Toronto Island

There are three main islands - Centre Island, Ward's Island and Muggs Island - just off Queens Quay Terminal that are easily accessible by ferry boats (Call 392-8193 for schedules) that run every 20 minutes. Day trippers can take their bikes, a picnic lunch, tennis rackets (there are public courts) and bathing suits (or not! There is now a city sanctioned nude beach on the north side of Centre Island). There are three yacht clubs on the islands, a children's park and zoo, beaches, parks, outdoor barbeques and quite a few little fast food
spots if you didn't pack a sandwich or two. There is also a small community of 275 permanent homes here that tolerates their day-guests with polite resignation. Just don't knock on their door to ask directions to the nude beach.

Only a 10-minute ferry ride from the foot of Yonge Street, the Toronto islands offer a panoramic view of the city skyline. Centre Island offers miles of parkland with beaches, barbecues and picnic tables, boat rentals, bicycle paths, a children's farm and even an amusement park.

The Toronto Ferry Docks is located at the foot of Bay Street and Queens Quay, just West of the Westin Harbour Castle Hotel.

Ferry Schedule
Spring April 13th, 2007 - May 25, 2007
Summer June 1st, 2007 - Sept 3rd, 2007
Spring Sept 4th, 2007 - Oct 10th, 2007
Spring Oct 11th, 2007 - April 12, 2008

Fares (Include Return)
Adults Studenta and Seniors
(under 19 with Student Card
and over 65)
(under 14)
$6 $3.5 $2.5 Free