General Information

Food and Drink

For catering, contact Centreville Amusements and Catering. The consumption of alcoholic beverages is not allowed on the Toronto Island Park. For “special occasion permits” contact Centre Island Food Services.

You can purchase and consume alcohol at any licensed restaurant on the Island and at the Centreville Amusement Park.

First Aid/Lost Children/Lost Parent Station/Lost and Found

  • Located on Centre Island near the ferry dock
  • Open May to September from 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Public Phones

Public phones are available on Centre Island, Hanlan’s Point and Ward’s Island.

Accessibility

The ferry service, including ticket booths washrooms and waiting shelters, is wheelchair accessible.

Vehicle Transportation to the Island

Only emergency and commercial service vehicles that are properly identified are issued a vehicle permit and allowed passage to the Toronto Islands. Learn more about vehicle transportation to the Island.

Other Facilities

In addition to the facilities already listed, the Toronto Islands are home to:

  • Toronto Islands Natural Science School, operated by the Toronto District School Board (TDSB)
  • Avenue of the Islands Gardens
  • The Island Church (non-denominational)
  • Serviced public boat moorings (48-hour limit) on Hanlan’s Point & Centre Island
  • Island Yacht Club on Mugg’s Island (private)
  • Toronto Islands Marina on Centre Island
  • Royal Canadian Yacht Club on Centre Island (private)
  • Queen City Yacht Club on Ward’s Island (private)

Buying Ferry Tickets

If you need help with your online ferry ticket order or have issues finding your confirmation email, contact Client Services at 416-396-7378, Monday to Friday from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., or email pfrcustomerservice@toronto.ca. Have ready:

  • date and time of purchase or the order number
  • the email account used for the purchase
  • the first and last four digits of your credit card

Using the ferry

A ferry ticket can be used at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal city-side or at any dock on the Toronto Island. Boarding occurs on a first-come, first-served basis.

Proof of age will be requested at the ferry docks for students (aged 15 to 19) and seniors (aged 65 years and older) when the ticket is presented for scanning.

Refunds

There is a no refund policy, in accordance with City of Toronto bylaws. Online tickets are transferable.

Monthly Passes

Monthly passes can only be purchased at the Ferry Docks Booth 1.