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Canoe Bus

Introducing the Canoe Bus: Your All-Inclusive Ticket to Exploration!
This summer and fall, take advantage of our brand-new Canoe Bus service, offering convenient coach rides from Toronto to Peterborough.

Whether you’re a museum buff, a canoeing enthusiast, or looking for a unique outing, the Canoe Bus makes it easy to embark on an unforgettable experience.

Your ticket includes:

  • A comfortable round-trip coach bus ride
  • Admission to the Canadian Canoe Museum
  • A day filled with adventure
The exterior of the white coach bus being used for the Canoe Bus service.
The interior of the 29 passenger coach bus being used for the Canoe Bus service.


Adults (18+)$50.00
Seniors (65+)$48.00
Youth (5-17)$45.00
Kids (0-4)$30.00
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The Canoe Bus will run on the following dates:

  • Saturday, August 3 (Civic Holiday weekend)
  • Wednesday, August 14
  • Saturday, August 31 (Labour Day weekend)
  • Saturday, September 14
  • Wednesday, September 18
  • Wednesday, September 25
  • Saturday, October 12 (Thanksgiving weekend)
  • Wednesday, October 16
  • Saturday, October 26


8:00 AM: Pick up outside the St. Clair station on Pleasant Boulevard in Toronto. Depart for Peterborough.
10:00 AM: Drop off at the entrance to The Canadian Canoe Museum.

10:00 AM3:00 PM: Explore our brand-new, state-of-the-art home on the water’s edge! Discover 6 exhibits in the Exhibition Hall where you can hear many different perspectives and find learning opportunities through informative panels and fun interactives and hands-on experiences. Peer into the Collection Hall through large windows and see 500+ watercraft, highlighting the breadth of the collection. Explore the 5-acre lakefront campus and get out on the water in a canoe or kayak. Enjoy lunch at the onsite Silver Bean Cafe and visit out store and grab a memento to remind you of your trip.

3:00 PM: Return to the bus and depart for Toronto.
5:00 PM: Drop back off on Pleasant Blvd.

Departure Times & Pick Up Location

The Canoe Bus will pick up and depart from Pleasant Boulevard, outside the St. Clair subway station in Toronto, ON at 8 AM. Look for The Canadian Canoe Museum’s logo on a coach bus to identify the Canoe Bus!

If you are driving to the Canoe Bus, there is a parking garage nearby located at 40 Pleasant Boulevard.

Cancellation Policy

Full refunds of deposits or other payments are possible for reservations if cancellation requests are made by email more than 25 days before departure. To cancel your ticket, please email [email protected] with the name(s) your ticket is purchased under.

Payments can be transferred to new dates if reservations are rebooked before the refund deadline.

When cancellation requests are made less than 25 days before departure, an administration fee of 50% of the total ticket fee will be retained.

Refunds will be made through our online reservation system and are applied to the same credit card that was used to secure the original booking. Please note that refunds may take several days to be processed.


Is the Canoe Bus fully accessible?

The Canoe Bus is unfortunately not fully accessible. There is space to store mobility aids beneath the bus, but no way to board the bus with mobility aids such as wheelchairs, and no accessible seats available on the bus. We hope to offer fully accessible options to our Canoe Bus program in the future.


If you have a question about the Canoe Bus program, please reach out to our team at [email protected]

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The Canadian Canoe Museum respectfully acknowledges that we are situated on the Treaty 20 Michi Saagiig territory and the traditional territory covered by the Williams Treaties First Nations. The Canadian Canoe Museum also recognizes the contributions of Indigenous Peoples including First Nations, Inuit and Métis, in shaping this community and country as a whole.

As an organization that stewards the world’s largest and most significant collection of canoes, kayaks & paddled watercraft, we will honour and share the cultural histories and stories within the collection in all that we do.

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2077 Ashburnham Dr
Peterborough, ON
K9L 1P8

Phone: 705-748-9153

Email: [email protected]


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