Ferry to Toronto IslandFerry entering Toronto Island

Ferries leave from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal, located at the foot of Bay Street at Queens Quay.

Ferry schedule for September 11 to October 22, 2017.

Jump to: Ward's Island, Centre Island or Hanlan's Point

Ward's Island

Monday to Friday

Departs CityDeparts Ward's Island
6:35 am** 6:45 am**
7:00 am** 7:15 am**
Every 30 minutes** Every 30 minutes**
8:30 am 8:45 am
9:00 am 9:30 am
9:45 am 10:15 am
11:00 am 11:30 am
11:45 am 12:15 pm
1:00 pm 1:30 pm
1:45 pm 2:15 pm
3:15 pm 3:45 pm
4:00 pm 4:15 pm
4:45 pm 5:00 pm
5:30 pm 5:45 pm
6:15 pm 6:30 pm
7:15 pm 7:30 pm
8:30 pm 8:45 pm
9:30 pm 9:45 pm
10:30 pm 10:45 pm
11:15 pm** 11:30 pm**

**Direct route

Saturday, Sunday & Holiday

Departs CityDeparts Ward's Island
6:35 am** (Saturdays/Holidays) 6:45 am** (Saturdays/Holidays)
7:15 am** (Saturdays/Holidays) 7:30 am** (Saturdays/Holidays)
7:45 am** (Saturday, Sunday/ Holidays) 8:00 am** (Saturday, Sunday/ Holidays)
8:45 am 9:00 am**
9:45 am 10:00 am**
10:45 am 11:00 am**
11:45 am 12:01 pm**
12:45 pm 1:00 pm**
Every hour** Every hour**
9:45 pm** 10:00 pm**
10:30 pm 10:45 pm
11:15 pm 11:30 pm

**Direct route

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Centre Island

Monday to Friday

Departs CityDeparts Centre Island
9:00 am 9:15 am
9:45 am 10:00 am
11:00 am 11:15 am
11:45 am 12:01 pm
12:30 pm** 12:45 pm**
1:00 pm 1:15 pm
1:45 pm 2:00 pm
2:30 pm** 2:45 pm**
3:15 pm 3:30 pm
4:00 pm 4:30 pm
4:45 pm 5:15 pm
5:30 pm 6:00 pm
6:15 pm 6:45 pm
7:15 pm 7:45 pm
8:30 pm 9:00 pm
9:30 pm 10:00 pm
10:30 pm 11:00 pm

*Centre Island schedule will increase to every 15 minutes depending upon weather and crowd requirements. **Direct route

Saturday, Sunday & Holiday

Departs CityDeparts Centre Island
8:00 am** 8:15 am**
9:00 am** 9:15 am**
9:30 am** 9:45 am**
10:00 am** 10:15 am**
Every 30 minutes Every 30 minutes
7:30 pm** 7:45 pm**
8:30 pm** 8:45 pm**
9:30 pm** 9:45 pm**
10:30 pm 11:00 pm
11:15 pm 11:45 pm

**Direct route

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Hanlan's Point

Monday to Friday

Departs CityDeparts Hanlan's Point
8:00 am** 8:15 am**
Every 30 minutes** Every 30 minutes**
11:30 am** 11:45 am**
12:30 pm** 12:45 pm**
Every 30 minutes** Every 30 minutes**
4:00 pm 4:15 pm

**Direct route. The last ferry for vehicles leaves Hanlan's Point dock at 3:45 pm.

Saturday, Sunday & Holiday

Departs CityDeparts Hanlan's Point
8:15 am** 8:30 am**
Every hour** Every hour**
9:15 pm** 9:30 pm**

**Direct route. The last ferry for vehicles leaves Hanlan's Point dock at 3:45 pm.

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Jump to: Buy Tickets Online, Buy Tickets In-person or Price Lists

Buy Tickets Online - Recommended Method!

We accept Visa, Mastercard & American Express!

  • Print your ticket(s) before getting to the Ferry Docks
  • Online tickets can be used until December 31 of the year purchased. Tickets purchased in December can be used within one month of the time purchased.

Buy Tickets In-Person

You can buy tickets at the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal.

Please note: Buying advance tickets, either online or in-person, doesn't guarantee priority boarding on any Ferry. No re-entry is permitted with advanced tickets.


Having issues with buying a ticket? Check out our troubleshooting guide.

Prices - Individual Tickets

Includes return trip.

Type of ticketCost
Adult $7.71
Youth (ages 15 to 19)
/Senior (over 65 with proof of age)
Junior (ages 2 to 14) $3.72
Infant (under 2) Free

* A discount of 10% is applied to the purchase of 10 or more prepaid passenger tickets when purchased online and/or at the ferry docks.

Prices - Monthly Passes

Monthly passes can only be bought at the Ferry Docks ticket booths.

Type of passCost
Adult Monthly Pass $97.88
Youth/Senior Monthly Pass $72.88
Junior Monthly Pass $48.94
Children and their guardian having fun on the log flume ride

Centreville Amusement Park

With over 30 rides and attractions and more than 14 food outlets, there's something for everyone at Centreville.

Three children posing for a photo with Franklin the Turtle

Franklin Children's Garden

The garden is a hands-on learning environment that combines interactive features with recreational programming for children.

A pair of friendly horses looking over a fence

Far Enough Farm

Meet ponies, rabbits, sheep, chickens, and other barnyard creatures at this free hobby and petting farm.

People playing on the Centre Island Beach

Beaches, Wading Pools & Splash Pads

Out of Toronto's 11 swimming beaches, four are located on Toronto Island Park. Hanlan's Point Park beach is the only City-owned beach with a clothing-optional area.

See our listing of wading pools and splash pads, too!

Three children posing for a photo with Franklin the Turtle

William Meany Maze

This beautiful hedge maze on Centre Island park has 1,200 cedars planted in a winding design that recreates the original Toronto Island maze, a landmark built in 1967 to honour Canada’s centennial year.

The CN Tower peeks out from between trees

Toronto Island Camps

Each Toronto Island camp will include nature and environmental studies, crafts, tram rides, the high ropes course, fishing and swimming. Learn more about camps.

A map of the Toronto Island Park. Image only, please call 311 if you require this information in a different format.
The Toronto Island Park Map, showing amenities. 12.6MB

And more...!

There's so much to do on Toronto Island Park. Have a picnic, catch a fish, rent a bicycle, play frisbee golf and more! View our amenities map to find what you're looking for!

Accommodations & Camping

Learn more about the privately operated Bed & Breakfasts on the Toronto Island Community website. Although there is no overnight camping allowed on Toronto Island Park, non-profit kid's groups like Girl Guides or Boy Scouts can obtain a one-time permit for Snake Island.

Food & Drink

On Ward's Island, visit the Rectory Café and The Island Café. Centre Island offers the Carousel Café, Toronto Island BBQ & Beer Co., and Centreville's many food outlets! If you're on the go, stop by the snack shop or beach bar. 

See Useful Information to learn about catering and more.

Boating on the Toronto Islands

There's no better way to explore the islands! Rent a boat from the Toronto Island Boat House, or bring your own. Don't miss the Allan A. Lamport Regatta Course on Long Pond!

The Boat House

Three people in a canoe on the water

One of the best ways to explore the shorelines and canals is by human-powered boats, which visitors can rent from The Boat House.

Type of BoatMaximum Boat Capacity1 Hour3 Hours
Canoe 3 adults or 2 adults and 2 children $29 $74
Pedal Boat 2 adults and 1 children $29 $74
Solo Kayak 1 adult $18 $42
Tandem Kayak 2 adults $37 $97

Note: We only accept Credit and Debit cards for payment.

2017 Boat House Hours

June 3 - September 5
  • Monday to Friday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
September 6 - September 30
  • Monday to Friday: closed
  • Saturday & Sunday: 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.

Tram Tours

The Toronto Island Park Tram

Closed: Due to flooding on the Toronto Island Park, Tram Tour service is not operating until further notice.

Picnics, Fire Pits and Social Gatherings

Have a picnic on the Island! If you're planning on having a gathering over 25 or more people, a permit is required. Permit holders have priority over a picnic area. Otherwise, picnic spaces are first-come, first-serve.

See a list of all facilities, like number of water fountains and washrooms, for Hanlan's Point, Centre Island and Ward's Island.