The second largest country in the world Canada has an astonishing diversity of awe inspiring landscapes, including cloud topped mountains, seemingly endless forests and remote beaches. Pick from a range of locations to base your tour including Toronto, Ottawa, Algonquin, Niagara, or Vancouver. Each offers its own unique experience, or you can combine several into your trip.
Vancouver is a stunning city situated on Canada’s West Coast, it’s tall glass skyscrapers are framed by snow topped mountains. You would be pushed to find such a diversity in terrains as these white tipped mountains are just a 30 minute drive away, while the city itself has lush sandy beaches. You can also hike the forest trails, kayak the rivers or explore the seas and go whale watching. If these activates aren’t enough then explore this amazing city to take advantage of the amazing variety in culinary delights on offer, explore festivals, theatrical events, listen to live music, enjoy waterfront Shakespeare shows and admire an array of public art on display.
Toronto is Canada’s largest city, and is often referred to as the world’s most multicultural city with over 140 languages being spoken. Vibrant and full of life this huge metropolis is packed full of wondrous sights and sounds, including the famous CN Tower. Standing at 351m it is one of the world’s tallest manmade structures and dominates the cities sky line.
Rugby in Canada has seen phenomenal growth in recent years. While their men have only recently broken into the world’s top 20, the Women are currently ranked second. The Women’s 7s team recently overcame Great Britain to win the Bronze at the Rio 2016 Olympics. This success has filtered down into their grassroots and school sides resulting in some challenging fixtures.
Netball is growing in popularity with schools and clubs playing throughout Canada. Their national team continue to develop and progress. Currently sat at 18th in the world, their peak has seen them ranked 6th. This has aided the expansion of netball, and means we are sure to find the perfect fixtures during your tour.
Football is the most popular game in Canada with over two and a half registered players. While their national teams have never made a huge impact on the world stage Canada offers you some brilliant fixtures at a school level.
Excursion Spotlight: Canada is full of amazing sights like Whale watching in Vancouver, climbing the CN Tower in Toronto and the Maid of the Mist in Niagara. During their recent school rugby tour Amman Valley School recommended going to watch a live baseball match. They saw the Toronto Blue Jays with a huge crowd of over 20,000 people! It was an unforgettable experience for the boys.