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“Great place for a picknick or just a stroll”
Review of Centre Island

Centre Island
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$22.99*
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Toronto Inner Harbour and Island Cruise
Ranked #13 of 526 things to do in Toronto
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Owner 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.
Reviewed December 30, 2012

It is a great way to get away from the city for a day. First of all it is nice to be on the ferry and see the city from the water. The Island itself has lots of walkways or you can just walk on the grass. There is a kiddie amusement area and an area with farm animals. You can also rent bicycles if you want to explore. The three islands are connected with bridges and you can take the ferry back from any of them. On Centre Island there is a wide landscaped avenue right across the island to the beach area. At the ferry docks there is a restaurant. I like to sit there until dark and see the city all lit up and then get on the ferry. This is the BEST view of the city.

Thank mississauga10_10
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Reviewed December 21, 2012

Take a ferry from Harbourfront Centre and get to the island whitin about 10-15 minutes...Its a giant park where you can walk, bike ride, picnic, etc. There is also a mini amusement park for the little ones and a mini zoo full of farm animals. Dogs are allowed on the ferry and in the park! But not in the zoo...

Thank Nadia G
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Reviewed October 20, 2012

I've been going to Centre Island almost all of my life. Although one can go in the winter this is definitely a summer time activity. If you've never been to the Island's (there are more than one...they're attached), it's a great break from the hectic city.

Thank westerner1
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Reviewed October 10, 2012

Toronto Islands are a lovely green break from the big citys concrete, noise and crowds.

Centre Island has both green parks, fountains and an amusement park. And several places to eat. The amusementpark is only open in the summertime.
Do not forget to find a vantage point and see the beautiful skyline of Toronto.

If you need to get further away, and find some peace and quiet, go to one of the other islands.
Bicycles can be rented. There are some good beaches in the summer.
Be sure to get a map of the islands.
Of cause it's best to visit the islands during a warm summers day.

There may be some very long queues to get to and from the islands.
Sailing time is very short 10-15 minutes.

Visiting the islands costs the ferryticket of cause. You don't need a returnticket. Just line up and go back when you have to. Having pre-paid tickets can be a good idear, so you dont have to stand i line for long.
When having paid the ticket, remember to get in line for the right ferry. There are 3 ferrys going to 3 different points ob the islands.

Visiting the amusementpark of cause cost money.

Thank beo75
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Reviewed September 30, 2012

the boat ride on the ferry is lovely and then the day on the island is great as well. There are rides, shops to visit, a great place to have a picnic, and just relax and enjoy the view, great picture taking place as well.

Thank Lee273
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