July 20-24, 2016
Hop-On Hop-Off Toronto City Tour
IARR has partnered with City Sightseeing Toronto. During your visit to Toronto take the opportunity to enjoy a fun and informative commentary of a live guide who will take you through the city sights as you relax aboard our antique British double-deckers. There are over 20 official pick-up/stops for you to choose from and your bus ticket is valid for 2 days, allowing you to explore Toronto at your own pace. The Hop on hop off city tour is fun, friendly, and informative. Your tour guide will animate the sights and attractions along the route and are more than happy to give you advice on how to make the most of your stay in our city. Oh, and not to mention, there is a free boat cruise included with every ticket purchased!
Harbour and Islands Cruise
You won't believe the view! Join the harbour and islands boat tour on the only boat in Toronto to offer a 360-degree view from its upper deck. Camera lovers will be in paradise as the Harbour Star gradually pulls away from its berth at Harbourfront Centre, offering countless postcard-quality photo opportunities of the ever-growing skyline as it heads toward the 14 islands. Once inside the canals and lagoons of the islands, you'll be enchanted by the beauty and tranquility of an area considered by many to be one of the city's best-kept secrets. Relax on the side deck or enjoy a drink at the bar as your friendly guide tells you the fascinating story of the harbour and the islands as well as the ambitious revitalization that is boldly transforming Toronto's waterfront.
The cruise features a live tour guide delivering entertaining and informative commentary as the boat winds its way through the Inner Harbour and the Toronto Islands. The boat tour lasts approximately 45 minutes.
Day Trip to Niagara Falls
Make your visit to Canada unforgettable with a trip to the magnificent natural wonder Niagara Falls! Tours depart daily from Toronto with pickups from downtown hotels, Union Station and Yonge-Dundas Square.
A guided tour will bring you right to the Falls where you'll have free time to explore the sights and attractions. The tour also includes a trip to the picturesque town of Niagara-on-the-Lake, winery visit and ice wine tasting.
About the Tour
You will be picked up at one of the downtown Toronto locations of your choosing before departing the city. Once everyone has been gathered, the luxury coach embarks upon its journey toward Canada's greatest natural wonder. After a scenic drive along the Niagara Parkway, you will arrive at the first major stop, the Table Rock Welcome Centre, where you will have just the right amount of time to wander around and explore. Visited by 8 million people annually, the Table Rock complex is not only the ideal place to experience the sights and sounds of Niagara Falls, but it's also full of everything from gift shops and a number of dining options, to exciting attractions like Journey Behind the Falls and Niagara's Fury.
Once you have seen and done it all, the tour resumes and the bus takes the you and the group over to another important and memorable attraction, the Hornblower. Since 2014, Hornblower Niagara Cruises has replaced the Maid of the Mist operations in Niagara Falls, Canada, with a thrilling new way to experience Niagara Falls from the Canadian side of the border. Although this 30-minute boat ride is optional, you will have the option to purchase discounted Hornblower tickets from the tour guide on board the bus.
The adventure resumes as you head along the Niagara Parkway toward Niagara-on-the-Lake, a drive that takes you past an assortment of important sights and attractions. Among these points of interest are Brock's Monument, the Floral Clock, the Botanical Gardens, the Butterfly Conservatory, and Queenston Heights. Upon arriving in Niagara-on-the-Lake, you and the group will have the chance to stretch your legs and explore the many gardens, art galleries, and antique shops of this charming and historic town. After you have had a feel for the area and perhaps done a bit of shopping, the bus continues on to a nearby winery renowned for the quality of its grapes and the diversity of its selection. You will be given a guided tour of the production facilities by experienced winery staff, a tour that culminates in an exciting free wine tasting.
Throughout the Niagara Falls Day Tour, a licensed guide delivers entertaining and insightful commentary along the way, even as the coach heads back into Toronto. This guide will always be ready and eager to answer any questions that passengers may have, and to provide travel advice and recommendations if requested to do so. When the tour returns to Toronto, you will be dropped off where you were picked up in the morning, or at another location en route by arrangement with the driver.
Lunch is not provided on this tour, and will be on your own.
To purchase your tour tickets, please click on the button below and be sure to use the promo code IARR16 to receive your conference discount.IARR 2016