at a glancein&aroundthe neighbourhood
The Toronto Islands comprise of 15 small islands which sit in Lake Ontario and are situated south of Toronto’s mainland. These islands act as a buffer for Toronto’s Harbour from storms and are just a 13 minute ferry ride from Toronto’s downtown district.
Around the Corner
Ripley’s Aquarium of Canada
St. Lawrence Market
Island Public/Natural Science School
Gibraltar Point Day Nursery
Waterfront Montessori Children’s Centre
Ferry: The Jack Layton Ferry Terminal is located between Bay Street and Yonge Street on Queens Quay and is the most frequented mode of transport to reach the Toronto Islands.
Restaurant & Retail
- The Island Greek Grill
Located on 1-5 Avenue of the Island on Centre Island, this Greek hangout is a great place to find affordable and good quality Greek food.
- Toronto Island BBQ & Beer
Located on 30 Centre Island Pk on Centre Island, this delightful burger join boasts great views of the downtown Toronto skyline and great food too.
- Island Cafe
Island Cafe is located on 20 Withrow Street on Ward Island is a charming joint with amazing service and good sandwiches and other food.