The Best Guided ATV Tours In Ontario

Whether for a team-building exercise, family group adventure or a trip with friends, a guided ATV tour offers a fun challenge in Ontario's great outdoors.

Taking a guided ATV tour is the perfect way to get an idea of what this sport is all about. You get a hands-on experience with trained professionals on reliable equipment in settings that are quintessentially Ontario. 

Please note: These operations change all the time. Local by-laws can have a big effect what kind of tours are available. Always check with local authorities for current rules around on-road and off-road riding. Ride at your own risk and do not ride without your tour operators.

Here are some of the best places offering ATV tours in Ontario. If you know of a company that should be added to the list please let us know using the comments option at the bottom of the page. 

Northeastern Ontario

Heading out for a day with Marten River Lodge

Marten River Lodge ATV Tours, Marten River, ON
Bring your own ATV or use one of their fully automatic, 4-wheel drive late model Polaris machines complete with all the gear you'll need. The trails on this tour are an excellent example of what you'll find in Northeastern Ontario. Choose long winding roads through hundreds of miles of old logging roads and hydro lines or go deep into seldom-seen bogs, old-growth forests, or secluded lakes. 
Recommended Accommodations: Stay at the Marten River Lodge or Lake Herridge Lodge 

Horwood Lake Lodge, Timmins, ON
With access to six remote lakes teeming with Walleye, Northern Pike and Smallmouth Bass, this is a great option for anyone who wants to do some fishing. Bring your own ATV or ride in their 4x4 Polaris. A full day of riding through beautiful wilderness trails and roads starting at 9 am and finishing back at the lodge for a late dinner. Customize your trip to your needs. They'll even pack you a lunch! A limited number of trips are available each week so book early. 
Recommended Accommodations: Cabins at Horwood Lake Lodge

Mukwa ATV Adventures, Massey, ON
Located in Spanish, Ontario but fully mobile, Mukwa Adventures can take your group on adventures from Manitoulin Island and the Greater Sudbury region all the way up to Dubreuilville. They have access to over thousands of kilometres of trails in Northern Ontario while collaborating with amazing local lodges and resorts in the area for our clients to relax after a day out playing in the mud and digging up some trails! They provide all the safety gear, ATVs and training required. Male and female guides will lead you with all the equipment and expertise you need to have a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Recommended Accommodations: Cutler Lake Resort, Ritchie Falls Resort, Massey Motel

French River ATV Tours
Get off the beaten track and see the rugged scenery and wildlife of the French River up close. Whether you’re a beginner or an experienced rider, our professional guides are guaranteed to show you a good time. Fair warning: there will be mud, adrenaline and laughter! Perfect for family fun, corporate team building, bachelor and bachelorette weekends, and just about any event where you want to have fun!
Recommended Accommodations: Cottage and Campground Sites Available On-site

Algoma Country

Mountainview Lodge ATV and Sled Tours, Searchmont, ON
New on the scene, the Mountainview Lodge is set to become a favourite for anyone looking for a guided ATV or snowmobile tour. Spend a 4-hour or 8-hour day in the heart of maple country. Located on the beautiful Goulais River and only 30 minutes from the Michigan/Ontario border at Sault Ste. Marie. 
Recommended Accommodations: Mountainview Lodge 

Birch Lodge, Blind River, ON
Expert guides will take you into bush trails you won't find on maps to explore remote lakes with nice sandy beaches, very secluded areas and over logging roads, and to scenic outlooks. In the evening, sit around the campfire, relax and chat about your day's adventure before getting a good night's sleep in one of their 2 or 3-bedroom cottages on the quiet shores of Granary Lake.
Recommended Accommodations: Birch Lodge

Mukwa ATV Adventures, Spanish, ON
Located in Spanish, Ontario but fully mobile, Mukwa Adventures can take your group on adventures from Manitoulin Island and the Greater Sudbury region all the way up to Dubreuilville. They have access to over thousands of kilometres of trails in Northern Ontario while collaborating with amazing local lodges and resorts in the area for our clients to relax after a day out playing in the mud and digging up some trails! They provide all the safety gear, ATVs and training required. Male and female guides will lead you with all the equipment and expertise you need to have a once-in-a-lifetime adventure.
Recommended Accommodations: Waterfalls Lodge, Brennan Harbour, Dunlop Lake Lodge

The Great Canadian Wilderness

Muskoka Stay 'n' Play, Bala, ON
Offering 2- and 3-hour guided side by side (UTV) tours starting in Bala. Tours depart at approximately 10 am and 2 pm daily although these times may vary depending on bookings. Tours include tour guide, lesson, machine, fuel, helmets, snacks and beverages.
Recommended Accommodations: JW Marriot The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

Redline Outdoors, Gravenhurst, ON 
This is the ideal place to go to get safety training on ATVs and UTVs. Make your way through thick forest of pine lake rivers and ongoing outcrops of rock, mudholes, and the natural wonders of the Muskoka area. Providing ATV rentals by the day, week, or month, rider training, and ATV/Camping and ATV/fishing packages all within an hour's drive from Toronto! They can travel to other locations for safety training courses for large groups. Contact them for more information.
Recommended Accommodations: Bayview Wildwood Resort

Fall touring with Bear Claw Tours

Bear Claw Tours, Seguin, ON 
Just 7 kilometres east of Parry Sound you'll find Georgian Bay's Ultimate Adventure at Bear Claw Tours. Providing all the equipment needed for first-timers, groups or experienced riders looking to explore the 1,000-acre private trail all at competitive rates.
Recommended Accommodations: Grand Tappattoo Resort

Top of the Mountain ATV Tours, Madawaska, ON
Located just east of Algonquin Park and recently purchased by Back Country Tours, this facility is being revamped to make it the ideal ATV guided tour destination for visitors from the Ottawa Valley. Great for individuals, groups of friends, family outings or team-building getaways for company employees. Everyone gets their own ATV to ride and a lesson on how to run the machines. If you already have an ATV bring it and enjoy the challenging and exciting trails.
Recommended Accommodations: Madawaska Lodge

Tour Muskoka, MacTier, ON
Explore the stunning scenic landscapes of Muskoka on hundreds of kilometres of undisturbed natural forest trails. Tour Muskoka can take you out for half- or full-day guided tours on 2018 CFMOTO Side by Sides, more comfortable than an ATV but still with excellent handling capabilities for all levels of experience. Instruction and training are provided prior to setting out on your 3- to 4-hour tour. All the necessary equipment, as well as refreshments and snacks, are provided.
Recommended Accommodations: JW Marriot The Rosseau Muskoka Resort & Spa

Ontario's Highlands

Tom Irwin Adventure Tours, Calabogie, ON
Former racer Tom Irwin isn't showing any sign of slowing down. If you're looking for a guided ATV, Side by Side, or UTV (six-seater) tour in the Ottawa Valley, he's the guy to turn to. His guides offer half- and full-day outings in the Madawaska Valley, but each tour is adjusted to meet the customer's abilities. You also have the option to bring your own bike—check out the specials and book an adventure!

Good times at South River's Outdoor Adventures

Outdoor Adventures, South River, ON
Located just west of Algonquin Park, Outdoor Adventures ATV offers a range of packages for riders of all skill levels—no experience needed! Climb in the driver's seat of a new Yamaha 2021 Kodiak or 2021 CFMoto 500 2-up ATV and embark on the adventure of a lifetime. Privately owned and operated, the guides are highly experienced and certified in First Aid/CPR. With RV accommodations onsite, this is a great choice for families or groups of any kind looking for some serious outdoor fun while in the area.

Valley Adventure Tours, Barry’s Bay, ON
An excellent option in the ATV playground east of Algonquin Park, Valley Adventure Tours keeps their groups small to make sure everyone has a more personal experience. After a comprehensive safety orientation, your guide will escort you deep into the beautiful Madawaska Valley in and around Barry's Bay Ontario. As the tour unfolds you will encounter, peaceful secluded forests, muddy water crossings, climb to the top of the Canadian Shield, experience breathtaking views, and visit some of the most stunning & remote lakes in the area (bring your bathing suit and enjoy a swim with an entire lake to yourself). They offer weekend tours and weekday specials.
Recommended Accommodations: Spectacle Lake Lodge

Thrill Seeker ATV Tours, Marmora, ON
One of the “must-do” things in Canada, this is eastern Ontario’s ultimate adventure. Book a half-day adventure for yourself or some buddies, or even family. Professional guides, and beautiful trails make lifelong memories. No riding experience required. They provide all the gear. You’ll get full safety and operational instructions before the tour, and you’ll be out there with experienced guides.

Bruce Grey Simcoe

ATV Adventure Tours, Blue Mountain, ON
Located on top of Blue Mountain and operating year-round, this is the best opportunity to experience the beauty and thrills of ATVing through the rugged terrain of Central Ontario. Including great packages for families, paintballing, and camping. 
Recommended Accommodations: Blue Mountain Resort

About Mike Jacobs

Mike is an avid Northern traveller, having spent years traversing its backroads, and visiting its remote lodges and fun cities by car, RV, motorcycle, and boat. There's always something new to discover in the North and Mike never shies away from the next great adventure. Mike is the chairman of the board for the Tourism Technology Company.

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