Looking for a little outdoor adventure? This nearby destination is the perfect day trip for a little fun in the sun. Tubing at Elora Gorge in the Grand River Valley is open for the season and it’s the day trip you didn’t know you needed.

This awesome spot is only about a 1.5-hour drive outside of the city. When you make the trek, you’ll be met with the beautiful natural landscape that is The Elora Gorge.

After about a 20-minute walk, you’ll be at the beginning of the lazy river and your adventure will truly begin.

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Be brave and tube the fast rapids or just lounge in the relaxing area of the stream. Either way, you’ll get to enjoy the gorgeous sights of the surrounding river and the beautiful cliffs above. It’s certainly a trip you won’t forget any time soon!

Tubing at Elora Gorge operates daily, if and when conditions allow, until Labour Day weekend.

Equipment rentals are available until 4 p.m. daily, and you must purchase your tickets in advance on their website.

There are some safety guidelines you should check out in advance to ensure that you’re prepared for the adventure.

Once you’ve done all of that, you’re ready to kick back and float off into the sunset.


Where: Elora Gorge Conservation Area, 7400 Wellington County Road 21, Elora
When: Daily from 10 AM to 6 PM until Labour Day weekend