The Elora Gorge is the area's biggest year-round tourist attraction.



The Elora Gorge has quickly become one of Ontario's popular tourist destination for tubing, camping, zip lining, fishing, canoeing, or laying on the beach.  Surrounded by waterfalls, stone cliffs, and trails around every turn, Elora is a perfect choice for a family adventure or day trip with sight-seeing and fine dining.  The recent $120 million dollar renovations to the historic Elora Mill & Spa has put the area on the international stage.  From luxury fine dining to camping under the stars, you'll find no shortage of activities to satisfiy your adventurous side.  

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gorge  /ɡôrj/ noun

  1. a narrow valley between hills or mountains, typically with steep rocky walls and a stream running through it.
    synonyms: ravine, canyon, gully, defile, couloir; More

Elora Quick Facts & Links

  • 25km from Guelph | 1hr5min drive from YYZ

  • Limestone cliffs reaching 72 ft / 22m 

  • Formed by glacial waters from a previous ice age.

  • Camping, hiking trails, kayaking, tubing, zipline and ice climbing.

Elora Gorge Hours

HOURS: Open year-round from dawn to dusk.

CAMPING: May 1 to October 15 (book a campsite)

ADDRESS: 7400 Wellington County

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Welcome to the Elora Gorge

Elora, Ontario Canada | Township of Centre Wellington 


The Elora Gorge was carved away by melting glacial waters of a previous ice age.  At it's the highest point, the stone cliff walls reach 72 ft (22m) in height.  Elora is located 20 min north of from Guelph or one hour from Toronto is a popular year-round tourist attraction.


Elora Gorge Tubing

From white-water to a relaxing lazy ride the Elora Gorge is a great way to see one of Ontario's most popular tourist destinations.  Tubing is a fantastic way to explore Centre Wellington from the perspective of the Grand River.


To find out if Elora Gorge tubing is open please call 519-846-9742 option 1 

It's important to follow all safety guidelines provided by the Grand River Conservation Authority. 


Read Elora Gorge Safety Guidelines 



Image credit: Francine Pallister [CC BY-SA 3.0 (https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-sa/3.0) adjusted for brightness]

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