10 Things To Do Alone In Toronto - Updated 2021

things to do alone in Toronto

If you have been thinking of the next destination for your vacation and by some chance, you happen to stumble upon or even think of going to Toronto, Canada, then this listing of things to do alone in Toronto is for you! Be sure to book these tours early to avoid disappointment.

1. The Ultimate Toronto Tour (from USD 225.0)

Spanning approximately five hours, this Toronto tour has only a max of 11 people per tour. Explore the sights including, but not limited to, the towering CN Tower which also includes the observation deck visit where you can admire Toronto from a height! Among the places which will be visited during the tour is Casa Loma—Spanish for “Hill House”— boasting a gothic architecture. Of course, you have to meet with your tour guide. This trip is inclusive of a roundtrip hotel transport and a priority entrance in its tour locations. Other Toronto landmarks you will visit are the Dundas Square, Chinatown, St. Lawrence Market, and Eaton Centre!

Small Group Ultimate Toronto Tour

Duration: 6 hours

10 reviews

2. Walking tour of Kensington Market and Chinatown (from USD 42.0)

On this supervised two-hour tour, guests will get to see the diversity of culture in Toronto while touring Kensington Market and Chinatown. Visit locally-owned shops and buy a trinket or two before heading home or get small bites to share with your small group. Wander the lanes of Kensington Market and Chinatown on foot and see for yourself the stunning graffiti and street art on its walls.

Toronto Kensington Market, Chinatown Small-Group Walking Tour

Duration: 2 hours

10 reviews

3. Distillery District Segway Tour (from USD 36.0)

Tour the Distillery District on a Segway. You’ll be instructed on how to use these little contraptions and will get safety gear before you take to the streets of the old and historic Distillery District. On the Segway, you will glide over pedestrian-only alleys and lanes. The 30-minute tour is brief but loaded with sights to visit. On this tour, you will see various artisan shops, galleries, pubs and cafes, and even award-winning restaurants! More importantly, this tour will also go past the once largest alcoholic beverages distiller in Canada, the old Gooderham and Worts.

30-Minute Distillery District Segway Tour in Toronto

Duration: 30 minutes

10 reviews

4. Original Haunted Walk of Toronto (from USD 22.0)

Get ready to take over the streets of Toronto as your tour departs from Union Station in Downtown Toronto. Hear stories from your guides on some of the “most active” places where ghosts or other entities thrive. Hear the eerie and creepy stories of strange happenings in Toronto among which are the Ambrose Small disappearance, the haunted theaters of Toronto, and the Hockey Hall of Fame haunting. The most popular tale is the dark and creepy history of the Mackenzie House, one of the historic buildings of Toronto and the final home to the first mayor of the city. This is believed to be a place where entities thrive.

Original Haunted Walk of Toronto

Duration: 1 hour 30 minutes

10 reviews

5. Walking food tour of Toronto’s Hogtown (from USD 78.0)

Ideal for people who love to eat pork, this three-hour tour brings you to the process of how pigs land on our dinner plates. Attendees will be brought to the butcher shop for a tour and discussion on ethical farming of pigs. Afterward, the tour will move to three restaurants for a tasting of pig dishes, prepared in three different ways. Aside from the food adventure, guests will also be able to gain a new perspective on eating pork and even a short history lesson on why the town is named Hogstown.

The Pork and Bacon Walking Food Tour of Toronto's Hogtown Hist

Duration: 3 hours

10 reviews

6. Niagara Falls day trip (from USD 123.0)

Made up of three falls, Niagara Falls offers another kind of attraction away from the sound of Toronto. An eight-hour tour and also inclusive of hotel pick-up and drop-off, the trip passes Niagara’s wine region before going on a buffet lunch and then going on board the Hornblower Niagara Cruises Boat. If the weather permits, you may opt to get a close-up experience of the Horseshoe Falls before your group heads to the observation deck in Whirlpool Rapids! At the end of the day, your tour shall end with a local wine-tasting - a perfect way to end a tiring but remarkable trip.

Niagara Falls Day Trip from Toronto

Duration: 9 hours 30 minutes

553 reviews

7. St. Lawrence Market and Old Toronto Food Tour (from USD 69.0)

Taking approximately three hours, this food and history trip in Old Toronto and St. Lawrence Market will satiate your thirst for knowledge and hunger for Toronto’s flavors. Go through the aisles of vendors and their shops and try out their local delicacies that will surely tingle your taste buds. Enjoy meals once eaten and loved by known personalities such as the late Anthony Bourdain! Go from one vendor to another and get a taste of Jewish bagels, Portugese delicacies, Indian sweet treats, locally made artisan flavors and more! And while on your tour, hear about the local stories surrounding the rich history of Old Toronto.

St. Lawrence Market and Old Toronto Food Tour

Duration: 3 hours

10 reviews

8. Toronto Island night adventure (from USD 47.0)

toronto island night adventure

Beginning when the sun sets, this tour is ideal for those who want a different kind of tour and want to be a bit adventurous. Paddle with ease and relaxation under the Algonquin Bridge past the boat houses on the first few minutes of the tour and later on arrive at the Sunfish Cut shoals. After sunset, light up your Torch Paddle to add that extra glimmer in the night waters! A one of a kind night adventure, this tour takes you to Toronto Island’s hidden gems, for instance, the Snug Harbour and one of the hidden passageways in Toronto, the Turtle Alley.

Toronto Island Night SUP Adventure

Duration: 2 hours

9. Toronto Harbor sightseeing cruise (from USD 23.0)

Book this tour and get to see the famous landmarks of Toronto while on a cruise! This tour boasts an open-air observation deck and air-conditioned cabins in the ship where you can enjoy the fantastic view of the Toronto horizon! Get a panoramic view of CN Tower, HTO Beach, the Sugar Beach, and even the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse in this 45-minute cruise.

Toronto Harbour Tour

Duration: 45 minutes

10 reviews

10. Beaver Tour in Algonquin Park (from USD 367.0)

beaver tour in algonquin park

Feel refreshed in this three-day tour in the Algonquin Park. Try out different activities from canoeing to hiking! No photo can truly capture the beauty of such a picturesque landscape worthy to be seen by the naked eye. Watch for wildlife as you walk or as you just stare deep into the woods. Stop for a picnic lunch and drown yourself in some delicious barbecue by dinner time! Swim in Silent Lake Provincial Park and entice your eyes with views from the Dorset lookout tower. Algonquin Park, to put it simply, is more than what you expect from a park and a clear standout from the tour you would be expecting.

3-Day Beaver Tour in Algonquin Park

Duration: 3 days

Discover Toronto

Indeed, Toronto has a lot to offer, much more than the renowned CN Tower and the majestic views from its observation deck. It brings you a diversity of cultures and a welcoming spirit. Discover Toronto and experience an unforgettable vacation.

Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.

Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our privacy policy for more information on how we use your data

Still Need Travel Insurance?

You can buy and claim online, even after you've left home. Travel insurance from WorldNomads.com is available to people from 140 countries. It’s designed for adventurous travellers with cover for overseas medical, evacuation, baggage and a range of adventure sports and activities.

*5% off when you book with our promo code: TRIP101

*For our Canadian and US travellers, unfortunately due to financial services laws, we cannot provide a discount. This promotional code cannot be used with any other discount offer, including World Nomads Members’ discount for travel insurance policy holders.

Kate currently resides in the Philippines and has previously lived in Singapore and Thailand. She has also traveled in a few other countries with her family. She has also traveled by herself to...Read more

Have a question? Ask fellow travellers and travel experts here.
 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Toronto
Good things are meant to be shared!