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Toronto’s Most Extreme Attraction Turns 40!

June 27, 2016 Destination North America No Comments Print Print Email Email

20f6ae2c-d2e9-4f46-8375-64bd0eaa440bThe adrenalin-pumping EdgeWalk at the CN Tower in the Canadian city of Toronto turns 40 on 26 June 2016. Holding the Guinness World Record for the “Highest External Walk on a Building”, EdgeWalk encircles the building a dizzy 356 metres above the ground. That’s 116 storeys!Thousands of thrill seekers from across the globe flock to this bucket-list attraction every year to strap on the safety cable and take the ultimate selfie, leaning backwards over the city with nothing but air and heart-stopping views of Lake Ontario below.

The 1.5 metre-wide ledge surrounding the top of the CN Tower is considered one of the world’s greatest man-made wonders and a ‘must-do’ Toronto tourist attraction.

Getting there: Air Canada flies daily from Sydney and Brisbane to Vancouver, connecting through to Toronto. For great travel deals to Ontario and Canada’s eastern provinces click HERE

Stay here: Join the hip and the famous at the chic Thompson boutique hotel. Try your luck at celebrity spotting in the roof-top lounge, if you can tear your eyes away from the stunning views of Lake Ontario and the city.

Eat here: Head upstairs at The Porch on Adelaide Street to enjoy a spectacular view of the Toronto skyline in the shadow of the CN Tower. Unwind with a patio beer before dinner, sip an ice cold margarita, or take in a breezy summer night with friends over delicious food.

Drink here: The Pilot’s ‘Flight Deck’ rooftop bar in Yorkville has become a Toronto institution since being named Canada’s Favourite Patio by readers of The Globe and Mail. Outdoor heaters and great cuisine guarantees an unforgettable night out.



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