• Grand River Sunset Dinner Cruise + Royal Botanical Gardens Spring Tour (SAT, 22 JUN 2019)

    C$159.00 C$149.00

    Grand River Sunset Dinner Cruise + Royal Botanical Gardens Spring Tour

    (SAT, 22 JUN 2019)


    Tour's duration: approx. 12 hours

    3 Pick-up locations: (Scarborough, York Mills, and Mississauga) 

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    OVERVIEW

    Begin your day with visiting the impressive Royal Botanical Gardens in Burlington and enjoy a guided tour of Hendrie park, RBG’s largest cultivated garden area, delighted by the fragrant scents of their diverse selections of spring flowers. After visiting the RBG, join a beautiful Sunset Dinner cruise along the historic Grand River. This tranquil country setting is the perfect place to relax and enjoy beautiful river scenery. Enjoy an interesting audiovisual presentation of the Grand River. You will then embark on a 3-hour cruise, featuring a sumptuous 4-course dinner. During your cruise, your captain will give an informative narration, and you can sit out on the promenade deck to enjoy the river scenery.  

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    ITINERARY

    10.00 AM: Our 1st Pick-up location is Scarborough Town Centre (Please arrive 15 Min before the departure)

    10.30 AM: Our 2nd Pick-up location is York Mills Station 

    11.00 AM: Our 3rd pick-up location is: Mississauga. See below details for pick-ups* 

    12.00 – 4.00 PM:  Enjoy visiting the Royal Botanical Gardens.


    This nature sanctuary is comprised of 1,100 hectares and is considered one of the largest of its kind in all of North America! We will have a 1.5-hour guided tour of the wonderful Hendrie Park (11.00 AM – 12.30 PM). RBG’s largest cultivated garden area, Hendrie Park has something for everyone. This garden truly illustrates the diversity of both plants and garden design. After the 1.5-hours guided tour, you are free to roam the rest of the gardens so anything you aren't able to see during your tour you can view at your own pace afterwards.

    **On bloom in June: Roses, Irises, Lilacs, lilies, Peonies, water lilies, and many native wildflowers among the all-year round RBG’s Cacti, Orchid, tropical, and Mediterranean Garden. 

     

    - You may like to bring your own lunch //OR// join your guide to dine at RBG: https://www.rbg.ca/dine . With two restaurants and a teahouse on site, Royal Botanical Gardens is your destination for dishes inspired by fresh, seasonal ingredients. Greenhouse Café: 11:30 a.m. to 3 p.m.; RBG Centre - Open 7 days a week, year-round: At the Greenhouse Café you’ll find fresh, seasonal ingredients on a new menu that incorporates local produce, meats and cheeses and features wines and craft brews exclusive to Ontario…….

      

    4.00 PM: drive towards the Grand River, near Caledonia, ON to enjoy beautiful Sunset Dinner Cruise along the historic Grand River.


    Program includes:

    4:30     Complimentary Coffee served at “The Landing” and time to browse their craft shop

    4.45     “The Grand Adventure” video is shown at the auditorium.

    Boarding starts at 5.00 PM

    5.30     3-hour cruise with 4-course dinner on the peaceful Grand River

    An informative commentary is given by the Captain while cruising.          

    Appetizer platter at the tables upon boarding the boat (house-made cheese dip & crackers, salsa and tortillas chips)

    Dinner Menu: Fresh-baked bread, tossed salad, roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetables, apple pie, tea & coffee. Chicken and/or pasta is available in place of the beef but must be ordered at least 48 hours prior.  

    Bar: There is bar service on board where beer, wine and spirits can be purchased at an additional charge. Soft drinks, tea and coffee is included in our tour.

      

    8.30 PM: Drive back to Toronto

    9.30 PM: drop-off @Mississauga

    10.00 PM: drop-off @ York Mills Station

    10.30 PM: drop-off @ Scarborough Town Centre  

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    PRICES: 

    Per person: $149 + 13% HST (on sale now)

    **All prices are per person, in Canadian dollars. 

    **Children 8 and older are welcome on this tour, same price as adults.


    What’s included 

    ·  Round trip transportation on a deluxe highway motor coach with washroom

    ·  Guided tour of the Royal Botanical Gardens

    ·  A 3-hour Grand River Sunset Dinner Cruise

    ·  All admissions  

    ·  Escorted tour by the tour director

    ·  Complimentary bottled water on the bus

    ·  All gratuities

     

    Dinner Menu:

    Fresh-baked bread, tossed salad, roast beef, mashed potatoes, vegetables, apple pie, tea & coffee.

    ** Beef can be substituted with chicken but must be ordered at least 48 hours prior to cruise 
    *** The vegetarian option is veggie pasta but must be ordered at least 48 hours prior to cruise 

     

    NOTE: 

    -The tour is considered as easy-medium activity

    -Please dress based on the weather + comfortable walking shoes.

    -We assign the seats based on first paid first served. In case you and your companion pay separately, to be seated together, please send an email to:  info@funtours.ca  after placing your order. 

    -  The vegetarian meal // OR// Chicken - must be ordered at least 48 hours prior to trip   

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    PARKING  / PICK- UP Location   

    1st pick-up location: Scarborough Town Centre (Address: 300 Borough Dr, Scarborough, ON M1P 4P5). The bus stops directly outside the Cineplex movie theatres at the Scarborough Town Centre. This pickup location is suitable for day trips. IF YOU NEED TO PARK YOUR CAR: Park anywhere near the movie theatres. Free parking all day. Cars cannot be left overnight after 2 AM.  

    2nd pick-up location:  York Mills Station. The bus will stop on Yonge St., directly outside the Starbucks at 4025 Yonge St. This is the York Mills Centre office building on the North-East corner of Yonge St. & York Mills Rd. The York Mills subway station is in the basement of this building. If it is raining or snowing, you are welcome to wait either in Starbucks or in the lobby of the office tower until you see the bus stop in front of Starbucks. For day trips, cars can be parked in the parking lot directly across the street on the North-West corner of Yonge & York Mills Rd. This is a pay and display parking lot.   

    3rd pick-up location: Mississauga - The address of the plaza is 30 Courtney Park Drive East, Mississauga. The bus will stop outside the plaza, right in front of the McDonalds-on Hurontario. You can wait in the McDonalds until the bus arrives. The bus will be visible through the restaurant windows. Cars can be parked for the day in the plaza parking lot. Parking is free. 

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    If you have any questions, please email to: info@funtours.ca  - Emergency contact: 416-897-3020