Muskoka Fall Colors (Cruise & Canoe)

Day Trips (Bus Tours) / by Bus
12 Hours
  • Itinerary

    Departure Date: Saturday, 30 September, 2023
    3 Pick-up Locations: Mississauga, York Mills Station, and Vaughan (Weston Rd & Hwy 7)
    Tour's Duration: Approx. 12 hours  
    Group size: Maximum 55 participants
    ************ ITINERARY ***************
    8:00 AM: The 1st Pickup Location: Mississauga (McDonald's, 30 Courtneypark Drive East, Mississauga, ON L5T 2Y3). Please arrive 15 min before the departure time.
    8:30 AM: The 2nd pick-up location is: York Mills station (York Mills Centre, 4025 Yonge St. North York, ON M2P 2E3).
    9:00 AM: The 3rd pick-up location is: VAUGHAN (Weston Rd & Hwy 7) * (7600 Weston Rd Unit 66, Woodbridge, ON L4L 8B7). See details below for pick-ups and parking*.
    10.30 - 11:30 AM: Arrive in Gravenhurst Muskoka Wharf. Visit Muskoka Discovery Centre, a Local heritage museum with a replica steamship, vintage wooden boats, and...
    Feed Your Imagination! Explore our one-of-a-kind museum that inspires curiosity and feeds the imagination for persons aged 1 to 101. When you explore our exhibits and galleries you will get to know Muskoka.
    12:00 PM – 2:00 PM: Enjoy a 2 Hour Sightseeing Cruise with Lunch onboard WENONAH II
    Boarding Time: 11:45 AM
    With thousands of lakes, countless islands, and spectacular scenery, there is no lack of incredible boat cruises in Ontario. But with the special combination of breathtaking Muskoka scenery, incredible history, and personal service, the Lake Muskoka Steamship Cruise company has crafted a unique experience that visitors to the region won’t soon forget. In fact, it may be one of the coolest Lake Muskoka cruises currently running. Sit back and enjoy this popular cruise on Lake Muskoka while the boat is sailing by small cottage islands. Order your favorite beverage from the wide selection at the Lounge, settle in and enjoy the commentary. A delicious 2-course lunch is included in your package. 


    2:30 – 5:00 PM: "Nature Walk" and "Canoeing" at Pine Crest Outdoor Centre
    YMCA Camp Pine Crest is located on 650 acres of beautiful Muskoka, Ontario wilderness, and has been providing exceptional outdoor experiences since 1910.
    Enjoy a Nature Walk to Beaver Pond and Canoeing, Led and supervised by Pine Crest Outdoor Educators! Waterfront staff are certified National Lifeguards.   
    Canoeing is included in this package. But if anyone is uncomfortable with Canoeing, after doing the nature walk, they have an option to do other activities such as "Arts & Crafts" indoors, while others are Canoeing.
    5:00 PM: Return to Toronto
    7:00 PM: drop-off @ VAUGHAN (Weston Rd & Hwy 7).
    7:30 PM: drop-off @ York Mills Station
    8:00 PM: drop-off @ Mississauga
    The drop-off times are all approximate, and subject to change based on the traffic.

    Price & Inclusions

    Per person: $249 + 13% HST = $281.37
    **The prices are per person, in Canadian dollars.
    **The prices are subject to change at any time without notice.
    **Children 8+ are welcome on this tour, the same price as adults.
    **There is no deadline for booking but since most of our tours sell out quickly, we recommend booking asap to avoid disappointment.
    What’s included: 
    • Round trip transportation on a deluxe highway motor coach with a washroom
    • Visit Muskoka Discovery Centre
    • A 2 Hour Sightseeing Cruise onboard WENONAH II "with Lunch" 
    • Enjoy a "Nature Walk" to Beaver Pond at Pine Crest Outdoor Centre, Torrance, ON
    • Enjoy "Canoeing" at Pine Crest Outdoor Centre. Canoeing is included in this package. But if anyone is uncomfortable with Canoeing, after doing the nature walk, they have an option to do other activities such as "Arts & Crafts" indoors, while others are Canoeing.
    • Escorted tour by the tour director
    • All gratuities
    Lunch Menu: 
    Entree, choice of:
    * Non-vegetarian: 6oz Smoked Cheese and Red Pepper Stuffed Skin-On Boneless Chicken Breast brushed with Honey Lemon Glaze
    * Vegetarian: Roasted Green pepper stuffed with quinoa, kale, and cranberries (vegan, gluten, and lactose-free option)
    * All above served with White and Wild Rice Medley and Seasonal Vegetable Medley
    * Chef’s Choice Dessert with Tea or Coffee
    What’s NOT included:
    • Breakfast and Dinner
    • Water  
    * We will no longer offer single-use plastic water bottles on our tours since many of them end up in our landfills, lakes, oceans, and rivers. We encourage you to bring a refillable water bottle. 

    Cancellations & Refunds
    * 100% Full refund if you cancel at least 15 days before the trip departure date.
    * 14-8 days prior to departure - pay a penalty equal to 50% of the total purchase amount.
    * Within 7 days of departure - fully non-refundable - pay a penalty equal to 100% of the total purchase amount.
    * In the event that a tour is canceled, the liability of will be limited to providing a full refund of the original trip price.


    PARKING / PICK-UP Location
    1st pick-up location: Mississauga- The address is (McDonald's, 30 Courtneypark Drive East, Mississauga, ON L5T 2Y3). The bus will stop outside of the Mcdonald's - on Courtneypark Dr E. You can wait in the Mcdonald's 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.
    2nd pick-up location: York Mills Station (Yonge/York Mills). The address is (York Mills Centre, 4025 Yonge St North York, ON M2P 2E3). The bus will stop on the North-East corner of Yonge St. & York Mills Rd - on Yonge Street. The York Mills subway station is in the basement of this building. If it is raining or snowing, you are welcome to wait in the lobby of the office tower until you see the bus stop in front of the building. CLICK HERE to see on map
    TO PARK YOUR CAR: Only for day trips, you can park your car in the following parking lots:
    1st: 4050 Yonge St, North York, ON M2P 2G2 - right in front of our pick-up location, the west side of Yonge Street. The parking cost is $20 per day.
    2nd: 3885 Yonge St, Toronto. This is about a 5-minute walk from the pick-up location. This is a pay-and-display parking lot.
    3rd: Covered parking is also available for day trips only, at York Mills Centre Parking Garage - 4025 Yonge St. The parking cost is $24 per day. 
    3rd pick-up location: Vaughan (Weston Rd & Hwy 7) - Address: 7600 Weston Rd Unit 66, Woodbridge, ON L4L 8B7
    The bus will stop in the Woodbridge Square Plaza at the southwest corner of Hwy 7 and Weston Rd. The bus will stop near Booster Juice in the plaza. This pickup location is suitable for day trips. Park anywhere in the plaza. Free parking all day. Cars cannot be left overnight after 2 AM.

    Tour Attractions

    Welcome aboard 130-year-old historic steamship R.M.S. Segwun and the modern replica steamship Wenonah II – the only fleet of its kind in Canada. Built in 1887, Segwun is North America’s oldest operating steamship and an Ontario tourism icon. Wenonah II, launched in 2002, combines turn-of-the-century charm with modern conveniences such as air-conditioning and an elevator. Wenonah II, the first steamship to sail Lake Muskoka, comfortably accommodates up to 216 passengers
    A Lake Muskoka Steamship Cruise from Gravenhurst Ontario is a great way to explore the Lake Muskoka region. Is there a better way to fall colors?
    Muskoka Discovery Centre
    Welcome to the one-of-a-kind Muskoka Discovery Centre where Muskoka's steamship, wooden boat, and grand resort legacy is honoured.
    Pine Crest Outdoor Centre
    YMCA Camp Pine Crest is located on 650 acres of beautiful Muskoka, Ontario wilderness, and has been providing exceptional outdoor experiences since 1910.
    Not only are our staff members selected for their qualifications, but also for their enthusiasm, experience in all camp programs, and commitment to the values of the YMCA.
    Each group is assigned a YMCA staff coordinator whose role is to ensure your group’s needs are met. Larger groups will be divided into smaller program groups. Each smaller group, led by a YMCA program facilitator, will rotate through activities on the group’s schedule. All of our programs are guided or run by Pine Crest Outdoor Educators!
    Canoeing is included in this package. But if anyone is uncomfortable with Canoeing, after doing the nature walk, they have an option to do other activities such as "Arts & Crafts" indoors, while others are Canoeing.
    Rain & Inclement Weather: We ask that participants come dressed for the weather as we continue with outdoor programming rain, shine, or snow! In the event of a thunderstorm or severe weather, we have indoor spaces that we can move to while the storm passes. Our staff are always prepared with rainy day plans and indoor activities to keep participants engaged and learning.  


    • ** Please READ the itinerary and make sure it suits your interests before making any booking.
    • ** Itinerary Changes: The itinerary is subject to change at any time without prior notice due to various circumstances and weather conditions.  
    • ** Our tours are in the ENGLISH language only.
    • ** Please dress based on the weather. Comfortable walking shoes are always recommended.
    • ** This tour is considered an easy-medium activity. 
    • ** We pre-assign seats based on first paid first served. If you and your companion would like to book and pay separately but sit together on the bus, please mention that in the "Special request" section when you order. And if you forgot to do so, please let us know by emailing to: (at least 3 days before the trip).
    • ** If you booked this tour, it means that you agreed to the Terms & Conditions of Toronto Fun Tours.

    ************* NOTIFICATIONS ABOUT GROUP TRAVEL *************
    Reasonable Level of Fitness: In order to get the most from your travels and keep up with the group, a reasonable level of fitness is required. You will need to be able to walk for 1-2 hours at an Easy to Medium-pace (on an even/uneven surface), get on and off coaches, trains and boats unassisted. Therefore, we ask that anyone wanting to travel with us carefully consider whether any PHYSICAL LIMITATIONS prevent you from fully enjoying our trips.
    Embrace the nature of Group Travel: To get the most out of your tour, pack a positive attitude and an open mind. These are most certainly valuable when traveling in a group. Our tours are packed with adventure, new experiences, and feel-good moments. However, despite the very best intentions and planning, things can and do go wrong and occasionally we encounter problems beyond our control, such as adverse weather conditions, and unexpected delays caused by traffic jams. In such situations, we ask for your patience and we will endeavor to keep as close to our scheduled itinerary as possible.
    Traveling with children: Due to the activity level of our group tours, all children require adult supervision. Some of our more active excursions may not be suitable for children under the age of 8.
    If you have any questions, please email to  - or call: 416-897-3020