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Walk Ward's Island

Ward's Island Ferry Dock, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2C2, Canada
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An enlightening walk, an encounter with nature and culture, right on our doorstep!

We took a summer walk with Linda and Susan and about 10 other adventurers. The trip over on the... read more

Reviewed 13 May 2018
deboglad
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Toronto, Canada
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My friend is from out of town and loved the walk, the easy informality, the chance to actually meet... read more

Reviewed 7 May 2018
quetic01
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Toronto, Canada
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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 no stores or cars. We'll show you cottage-like homes, lush gardens ad beautiful green spaces. Only a 12-minute ferry ride from downtown Toronto. Our 1.5 hour tour is led by both Susan and Linda, longtime Island residents and costs $25. The pace is leisurely and terrain is flat. Sign up on Eventbrite or go to our website at walkwardsisland.com We meet you at the white gazebo at the ferry docks on Wards Island. Tours offered Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday at 11:00. Enjoy a coffee or snack/meal before or after our tour at the Island Cafe or Rectory Cafe. We look forward to greeting you and showing you our community!
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12 May 2018
“An enlightening walk, an encounter with nature and culture, right on our doorstep!”
6 May 2018
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Ward's Island Ferry Dock, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2C2, Canada
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Reviewed 13 May 2018

We took a summer walk with Linda and Susan and about 10 other adventurers. The trip over on the ferry was cool and on docking we were greeted and whisked away on a tour of fabulous finds. We had been to Toronto Island many times...More

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Linda R, Owner at Walk Ward's Island, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

How lovely to get your review. So glad you enjoyed yourself and learned new things about our community! That's why we call it an "Insider's Tour." We love showing people around and sharing stories with visitors, so we're glad our enthusiasm shows. Please do come...More

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Reviewed 7 May 2018 via mobile

My friend is from out of town and loved the walk, the easy informality, the chance to actually meet islanders and get an inside look at life on Ward’s and Algonquin. I’ve been to the islands a hundred times and learned all kinds of new...More

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

The Walk Ward's Island tour leaders, Linda and Susan, pack a lot of information into the hour and a half, but you never feel force-fed. You never think they're reading from a script, either--their commentary is fresh and engaging. The tour itself winds through the...More

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Linda R, Owner at Walk Ward's Island, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

So glad you joined us and we could share our enthusiasm with you. Please come back again.

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

This walking tour of the Toronto Island community was delightful. My tour guides, Linda and Susan, were very friendly and informative. I can't think of a better way to spend a couple of hours on a summer day!

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Linda R, Owner at Walk Ward's Island, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Happy to hear. Come back again!

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Reviewed 22 February 2018

My daughter and I really enjoyed this guided tour of Toronto's Ward's Island. The guides were very friendly and informative and being Islanders themselves had all sorts of inside knowledge of this really unique and special community. This guided walk is a must for visitors...More

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Linda R, Owner at Walk Ward's Island, responded to this reviewResponded 25 February 2018

Thank you! As you say, people who have lived in Toronto their whole lives say they loved the tour. Some didn't even know we were here, others were happy to have their questions about the community answered. They came away with a whole new outlook...More

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Reviewed 15 February 2018

I love history and I love architecture -- and Walk Ward's Island melds the two - with a whole lot of story telling from two of the best -- Linda and Susan. The walk was 1.5 hours of my time and absolutely well spent. I...More

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Linda R, Owner at Walk Ward's Island, responded to this reviewResponded 16 February 2018

It was great having you! Do come again. We love showing the community to visitors. Tours start again in June, 2018.

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