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Show Me The City- Toronto Walking Tour
About the tour: On our small group walking tour of Toronto you will see and learn about city's diversity, history and future. You will also see landmarks such as Harbourfront, Brookfield Place & The Entertainment District. The walk ends at the St. Lawrence Market, considered one the world's great food markets, so bring an appetite. The tour does go into Toronto's PATH an above and below ground labyrinth used by thousands of people daily. Bring your camera, your walking shoes and your questions! Private Tours: Please contact me directly via Airbnb chat if you are interested in a private tour. The current price for a private tour is $229CAD for a group of up to 8 guests. Access & Availability: On this tour, we will enter privately held buildings. For security reasons suitcases/luggage are not permitted in these buildings. Weather Cancellations Occur when: - the temperature is forecast to be below 0F or -18C - if severe weather/heavy rain is forecast during the tour If the tour is cancelled a message will be sent to you 2 hours prior to the star A refund request will be sent by me to Airbnb. The Weather Network App is used to monitor weather conditions Things to know: -Some locations we visit on this tour, may not be open on certain weekends and holidays. -This tour does not end where it begins.
BEST OF TORONTO: A GUIDED WALKING TOUR!
We will meet at Dundas Square for a brief intro to your experience after which we will head to the PATH to check out the world-famous Eaton Center, passing by Toronto's Financial District and Fashion District. We will enjoy our underground journey all the way to the marvellous Royal York Hotel, Old City Hall, New City Hall, CN Tower, Scotiabank Arena, The REC Room, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Ripley's Aquarium, Rogers Center, and whatever catches your eye on the way. Then we will explore Toronto's recreational side along the Harbourfront near Ontario Lake walking past City Place, Entertainment District, Graffiti Alley, and Chinatown. Finally, we will finish off your experience with a particular highlight: Toronto’s famous Kensington Market.
International Bites
NOTE:  NOT Recommended for Vegans and Gluten-Free guests. Contact us for a Private Tour if you need accommodations. With up to a max 14 guests, we'll explore Kensington Market, one of Toronto's oldest and most diverse neighbourhoods, bite by bite. As we walk along the streets, we'll stop to sample cuisines from around the globe. Our stops will introduce you to food from Jamaica, Tibet, Sweden, Canada, Chile and Poland. Along the way, we'll share the stories and traditions behind the foods and drinks from each culture. Note: Locations may change without notice Great Vegetarian option available and there is no pork on the menu. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate vegans and guests who have aversions to gluten, eggs, nuts and dairy. Discover why International Bites is a top-rated, 5-star Experience and why Chopsticks+Forks is ranked #1 on TripAdvisor for any Food & Drink Attraction in Toronto. Read our reviews and hear firsthand why this is an Experience not to be missed! *Price includes all taxes and fees. *Gratuities are not required but appreciated. Other things to note Bring a camera and a bottle of water. Vegetarian options are available, and pork is not included in any of the tastings.
Toronto Downtown Photography Tour
* My schedule is available all year long (every day). If you see an unavailable date on calendar please DM me. Thank you ** Private booking for $179 This is a photo tour adapted to anyone ! ... solo travellers, Couples, Families, Friends, Models, Influencers, or people just tired of selfies ! You will have the chance to see iconic places such as Union Station, CN Tower and Toronto Sign while I'm taking amazing pictures of you. I will take photos for you to elevate your Instagram, blog or other social media accounts. This experience is perfect for couples and single travellers. Turn back home with the best holiday pictures. We'll be in Downtown Toronto using Union Station, CN Tower, Financial District, Dominion Square, Osgoode Hall and Nathan Philips Square ( Toronto Sign ) as our open air studio. *** For different locations around Toronto please text me. I will send you a link of at least 50 pictures in 7 days.
R&B Concert on a Pirate Ship
We will be enjoying the soulful vocals of the city’s best rising R&B artists under the summer sky. The boat is an old pirate ship and will be traveling across the Toronto skyline. Guests will experience live R&B in an unforgettable way. Other things to note: We can't accommodate late guests. No refunds will be made to late guests who could not make the show. Guests should arrive 15-30 minutes early. Beers and wine are available for purchase. No food is available for purchase, or allowed onboard. QTPOC & LBGTQIA friendly. Small washroom available on boat. 19+ event

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Waterfalls Waterfalls Waterfalls
After picking you up at your downtown Toronto Airbnb or other convenient location, we will start your adventure to Niagara Falls. Along the way we will stop at several picturesque waterfalls, a family owned bakery* and an award winning winery. During short walks along tee lined paths at these smaller falls, you’ll learn about the geology of the area followed by delectable treats from a local bakery (extra cost, hours vary). Then, we’ll hop in the car and continue to Niagara's wine region, where we will stop for a tasting (including ICE wine) at one of Niagara Regions most award winning wineries. After a delicious sit down lunch, we’ll go to the world-famous Niagara Falls where you will bathe in the mist from the Falls as we walk along the rim of the Niagara Gorge. We will have more than enough time for guests to take the optional, self led, Niagara Boat Cruise (in season when available). Following our visit to the upper edge of the mighty Horseshoe Falls we will return direct to Toronto. *The bakery is closed on Mon. & Tue. We stop at a local coffee shop instead. Regardless we will have a blast. If you do not see a preferred date on the calendar please request a date that is suitable. We follow all provincial and municipal Covid safety protocols
Sunset Canoe Tour on the Toronto Islands
After meet and greet at the Centre Island, we will go over the tour safety rules. Your guide will do some of the paddling technique demonstration on land and guests are free to ask any questions. Before getting into the canoe, we would put on our life jackets. Your guide will be assisting with getting in the canoe. As we canoe around the islands, your guide will be telling about the islands and its history, as well as the history of the unique historical Voyageur Canoe replica that we are using on our tours. Our first destination is the Bird Sanctuary. The next point of interest is the Toronto Harbour and the stunning views of the city skyline. It's time to get out your cameras and take those million dollar pictures and selfies. As we proceed paddling through the islands lagoons and around some small islands, we can indulge into watching the gorgeous sunset skies. Our program ends after the sunset, as we arrive back to the Centre Island. Your guide will assist you to disembark from the canoe. After getting off the canoe, it will be time to say good bye. We hope to see you again. No previous experience is required. There is a guide in the canoe with you at all times. There are public washrooms and restaurants in the park. You will need to take the ferry to the islands. This canoe experience is an ideal team building and corporate event activity.
Niagara, Maple, Wine & Hike
Join us for a day tour to Niagara Region. We will start with short hike at Ball's Falls Conservation area. Than we will visit local winery and maple farm. Ice wine and maple syrup are two Canadian liquid golds which you should definitely try on your Niagara visit. They are also great souvenirs! The award winning winery has the best prices of ice wine in Niagara region and fresh maple syrup made in the farm will just make your day. Our next stop will be in Niagara on the Lake, small historical town with famous Cow's ice cream shop! Our last stop will be in Niagara Falls. We have discounted prices of Hornblower cruise for everyone! Try our unique and local way of exploring Niagara region. Ball's Falls Conservation area - we will do a short hike to Upper Falls. You can enjoy an incredible view of waterfalls. Sue Ann Staff Estate Winery - White wine, red wine and ice wine samples. Maple Syrup Farm - you will learn how the syrup is made and sample different kinds of syrup. Niagara on the Lake - small historical town with good lunch and ice cream options, right at US borders Niagara Falls - You can walk along the falls or join one of the attractions.
World Food Tour in Toronto
We will meet in a central accessible location that will be walking distance from the neighbourhood we are about to explore. I’ll introduce myself and give you a quick run down of the tour we are about to embark on. After checking in and making sure we have everyone, we will walk to our first food spot and get our first snack. I will give you a little rundown on the restaurant and it’s history in the city. After everyone has gotten a portion for themselves. We will head to the second spot. On the way to the 2nd food place I will give you a bit of background on the neighbourhood and a brief history. This will continue on until we visit 3 more places for some of the tastiest food in Toronto. In total we will visit 5 of Toronto’s hotspots for food! I’ll take you on a journey around the world as the different snacks we’ll be indulging on will be from various different cultures. After all of the spots have been hit, we will say our goodbyes and well wishes and you’ll be in the most delicious food coma you’ve ever experienced! Not only will you be blessing your taste buds with tasty food but you’ll be learning some neighbourhood history as well! Other things to note I am a people person and have worked in the service industry for most of my adult life. I am friendly and will answer any of your questions and concerns to ensure you have the best time! I speak Portuguese, Spanish and French in addition to English but basic understanding of English is sufficient.
Lit in the Six Party Experience
Toronto’s Official VIP tour experience is finally back for the summer! Our summer promotion: guests getting VIP bottle service receive a complimentary luxury vehicle pickup from your Airbnb (holds 4 passengers & Airbnb must be downtown area) MESSAGE THE HOST IF YOUR DATE IS UNAVAILABLE. I will do my best to accommodate. While this is a group experience singles and doubles are welcome to join if groups are available. (Please message the host before booking). This experience includes a dedicated party tour guide for the night who takes you to the heart of Toronto’s downtown nightlife district. You then visit three of the city's hottest party venues. 1. Pregame drinks at a local bar 2. Nightclub/ patio bar 3. Final Nightclub At the final location, you can make it a VIP EXPERIENCE: Through our connections, our groups receive line bypass and bottle service specials so you can avoid long lines and spending over $60 individually buying overpriced drinks at the bar. Imagine sparklers bottle service girls and a huge sign giving a personal shout-out for your birthday or special occasion. Booths include stand-up and sit-down tables (depending on availability and package choice). If interested, please let me know so I may inquire about pricing on your behalf. BTW bottle service is much cheaper in Canada than in the US :) Check out our IG @linkzup for past events.

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Show Me The City- Toronto Walking Tour
About the tour: On our small group walking tour of Toronto you will see and learn about city's diversity, history and future. You will also see landmarks such as Harbourfront, Brookfield Place & The Entertainment District. The walk ends at the St. Lawrence Market, considered one the world's great food markets, so bring an appetite. The tour does go into Toronto's PATH an above and below ground labyrinth used by thousands of people daily. Bring your camera, your walking shoes and your questions! Private Tours: Please contact me directly via Airbnb chat if you are interested in a private tour. The current price for a private tour is $229CAD for a group of up to 8 guests. Access & Availability: On this tour, we will enter privately held buildings. For security reasons suitcases/luggage are not permitted in these buildings. Weather Cancellations Occur when: - the temperature is forecast to be below 0F or -18C - if severe weather/heavy rain is forecast during the tour If the tour is cancelled a message will be sent to you 2 hours prior to the star A refund request will be sent by me to Airbnb. The Weather Network App is used to monitor weather conditions Things to know: -Some locations we visit on this tour, may not be open on certain weekends and holidays. -This tour does not end where it begins.
BEST OF TORONTO: A GUIDED WALKING TOUR!
We will meet at Dundas Square for a brief intro to your experience after which we will head to the PATH to check out the world-famous Eaton Center, passing by Toronto's Financial District and Fashion District. We will enjoy our underground journey all the way to the marvellous Royal York Hotel, Old City Hall, New City Hall, CN Tower, Scotiabank Arena, The REC Room, Metro Toronto Convention Centre, Ripley's Aquarium, Rogers Center, and whatever catches your eye on the way. Then we will explore Toronto's recreational side along the Harbourfront near Ontario Lake walking past City Place, Entertainment District, Graffiti Alley, and Chinatown. Finally, we will finish off your experience with a particular highlight: Toronto’s famous Kensington Market.
International Bites
NOTE:  NOT Recommended for Vegans and Gluten-Free guests. Contact us for a Private Tour if you need accommodations. With up to a max 14 guests, we'll explore Kensington Market, one of Toronto's oldest and most diverse neighbourhoods, bite by bite. As we walk along the streets, we'll stop to sample cuisines from around the globe. Our stops will introduce you to food from Jamaica, Tibet, Sweden, Canada, Chile and Poland. Along the way, we'll share the stories and traditions behind the foods and drinks from each culture. Note: Locations may change without notice Great Vegetarian option available and there is no pork on the menu. Unfortunately, we cannot accommodate vegans and guests who have aversions to gluten, eggs, nuts and dairy. Discover why International Bites is a top-rated, 5-star Experience and why Chopsticks+Forks is ranked #1 on TripAdvisor for any Food & Drink Attraction in Toronto. Read our reviews and hear firsthand why this is an Experience not to be missed! *Price includes all taxes and fees. *Gratuities are not required but appreciated. Other things to note Bring a camera and a bottle of water. Vegetarian options are available, and pork is not included in any of the tastings.
Toronto Downtown Photography Tour
* My schedule is available all year long (every day). If you see an unavailable date on calendar please DM me. Thank you ** Private booking for $179 This is a photo tour adapted to anyone ! ... solo travellers, Couples, Families, Friends, Models, Influencers, or people just tired of selfies ! You will have the chance to see iconic places such as Union Station, CN Tower and Toronto Sign while I'm taking amazing pictures of you. I will take photos for you to elevate your Instagram, blog or other social media accounts. This experience is perfect for couples and single travellers. Turn back home with the best holiday pictures. We'll be in Downtown Toronto using Union Station, CN Tower, Financial District, Dominion Square, Osgoode Hall and Nathan Philips Square ( Toronto Sign ) as our open air studio. *** For different locations around Toronto please text me. I will send you a link of at least 50 pictures in 7 days.
R&B Concert on a Pirate Ship
We will be enjoying the soulful vocals of the city’s best rising R&B artists under the summer sky. The boat is an old pirate ship and will be traveling across the Toronto skyline. Guests will experience live R&B in an unforgettable way. Other things to note: We can't accommodate late guests. No refunds will be made to late guests who could not make the show. Guests should arrive 15-30 minutes early. Beers and wine are available for purchase. No food is available for purchase, or allowed onboard. QTPOC & LBGTQIA friendly. Small washroom available on boat. 19+ event
Private Sailing around Toronto Harbour
A sailing cruise around the Toronto harbour and the islands. See the city from a new perspective aboard a private sail boat. A private tour just for the two of you with an experienced captain. In this 1 hr you will get to cross the harbour and see some of the islands. Your photos with the white sail against the city skyline backdrop will surprise your Instagram followers.
Night Photoshoot in Downtown
For this experience, we can use couple of different locations. I will get in touch with you and we will finalize the location in advance together. On the experience night, After greeting and sharing some posing tips, I will take you to the best spots for photography in the area and start taking pictures from you. The whole experience is fun and relaxed. You don’t need to be a model to take stunning photos. I’ll tell you how to pose like a model and make sure you will have your best photos ever as a souvenir from our city. For this experience we will use street lights like Neon lights and also LED lights and create beautiful moody pictures. Other things to note: I will give you some recommendations about the best places you can visit in Toronto after the photo shoot. Within 2 weeks, you will receive 5 digital high quality high resolution pictures (You choose the best pictures yourself). If you need the pictures to be retouched, I can do that at an extra cost. Also extra pictures will be available to purchase.
Toronto Islands Evening Bike Tour
Escape to another world! Just minutes from the busy, bustling downtown core of the city you’ll find the Toronto Islands–a five-kilometre oasis of interconnected islands that locals have been escaping to for fun, relaxation and tranquility for over 200 years. You'll explore the beauty of the islands, the history and attractions, a quaint cottage enclave which is the largest car-free community in North America. As evening falls, the daytime crowds and tourists retreat back across the water to the City. You will get to experience the islands after dusk, including a beautiful sunset and magical views of the twinkling Toronto skyline as it lights up in the evening. This tour was named to the Ontario Signature experiences collection - recognized as one of the best tourism experiences in Ontario. Bicycle, Helmet, Water, Ferry Ticket, Bike Lights and snack are provided. We also offer an early morning version of this tour (also available on Airbnb). Other things to note Late participants may not be admitted, and will not receive a refund.
Great Canadian Food Tour
NOTE:  NOT Recommended for Vegans, Vegetarian, Pescatarian and Gluten-Free guests. Contact us for a Private Tour if you need accommodations. Brought to you by the same hosts of the highest-rated and most reviewed Food Tour on Airbnb in Toronto: International Bites. The #1 question asked by our guests visiting from 30+ countries around the world - What is Canadian to eat and where do we find it? To answer that most pressing question, we bring to you the "Great Canadian Food Tour" If not me, one of my Epicurean Tour Guides will greet you at the designated meeting spot. Over the next 2.5 hours, you will be taken to 6 restaurants to taste all the essential flavours of Canada. Note: Locations may change without notice With up to 12 guests, we'll explore Kensington Market, one of Toronto's oldest and most diverse neighbourhoods, bite by bite as we walk along the streets of this unique and eclectic neighbourhood. Other things to note Bring a camera and a bottle of water. Vegetarian options are available but cannot accommodate Vegan diets. PLEASE NOTE: We cannot accommodate aversions to nuts, dairy, eggs and gluten.
Niagara, Maple, Wine & Hike
Join us for a day tour to Niagara Region. We will start with short hike at Ball's Falls Conservation area. Than we will visit local winery and maple farm. Ice wine and maple syrup are two Canadian liquid golds which you should definitely try on your Niagara visit. They are also great souvenirs! The award winning winery has the best prices of ice wine in Niagara region and fresh maple syrup made in the farm will just make your day. Our next stop will be in Niagara on the Lake, small historical town with famous Cow's ice cream shop! Our last stop will be in Niagara Falls. We have discounted prices of Hornblower cruise for everyone! Try our unique and local way of exploring Niagara region. Ball's Falls Conservation area - we will do a short hike to Upper Falls. You can enjoy an incredible view of waterfalls. Sue Ann Staff Estate Winery - White wine, red wine and ice wine samples. Maple Syrup Farm - you will learn how the syrup is made and sample different kinds of syrup. Niagara on the Lake - small historical town with good lunch and ice cream options, right at US borders Niagara Falls - You can walk along the falls or join one of the attractions.
Kensington Market 'Taste the World' Food Tour
EXPERIENCE: My team and I have been hosting food tours for 10 years and the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the neighbourhood is the worst we've seen. But Kensington Market, like it's immigrant heritage, is full of survivors. Let's support them together! We may not be able to travel internationally, but still we'll travel: 1. Around the world, locally - we'll sample a variety of cuisine from various cultures in the multi-cultural enclave of Kensington Market, including a stop in Chinatown. Come with an appetite, as you'll have enough samples for lunch! 2. Through time - we'll trace the history of the market from its origins as a Jewish market to hip neighbourhood to the current coronavirus challenges, weaved through the stories of the stores we visit, from Alan's cafe to Aunty's bakery. 3. Through perspectives - we've got the insider's edge, from special foods made just for our group, to secret photo spots in the market. YOU will become an insider too! IMPORTANT! Please send a message if you have any questions!
Sunset Canoe Tour on the Toronto Islands
After meet and greet at the Centre Island, we will go over the tour safety rules. Your guide will do some of the paddling technique demonstration on land and guests are free to ask any questions. Before getting into the canoe, we would put on our life jackets. Your guide will be assisting with getting in the canoe. As we canoe around the islands, your guide will be telling about the islands and its history, as well as the history of the unique historical Voyageur Canoe replica that we are using on our tours. Our first destination is the Bird Sanctuary. The next point of interest is the Toronto Harbour and the stunning views of the city skyline. It's time to get out your cameras and take those million dollar pictures and selfies. As we proceed paddling through the islands lagoons and around some small islands, we can indulge into watching the gorgeous sunset skies. Our program ends after the sunset, as we arrive back to the Centre Island. Your guide will assist you to disembark from the canoe. After getting off the canoe, it will be time to say good bye. We hope to see you again. No previous experience is required. There is a guide in the canoe with you at all times. There are public washrooms and restaurants in the park. You will need to take the ferry to the islands. This canoe experience is an ideal team building and corporate event activity.
Waterfalls Waterfalls Waterfalls
After picking you up at your downtown Toronto Airbnb or other convenient location, we will start your adventure to Niagara Falls. Along the way we will stop at several picturesque waterfalls, a family owned bakery* and an award winning winery. During short walks along tee lined paths at these smaller falls, you’ll learn about the geology of the area followed by delectable treats from a local bakery (extra cost, hours vary). Then, we’ll hop in the car and continue to Niagara's wine region, where we will stop for a tasting (including ICE wine) at one of Niagara Regions most award winning wineries. After a delicious sit down lunch, we’ll go to the world-famous Niagara Falls where you will bathe in the mist from the Falls as we walk along the rim of the Niagara Gorge. We will have more than enough time for guests to take the optional, self led, Niagara Boat Cruise (in season when available). Following our visit to the upper edge of the mighty Horseshoe Falls we will return direct to Toronto. *The bakery is closed on Mon. & Tue. We stop at a local coffee shop instead. Regardless we will have a blast. If you do not see a preferred date on the calendar please request a date that is suitable. We follow all provincial and municipal Covid safety protocols
World Food Tour in Toronto
We will meet in a central accessible location that will be walking distance from the neighbourhood we are about to explore. I’ll introduce myself and give you a quick run down of the tour we are about to embark on. After checking in and making sure we have everyone, we will walk to our first food spot and get our first snack. I will give you a little rundown on the restaurant and it’s history in the city. After everyone has gotten a portion for themselves. We will head to the second spot. On the way to the 2nd food place I will give you a bit of background on the neighbourhood and a brief history. This will continue on until we visit 3 more places for some of the tastiest food in Toronto. In total we will visit 5 of Toronto’s hotspots for food! I’ll take you on a journey around the world as the different snacks we’ll be indulging on will be from various different cultures. After all of the spots have been hit, we will say our goodbyes and well wishes and you’ll be in the most delicious food coma you’ve ever experienced! Not only will you be blessing your taste buds with tasty food but you’ll be learning some neighbourhood history as well! Other things to note I am a people person and have worked in the service industry for most of my adult life. I am friendly and will answer any of your questions and concerns to ensure you have the best time! I speak Portuguese, Spanish and French in addition to English but basic understanding of English is sufficient.
Lit in the Six Party Experience
Toronto’s Official VIP tour experience is finally back for the summer! Our summer promotion: guests getting VIP bottle service receive a complimentary luxury vehicle pickup from your Airbnb (holds 4 passengers & Airbnb must be downtown area) MESSAGE THE HOST IF YOUR DATE IS UNAVAILABLE. I will do my best to accommodate. While this is a group experience singles and doubles are welcome to join if groups are available. (Please message the host before booking). This experience includes a dedicated party tour guide for the night who takes you to the heart of Toronto’s downtown nightlife district. You then visit three of the city's hottest party venues. 1. Pregame drinks at a local bar 2. Nightclub/ patio bar 3. Final Nightclub At the final location, you can make it a VIP EXPERIENCE: Through our connections, our groups receive line bypass and bottle service specials so you can avoid long lines and spending over $60 individually buying overpriced drinks at the bar. Imagine sparklers bottle service girls and a huge sign giving a personal shout-out for your birthday or special occasion. Booths include stand-up and sit-down tables (depending on availability and package choice). If interested, please let me know so I may inquire about pricing on your behalf. BTW bottle service is much cheaper in Canada than in the US :) Check out our IG @linkzup for past events.
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