A place travelers can visit Toronto Islands
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General description: Toronto IslandsThe Toronto Islands are located just offshore from the city center, the only group of islands in the western part of Lake Ontario. They are a popular recreational destination.
Eco friendly islands
There are many ferries which connect the islands with the mainland. The islands are mainly used for recreation but also support a small residential community. The islands are all car free and thus make uo the largest car-free community in North America.
Toronto Islands Attractions
Toronto Islands attractions include the Centreville Amusement Park with over 30 rides and attractions, Franklin's Children's Garden - a hands-on learning environment designed to teach children about the natural world, Gibralter Point Lighthouse - the oldest surviving light house on the Great Lakes and many other recreational facilities including boat and bike rentals, beaches, volleyball nets, tenis courts, disc golf course etc.
How to get there
Ferries to the islands leave from the Ferrydocks, 9 Queen's Quay W, between Yonge and Bay Street.
Students (under 19) and Seniors: $4
More information: http://www.toronto.ca/parks/island/