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Spring Escape: Discover Toronto Island Park!
spring escape discover toronto island park!

Spring Escape: Discover Toronto Island Park!

As spring approaches, it’s time to embrace the great outdoors, and what better way to do so than with a visit to Toronto Island Park? This picturesque destination, comprising Ward’s Island, Centre Island, and Hanlan’s Point, welcomes visitors from May to September, Monday to Friday, offering a serene escape from the city hustle. During the off-season, all park facilities are shut down except for the public washrooms.

Getting there

The Toronto Islands are only accessible by ferries. The Ferry Terminal, situated in downtown Toronto, is easily reachable. Three pedestrian ferries serve three distinct spots: Ward’s Island, Centre Island, and Hanlan’s Point. The ferry journey lasts around 15 minutes.

Tickets

Type of ticketCost
Adult (20 to 64)$9.11
Older Adults (65 and over)$5.86
Youth (15 to 19)$5.86
Junior (two to 14)$4.29
Infant (under two)Free

For frequent visitors, consider a monthly pass for added convenience.

Activities

Once there, immerse yourself in a variety of activities, including:

  • Bird watching
  • Boating
  • Camping
  • Fishing

Explore historic landmarks like the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse, Canada’s oldest standing lighthouse. Beaches, gardens, trails, and the Centre Island Pier await your discovery.

Attractions

  • Boathouse
Type of BoatMaximum Boat CapacityCost per hour
CanoeTwo adults or two adults with one child under the age of 12$30.00
Solo KayakOne adult$19.00
Tandem KayakTwo adults$38.00

Food and picnic areas

No need to worry about going hungry – the park offers various dining options, and picnic sites can be booked in advance from May to September. Groups can secure one site per event per day, with unbooked spots available on a first-come, first-served basis. Additionally, there are five fire pits on the Toronto Islands ready for reservation.

Plan your perfect outing at Toronto Island Park today! Visit here to book picnic sites and fire pits.

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