Toronto Island Park, Toronto

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  • Address: Toronto, ON, Canada
  • Timings: 24-hrs Details
  • Phone: +1-4163928196
  • Time Required: 05:00 Hrs
  • Tags: Island, Park, View Point, Family And Kids, Picnic Spot
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About Toronto Island Park, Toronto

The charming island neighborhoods of this park are Toronto’s favourite summer hangout. There are three main islands - Ward’s, Center, and Hanlans - and eight smaller named ones, and even more unnamed ones. The views of Toronto’s skyline, the many picnic spots and lots of outdoor sports amenities (Volleyball, Softball, Swimming, Boating, Disc Golf, Trails) are all standard, but there is more. Here’s a quick breakdown of what the island has to offer:

  • Centreville Amusement Park: 30 rides and 14 eateries.
  • Franklin Children's Garden: An engaging storytelling themed nature discovery garden for kids.
  • Ward's Island: The cutest collection of English style island homes you ever saw, and you can rent them too.
  • Far Enough Farm: A year round petting zoo that is a major hit with the kids for its ponies and rabbits and sheep and other cute animals.
  • Hanlan's Point Beach: Clothing optional beach
  • Gibraltar Point lighthouse: An apparently haunted lighthouse from 1808.
  • There are 10 other swimming beaches, including a handful of Blue Flag certification.

Some outfits provide fun and themed tours of the islands that you might want to check out on the park websites. Also, visit the popular attractions in the city by following Toronto Itinerary 7 Days.

Toronto Island Park Opening and Closing Hours

  • Recommended timings are given based on the presumption that you’re at the island for a specific activity. To see everything will take you around three days.

How To reach Toronto Island Park by Public Transport

  • Take the ferry from Jack Layton Ferry Terminal on the Toronto waterfront to the docks at either Hanlan's Point, Centre Island Park or Ward's Island. Ferry hours change by seasons so remember to check the park or ferry provider website. You can buy return fare.

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Things to Know Before Visiting Toronto Island Park

  • 81.74% of people who visit Toronto include Toronto Island Park in their plan

  • 78.3% of people plan their visit to Toronto Island Park between 10 AM - 11 AM

  • People usually take around 5 Hrs to see Toronto Island Park

Tuesday, Saturday and Sunday

90.1% of people prefer to travel by car while visiting Toronto Island Park

People normally club together C N Tower and Ripley's Aquarium Of Canada while planning their visit to Toronto Island Park.

* The facts given above are based on traveler data on TripHobo and might vary from the actual figures

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