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Ward's Island Ferry Dock

Ward's Island

Toronto, ON M5J2C2

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The Toronto Island community at Ward's Island is a charming residential neighbourhood, unique in the urban, North American context. This year-round cottage-like community of 650 people living in wood-frame homes is car free, and store-free, yet only a 10 minute ferry boat ride from the downtown core of Canada's largest city, Toronto.

Join Susan and Linda, two long-time Island residents for a one hour guided walk through this vibrant and unusual neighbourhood. See homes and gardens and the beautiful public square recently created by community members. Learn about the Island's rich 150-year history – from its days as a healing ground for Indigenous peoples, to a resort community for Toronto's wealthiest families, to today's thriving community of writers, artists and mixed-income families living in the lush green Toronto Island Park.

Meet us at the white gazebo at the Ward's Island ferry dock on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays at 11:30 am, July 8 through September.

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What are my transportation/parking options for getting to and from the event?

Take the ferry to Ward's Island from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal at the foot of Bay Street in downtown Toronto. The terminal is easy to get to on public transit. Give yourself lots of time to purchase ferry tickets at the docks or go online to https://secure.toronto.ca/FerryTicketOnline/tickets/index.jsp

There is limited street parking but several nearby parking lots, though they are costly. If you're a cyclist, ride your bike to the terminal and take it on the ferry to the Island. You can lock it up on the Island before the tour begins at the Ward's Island ferry dock.

Give yourself plenty of time to get to the ferry docks, and look at the ferry boat schedule to Ward's Island in advance so you can time your visiit. Go to toronto.ca and search Toronto Island ferry schedule.

How can I contact the organizer with any questions?

Send us an email at walkwardsisland@gmail.com

What's the refund policy?

If you are unable to be on the tour you've booked, we're happy to re-book you for a different day. We will give you a full refund if you let us know twenty-four hours in advance that you are unable to join us. We understand that there can be unusual circumstances within that twenty-four hour period, so if that's the case please email us and we'll consider a refund.

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Ward's Island Ferry Dock

Ward's Island

Toronto, ON M5J2C2

Canada

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Refund Policy

Refunds up to 1 day before event

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