The Unbe-leaf-able Tour

🕒 Duration of Trip:

  • Toronto, Niagara Falls & Thousand Islands – 7 days / 6 Nights
  • 📅Date of next trip: Year-round, to be agreed with school individually
  • Registrations deadline: To be announced after an agreement has been settled on the travel dates
  • Payment deadline: To be announced after an agreement has been settled on the travel dates

If you are interested in joining this tour, please click on the button below and fill out the contact form. After submission, GreenContributor will get in touch with you to discuss a specific itinerary for your school and provide you with a quotation. You will receive the invoice and payment instructions after the final itinerary and its specific activities have been put together in consultation with your school.

For our other tours in North America, please see The Experienceship Program and The American Dream Tour.
For other tours, please check our continental page.

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In between the educational and environmental activities, the group will get to do sightseeing and visit touristic sites and attractions. Through this, students will get a taste of Canada’s culture, history and cuisine. More about what each of the cities have to offer in this respect, can be found below.

Toronto – the capital of the province of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada. It is a multicultural city, and the country’s financial and commercial centre. Enjoy this dynamic metropolis and its soaring skyscrapers. Go up the CN Tower and view the city from above!

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Ontario Science Museum
The Ontario Science Centre, located in Toronto, is a renowned institution dedicated to promoting science education and engagement. With its iconic modern architecture, the museum houses a diverse range of interactive exhibits and hands-on displays that cater to visitors of all ages. The center emphasizes a dynamic and immersive learning experience, allowing visitors to explore various scientific principles through engaging activities and demonstrations. Boasting a rich history since its opening in 1969, the Ontario Science Centre continues to be a hub for inspiring curiosity and fostering a deeper understanding of the natural world. Its commitment to innovation and education makes it a must-visit destination for those seeking a blend of entertainment and scientific exploration.
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Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada, situated in downtown Toronto, is a captivating underwater world that offers an immersive and educational experience. The aquarium features a stunning array of marine life, including colorful fish, mesmerizing jellyfish, and graceful rays, showcased in vibrant and thematic exhibits. One of its highlights is the mesmerizing Dangerous Lagoon, a moving walkway that allows visitors to stroll through an acrylic tunnel surrounded by sharks and other aquatic creatures. With interactive touch tanks, daily dive shows, and educational programs, the aquarium provides a hands-on and informative adventure for visitors of all ages. Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada stands as a testament to the beauty and diversity of the world’s oceans, making it a popular destination for both locals and tourists alike.
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CN Tower
The CN Tower, an iconic landmark in Toronto, Canada, stands as one of the world’s tallest free-standing structures and a symbol of Canadian pride. Soaring to a height of 553 meters, the tower offers breathtaking panoramic views of the city and Lake Ontario from its observation decks. Completed in 1976, it held the title of the world’s tallest freestanding structure until 2009. The CN Tower is not only an architectural marvel but also houses attractions such as the Glass Floor and EdgeWalk, where daring visitors can walk along an outdoor ledge high above the city. Its distinctive design and cultural significance make the CN Tower a must-visit destination for those exploring Toronto’s skyline.
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Casa Loma
Casa Loma, located in Toronto, is a majestic castle that stands as a testament to early 20th-century elegance and architectural grandeur. Constructed between 1911 and 1914, the castle boasts a unique blend of Gothic and European architectural styles, offering visitors a glimpse into the opulent life of its original owner, Sir Henry Pellatt. The castle’s sprawling grounds encompass lush gardens and secret passageways, adding to the enchanting atmosphere. With its stunning interiors, including ornate rooms, stately halls, and a beautifully decorated conservatory, Casa Loma provides a rich historical experience for guests. The castle’s panoramic views of Toronto from its towers and battlements further contribute to its allure as a popular cultural and historical attraction in the city.
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Royal Ontario Museum
The Royal Ontario Museum (ROM), situated in Toronto, is one of Canada’s premier museums and a significant cultural institution. Established in 1914, the museum is renowned for its diverse collection, spanning art, natural history, and world cultures. The striking architecture, featuring the iconic Michael Lee-Chin Crystal, has become a distinctive symbol of the city. Inside, visitors can explore exhibits ranging from dinosaur fossils and ancient civilizations to contemporary art and cultural artifacts. The ROM’s commitment to education and engagement makes it a dynamic space for learning and discovery, attracting both locals and tourists seeking a comprehensive exploration of human history and the natural world.

Niagara Falls – a group of three waterfalls, spanning the border between Ontario in Canada and the state of New York in the United States. Formed by the Niagara River, the combined falls have the highest flow rate of any waterfall in North America that has a vertical drop of more than 50 meters. You will be in awe of the power of water when visiting these magnificent creations of nature.

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Boat trip
Niagara Falls, a world-famous natural wonder, is located on the border between the United States and Canada. The falls comprise three distinctive cascades: Horseshoe Falls, American Falls, and Bridal Veil Falls. Horseshoe Falls, the largest and most iconic, straddles the border between Ontario, Canada, and New York, USA. The sheer power and majesty of the falls, with millions of gallons of water plunging over the cliffs each minute, create a mesmerizing spectacle. The surrounding area offers a range of attractions, including boat tours like the Maid of the Mist, observation decks, and vibrant tourist districts, making Niagara Falls a breathtaking destination for nature enthusiasts and travelers alike.

Thousand Islands – a group of more than 1800 islands in the St. Lawrence River, located along the border between the United States and Canada. It consists of more than 50 miles of waters and were once patrolled by pirates and bootleggers. In the late 19th century it served as a retreat for the elite, leaving elaborate island mansions. This has made the Thousand Islands a sightseer’s paradise for more than 150 years. Today the area is a popular destination for vacationers and a hub for authentic outdoor activities. Go cruising and tour aboard one of the guided boat trips and enjoy its serene bays and breathtaking beauty or visit one of the many parks that the islands are home to!

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Boat trip
The Thousand Islands, located on the border of the United States and Canada in the Saint Lawrence River, is an archipelago of stunning natural beauty. Comprising over 1,800 islands, the region is known for its lush landscapes, crystal-clear waters, and picturesque granite outcroppings. Visitors can explore this scenic paradise through boat tours, enjoying views of historic castles, charming cottages, and abundant wildlife. The islands offer a serene escape, providing opportunities for activities such as kayaking, hiking, and fishing. Whether cruising through narrow channels or relaxing on the shores, the Thousand Islands captivate with their tranquil atmosphere and breathtaking scenery, making it a must-visit destination for nature enthusiasts.

The group will stay in different hotels and hostels throughout the journey. Students will share a room, either sleeping in a single bed or sharing a double bed. Adults will also share rooms if necessary, but will all be assigned single beds. Everyone will be assigned rooms according to their gender.

Within Toronto we will travel mainly by public transport. It will be a mix of subway and tramway. To get to the Niagara Falls and Thousand Islands we will may take a charter bus or a 12 or 15 seater van, depending on availability, feasibility, accessibility and the final number of students who participate. Afterwards we will continue by boat.

Prices for this trip are starting from 750 USD per student. Please be aware that this is no fixed price. The exact costs for your itinerary depend on your group’s specific needs and wishes.

Included in the price for this tour are: accommodation bookings, airport transfers, public transport and charter bus tickets, boat trips to Thousand Islands and Niagara Falls, environmental and educational activities, excursions and workshops. Also included are sightseeing sites that are free of charge.

Not included in the price are: airfare tickets and baggage fees, food (delivery), visa, insurance, personal expenses such as phone charges and entry tickets to touristic highlights. Also not included are entry tickets to rides, games and other forms of entertainment or anything else not mentioned in the paragraph above or that is outside of the schedule and itinerary.

Extra: Students will have the opportunity to buy a VR headset with license at a discounted price.

After your school has received and agreed to our quotation, GreenContributor requires an advance payment of at least 300 USD per student to confirm your school’s participation. This payment is non-refundable but if your school chooses to participate in any other future Greencontributor tours, 150 USD can be deducted from the next advance payment (for the same amount of students that would participate initially) . The payment deadline will be announced after an agreement on the travel dates has been settled.