Free audio waterfront walking tour



    Explore Toronto's central waterfront in a whole new way!

    TORONTO, Aug. 28 /CNW/ - Looking for something to do this weekend?
Waterfront Toronto is teaming up with City Surf to offer free audio walking
tours of Toronto's central waterfront. Download the audio files and map from
the Waterfront Toronto website at www.waterfrontoronto.ca and head down to the
waterfront to start your tour. No MP3 player? Waterfront Toronto is offering
free MP3 rentals at its marketing kiosk next to the boardwalk at the Queen's
Quay Terminal building through Labour Day.
    With the revitalization of Toronto's waterfront well underway - this
interactive tour is a fun and educational way for visitors and residents to
learn all about the interesting history of the waterfront, the great existing
amenities and the exciting things to come!
    The tour begins at York Quay at the Queen's Quay Terminal building and
features 13 special sites, including the Power Plant heritage buildings, the
Music Gardens, Canada Malting Silos, Ireland Park and the Toronto ferry docks.
Equipped with a map and an MP3 player, listeners are able to pause or rewind
tour tracks to review information or to venture off to do some exploring of
their own.
    Waterfront Toronto partnered with City Surf to develop the tour. City
Surf is the premium developer of high quality MP3 audio walking experiences in
Canada. City Surf audio walking tours are full of rich, local knowledge and
offer a great way to quickly immerse yourself in a city's culture, and find
all of its hidden gems. Having created a number of audio tours around the city
including Yorkville, Chinatown and St. Lawrence Market, Waterfront Toronto is
excited to partner with City Surf to offer an innovative way to learn more
about the city's new blue edge.
    The Waterfront Toronto marketing kiosk is located at the southwest corner
of the Queen's Quay Terminal building and is open daily from 11:00 a.m. -
7:00 p.m. through Labour Day.

    Waterfront Toronto was established in 2001 by the Government of Canada,
the Province of Ontario and the City of Toronto to oversee and lead the
renewal of Toronto's central waterfront. For more information visit
www.waterfrontoronto.ca.





For further information:

For further information: Media Contact: Tanya Bevington, Waterfront
Toronto, (416) 214-1344 x 239, tbevington@waterfrontoronto.ca


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