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Walk Ward's Island

#58 of 171 Tours in Toronto
Closed Now: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Get away from it all. Join us for a 90 minute walking tour of the unique and charming residential community on Toronto Island. As two longtime residents, we can tell you what it's really like to live year round in the middle of an 825-acre park with...more
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Ward's Island Ferry Dock, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2C2, Canada
Old Toronto
+1 647-668-5061
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Reviewed 4 October 2018

A quite resort island just a ferry away from Toronto with enough green space and lots of activities such as kayaking, cycling, beaches and a lot more

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank RavichandranH
Reviewed 24 September 2018

Bottom line: well worth the short ferry ride over and taking the tour with Linda and Susan. This is a lovely place. The pros and cons of life there were described by the tour guides. It is a step away from, yet a world apart...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank blimy
Reviewed 10 September 2018

We took the ferry across and then wandered at leisure. So peaceful compared with the hustle and bustle of the city. Brought our own lunch over and ate it on the beach while watching the boats go by before heading off along the boardwalk towards...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Steve-and-Andie
Reviewed 28 August 2018

My husband and I absolutely enjoyed the tour of Ward's Island with Susan. It was so interesting to hear about the island and get a real feel for the community. She is so knowledgeable and passionate about her community which was great to see. It...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Kaitlin P
Reviewed 25 August 2018 via mobile

We got the water taxi to Ward’s Island which was $10 each. We then went for breakfast at the Ward’s Island Cafe which was just lovely. Had some really nice food and then walked back to Centre Island. The entire place is just very peaceful...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sydoniebrewis
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Take the ferry or water taxi to Centre Island and walk for 20 minutes to the bike rental near the pier. For $9/hr you can rent a bike to tour all three islands. Be sure to bring I.D. There are boardwalks, beaches, paved paths and...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank 195kimberleys
Reviewed 2 August 2018 via mobile

It was a nice experience going there, but personally I liked more Harlan's Point, it was much more quiet.More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank ElenaP2205
Linda R, Owner at Walk Ward's Island, responded to this reviewResponded 9 August 2018

Hi Elena; We're glad you enjoyed your visit to Toronto Island and had a chance to see both Hanlan's Point and Ward's Island. Hanlan's is indeed a perfect place for quiet strolls and appreciation of nature. The next time you visit the Island, we hope...More

Reviewed 13 July 2018

If you enjoy walking tours, history, and natural beauty, the Ward's Island Tour is a must. This was the second time I've taken the tour. Island residents Linda and Susan take you on a stroll past garden cottages, canals, lakefront boardwalk, and picturesque views of...More

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank Jon O
Linda R, Owner at Walk Ward's Island, responded to this reviewResponded 14 July 2018

Hi Jon; It was a pleasure to have you back with us. it was a fun group yesterday! I haven't yet looked up your music recommendation, but will soon. Hope we see you back next year.

Reviewed 1 July 2018 via mobile

Yesterday we 32 active seniors spent the morning with Susan and Linda in their idyllic community of Ward's island and Algonquin island. Pre planning with them was easy, efficient and felt oh so good when we by-passed the enormous lineups to buy Ferry tickets as...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank MeemaJane
Linda R, Owner at Walk Ward's Island, responded to this reviewResponded 13 July 2018

Hi Jane - Thanks for the generous review! Susan and I had a great time with your group, and are grateful when people, like you, respond with such enthusiasm to the walkabout. .

Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

This is a wonderful way to see the unique Toronto Island community through the eyes of resident historians. Interesting and fun!!!

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank C W
Linda R, Owner at Walk Ward's Island, responded to this reviewResponded 29 June 2018

We loved having you and your group. You showed such interest and passion for the waterfront. BTW, your photos are a great addition to our site. Thanks for posting them and the review!

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18 February 2018|
Response from LindaR5131 | Property representative |
Our first First tour for 2018 is June 2. We wait for the Island to turn green and weather to warm up.