Information about Toronto Island, ferry schedule, map, park, attractions & more.

Toronto Island Tours

Ward's Island Walking Tours

Two long-time Island residents are leading tours this summer to show you the homes, gardens and public spaces in their year-round community, They'll also share stories about what it's like to live in a park, with no stores or cars, and having to take a boat anytime you want to go somewhere! For details on dates and times visit the Toronto Island walking tours website or email us at

We'll show you homes, gardens, public spaces and talk about what it's like to live in this 150 year-old community in a park! Tours on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. One hour tour: $20.

Toronto Island Garden Tour

The garden tours are offered every other year. The tour is on in 2017 on Ward's and Algonquin, where homeowners open their charming gardens to the public.

Saturday June 3rd and Sunday June 4th 2017 - 12 to 5 pm.

Here's all you need to know, from the garden tour organizers.

Every other year, a much anticipated tour showcases our gardens. Visitors, some returning regularly, stroll and exchange garden fact and lore. Enjoy touring artists' and plant lovers' private gardens. An inspiring diversity of garden styles and plant life - native and cultivated. The Ward's Island ferry departs from the Jack Layton Ferry Terminal at the foot of Bay Street at Queen's Quay. Check ferry times and ticket prices.

Garden tour tickets and maps are available in the white gazebo at arrival on Ward's Island. Ticket prices are $10 cash only for adults. All funds are used for community landscaping projects.

Self-guided Tree Tours

No need to book a Tree Tour. It's self-guided. Learn about trees planted on the Island by going to this site. sign up for a tree this site. Then, view the tree tour from your smartphone, ipad, handheld GPS, or simply print out a paper copy of the tour map and take it with you as you walk throughout the Island. Go to any tree on the tour to begin. Tree identification tips and interesting facts, global positioning details, and permanent tree markers will help you find trees along the tour. Enjoy!