Elora Quarry

Elora Quarry

in Partnership with Grand River Conservation Authority

Take a dip at this scenic limestone quarry encircled by sheer cliffs up to 12 metres (40 feet) high. The tree-covered conservation area has places to picnic and enjoy nature.

120 km From toronto
1.5 hours
school bus

Ticket Prices

  • Regular rate$65
  • Students / Seniors $59
  • Children$33
  • Regular rate$42
  • Students / Seniors$38
  • Children$21

Transportation and Quarry entrance fees for 10am - 2pm time slot are included.

Stops in Elora Quarry


Elora Quarry

One of our newest day trip destinations from Toronto with guaranteed admission into Elora Quarry for the 10am - 2pm time slot. From swimming in the limestone quarry to grabbing a bite and exploring Town, this is a jam-packed day trip of fun!

Estimated Arrival
09:30 AM

02:00 PM

Town of Elora (LCBO parking)

Town of Elora is perched on the edge of a spectacular gorge and along the banks of the Grand River. Restaurants, cafes, art galleries and boutiques line the main street. Elora Gorge Conservation Area is located about 30 min away by foot. The bus stops at LCBO parking lot located at 23 Metcalfe St

Estimated Arrival
02:15 PM

05:30 PM

Pickup Locations In Toronto

34 Asquith Ave (Yonge-Bloor)

34 Asquith is located about 100 meters from Bloor-Yonge subway entrance (Yonge Street Entrance).

08:00 AM

Estimated Return
06:30 PM

Frequently Asked Questions

Do I need to pay for park admission?

No, your Parkbus ticket includes your Elora Quarry park admission for the 10am - 2pm time slot only.

Can I bring pool noodles or water toys with me?

Yes, you can bring pool noodles or small water toys. Kayaks, canoes, paddleboards, large rafts, and boat-style inflatables are not permitted at Elora Quarry. Please note, if you are trying to bring an inflatable water toy, it must be deflated for the bus ride. There is no room for fully inflated water toys on the school bus, you will be asked to leave it behind or deflate it before getting on the bus. .

Are there any places to buy food?

There are no places to buy any food/drink once inside Elora Quarry conservation area, so please come prepared with snacks and water. You will be able to eat and spend time exploring after 2pm in the Town of Elora, which offers plenty of food options.

Can I bring pets on the bus?

Unfortunately pets are not allowed on this route (unless they are certified service animals).

Is there bathroom on board? Do you make a stop on the way?

There are no bathrooms on board the school buses we use for day trips.

Is this a guided trip?

No, this is not a group trip, and what you do once you get off the bus is completely up to you. Please make sure to review all park information prior to your trip and keep track of time so that you don't miss the return bus.

For more information please visit the Grand River Conservation Authority website .