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Address: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
Fee: No
Activities: Sailing, Kayaking
Description: One of the mighty Great Lakes that offers outstanding tourism and...
One of the mighty Great Lakes that offers outstanding tourism and recreation opportunities for every season.
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It is just an other lake but it is still pretty Great.

How do you sum up one of the Great Lakes? Depending where you access it your experience will vary but in Toronto there are quite a number of places to access it and to enjoy what... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 27, 2015
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Oshawa, Ontario
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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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14 reviews 14 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 30, 2015 NEW

went in March was frozen it was really nice just looking at it from the top of the CN tower as the sun set with a pint in my hand very magical.

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Oshawa, Ontario
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92 reviews 92 reviews
50 attraction reviews
44 helpful votes 44 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015 NEW

How do you sum up one of the Great Lakes? Depending where you access it your experience will vary but in Toronto there are quite a number of places to access it and to enjoy what surrounds it and what goes on it. The winter weather make it difficult to enjoy and travel to and from Toronto Islands is very... More 

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Perth, Australia
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11 reviews 11 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015 NEW

Wow is all I have to say. Coming from Australia a frozen lake is a very rare sight. I just and stared in amazement.

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Porto, Portugal
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200 reviews 200 reviews
80 attraction reviews
52 helpful votes 52 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 25, 2015

This lake is just huge. From Niagara i couldn't even see the other side. Some locations had frozen whater that you could walk over. Amazing

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Mexico City, Mexico
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172 reviews 172 reviews
40 attraction reviews
64 helpful votes 64 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

Went running with a group on Lake Ontario and just loved it. We went for about 20K there and back and just loved the views. It had snowed so it was beautiful and quite, the most serene place on the earth it seemed. If running along the paths in winter was nice just imagine spring and summer. The thing to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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107 reviews 107 reviews
25 attraction reviews
50 helpful votes 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

This lake brings more life to Toronto ... it is beautiful to see, wonderful to stay around and marvelous to sail or boat ... Enjoy it with your friends and family. God bless you

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Hong Kong Region, China
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27 reviews 27 reviews
23 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2015

Beautiful lake. Do rent boats at the Portsmouth Olympic Harbour (it's next to a prison which has fantastic architecture). The river Niagra feeds into this lake.

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Senior Reviewer
10 reviews 10 reviews
10 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

Beautiful lake, such a big as a sea. Really nice place. I was surprised that the prices for renting sailing boats are so high. In fact too high. It shouldn't be so expensive and more available for normal people.

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14 reviews 14 reviews
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20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2014

The lake is huge. Lukes like the ocean. You can see ducks resting on its waters. Birds fly near the lake. Very cute. But it's too cold near the lake if you want to enjoy the look longer, avoid visiting it on very cold days.

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London, United Kingdom
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
40 helpful votes 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 15, 2014

I begin with, the Canadian people is definitely the friendliest on Earth! and Lake Ontario is more like a sea! worth visiting!

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