A Fun Day At Canada’s Very Own Wonderland

Posted by Payal Mathur on April 18th, 2019

What could be better than some fun and adventure at an amusement park? Perfect for all age groups, a visit to Canada's Wonderland is all you need to add that element of craziness to your vacation in Canada. Wonderland- Canada’s Premier amusement park has over 70 rides and about 17 roller coasters to amuse the bravest of the brave!

Home to some of the most exhilarating rides, splash works, and kid’s arenas, Canada’s Wonderland has something for everyone. Those who prefer not to step on too crazy rides can have hours of unlimited fun at the 20-acre splash headquarters that feature wave pools, exciting water slides, a lazy river, and water playgrounds. And, if you thought that was all, you are in for a bunch of amazing surprises at the theme park. Wonderland also hosts a number of special events such as fireworks and Brew and BBQ. We weren’t kidding when we said there is indeed something for everyone!

Here’s a quick guide for one of the most fun-filled trips to Canada’s Wonderland:

How to reach Canada’s Wonderland?

Address: 1 Canada's Wonderland Drive, Vaughan, ON L6A 1S6, Canada

Timings: Check operating calendar on the Official Website.

Located in Vaughan, near the city of Toronto, one can easily reach the destination through the exit at Rutherford Road (exit no – 33).

A large parking ground allows guests to conveniently park their vehicles and walk down to the entrance. If you rather not worry about parking, you may also avail public transport to reach the park. GO Transit operates Route 60 directly to Canada's Wonderland from two bus stations - Yorkdale Bus Terminal and York Mills Bus Terminal. The schedule is easily available online.

Amenities at Canada’s Wonderland

Strollers and Wheelchairs: Wonderland caters to everyone’s needs and requirements be it young kids or the elderly. From strollers and wheelchairs to lockers, everything is available on rent at the entrance of the amusement park.

Food Galore: Aside from water fountains across the amusement park, there are a number of dining options for patrons to choose from. Tourists can opt for all-day dining for just .99 per person. This deal allows tourists to enjoy an entrée and side each time they stop by at any of the participating restaurants on the grounds of the park. Other options such as drink refills and single meal deals may also be availed.

World Class Accommodation: Though the park’s very own hotel is all set to open its doors to the public in 2020, there are a number of hotels such as Best Western, and Sheraton Park Way and stone’s throw distance from the park. Guests can enjoy world-class amenities and top-notch hospitality at these hotels while they visit the park by day for hours of unlimited fun and enjoyment.

Entrance fee at Canada’s Wonderland

Tourists get to choose from a wide range of options to have a fun day at this magical theme park.  

Good Any Day Tickets cost .99 per person and allow tourists to enjoy dozens of world-class attractions and rides.

Admission & Fast Lane Plus: Not willing to wait in the queue? Worry not! Buy your admission and fast lane plus ticket online and shoot past the long lines at all your favorite rides. This ticket is priced at and allows you fast track entry to the best rides in the park – Leviathan and Behemoth. Limited tickets available, so book your tickets online and fast!

All Inclusive Ticket: For those who like to work hard and party harder, the all-inclusive ticket fits the bill. This ticket is priced at 9.99 and allows fast track access to rides, a single day entry, and yes all day dining! That is not all! Parking is also free and tourists get a regular souvenir bottle that can be refilled with their choice of drink all day.

While these tickets can be easily bought at the gates of the amusement park, we recommend buying them online to avail discounts and avoid long queues.

Some Exciting Rides for the Brave Hearts!

Before you arrive, it is recommended to map out your ride strategy. Canada’s Wonderland offers you one of the most thrilling rides in North America, ranging from Leviathan, world’s biggest and tallest coasters to the Mighty Canadian Minebuster. Leviathan is nothing but sheer awesomeness – an experience every teen will love! A new thrilling ride Lumberjack, a cherry to the cake, takes the rider to a whopping height of 75 feet, propelling them into a 360-degree looping experience on two swinging ax pendulums. For thrill seekers, Canadian wonderland offers many promising rides that truly bang for the buck!

Those who are not fascinated by roller coasters can choose to try out various fun family rides. Antique Carousel, Speed City Raceway, Spinovat, and White Water Canyon are fun rides that the entire family can hop onto! Harry Potter fans must try the 4-D immersive ride - Wonder Mountain’s Guardian, which is absolutely fun and exciting! Among other fun family rides, Flying Canoes is worth a mention. This exciting ride allows riders to control their journey of flight in two-person canoes.

Kid Friendly Rides

Planet Snoopy and KidZville are the two special zones built especially for young children. These zones have oodles of fun activities to entertain the kiddos. Flying in Snoopy vs. Red Baron in Planet Snoopy and not too scary Ghoster Coaster are two of the most famous kids’ attractions in the amusement park. These rides ensure a happy and pleasurable time for children all day long.

Water Park Fun

Included in your ticket is admission to the 20- acre Splash Works Water Park! Step into a world of blue and waves and enjoy hours splashing in the waters in one of Canada’s largest wave pools. Black Hole and other exciting water slides like the Typhoon water slide with spinning funnels and thrilling turns are also worth trying. If you have young kids head to Splash Station - the children’s water play area that has kid-friendly slides and fun activities. Be sure to carry your swimwear along, as you cannot step into this part of the park in your daily wear.

Dinosaur’s Alive Again!

If time permits, be sure to visit Dinosaur’s Alive - a 7-acre park home for an additional nominal fee. This park has more than 40 dinosaurs that roar and move. This is a great place to explore and learn a few interesting facts for dino-loving children and adults.

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