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With over 68 rides including 15 roller coasters, Canada's Wonderland is Canada's most prominent theme park. Canada's Wonderland is also North America's most visited seasonal theme park, attracting tourists and locals alike. The park was opened in 1981, sold to Paramount Parks in 1994, and purchased by Cedar Fair, its current owner, in 2007. For more information call (905) 832-7000, or check out the website at www.canadaswonderland.com.
What's new for 2011?
Canada's Wonderland is celebrating its 30th birthday this summer. To celebrate this milestone, Starlight Spectacular, an all-new sound and lights night show, will be playing at Wonder Mountain on select summer nights.
Along with several other Cedar Fair properties, Canada's Wonderland is introducing WindSeeker for the 2011 season. Windseeker is a 30-storey swing ride that spins guests at speeds of up to 50 kilometers per hour. At 301 feet, the attraction will be the park's tallest.
How do you get to Canada's Wonderland?
Canada's Wonderland is located alongside Highway 400, about 20 minutes North of Downtown Toronto. To get to Canada's Wonderland, take Highway 400 to the Rutherford Road exit and the main entrance to the park is East of Highway 400, just North of Rutherford Road.
When is the best time to visit?
Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays during the Summer, and Sundays during spring and fall.
How do I get tickets to Canada's Wonderland?
Tickets are avilable through Ticketmaster, online at http://www.canadaswonderland.com, at the park, or through many corporate partners.
Where can I find discounted tickets for the 2011 season?
Red Flag Deals, an online Canadian bargain site, has various deals with corporate partners and specialty days listed here. Simply copy and paste the desired code into the "Corporate Partners" box on the online tickets order form page when ordering, then print the tickets at home or have them delivered for a small fee. Alternatively, Wonderland has discounted tickets on their website for both season passes and general admission.
Plan your day at Canada's Wonderland
Come early to avoid rides with long queue waits, like Behemoth. Come with comfortable clothing as you would with any park. Bring lots of water. Remember that they do not allow aluminum cans in the park. -- Last edited by Joshua Counsil on April 4, 2011
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