Canada's Wonderland

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Canada's Wonderland is a 330-acre theme park located north of Toronto in Vaughan, Ontario, Canada. It is located at 9580 Jane Street (Jane and Major MacKenzie Drive). The park opened in 1981 as Canada's first major theme park. The former name was "Paramount Canada's Wonderland" until the park was sold to Cedar Fair in 2007. 3 million visitors pass through the park each year.


Park Hours

The park is open seasonally from May to October

August 2011 - 10am to 10pm September - Weekends only



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200 attractions including 60 thrill rides. The park has most roller coasters in a park outside of the United States with a total of 15.

Splash Works

Opened in 1992, Splash Works is a 81,000 m2 water park located within the park boundaries of the park.

List of roller coasters at Canada's Wonderland

Name Type Opening date
Backlot Stunt CoasterSteel launched roller coaster2005 on May 1
The BatSteel Shuttle roller coaster1987
BehemothSteel hypercoaster2008 on May 4
Dragon FireSteel roller coaster1981
Flight DeckSteel inverted roller coaster1995
The FlySteel Wild Mouse1999 on May 2
LeviathanSteel Giga Coaster2012 in May
Mighty Canadian MinebusterWooden roller coaster1981
SkyRiderSteel stand-up roller coaster1985
Thunder RunSteel powered coaster1986 on May 23
Time WarpSteel flying roller coaster2004
VortexSteel suspended roller coaster1991
Wild BeastWooden roller coaster1981
Ghoster Coaster Wooden roller coaster1981
Silver StreakSteel inverted roller coaster2001 on May 6
Taxi JamChildren\'s steel roller coaster1998

Getting There

Canada's Wonderland is on the east side of Highway 400 between Rutherford Road (Exit 33) and Major Mackenzie Drive (Exit 35), 13 km north of Highway 401, 6 km north of Highway 407 and 64 km south of Barrie.

Public transportation

Regular transit access is provided by York Region Transit (YRT), while GO Transit, Brampton Transit, and MiWay (formerly known as Mississauga Transit)

Toronto Transit Commission on behalf of York Region Transit: Toronto - Route 165 Weston Road North bus to York Mills subway station via Wilson subway station; both stations being on the Yonge–University–Spadina line.

Mississauga Transit: Route 88, express, non-stop trip to/from Canada's Wonderland, starting/ending at Mississauga's Square One Shopping Centre.

York Region Transit: Route 20 Jane-Concord provides service along the Jane Street corridor from York University to Teston Road. YRT Route 87 Langstaff-Maple and Route 4/4A Major Mackenzie serve the park from nearby stops on Jane Street or Major Mackenzie Drive.

GO Transit: Wonderland GO Bus Service (Route 60) from York Mills Bus Terminal and Yorkdale Bus Terminal.

Brampton Transit: Route 66 from Bramalea City Centre.


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