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6 Natural Lazy Rivers In Ontario That Are Perfect For Floating The Stress Away

Drift away from your worries on these dreamy rivers!
Ontario Associate Editor
Ontario's Natural Lazy Rivers Are Perfect For Floating The Stress Away

Is there anything more relaxing than floating down a river as you bask in the summer sun? It may seem like winter will never end, but dreaming of these warm waters will certainly help you get through it. There are several places across the province that offer dreamy tubing adventures for the most zen summer ever. Ontario's natural lazy rivers are the perfect places to lay back and relax.

Start digging out your bathing suit, because you'll want to bask in these natural rivers all summer long.

Get your tan on while floating along a serene stream with your friends.

There are several natural rivers across the province that are ideal for tubing experiences.

Elora is a popular destination that takes you through an ancient gorge filled with towering cliffs. It's only about an hour and a half from Toronto, making it a great spot for a road trip.

You can take a dip in the limestone quarry after for a perfect finish to the day.

If you don't have your own equipment, you can rent tubes and helmets on-site at these rivers, but you'll probably want to bring some sunscreen!

Start planning your lazy river adventures for the most chill summer yet.

Grand River

Price: $35 +

Address: 780 Fountain St. S., Cambridge, ON

Why You Need To Go: The closest tubing adventure to Toronto, you can enjoy a two-and-a-half-hour float down the river or a more challenging three-hour experience that requires paddling.

Saugeen River

Price: $25 per day for tube and lifejacket

Address: RR #3, 173844 Mulock Rd., Hanover, ON

Why You Need To Go: Choose a forty-five minute or two-hour drift down this dreamy river.

Elora Gorge

Price: $47 per adult per day

Address: 285 Geddes St., Elora, ON

Why You Need To Go: Journey through stunning cliffs and thrilling rapids on this tubing adventure.

Vermillion River

Price: $20+ per tube per adult

Address: 5727 Nickel Offset Rd., Chelmsford, ON

Why You Need To Go: Spend the day floating along in the sunshine on this river journey, which can last up to four hours.

Gull River

Price: $20 per adult

Address: Prince St., Minden, ON

Why You Need To Go: Bask in the warm summer air as you embark on this scenic tubing trail.

Kam River

Price: $15 per adult

Address: 707 Harstone Dr., Kakabeka Falls, ON

Why You Need To Go: Enjoy this tubing paradise complete with a beach and BBQ area.

    Madeline Forsyth
    Ontario Associate Editor
    Madeline Forsyth is an Associate Editor for Narcity Canada’s Ontario Desk focused on Toronto restaurants and is based in Toronto, Ontario.
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