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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
Hours Today: 11:00 am - 12:30 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
Ward's Island Ferry Dock, Toronto, Ontario M5J 2C2, Canada
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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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.
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
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.