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Centre Island

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Address: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Get away from the hustle and bustle of downtown Toronto: ride a bike or...

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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Centre Island- on a nice day a great way to spend a day taking the Ferry ride to the island.

Toronto Island is a lovely way to spend a day, with or without children. At the foot of Bay Street .You buy return tickets there. In the summer they have rides for children... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Toronto Island is a lovely way to spend a day, with or without children. At the foot of Bay Street .You buy return tickets there. In the summer they have rides for children, Food kiosks available, beach for sunbathing.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We truly enjoy the ferry ride to Center Island. Once there we begin to enjoy the beautiful gardens and interesting activities offered to all visitors no matter their ages. Childrens rides, qiet strolls in the park and all sorts of foods to enjoy.

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Hamilton
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

I have always loved Centre Island, from the boat ride over to the attractions & rides....the food, swimming & bike rides ....love walking always lots to do.....the one downfall is the price of food.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We always start to plan our summer with deciding when we will visit Toronto Island. We have gone every year since was my daughter was 2. She specifically loves Centreville. I would recommend a weekday so it's less busy. The rides are great for all ages. You have the wonderful start by taking the ferry across which provides you with... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

This is always a go to summer adventure for us. Take the ferry over, pack a picnic, wander around and hit Centreville.

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Thank Megan C
Ottawa, Canada
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

One of Toronto's best ways to spend a day with the family or on a date. Short boat ride and you are there. Beautiful park, and views of the city.

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Halifax, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I took my daughter to Centre Island 31 years after I was last there. She absolutely loved it. This place has not changed! It has everything you would want for a day with the family. Awsome view of the city on the ferry rides also!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

Wonderful place to visit with your family and friends , long walks , beautiful beaches, Colorful gardens , birds , breathtaking views , sand walks, A trip far away from the concrete jungle. totally worth a visit.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2016

great day away fro picnics ;cycling amusements and photographers dream for city shots ;fery is great and fun

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 December 2016

Centre island seem to me to be the only reasonable size island, where one can have a somewhat longer walk. We took off Centre island and boarded a ferry at Hanlan's point. There are tons of benches where one can have a picnic, but have to cautious because of the geese droppings.

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Downtown West
Downtown West is home to Toronto's gorgeous Inner Harbor, and is a must-visit for lovers of art and the outdoors. The area's rich cultural heritage is celebrated by a number of monuments and museums, giving the neighborhood a mature feel. As a premier destination for modern art, people here stroll through the cool contemporary pieces at the Power Plant, enjoy the outdoor installations along Queen's Quay and Canoe Landing, and picnic among the zany designs of the Toronto Music Garden. The waterfront itself is often suffused with bikers and joggers, and the harbor is always packed with classic ships with masts raised. The vintage boats and ferries to the Toronto Islands make for a charming contrast against Downtown West's backdrop of skyscrapers, condos, and food trucks serving up hot, fresh fare to locals on the go. The area has a peaceful energy, and is popular with tourists and Torontonians alike.
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