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Private Prince Edward County Tour from Toronto

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Highlights

  • Wine Tasting

  • Time to explore

  • Return Transport within 10km of city centre Toronto

  • Local insights

  • Experience the County

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About this activity

What's included, what's not

  • What's included

    Wine Tasting

  • What's included

    Round trip complimentary pickup and drop off within 10km of City centre Toronto

  • What's excluded

    Lunch

  • What's excluded

    Service charge

Cleaning and safety practices

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  • Masks required
  • Contactless tickets
  • Vehicles and venues disinfected

Know Before You Book

  • Minimum 19 years of age to consume alcohol

  • Recommended departure time is 8:00 am to maximise the day, and minimise traffic

What you can expect

Enjoy a day out of the main city and drive along the country roads in the Eastern part of Ontario, while following Lake Ontario. Discover some great local hot spots with amazing wines and culinary creations.

We will stop at a lavender farm, wineries, free time for lunch and of coarse breath-taking views of the Lake. For those who enjoy more of the outdoors, we can stop by the national park for a short hike along the waters edge.

This is customisable and options include:

Frugal & Company (Picton): a retro shop and take-out cafe filled with an array of vintage paraphernalia.

Kingston Olive Oil Company: sampling extra virgin olive oil flavoured with Tuscan herbs, chipotle and black truffle, and aged balsamic vinegar infused with everything from red apple to dark chocolate. The flavour combinations here are endless.

The Local Store: showcases and promotes Art, jewellery, woodwork, linens and edibles, the work of over 130 artists and artisans from Prince Edward County. But it’s not just for shopping — upstairs is a spacious hayloft for antiques, a gallery filled with original oil paintings and a children’s area.

Sandbanks Provincial Park: Imagine a spruce-fir forest, Caribbean beach and the North African desert, and you have Sandbanks Provincial Park, home to some of the largest, most beautiful beaches in Ontario with powder sand that feels like velvet to the feet. Outlet Beach is the closest beach to the park entrance.

Deeper into the park is Dunes Beach, the largest freshwater sand bar and dune system for which the park is named. On the edge of Lake Ontario, these steep, undulating formations of golden sand reach up to 25 m high. Of course, the dunes are modest compared to the Sahara or Jordanian desert but for someone who’s lived in flat Toronto most of her life, this was a welcome discovery in my own province just two hours outside the city.

Lake on the Mountain: Just a 20-min. drive from Picton, high above the Bay of Quinte is Lake on the Mountain, a mysterious body of water that isn’t connected to Lake Ontario whatsoever.

Take the time to sip beer or a glass of wine on the patio of The Miller House Cafe-Brasserie (part of the Lake on the Mountain Resort) with front-row seats to a gorgeous panorama of the waterways below.

Summer is a fantastic time to visit Prince Edward County, but don’t forget autumn.

Cleaning and safety practices

Enhanced cleanliness measures

  • High-touch surfaces cleaned and disinfected
  • Vehicles and venues cleaned with disinfectants

Social distancing

  • Contactless ticket redemption
  • Social distancing measures in place

Safety measures

  • Personal protective equipment worn by staff
  • Temperature checks given to staff
  • Temperature checks available
  • Masks required
  • Hand sanitizer provided

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Location

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Activity Location

  • Prince Edward County
  • Prince Edward Ontario

Meeting/Redemption Point

  • Toronto
  • Toronto Ontario