The Islands


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The Islands

The Toronto islands make for a wonderful getaway from the hustle and bustle of the city. Located only a short ferry ride away, the islands are a fantastic way to spend the day exploring the public art installations, bird watching, boating, camping and fishing. Centre Island is very family-friendly with its kid's entertainment areas and bike rental locations. Ward's Island is a great choice if you're looking to hike and enjoy nature. When you are done hiking the trails, check out the views of Lake Ontario, Tommy Thompson Park and Ward’s Island Beach from the boardwalk. Centre Island pier provides views of the islands, Tommy Thompson Park and Toronto’s city skyline. Seeing the Gibraltar Point Lighthouse is an absolute must.

Do & See

Toronto is a vibrant city that can be enjoyed anytime of year. In the colder months, there is plenty to see and do with the city's diverse arts and entertainment offerings. The warmer seasons provide the perfect opportunity to experience Toronto's beautiful parks and beaches. The island archipelago is just a short ferry ride away and makes for a great day trip.