The Distillery District is one of the most famous neighbourhoods in Toronto. Explore the legendary history of Canadian distilleries as you admire the area's turn-of-the-century architecture on this Segway tour.
Segway Tour of the Distillery District
Having met your guide at 30 Gristmill Lane, in the heart of the popular Toronto neighbourhood known as the Distillery District, you'll receive a brief lesson on how to safely ride a Segway. Pop on your helmet, and off you go!
How was alcohol distilled in this area of Toronto? Why did Canadian drinks become so famous? Why did the neighbourhood go into decline and what has caused its recent resurgence as a popular leisure centre in the city? The answers to all of these questions and more curious facts will be revealed to you by your knowledgeable guide as you ride around the historic area.
During your tour, you'll explore Distillery Lane, the district's most famous street. Learn fascinating anecdotes and discover the history of the former Gooderham & Worsts Distillery, once the largest distiller in Canada and instrumental in making the Canadian alcohol production industry so important.
Your tour will finish back at the original start point.
- You do not need to have a driving license or any special permit to be allowed to drive Segways.
- You must be at least 12 years old to ride a Segway, and children under 18 years old must be accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.
- Riders must weigh between 100 and 280 lbs (45 to 127kg).
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English language tour
Per personUS$ 33
The tour is exclusively in English.
English speaking guide with expert knowledge of Toronto history.
Segway for each tour participant.
When to book?
Book as soon as possible to guarantee availability, especially during public holidays and festivities.
You can book up to 3 days before (Toronto local time) if there are still places available.
Once your booking has been confirmed, you will receive an email containing your booking voucher. Please print it out or download on your smartphone/tablet to show on the day of the activity.
Frequently asked questions
Q - How to book?
A - To reserve the activity, choose the date and complete the form on this page. You will receive your confirmation immediately.
No (not suitable for people with reduced mobility).
30 Gristmill Lane.