We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
The latest reviews. The lowest prices. The perfect place to shop for hotels.

Scarborough Bluffs

Certificate of Excellence
Sponsored by:
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Sponsored by:
Get directions
Address: 1 Brimley Rd S | South of Kingston Rd, Toronto, Ontario M1N 3Z5, Canada

Take in a spectacular view of the waves from these 100-meter cliffs.

Take in a spectacular view of the waves from these 100-meter cliffs.

read more

TripAdvisor Reviewer Highlights

Read all 473 reviews
Visitor rating
  • 222
  • 156
    Very good
  • 38
  • 6
  • 2
Awakens my soul

We are finding this bluffs to be a beautiful and relaxing place to go. The scenery of the beach with the parks and trails awakens my soul after a busy day. I am able to appreciate... read more

Reviewed August 13, 2016
Joy B
via mobile
Add Photo Write a Review

473 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
  • More
Showing 424: English reviews
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

We are finding this bluffs to be a beautiful and relaxing place to go. The scenery of the beach with the parks and trails awakens my soul after a busy day. I am able to appreciate Scarborough more.

1 Thank Joy B
Level Contributor
41 reviews
23 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed August 11, 2016

When you arrive, it is hard to believe that you are indeed in Toronto. After arriving back from a vacation and visiting the beach at the bluffs, I felt like I was right back in the Caribbean. Hard to get into on a Saturday, police actually closed the road when we were there so we had to park in a... More 

1 Thank Nicole_cnd
Level Contributor
102 reviews
73 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
Reviewed August 10, 2016

Although relatively far from the center and you need to travel a lot by public transport view was beautiful and I recommend it.

Thank t0nk0l
Fairless Hills, PA
Level Contributor
92 reviews
48 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 53 helpful votes
Reviewed August 6, 2016

This was a neat place to see. Such a beautiful park on Lake Ontario with a couple of good beaches with huge cliffs in the background. Great for a picnic, swim, relax.

1 Thank lynnealbright
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed August 4, 2016

I go to the Bluffs regularly since I only live 15 minutes away. I love to walk so this is my favourite place to walk in the east end of Toronto. The view is awesome, I can't get enough of the view. It is quiet, secluded and not to far from the waterfront. If you like the beach, you are... More 

4 Thank Podamana
Goldau, Switzerland
Level Contributor
1 review
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
Reviewed August 3, 2016

I love the Scarborough Bluffs. They have something magical. I keep going back there all the time on my visits to Toronto. The walks are peaceful and sometimes you are lucky enough to spot deer, chipmunks or even snakes.

1 Thank Sabrina M
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
43 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 44 helpful votes
Reviewed August 1, 2016 via mobile

If you're looking for some of the most beautiful views in Toronto than this is the place. I will definitely return again to explore more.

3 Thank GilbertPrice
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Level Contributor
13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
Reviewed July 28, 2016

Watch Youtube overview of Scarborough Bluffs beach , I recommend going really early or really late because parking is impossible. You will have to park far far away. There are no washrooms close to the beach

1 Thank Andres C
Toronto, Canada
Level Contributor
26 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

The Bluffs is my second choice for a swimming spot in the greater Toronto area, the first being Hanlan's Point. I was surprised that it was quite clean and the water looked inviting to swim. However, this beach is not accessible to public transit and you will have to walk a bit if you take the bus. Also, this is... More 

1 Thank Felix B
Level Contributor
114 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed July 26, 2016

It is really a pity that such a beautiful spot should be full of trash. It spoiled the trip out there for us.

Thank Sergio R

Travelers who viewed Scarborough Bluffs also viewed

Toronto, Ontario
Toronto, Ontario

Been to Scarborough Bluffs? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Questions & Answers

Here's what previous visitors have asked, with answers from representatives of Scarborough Bluffs and other visitors
26 questions
Ask a question

See all questions (26)

Questions? Get answers from Scarborough Bluffs staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do I have to buy a ticket for my infant?
  • How do I get there using public transportation?
  • Is there a restaurant or café onsite?

Staying in Scarborough

Neighborhood Profile
Situated astride Lake Ontario, Scarborough is a district heavily influenced by immigration. With a number of low-rent shopping and dining options making it a highly affordable part of town, and boasting one of Toronto's largest shopping malls, the otherwise green suburban neighborhood is a good place to go for bargains and discounts. It also draws in photographers. The spires, archways, and cavernous rooms of the BAPS Shri Swaminarayan Mandir Palace are filled with breathtaking art, architecture, and detailed reliefs – it’s like entering a different world, The ruins of columns and installation art at the Guild Inn makes a free-for-all exploration site, while the big-name draw for young photographers is the menagerie at the Toronto Zoo. While many visitors shirk Scarborough as too suburban, its houses are some of Toronto's most mystical and haunting architectural beauties. And for adventure lovers, it has river-rafting and some unique hiking trails.
Explore this neighborhood