About Canada’s Wonderland, Ontario, Canada
Opened in 1981, Canada’s Wonderland is the largest theme park in Canada.
Spread over 330-acres, Canada’s Wonderland is home to more than 200 attractions, 70 rides including 16 rollercoasters, and Splash Works, a 20-acre water park. Canada’s Wonderland features North America’s largest variety of coasters including Canada’s tallest and fastest coaster – Leviathan, Canada’s longest wooden coaster – Mighty Canadian Minebuster, Canada’s first inverted coaster – Flight Deck and all-new world record breaking dive coaster, Yukon Striker.
What to do at Canada’s Wonderland?
Attractions & Things to do
It’s really no wonder that Canada’s Wonderland is Canada’s premiere amusement park. It’s where families come to spend quality time with each other and their good friends, g-forces. Canada’s Wonderland is the home to the most exhilarating collection of rides, roller coasters and water park fun in Canada!
For those who love water parks, head to Splash Works, home to Canada’s Largest Outdoor Wave pool, the Whitewater Bay and other thrilling water slides and rides.
Be a palaeontologist, dig for fossils at the dig site, see more than 40 moving and practically breathing life-sized dinosaurs, and enjoy a unique learning experience.
For young kids, there are kids themed rides, carrousels, mazes, character meet-and-greets, Dinosaur’s Alive, and live entertainment!
Celebrate Canada Day, Victoria Day, and Labour Day weekend with some of the best fireworks in the Toronto area.
New To Canada’s Wonderland in 2019!
Get ready; the 2019 season is packed with thrills, live entertainment and plenty of family fun. Join us at the Park and take a ride on the all-new world record breaking dive coaster, Yukon Striker!
The Yukon Striker is the fastest, longest, and tallest dive coaster in the world! This exhilarating ride begins with an epic journey above the park’s skyline where you’ll hang over a 90-degree drop for three breathtaking seconds, staring 245 feet down into an underwater tunnel. Then suddenly you dive, reaching speeds of 130km/h and soaring through four dynamic inversions, including a complete 360-degree loop – the only one of its kind for a dive coaster. Be prepared for the ride of a lifetime!
Canada’s Wonderland will be magically transformed into a winter Wonderland full of enchantment and holiday cheer! Become immersed in the season’s spirit with spectacular holiday lights and décor, world-class live entertainment, savory treats and fanciful experiences. Join us as we spread Christmas cheer with the sounds of the season, millions of lights along the midways, ice skating on Snowflake Lake, and so much more. It’s sure to be a holly-jolly season.
Event Highlights include:
Celebration Canada: Kick off a month-long birthday celebration starting June 29, 2019 which
features a spectacular fireworks display on July 1, Tundra: A Cirque Experience, Flying Frontenacs, live music, authentic Canadian food, street performers and more!
Food & Street Festivals: Treat your taste buds to the new Taste of Mexico festival, along with some crowd favourites including Brew & BBQ, Taste of Greece, Taste of Italy and Oktoberfest. Each event features delicious specialty foods, live music and entertainment.
Fun and interactive kids’ entertainment: This summer, family-favourite KidZfest is back and bigger than ever! This year, enjoy street performers, the ultimate Foam Pit, as well as, special visits from your favourite television characters including Thomas & Friends, Toopy & Binoo, ALVINNN!!! and The Chipmunks, Bob the Builder, Paw Patrol, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Dora the Explorer, and MARVEL© Superheroes!
Shows and Performances Awe-inspiring, internationally-renowned acts: Get ready to be amazed by Woof Jocks, the Ultimate Thrills Circus, and the Chinese Acrobats.
When to visit Canada’s Wonderland?
Canada’s Wonderland Hours
Seasonal: From May to October.
Daily from May to Labour Day.
Weekends in September and October until October.
Gates open at 10 a.m. daily and closing times vary. Please check their website for a detailed operating schedule.
Summer until Labour Day Weekend Sunday : 10:00 AM – 10:00 PM
From Labour Day & Weekends in September: 10:00 AM – 08:00 PM
In october: 10:00 AM – 05:00 PM
Splash Works is open weekends starting last weekend of May to Labour Day.
Time required to visit: At least half a day. Plan for the whole day or more!
How much to visit Canada’s Wonderland?
Canada’s Wonderland Tickets
Tickets start from $39.99 online for the day. Buy Online.
After 4:00 PM–$29.99
More at the gate.
For unlimited access to the park, Splash Works, live shows and events, Season Passes are available online for as low as $89.99.
Coupons & Discounts:
Costco.ca has discounted tickets available for its members.
You can exchange Airmiles for admission.
CAA Members save over $20 on the Canada’s Wonderland Front Gate price.
Attractions Ontario Coupon– $8.00 off from general admission.
How to get to Canada’s Wonderland?
Canada’s Wonderland Directions & Parking
Canada’s Wonderland is located in Vaughan, ON, just north of the City of Toronto off Highway ON-400.
Exit at Rutherford Road (Exit 33).
Physical Address: 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan, ON L6A 1S6
Public transit accessible.
Parking: $22 for Regular Parking and $30 for Premium Parking Online.
What about Amenities & Accessibility at Canada’s Wonderland?
Wheelchair accessible and family friendly.
Strollers, Wheelchairs, Lockers available for renting.
Dining options: Various options available. Single Meal Deal, All Day Dining Plan, All Season Dining.
Hotels Accommodation – See here for preferred hotels.
Water Park – Proper swimwear is required. – See here for Water park rules.