Mandatory face covering is required at all times on our dock and during the length of boat ride. Customers are asked to comply. We reserve the rights to refuse service to non-compliance. Exceptions applied.
The Otter Guy Water Taxi takes you to and from Toronto Island to our fleet at 5 Queens Quay West. We provide rides to three main parts of Toronto Island, which are Ward's Island, Center Island and Hanlan's Point.
Similar to other water taxi services our rides are one-way only. Call us for pick up from the Island at 416-995-6809.
Or take the City Ferry back for free.
Each ride costs $10 per adult and $5 per child (under 12).
Infants and children under 12 ride for free.
Payment accepted in cash, Debit, Visa, Mastercard and other contactless payment method.
Think you are a frequent rider? Purchase a Monthly Pass.
Bikes, strollers, skateboards, paddleboards, and pets ride for free.
No alcohol, tobacco, and cannabis consumptions are permitted onboard.
Ward's Island Scheduled Runs
Departing Yonge Street Departing Ward's Island
8:00 AM 8:20 AM
9:00 AM 9:20 AM
10:00 AM 10:20 AM
11:00 AM 11:20 AM
12:00 PM 12:20 PM
1:00 PM 1:20 PM
2:00 PM 2:20 PM
3:00 PM 3:20 PM
4:00 PM 4:20 PM
5:00 PM 5:20 PM
6:00 PM 6:20 PM
7:00 PM 7:20 PM
8:00 PM 8:20 PM
9:00 PM 9:20 PM
10:00 PM 10:20 PM
11:00 PM 11:20 PM
12:00 AM 12:20 AM
1:00 AM 1:20 AM
2:00 AM 2:20 AM
First run at 8:00 AM/ 8:20 AM (Monday to Friday)
Last run at 2:00 AM/ 2:20 AM (Friday, Saturday, Sunday and Holidays)
Spend less, ride more with the Otter Guy Monthly Pass.
Pass is good for unlimited rides to and from Ward's Island. Pass is valid for one month.
Islander Monthly Pass.
Available to Toronto Island Residents only. Proof of address is required.
Mainland Monthly Pass
Available for everyone.
Contact our staff at the front desk to purchase your Monthly Pass.
Ward's and Algonquin Island are home to over 650 Island Residents. A great beach, beautiful house with gardens, sport fields, public washrooms and fine dining are all available witihin walking distance from the Ward's Dock.
- Ward's Island Boardwalk -
A few hundreds metres west of St. Andrews Church, visitors can rent a variety of bicycles including the popular two or four seater quadracycle. When travelling through North America's largest urban car-free zone, the quadracycle is the "King of the Road"!
- Center Island Quadracycle
by St. Andrews Church -
Immerse yourself in nature at Hanlan's Clothing Optional Beach. Please be aware that this location may not be kid-friendly.
- Hanlan's Clothing Optional Beach -
Skyline-view Patio on Center Island
When approaching Center Island, the popular Beer and BBQ Restaurant offeres and exceptional view of the City skyline from their first or second story patios. A superb menu and ice-cold beer is a wonderful way to begin or end your visit here.
- Sunset on Ward's Island -
- The Otter Guy on standby under a starry night -