Top 7 Theme Parks And Amusement Parks In Toronto, Canada

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With a growing population of around 2.93 million, Toronto is the most populous city in Canada. Being a large city both in population and landmass, the city is well developed and excels in business, arts, finance, and culture. This multi-cultural cosmopolitan city is one of the most visited places on the globe due to its openness to all cultures and traditions, its fascination with the arts, fun lively nightlife, beautiful urban outdoors, skyscrapers, and all kinds of amusement parks. If you plan to visit Toronto with your family, one of the first places you should definitely try out should be their amusement parks. They provide all kinds of entertainment where you and your family can have fun while making great memories. So go ahead and book one of the city’s themed hotels or hostels for your accommodation needs since an endless array of family-friendly activities await. Down below is a compilation of the top theme parks and amusement parks in Toronto, Canada, to add to your itinerary.

1. Centreville Amusement Park

Centreville Island Monster
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Having over 30 rides and surrounded by 600 acres (242 hectares) of beautiful land, Centreville Amusement Park is a great family destination for people looking to enjoy exciting rides while enjoying the scenic views of the parkland. Enjoy family-friendly rides such as the twirling tea cups, bumper boats, bumper cars, antique carousel, and more. After experiencing all the rides, the amusement park has over 14 food outlets on-site where you can get your meals or grab a quick snack. The entire amusement park has been designed for kids, with slower-paced rides for you and your children to enjoy without any safety concerns.

Centreville Amusement Park

Address: 9 Queens Quay W, Toronto, ON M5J 2H3, Canada

Website: Centreville Amusement Park

Opening hours: 10:30am - 8pm (daily)

Price: 20 - 118 USD

2. Fantasy Fair

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Editor's Note: Photo taken from the establishment's official social account

Open to the public since 1985, Fantasy Fair is the largest indoor amusement park in Toronto — as well as in the whole province of Ontario. Fantasy Fair has 12 full-sized rides, which are the drop tower, climbing wall, carousel, Ferris wheel, spinning cups, bumper cars, balloon tower ride, kids’ express train, and a variety of spinners. The carousel ride is actually an original 1911 antique Looff carousel - only 13 of these remain operational to this day. Many of the rides integrate innovative ways of teaching children math and science lessons in a fun and exciting environment. The park is also available for booking for group visits and birthdays.

Fantasy Fair

Address: Woodbine Mall & Fantasy Fair, 500 Rexdale Blvd, Etobicoke, ON M9W 6K5, Canada

Website: Fantasy Fair

Opening hours: Sun - Fri: 11am - 8pm; Sat: 9:30am - 8pm

3. Splash Island

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Aiming to entertain people through fun, entertaining slides, and ocean-themed swimming pools, Splash Island is a 2-acre (0.8-hectare) water park in Toronto Zoo that is sure to amaze you and your family. Play and take photos of water-spouting animal statues and enjoy the large swimming pools. This theme park in Toronto has a variety of water slides, waterfalls, swimming pools, and fountains - plenty of opportunities for family fun! A great place to cool down, Splash Island is the place to visit during hot summer days.

Splash Island

Address: Toronto Zoo Foundation, 2000 Meadowvale Rd, Toronto, ON M1B 5K7, Canada

Website: Splash Island

4. Kidstown Water Park

Being the only water park operated by the City of Toronto, Kidstown is one of the more popular water parks in the suburb of Scarborough, and it is free of charge for everyone to enjoy. The park features spray rings, tipping buckets, a wading pool, a splash pad, squirting aquatic animal sculptures, slides, and picnic areas. Although the park is purposely constructed for children’s enjoyment, parents and guardians can also have a good time in the park. There’s a large space to have barbecues, sports facilities such as a basketball court, and a small soccer area. You do not have to worry about any charges since even parking is free.

Kidstown Water Park

Address: L'Amoreaux Sports Complex, 3159 Birchmount Rd, Scarborough, ON M1V 1S4, Canada

Website: Kidstown Water Park

Opening hours: 10:30am - 7:30pm (daily)

Price: Free

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5. Wild Waterworks (Hamilton, ON)

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Wild Waterworks in Hamilton, Ontario, is a family water park that features a variety of slides, pools, and facilities to make your visit fun and memorable. The park features a large wave pool, tube slides, body slide, the Eazy River, Little Squirt Works, and a volleyball court. Facilities in the area are lockers, water stations, showers, changing rooms, cabanas, serving stations, and pavilions. Although Wild Waterworks allows guests to bring outside food to the park, they also have a few food stands like Breakers, Ollie’s Landing, and Waves, to serve you meals and quick treats.

Wild Waterworks

Address: 680 Van Wagners Beach Rd, Hamilton, ON L8E 3L8, Canada

Website: Wild Waterworks

6. Wet 'n' Wild Toronto (Brampton, ON)

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Open ever since 1986, Wet'n'Wild is a family-oriented water park that has over three decades of experience in operating a fun and successful park. Visiting this 100-acre (40-hectare) parkland is one of the most fun things to do in the summer. It has a variety of attractions such as body slides, a wave pool, cannonball falls, a lazy river, a large water structure with interactive sprayers, a slide, and a giant tipping bucket. Being one of the more premium water parks in Ontario, all structures and facilities are beautiful, well-maintained, safe, clean, and overall of very high quality. Park facilities include lockers, washrooms, smoking areas, private cabanas, a picnic area, a DJ stage, and a large parking lot just beside the entrance.

Wet 'n' Wild Toronto

Address: 7855 Finch Ave W, Brampton, ON L6T 0B2, Canada

Website: Wet ‘n’ Wild Toronto

Price: 32.95 - 45.95 USD

7. Canada's Wonderland (Vaughan, ON)

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Why stay in your waterfront accommodation all day when you can visit the exciting Wonderland of Canada! Complete with large rides, a kids’ area, and a water park, Canada’s Wonderland is a premium theme park that offers a large variety of rides fitted for all kinds of visitors. The park offers a variety of rides such as roller coasters, thrill rides, family rides, and kids’ rides, as well as splash rides such as the Riptide Racers, The Plunge, Whirlwinds, Spraygrounds, and Pumphouse. They also have other entertainment areas such as a skate park, the Playhouse Theater, Canterbury Theater, and a variety of themed structures. As for dining, the park has all kinds of plans available such as all-season dining, all-season drink refills, single-meal deals, and all-day dining.

Canada's Wonderland

Address: 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan, ON L6A 1S6, Canada

Website: Canada’s Wonderland

Price: 43.99 USD

An unforgettable experience

Aside from the affordable rentals and great boat tours, Toronto is also a place filled with tourist attractions, huge skyscrapers, and beautiful scenery. Among all the attractions, amusement parks and theme parks seem to be some of the more popular options to visit, especially if you’re traveling with the family. These attraction parks in Toronto are great for spending time with loved ones and creating unforgettable memories through exciting rides, slides, beautiful displays of architecture, large picnic areas, and the general happy vibe that all parks exude throughout the experience.

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