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Things to do in Centre Island, Old Toronto

Top recommendations from locals

From sightseeing to hidden gems, find out what makes the city unique with the help of the locals who know it best.
Park
“The Toronto Islands are a chain of 15 small islands in Lake Ontario, south of mainland Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Comprising the only group of islands in the western part of Lake Ontario, the Toronto Islands are located just offshore from the city's downtown and provide shelter for Toronto Harbour. The islands are home to parkland, the Billy Bishop Toronto City Airport, several yacht clubs, Centreville Amusement Park, a residential area, and several beaches. The island community is considered to be the largest urban car-free community in North America, although some service vehicles are permitted. Access to the Islands is by ferry, including the City of Toronto ferries operating from Jack Layton Ferry Terminal at the foot of Bay Street, or by water taxis. The Islands is a popular recreation destination. Recreational bicyclists are accommodated on the ferries. Bicycles can be rented at Centre Island. Canoes, kayaks and paddle boats can also be rented on the island. A disc golf course exists on the island. The main beach is along the south shore and the beach on the west shore is clothing-optional.”
  • 470 locals recommend
Beach
“A nice island retreat from the city. There is a ferry at Jack Layton Ferry Terminal that you can take to get to the island.”
  • 133 locals recommend
Park
“Take the ferry to Toronto Islands, Stroll along the pathways on Wards Island. A great place to enjoy a bike ride. Centre Island amusement Park is open during the summer.”
  • 77 locals recommend
Nature
“Hanlan's Point Beach is a public beach situated on Hanlan's Point in the Toronto Islands near Toronto, Ontario on the shore of Lake Ontario. An amazing summer destination that is only a 20 min water taxi from Queens Quay and Spadina Avenue.”
  • 28 locals recommend
Office
“Porter Airport is a five minute walk from my location. Don't worry, the sounds of the planes do not disturb you. ”
  • 19 locals recommend
Theme Park
“A fun place to take the family. It is on the Toronto Islands, so you need to hop on a ferry to get there. There is a theme park with kids rides. (would say kids under 10 are best suited for this theme park)”
  • 13 locals recommend
Airport
“You are in luck if you are arriving or taking off from the Billy Bishop Airport which is only a 10 minute walk south-west away. You can see the planes arriving from the unit's window (but you won't hear it).”
  • 94 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Centre Island is the most popular of the islands, as it features a massive park with picnic areas, a beach, magnificent gardens, and an amusement park. It is best visited in the summer”
  • 5 locals recommend
Neighborhood
“Stroll among the eclectic artist's beach houses, on the little island streets where cars aren't allowed.”
  • 12 locals recommend
Boat or Ferry
“Beaches, an amusement park, food, hiking trails. Take the Ferry over, it's an amazing fun filled day. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Beach
“Centre Island is great to rent bikes and ride around, multiple beaches to discover. The view of the city there and back is amazing.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“The best beach in the city, and NO this isn't the nudie beach you've heard about.”
  • 3 locals recommend
Café
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“Quaint little spot for food and drinks on Ward Island. Food is mediocre but drinks are good . Come here in the summer ! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Route
“Go to Lakeshore which is a 5 minute walk from the building - gorgeous views of water and the Toronto skyline at night! Theres also some great bars/restaurants along lake shore!”
  • 4 locals recommend
Island
“Available seasonally, you have to take a water taxi or ferry from the harbourfront. One of the best parks in all of Ontario. I highly recommend it for a day trip. Beaches, food, and even the commute to get there all worth while.”
  • 4 locals recommend
Natural Feature
“Take the Ward's Island ferry to Ward's to see the island cottages, and have a quiet day at the beach. ”
  • 4 locals recommend

Top restaurants

Café
“Quaint little spot for food and drinks on Ward Island. Food is mediocre but drinks are good . Come here in the summer ! ”
  • 9 locals recommend
Café
“Great restaurant on Toronto Island with extensive menu and beautiful patio by the water”
  • 8 locals recommend

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