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  • Address: Harbourfront
  • Admission: Ferry rides: C$6.50 round trip for adults

A quick ferry ride from the city center, the Toronto Islands are chain of small islands that offer a pleasant respite from the bustling city. Come here to soak up the sun, laze on the beaches, or take a peaceful bike ride.

One of the most popular Toronto Islands is Centreville, which is a favorite for visitors. The island includes a children's amusement park, tiny shops on a turn-of-the-20th-century Main Street, and the Far Enough Farm, where the kids can pet lambs, chicks, and other barnyard animals. Kids will love riding the old-fashioned carousel and the miniature railway. The other popular islands, more residential than Centreville, are Ward’s Island, Algonquin (Sunfish Island), and Olympic.

The Toronto Islands have several swimming beaches, including Centre Island Beach, Gibraltar Point Beach, Hanlan's Point Beach and Ward's Island Beach. The Islands also host a number of events, including the Olympic Island Festival, an annual rock concert.

Practical Info

The Toronto Islands are located just 10 minutes from downtown Toronto. The only way to get to the islands is by ferry or water taxi. Three public ferry routes provide links for passengers and service vehicles from the central Toronto waterfront to docks at Hanlan's Point, Centre Island Park and Ward's Island. The fourth public ferry service provides a vehicle and passenger connection from a dock at the foot of Bathurst Street to the airport.

Driving on the island is limited to service vehicles. However, bicycles are welcome on the ferries; you can also rent bikes on the islands.

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Toronto Dinner and Dance Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 5 Reviews

Enjoy a special dining experience on this Toronto dinner and dance cruise. As you travel along Toronto Harbour, grab a cocktail, soak in views of the city ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $76.01

Toronto Inner Harbour Evening Cruise

4 star rating: Recommended 10 Reviews

See the lights of Toronto on a one-hour evening sightseeing cruise on Toronto's Inner Harbour. While you cruise the Inner Harbour and its picturesque island ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 60 minutes (approx.)

From USD $20.31

Toronto Inner Harbour and Island Cruise

4.5 star rating: Recommended 26 Reviews

See a different side to Toronto when on a one-hour sightseeing cruise along Toronto's Inner Harbour. Accompanied by informative commentary on the city's past ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: Flexible

From USD $22.95

Toronto Islands Evening Bike Tour

5 star rating: Highly Recommended 3 Reviews

Explore Toronto by twilight and stop for dessert at an island cafe on this fun and easy after-dinner cycle tour. Discover the beauty of Toronto's harbor at ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 3 hours 30 minutes (approx.)

From USD $73.58

Special Event Summer Sail in Toronto

Enjoy a special evening on the water during one of Toronto's special summer events, such as Victoria Day, Canada Day or the summer solstice. Charter a luxury ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: Flexible

From USD $146.48

Toronto Pan Am Games Sailing Trip

This July, watch Toronto's Pan Am Games with a front row seat on the water. Enjoy a relaxing but exciting afternoon sailing on Lake Ontario aboard a beautiful ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 6 hours (approx.)

From USD $211.60

Sail the Toronto Islands and Lake Ontario

Sail along the Toronto waterfront on a luxurious 41-foot (12-meter) yacht with a small group (maximum 12 people). Take the helm and learn new skills or ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $111.51

Toronto Tall Ship Boat Cruise

This is your chance to experience Toronto's only tall ship boat cruise! Sail aboard the 'Tall Ship Kajama,' a traditional 165-foot, 3-masted schooner boat, and ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 2 hours (approx.)

From USD $19.50

Introduction to Stand Up Paddleboarding in Toronto

This class is specifically designed for those with little to no experience on the water and tends to be the best way to familiarize oneself with SUPing. Join ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 75 minutes (approx.)

From USD $32.56

Friday Night Wine and Cheese Sail in Toronto

Perfect for 'date night' or a fun evening out with friends or family, this Toronto cruise begins Fridays at 6pm and sets sail through the Toronto Island ...  Read more

Location: Toronto, Canada
Duration: 3 hours (approx.)

From USD $146.48

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