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Wards Island, Toronto

Categories: Islands, Nature & Parks
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4.7/5 based on 190+ reviews on the web
Venture off the beaten track to Wards Island, an untouristed neighbor of the other Toronto islands. You'll see charming residential cottages, secluded beaches, and an attractive waterfront. Bring a camera for the opportunity to capture some of Toronto's skyline from afar. The island cafe makes an ideal rest stop for weary feet, and serves a variety of meals, snacks, and refreshments. Make Wards Island part of your personalized Toronto itinerary using our Toronto travel itinerary maker.
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  • We travelled out on the boat to Wards Island, an old car type ferry, open deck and it was a nice day, took only 5-10 minutes and no issues. we paid 7CAD each which includes a return on any of the ferr...  read more »
  • Toronto Islands Ferries that arrive in about 10 minutes. Toronto City across the river is mentioned in magazines and television. The island is covered in green is our quiet atmosphere. As well as the route most flights, so stop by for a morning walk.
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  • Best way to enjoy this is to get a ferry from the waterfront and walk the length of all the islands. Allow 2 - 4 hours depending on your pace of walking. Each island has a ferry so make sure you get t...  read more »
  • Calm, relaxing and quiet. A great place to have a good time with friends (or with your partner), a great beach to walk, and a nice place to take photos.
  • Pretty busy on the later days and it's not very big. Nice sand and water though.
  • Relax and enjoy it. It's a playa and it's in Toronto. Forget all about downtowns and uptowns.
  • Ferry takes you there for free. Small but quiet beach. Good views of sailboats and distant trees.
  • Beautiful view of the city from here! Perfect place for taking pictures!
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