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Winnipeg’s Best Attractions that Satisfy the Need for Speed

Assiniboia Downs

Watch the ponies run at the city’s only horse racing track, a fun outing for the entire family. Simulcast racing year-round. Live racing available.

Hours: Closes Sept 22. Call for schedule
Admission: Free
Location: 3975 Portage Ave at the Perimeter, 204-885-3330

Hy-Wire Zipline Adventures

Fast-paced action 150 feet above ground is sure to get the blood pumping. Hang around in the tree-tops then plunge into the forest via zipline. Please note that this can be a strenuous activity as walking up a number of hills is par for the course. For non-dare devils, play the new 9 hole mini golf course.

Hours: Advance reservation required for zipline. Call for details.
Admission: Adults $70, children (12 and under) $35.
Location: Approx. 1 hr, 30 min drive from Winnipeg. Manitou, Manitoba, 204-242-3396,

Grand Prix Amusements

This amusement park includes three tracks of go-carts as well as kiddie karts, Formula and Sprint Kars, mini-golf, batting cages, Battlezone, bumper cars, bumper boats and an

Hours: Open daily, weather permitting, until mid Oct. Call for hours.
Admission: Pay as you play.
Location: Hwy 1 E at Symington Rd, 204-254-3644

Thunder Rapids

A plethora of activities are available at this amusement park including a landscaped outdoor mini-golf, go-cart track—including a track for children as young as three, batting cages, arcades, and a jungle gym. Concessions on site.

Hours: Mon-Sat, 12 pm-8 pm, Sun 12 pm-6 pm. Weather permitting. Call for hours.
Admission: Pay as you play.
Location: 5058 Portage Ave, past the perimeter, 204-885-7223,