You Only Live Once:
9 Over-the-Top Toronto Experiences

Here’s your go-to bucket list of must-try, only-in-Toronto experiences—for all budgets and interests.

It’s the world’s highest full circle hands-free walk on a 5 ft (1.5 m) wide ledge

Live on the Edge

Crank your adrenaline levels 116 storeys above the city, with just a safety harness securing you to the roof of the CN Tower’s observation deck. EdgeWalk is hands-free, so you can fist pump for your souvenir snaps—and show them off on your Insta—if you dare!

Drive your dream car 

Climb into a Lambo and roar around the speedway at Toronto Motorsports Park. Ultimate Exotics’ track day experience lets you choose from among the world’s most coveted speed machines like the Ferrari F430 or Lamborghini Gallardo.

Dive (or paint) into adventure 

Ok, so since diving into the depths with sand tiger sharks and roughtail stingrays is momentarily on hold—yes, we’re talking the spine-tingling Discovery Dive at Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada—Paint Nite at the Aquarium is another bucket-list alternative. Instead of painting in the real world, paint in the vibrant company of 20,000 sea and freshwater creatures.  

BlueBlood Steakhouse is located inside Toronto’s majestic castle

Dine like royalty

Feast like a King or Queen in historic Casa Loma’s BlueBlood Steakhouse. Splurge on a big-money cut like dry-aged porterhouse from Alberta, or on a sampler of Japanese, American and Australian Wagyu filet.

Helicopter flight over Toronto
Get exclusive views of the city from above

Book a private heli tour

Dazzle bae with the city’s most exclusive skyline views in a Heli-Tour chopper. Or step up the drama with a private twilight tour, guaranteed to mesmerize with epic views of the lake, sunset and sparkling city lights (it comes with some awesome swag, too!).

Charter a plane to Niagara Falls

You’ve probably seen Niagara Falls from a few different angles, and if you haven’t we highly recommend it. But did you know that you can also see them from above? Choose from many Toronto charter companies to fly over and around the falls, including other natural wonders of the Niagara region. How’s that for a weekend getaway?

Inside the Toronto Reference Library
Special Collections at Toronto Reference Library include the Arthur Conan Doyle Collection, creator of Sherlock Holmes

Geek out to rare books

Bibliophile? Goosebumps await at the Toronto Reference Library’s rare books and special collections. Request your once-in-a- lifetime op to explore books, manuscripts and memorabilia, including historical photos, costumes and modern works.

Drop anchor in Toronto Harbour

Live the luxe life on a Gone Sailing Adventures private chartered yacht: pop the bubbly and toast the sunset together. Prime Minister Justin Trudeau and family indulged in a Toronto Island tour on the WhiRLygirl yacht—and you should too!

Sleep like a rockstar

Ever wondered how the rich and famous sleep—particularly Lenny Kravitz? The Bisha Hotel has an entire floor designed by the rockstar himself. From hallways to rooms, the moody aesthetic is on point with luxurious brown cut stone, metallic accents and glamour all over. It’s an artistic experience from ceiling to tile that you won’t find anywhere else.

See it. Snap it. Share it. In every neighbourhood, around every corner, through every door there's something that begs to be discovered in Toronto.

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