In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, there is no public ferry access to Toronto Island Park and all park facilities and public washrooms are closed. For Island residents using the ferry, there are new Federal regulations also limit the number of people who can board a ferry in order to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

Ferry service is for Ward’s Island is currently for residents only. The City looks forward to resuming ferry service for the public to Toronto Island Park as soon as it is safe to do so.

Ferry service is available for Ward’s Island residents only. All park facilities, and public washrooms, at Toronto Island Park are closed.

Ferry service is available for Ward’s Island residents only and the Off-Season Schedule is in operation.

Ferries leave the city from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, located at the foot of Bay Street at Queens Quay.

The following schedule is in effect and Toronto Island Park is in Off-Season. There is no ferry service to Centre Island or Hanlan’s Point.

Ward’s Island

Monday to Saturday

Departs City Departs Ward’s Island
6:35 a.m. 6:45 a.m.
7:00 a.m. 7:15 a.m.
7:30 a.m. 7:45 a.m.
8:00 a.m. 8:15 a.m.
8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m.
9:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.
Departures to Hanlan’s Point as required
10:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
Departures to Hanlan’s Point as required
11:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
Departures to Hanlan’s Point as required
12:30 p.m. 12:45 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 1:45 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 2:15 p.m.
2:30 p.m.
Doesn’t run Saturday
2:45 p.m.
Doesn’t run Saturday
3:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m.
4:00 p.m. 4:15 p.m.
4:45 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. 5:45 p.m.
6:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. 7:15 p.m.
8:00 p.m. 8:15 p.m.
9:00 p.m. 9:15 p.m.
10:00 p.m. 10:15 p.m.
11:00 p.m. 11:15 p.m.
11:30 p.m. 11:45 p.m.

Sunday & Holiday

Departs City Departs Ward’s Island
7:30 a.m. 7:45 a.m.
8:00 a.m. 8:15 a.m.
8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m.
9:00 a.m. 9:15 a.m.
10:00 a.m. 10:15 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 11:15 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 11:45 a.m.
12:30 p.m. 12:45 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 1:15 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 1:45 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 2:45 p.m.
3:00 p.m. 3:15 p.m.
3:30 p.m. 3:45 p.m.
4:00 p.m. 4:15 p.m.
4:45 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. 5:45 p.m.
6:15 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. 7:15 p.m.
8:00 p.m. 8:15 p.m.
9:00 p.m. 9:15 p.m.
10:00 p.m. 10:15 p.m.
11:00 p.m. 11:15 p.m.
Ferry service is available for Ward’s Island residents only and the Off-Season Schedule is in operation.

Buy Tickets Online – Recommended Method

Buy Ferry Tickets

We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express!

  • Print your ticket(s) before getting to the Ferry Docks
  • Online tickets can be used until December 31 of the year purchased. Tickets purchased in December can be used within one month of the time purchased.
  • Visa and Mastercard Debit Cards aren’t accepted at this time.

Buy Tickets In-Person

You can buy tickets at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal.
Please note: Buying advance tickets, either online or in-person, doesn’t guarantee priority boarding on any Ferry. No re-entry is permitted with advanced tickets.

Troubleshooting

Having issues with buying a ticket? Check out our troubleshooting guide.

Prices – Individual Tickets

Includes return trip. No refunds.

Type of ticket Cost
Adult $8.19
Youth (ages 15 to 19)
/Senior (over 65 with proof of age)
$5.37
Junior (ages 2 to 14) $3.95
Infant (under 2) Free

A discount of 10% is applied to the purchase of 10 or more prepaid passenger tickets when purchased online and/or at the ferry docks.

Prices – Monthly Passes

Monthly passes can only be bought at the Ferry Docks ticket booths.

Type of pass Cost
Adult Monthly Pass $104.03
Youth/Senior Monthly Pass $77.46
Junior Monthly Pass $52.01
All park facilities, and public washrooms, at Toronto Island Park are closed.

People going down the log flume ride at Centreville

Centreville Amusement Park

With over 30 rides and attractions and more than 14 food outlets, there’s something for everyone at Centreville.

Children posing with Franklin the Turtle

Franklin Children’s Garden

The garden is a hands-on learning environment that combines interactive features with recreational programming for children.

Two horses looking over a fence

Far Enough Farm

Meet ponies, rabbits, sheep, chickens, and other barnyard creatures at this free hobby and petting farm.

People playing in the water at one of the Island's beaches

Beaches & Splash Pads

Out of Toronto’s 11 swimming beaches, four are located on Toronto Island Park. Hanlan’s Point Park beach is the only City-owned beach with a clothing-optional area.

See our listing of splash pads, too!

Children running through the maze

William Meany Maze

This beautiful hedge maze on Centre Island park has 1,200 cedars planted in a winding design that recreates the original Toronto Island maze, a landmark built in 1967 to honour Canada’s centennial year.

The CN Tower peeking out from the tops of trees

Toronto Island Camps

Each Toronto Island camp will include nature and environmental studies, crafts, tram rides, the high ropes course, fishing and swimming. Learn more about camps.


A thumbnail image of the map
The Toronto Island Park Map, showing amenities.

And more…!

There’s so much to do on Toronto Island Park. Have a picnic, catch a fish, rent a bicycle, play frisbee golf and more! View our amenities map to find what you’re looking for!

Accommodations & Camping

Learn more about the privately operated Bed & Breakfasts on the Toronto Island Community website. Although there is no overnight camping allowed on Toronto Island Park, non-profit kid’s groups like Girl Guides or Boy Scouts can obtain a one-time permit for Snake Island.

Food & Drink

On Ward’s Island, visit the Rectory Café and The Island Café. Centre Island offers the Carousel Café, Toronto Island BBQ & Beer Co., and Centreville’s many food outlets! If you’re on the go, stop by the snack shop or beach bar.

See Useful Information to learn about catering and more.

Boating on the Toronto Islands

There’s no better way to explore the islands! Rent a boat from the Toronto Island Boat House, or bring your own. Don’t miss the Allan A. Lamport Regatta Course on Long Pond!

All park facilities, and public washrooms, at Toronto Island Park are closed.

The Boat House

Three people on the water in a canoe
One of the best ways to explore the shorelines and canals is by human-powered boats, which visitors can rent from The Boat House.
Type of Boat Maximum Boat Capacity 1 Hour 3 Hours
Canoe 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children $30 $75.50
Pedal Boat 2 adults and 1 children $30 $75.50
Solo Kayak 1 adult $19 $43
Tandem Kayak 2 adults $38 $99

Note: We only accept Credit and Debit cards for payment. Tax included.

Boat House Hours

Closed until 2020.


Tram Tours

A picture of the tram

Type of Ticket Price
Adult $10
Senior $7.25
Student $7.25
Child $5.50

Note: We only accept Credit and Debit cards for payment. Tax included.

Tram Hours

Closed until 2020.


Picnics, Fire Pits and Social Gatherings

If you’re planning to host a gathering of 25 or more people, you need to book the area. This booking will give reserve the picnic area. Otherwise, picnic spaces are first-come, first-serve.

See a list of all facilities, like number of water fountains and washrooms, for Hanlan’s Point, Centre Island and Ward’s Island.