Wards Island dock will be undergoing repairs on September 28, 29 and 30, 2020.  During this time, buses will shuttle passengers from Ward’s Island to Hanlan’s Point, beginning at 6:30 a.m. and following the city-side ferry schedule. Ferry service to the City will run from Hanlan’s Point.

The maximum capacity for the shuttle bus is 15 passengers. Buses will be disinfected after each trip.

Visitors must buy tickets online and tickets are limited to 5,000 per day. Ferry service is operating at half capacity and on a reduced schedule. Expect lineups.

Using the Ferry

The busiest times to travel are:

  • between 9:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m from the City to Toronto Island Park
  • between 5:30 and 9 p.m. from Toronto Island Park to the City

Try to plan your trip outside the busiest times.

COVID-19 Guidelines and Procedures

  • The ferry service is operating at half capacity and with a reduced summer schedule. Expect line-ups
  • Passengers are required to wear masks or face coverings
  • Washrooms on the ferry are closed. Washrooms are open at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal and on Toronto Island Park
  • Visitors must buy tickets ahead of time. Tickets are only valid for the date selected at the time of purchase
  • Before using the ferry, every visitor must do the Ontario Ministry of Health self-assessment for COVID-19 Opens in new window and if they do not pass the assessment, they should not board the ferry

Ferries leave the city from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, located at the foot of Bay Street at Queens Quay. The ferry will run to Centre Island, Hanlan’s Point and Ward’s Island.

The All Ferry Schedule lists seasonal departure times.

Centre Island

Monday to Friday

Departs City Departs Centre Island
10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.

Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

Departs City Departs Centre Island
10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 2:30 p.m.
3:00 p.m. 3:30 p.m.
4:00 p.m. 4:30 p.m.
5:00 p.m. 5:30 p.m.
6:00 p.m. 6:30 p.m.
7:00 p.m. 7:30 p.m.
8:00 p.m. 8:30 p.m.
9:00 p.m. 9:30 p.m.
10:00 p.m. 10:15 p.m.

Hanlan’s Point

Monday to Friday

Departs City Departs Hanlan’s Point
6:30 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. 9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 2:15 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.

Saturday, Sunday and Holidays

Departs City Departs Hanlan’s Point
8:00 a.m. 8:15 a.m.
8:30 a.m. 8:45 a.m.
9:00 a.m. 9:30 a.m.
10:00 a.m. 10:30 a.m.
11:00 a.m. 11:30 a.m.
12:00 p.m. 12:30 p.m.
1:00 p.m. 1:30 p.m.
2:00 p.m. 2:15 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.
4:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. 5:45 p.m.

Ward’s Island

Departs City Departs Ward’s Island
6:30 a.m. 7:00 a.m.
7:30 a.m. 8:00 a.m.
8:30 a.m. 9:00 a.m.
9:30 a.m. 10:00 a.m.
10:30 a.m. 11:00 a.m.
11:30 a.m. 12:00 p.m.
12:30 p.m. 1:00 p.m.
1:30 p.m. 2:00 p.m.
2:30 p.m. 3:00 p.m.
3:30 p.m. 4:00 p.m.
4:30 p.m. 5:00 p.m.
5:30 p.m. 6:00 p.m.
6:30 p.m. 7:00 p.m.
7:30 p.m. 8:00 p.m.
8:30 p.m. 9:00 p.m.
9:30 p.m. 10:00 p.m.
10:30 p.m. 11:00 p.m.
11:30 p.m. 11:45 p.m.

Buy Tickets Online

Buy tickets online

We accept Visa, Mastercard and American Express!

  • Tickets must be used for the date selected.
  • Visa and Mastercard Debit Cards aren’t accepted at this time.

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
Centreville, Far Enough Farm and Toronto Island Camps are not operating until further notice. Franklin Children’s Garden is closed due to construction.

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!

The Boat House and Tram Tours are closed until further notice. Permitted activity is currently not allowed on the Island.

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 further notice.


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 further notice.


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.