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Old Town Tours

19 Queen Street | Corks Wine Bar & Eatery, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
+1 888-492-3532
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Walking Tour of Niagara-on-the-Lake Historic District
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Niagara on the Lake's Original Walking Tour- It’s the best way to connect to and feel the heartbeat of our town!Explore the sites that echo with stories of the past, heroes and villains, revolution and war, slavery and freedom, arts and culture.Our local guides’ enthusiasm and knowledge will combine to inform and captivate you each step along the way. A ninety minute walking tour, visiting more than 20 sites.Rain or shine the pace of the walking tour is geared to the participants. Our tours are designed to explore the rich history of the people, places and events that have formed this unique part of Canada over hundreds of years. Our friendly and knowledgeable guides won't overload you with dates but will paint a picture of how the town developed and how it played a central role in the history of the country and it's relationship with our southern neighbour, the United States.
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19 Queen Street | Corks Wine Bar & Eatery, Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario L0S 1J0, Canada
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+1 888-492-3532

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Reviewed 27 June 2016

i booked and paid at the tourist bureau, then waited in front of the sign for 20 minutes before returning to the tourist bureau to learn that the leader had cancelled and would not give a tour the next day either Tours advertised promised a...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 28 June 2016

Dear Elizabeth, I'm terribly sorry that no one was there to meet you. We have been providing tours for over 6 years and this is only the second time this has happened in that period. Our protocol, if a guide is unavailable, is to call...More

Reviewed 28 May 2016

I bumped into Lilly sitting near the sign offering tours around NOTL. Since no one else turned up, it was like a private tour. She was very informative on the history of the town, with bits and pieces of social gossip of the last century...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2016

Hello Jyo, Thank you for joining me on the tour and taking the time to review it. Thank you too for your many kind about me as a guide. It was a pleasure meeting you and hearing about the other interesting places in the world...More

Reviewed 20 April 2016

This town of Niagara on the Lake is very quaint! So many shops and places to eat! I would suggest September or October to do the down town area! Parking on the street is limited, but you can find many a shady tree to park...More

Thank Susan P
Reviewed 31 December 2015

If visiting Niagara Falls then a short trip to Niagara-on-the-lake is a must, especially the Old Town Tour run by Lily Forsyth. This walking tour lasts about 1.5hrs and Lily is an amazing source of knowledge about the history of the town and also what...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 5 June 2016

Thank you so much for your kind review. I'm so glad to hear you kept exploring after our walk. Hope you'll be back to visit. Cheers, Lily

Reviewed 16 November 2015 via mobile

A beautiful town and this helps to explain so much of the stunning places you'll see. Lovely and fantastically preserved buildings and with the new things going up on board with the in keeping of the town's architecture. A lovely place to have a walk...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2015

So glad you enjoyed our town. Thank you for allowing us to introduce you it's history and people and then taking the time to write the review. We always appreciate it. Hope you'll visit again. Cheers, Lily

Reviewed 21 October 2015

We experienced the ghost walk on a dark and windy night in Niagara-on-the-Lake. The tour leader was very knowledgeable and passionate about the area, although we were concerned when she started off the tour by telling us that this was her least favourite tour and...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2015

Hi Barb, Thank you for taking the time to review the walk. It was freezing that night! I apologize about keeping the group out beyond your expectation. I'm sure that took out some of the fun. Our normal tour is 2 hours and somewhere along...More

Reviewed 13 October 2015

Lily did a wonderful job with our walking tour of NOTL! She is a very knowledgeable historian of the town. She called me and emailed me to be sure I understood the time and place to become part of the tour. Since it was our...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 22 October 2015

Thank you so much for your kind review. Feedback is always very much appreciated. Cheers, Lily

Reviewed 13 October 2015

We had a wonderfully informative tour by Lily. She was very knowledgeable about the history and surrounding area of Niagara-on-the-Lake and enthusiastically shared it with us. After our tour, we asked for a few recommendations for lunch, which she gave us a couple from which...More

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LilyF_Old_Town_Tours, Owner at Old Town Tours, responded to this reviewResponded 18 November 2015

Thank you for allowing us to introduce you to our town. We always appreciate our visitors taking the time to give us feedback so that we can give our visitors a great experience. Many thanks for taking the time to review our tour. Best regards,...More

Reviewed 8 September 2015

My wife and I decided at the last minute to sign up for the tour - got our tickets literally10 minutes before it started. As it turned out, it was well worth it - there was only one other couple with us, so it was...More

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Reviewed 7 September 2015

This tour was a last minute decision as we had some time to spare but turns out to be the best $20 each we ever spent. We were met by Lillian in front of Corks restaurant, she shared some much history about Niagara on the...More

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motyerf1960
Could we make a reservation for two on the afternoon or early evening of August 4th? What is the cost. Thank you
30 July 2015|
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Response from LilyF_Old_Town_Tours | Property representative |
I'm not sure if my original reply was logged so I'll thank you again for your interest in our tours and explain that I just received your request today. We only have 1 regularly scheduled tour at 10:30am though you can book... More
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AnnieBirdd
Hi Lily! We have 6 people who would love to take a tour with you on a weekday, if possible in about 2 weeks..... I can't seem to find a number or email address to contact you. Please contact me at anniebirdd at aol Thanks! Annie and Friends
15 July 2015|
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Response from LilyF_Old_Town_Tours | Property representative |
Hi Annie, Thank you for your interest in our tours. I tried to answer your email using info provided. I used both ca and com endings but it was undeliverable. If you look up Old Town Tours in Niagara on the Lake you will be... More
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