downtown Toronto


Value-Priced Toronto Hop-on Hop-off Tour

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Toronto Hop-on Hop-off Tour

Take your time exploring Toronto and seeing the city’s sights by buying a ticket for the budget-friendly Toronto Hop-on Hop-off Tour.

Climb aboard and listen and learn from the professional commentary as you tour past Toronto sights and major attractions, and through shopping areas and unique cultural districts.

See something you want to explore further?

No problem.

There are lots of hop-off and hop-on stops along the way—many by major hotels.

The tour runs from 9:00 AM till 4:00 PM and your ticket is valid for three touring days.

The Cheapest Toronto Helicopter Tour

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Toronto Helicopter Tour

Take off, eh, and see the city’s downtown core and waterfront from the air on a Toronto Helicopter Tour.

You’ll cruise past skyscrapers, the famed CN Tower—one of the world’s tallest free-standing buildings–and get a breathtaking, bird’s eye, panoramic view of Lake Ontario and the Toronto Islands.

And what makes this helicopter tour even nicer is it’s the most affordable one you can book.

Great Price — Toronto Inner Harbour Evening Boat Cruise

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Toronto Inner Harbour Tour Boat Cruise

The Toronto skyline is gorgeous at night. What better way to see for yourself than by embarking on a Toronto Inner Harbour Evening Boat Cruise.

This thrifty thing to do makes for a wonderful, relaxing time.

On this boat cruise you you’ll meander your way through the Toronto islands and, as day turns to dusk, witness the city skyline transform into a glittering, glowing wonder.

Beer on a Budget — Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour

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Small Group Toronto Beer Tour

Enjoy some learning, laughs and lager by heading out on a Small-Group Toronto Beer Tour.

During this 3.5 hour walking tour you’ll discover the history of beer in Toronto, visit three historical pubs and of course, sample some fine craft brews along your journey.

So Close, So Affordable — Niagara Falls Day Trip from Toronto

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Niagara Falls Day Trip from Toronto

After you’re done doing up the city of Toronto, board a bus and head out on a Niagara Falls Day Trip from Toronto.

Niagara Falls is just a mere 1.5 hours away from Toronto.

You’ll travel in a comfortable, air-conditioned coach bus.

This priced right, 8-hour tour is jam-packed with all the must-see-and-do Niagara Falls activities including getting on a boat to get up close and personal with The Falls, seeing the Whirlpool Rapids and the Floral Clock, visiting historic Niagara-on-the-Lake and a tour and tasting at a winery.

Plus check Groupon for Deals on Toronto City Tours & Boat Cruises

image of Groupon one of the ways to save when you are planning a cheap vacation

A great way to score cheap, discount tickets on Toronto city tours and boat cruises is to check Groupon, the money-saving website that features local discounts in 150 cities.

Visit the “Toronto Things to Do” Groupon page and you’ll find savings of anywhere from 40-90% on Toronto city tours and cruises.

The Toronto Things to Do Groupon page is a smart place to check out when you’re first planning your trip and even when you’re in the middle of your Toronto visit because new deals get added weekly and even daily many times.

Be thrifty and practical! This information was accurate when published, but can change without notice. We recommend you confirm all details with the provider in question before planning your excursion.

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