Adrenaline junkie? Dare devil? Adventure awaits in South Eastern Ontario! If you like pushing the limits then we’ve got just the activity for you. This region is anything by ordinary!
South Eastern Ontario is synonymous with adventure – and the variety of heart-pounding activities is second to none. Whether flying, diving, hiking, cycling, horseback riding, canoeing, ATVing or snowmobiling, we have tours you’ll want to explore. You can visit for a day, or stay for the week, customizing your trip to create the perfect tour. Lace-up, buckle in and hang onto your hat!
Skydiving over Gananoque and the 1000 Islands provides a whole new perspective on awe-inspiring scenery here. Beginners are welcome as Skydive Gananoque provides tandem jumps and all the required equipment for the experience of a lifetime. Seasoned jumpers also have a blast with Skydive Gananoque, as it is the oldest skydiving school in Canada under the same management – and offers unparalleled views of the world-famous 1,000 Islands on the descent.
Climb into the unknown at Lennox and Addington adventurous Hell Holes Nature Trails. Descend into the darkness below ground to explore a fascinating cave called the Devil’s Horsestable Cave. The forest surrounding the cave opening is stunning with massive trees reminiscent of the rain forest. You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into another world!
Looking for an on-water adventure? 1000 Islands Seaway Cruises in Brockville 1000 Islands features wave-splitting action of the WildCat. Zipping through the islands at 72 km/hr, the catamaran is the fastest tour boat of the 1,000 Islands.
Soar in the forest canopy while propelling through Skywood Eco Adventure Park near Brockville. Courses cater to individual skill levels and combine fun and nature appreciation while adding that coveted element of excitement. Explore treehouse villages, ziplining, games, and obstacles which make this a tree-top adventure that will create memories for a lifetime.
The Brockville Ontario Speedway is a great way to quell that racing bug, with races typically held every Saturday night and go-kart trials mid-week; while Shannonville Motorsport Park is one of the world’s most versatile and safest motorsport parks. Its unique design offers advantages to the public and industry that cannot be found anywhere else.
Get a bird’s eye view of this remarkable region on a first-class 1000 Islands Helicopter Tour. Soar high above to truly appreciate why this region is sought after for its beauty, seeing the St. Lawrence River wind like a ribbon between the islands.
South Eastern Ontario has adrenaline-inducing outdoor recreational activities coupled with beautiful waterways and awe-inspiring scenery at every turn. This region is your gateway to unparalleled outdoor experiences! Whether flying solo or travelling with the family in tow, the outdoor recreation opportunities here enable visitors to fully appreciate the diverse landscape and the places, people and wildlife in South Eastern Ontario.
Get out on the St. Lawrence River with 1000 Islands Kayaking to get up close and personal to the 1000 Islands for this refreshing look at the river. With an expert-guided full-day or half-day trip, recreational paddle or fitness programs, kids’ camps, and skills improvement courses there is something that caters to every level of paddler.
Adventures can be all-inclusive like the canoe trips with Cruising Canoes in the Bay of Quinte region. Anyone looking for a backcountry canoeing experience or camping trip – this is for you! Trips include all gear and delicious food needed to have a comfortable and enjoyable time.
Cyclists and motorcyclists alike love the open roads that run along the shoreline in South Eastern Ontario. Cyclists enjoy the bike path which follows the 1,000 Islands Parkway between Gananoque and Brockville; motorcycle enthusiasts love the winding and hilly scenic terrain of the back roads in the region, too. The charming small towns located along touring routes in the Rideau Canal add to the experience!
Cast your line and reel in memories by booking a fishing package with a local charter. Numerous charter options are available, especially in the 1000 Islands, Bay of Quinte and Picton region; so all you need to do is choose your bait and decide when you want to go. A wide variety of fish from bass to the fabled muskie is waiting for you to drop a line – and make it the best day on the water ever.
Lace-up and hit the local trails! Each community incorporates trails of varying size and skill levels – but all showcase the abundant nature housed in South Eastern Ontario. Pique your interest with this rundown of top 10 hiking trails in South Eastern Ontario!