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Centre Island

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #16 of 322 Attractions in Toronto
Type: Islands
Activities: Sailing, Picnicking
Description: Get away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto: ride a bike or take a turn on your blades on any of the many trails located on the island.
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Georgetown, Ontario
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15 reviews 15 reviews
6 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014 NEW

Centre Island is one of my favorite places to go. There are so many ways to get to the ferry that will take you to the Island. My favorite is to drive into Toronto with my bike and bike from where ever I decide to park. Having a bike on the Island is a bonus, but definitely not needed. I... More

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Bayville, New Jersey
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56 reviews 56 reviews
43 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2014 NEW

I'm really glad I went to visit Centre Island during my trip to Toronto. The ferry ride was quick, and provided nice views of the city during transit. The island itself is very nice, spacious, and wasn't crowded at all when I was there. I spent a lot of time looking at the great views of the city from the... More

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18 reviews 18 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 22, 2014

Great little amusement park and zoo for the kids. Totally in love with the island. Ferry line up is very long but the lines are not very organized. You should try walk up to the booth first before standing in the line. Some ticket booths don't even have a line..

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Toronto, ON
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52 reviews 52 reviews
16 attraction reviews
43 helpful votes 43 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2014

Every time I visit Centre Island I marvel at the green space both busy and quiet so close to downtown Toronto. There are many activities that can be tried or you can just go for a walk. There is of course the amusement park which although it can get very busy is lots of fun for younger children. Come early... More

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Jersey City, New Jersey
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2014

We walked on the boardwalk from Ward's island on the shore of Lake Ontario to Centre Island. Centre island is one of the most beautiful places we have been to. It has lush gardens and a small river running through it. Canoes, swan boats and kayaks can b rented.

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4 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

This is a beautiful part of downtown that is being run by idiot public servants of the City of Toronto.

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Toronto, Canada
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71 reviews 71 reviews
11 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2014

This is one of my favorite places in the world. I love taking the ferry and riding my bike from Centre island all the way to Ward island. There are amazing restaurants and greenery.

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New York
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

The views from Centre Island are amazing, but when we visited it in August 2014 the whole island was incredibly crowded and we had to stay in line to get a boat back to Toronto.

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Ribeira Grande, Portugal
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4 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

One of the best place to go with the family. Attractions for little ones and grown ups! A lot of fun mixed with relaxing time!

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Toronto, Canada
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35 reviews 35 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

You arrive there by the ferry. It departs each 15 minutes. Good place for a walk with kids or for bicycle ride. They also have an amusement part for kids.

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