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“Fantastic views”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Toronto Islands

Toronto Islands
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US$67.73*
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Toronto Islands Morning Bike Tour
Ranked #1 of 501 things to do in Toronto
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Owner description: Park consisting of four main islands and containing trails, beaches and children's amusement rides.
Manchester, United Kingdom
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“Fantastic views”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

The instant I arrived on Toronto island I started looking at house prices!!! Absolutely gorgeous and nothing I have seen like it where you can be in such a busy city and 10 minutes later in such a peaceful place. This is simply the place to come if you want any skyline shots of Toronto especially if you can stay there till after dark. The views from the benches looking back at the city are simply stunning. A must for any photographers out there. And by the way it might be another 20 years before I even get on the waiting list to get a house here!!

Visited November 2013
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“Great Place for Families”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

This is an excellent place for family outing's, but not quite for a couple, the journey over and back on the ferry was excellent with brilliant views of Toronto, an opportunity to take some good photo's.

Visited July 2014
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Istanbul, Turkey
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“Excellent attraction for kids”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 July 2014

There could be better places to eat but general cleanliness and layout of the island was great. Waiting in huge lines to go on the ferry was a nag especially going back. Kids loved both the bike ride and the Centreville Amusement Park. There could be more benches to sit and wait for the kids.

Visited July 2014
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Toronto, Canada
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“Toronto Islands - the jewel in the crown of Toronto parks”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

I am a lifelong resident of Toronto, and can say without hesitation that the Toronto Islands are one of the finest places to spend a day here in the city.

Adjacent to the downtown core, the islands have always been an oasis for residents.

There is something for everyone: go to Centreville amusement park with the kids, rent a canoe or kayak and paddle the canals, rent (or bring) a bike (some for up to four passengers) and ride the trails without fear of cars, see the oldest lighthouse on the Great Lakes, have a BBQ, go for a swim, sunbathe or just walk around. Photographers will enjoy less usual views of the city, as well as lots of nature photography opportunities. Getting there and back by ferry (very low cost) is part of the novelty and fun.

The Islands host a number of events throughout the year as well, from music and cultural events to Dragon Boat races.

If you love city life but need a day of peaceful green, head to the docks and spend the day on the Toronto Islands.

Visited July 2014
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“Fun place, lots to do”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 July 2014

We went over on the ferry on a beautifully sunny day which was lovely. We hired bikes and rode to one end and then to the other of the island which was great and then we hired kayaks and spent some time on the water which was perfect. A great day out for couples and families alike.

Visited July 2014
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