Looking to explore local history, art, culture, and events? Driftscape is a free app for travellers and curious locals to discover hidden gems nearby! Wherever you are, your local guide Driftscape will put diverse perspectives from local experts at your fingertips.

You can browse places, events and audio tours not just in Toronto but around Ontario, now available in Augmented Reality (AR) mode. In addition to viewing content on a map and in a list, users will be able to access the new AR mode through their smartphone cameras, and see markers superimposed over the streetscape. These markers represent places of interest, events and tours from over 30 local organizations including Heritage Toronto, Toronto Public Library, The Distillery District, First Story, Canadian National Exhibition, Ottawa Museums and many more.

Explore and enjoy over 3000 points of interest, events and tours that highlight the rich culture and heritage of Canada through the Driftscape app.


Augmented Reality - Driftscape helps you explore local history, art, culture, and events in a new way with the launch of its AR mode.

Location-Aware - Driftscape helps you discover hidden gems, and things worth seeing in Toronto and beyond. New content can be revealed based on your location.

Tailored to your Interests - You can select what you’re interested in, and only see the content you’ve selected.

Notifications - You’ll be notified when something you’re interested in is nearby.

Audio & Video - Driftscape includes audio & video associated with specific stories and locations.

Social Media Sharing - Share what you discover on Facebook, Twitter or by email.

Map & List Mode - Navigate using the map, or see a list of things to explore in Toronto and beyond.

Searchable - All of the content on Driftscape is searchable - discover more!

Diversity of High-Quality Content - 30+ organizations are sharing stories on Driftscape already. Learn about historical places, culture, arts, and events in Toronto and Ontario from diverse local experts.

Stay tuned for more locations coming soon!

What’s New

Version 2.45

Minor bug fix to location-based feature notifications.


Driftscape Corp.
33.1 MB

Requires iOS 9.0 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.



Age Rating
Infrequent/Mild Mature/Suggestive Themes
Infrequent/Mild Sexual Content and Nudity
This app may use your location even when it isn't open, which can decrease battery life.


  • Family Sharing

    With Family Sharing set up, up to six family members can use this app.

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