TORONTO ISLANDS Walk: Victoria Day (Mon, May 20)

Join us for this scenic URBAN HIKE, as we tour the Toronto Islands on this civic holiday, and enjoy some amazing views of Lake Ontario, the Toronto skyline, swans, Canadian geese, ducks and other wild animals. We will also take a quick tour of the Island Farm, with a wide variety of farm animals, including horses, goats, donkeys, ducks and peacocks!

All walking/ hiking levels welcome. We will take breaks along the way for beverages and/or washroom needs. Length: 10 Km.

 


DIFFICULTY LEVEL:
Beginner -- all levels welcome!

WHAT TO BRING: Water (at least 1 L), hiking shoes/ boots, lunch and cash for ferry ticket and personal purchases.

POST-EVENT: Drinks/ food at a Harbourfront restaurant, OPTIONAL (around 3:00 PM)

Event conditional on weather. In the event of harsh weather, this walk will be cancelled or rescheduled. 

*** PLEASE, BE ON TIME ***

We will not wait for anyone after 9:45 AM. It is not okay to join the event or call the Organizer after the event starts at 9:45 AM.

 

DIRECTIONS

*** CLICK HERE for Google Map ***

* By Car: Parking is available 1 block north at Lakeshore and Bay, 1 block west on Queens Quay between Bay and York Sts, 1 block east opposite Toronto Star building adjacent to the old site of Captain Johns restaurant.

* By TTC: From Union Station, take the Bay Bus #6 southbound from the corner of Front and Bay to the Bay and Queen's Quay stop, or you can walk from Union Station to the Toronto Ferry Docks at the foot of Bay and Queen's Quay. Streetcar service may be unavailable due to road construction.


COST

* Annual Membership Fee (AMF) or RSVP deposit: $5 per member - Learn more HERE

* Guest Fee: $2 per guest - Pay when you RSVP

* Event Fee: 0

* Ferry Ticket: $7 round-trip. To be purchased from the Ferry ticket booths

HOW TO PAY:

  • If you use PayPal, just RSVP "Yes", and you will be directed to our group's PayPal page.
  • OR contact the organizer via Meetup to discuss a different payment method. CLICK HERE to send an Email

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  • Julie

    Had a great trip!Thanks for organizing it Walter.

    May 22, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Thanks so much for organizing, Walter! I had a fantastic day!!

    May 21, 2013

  • Walter

    Thanks everyone for attending! The scenery and the company were terrific.

    May 20, 2013

  • Mirna

    Is it acceptable if I bring $5 at Ferry Docks. I can pay by Master but don't have printer at home to print receipt. How I prof it is me?

    May 19, 2013

    • Walter

      Mirna, unfortunately, we only accept payments in advance. This will prevent too many no-shows or last-minute cancellations. When you RSVP for the event, Meetup will send you a confirmation email, and your name will be added to the list of people attending on this page. Your photo and your name on this page is all you need to prove that you have paid. Thanks

      1 · May 19, 2013

    • Mirna

      Hi Walter, thank you now I know for next time!

      May 20, 2013

  • Jenn

    Hi there. How long do you anticipate it will take us to walk the 10k? Thank you!

    May 19, 2013

    • Walter

      We will walk at a moderate pace and take several breaks for sightseeing, snacks, etc. Without breaks, it would take about 3 hours, but because of the breaks I expect that the walk will be finished around 2 PM (4 hours) and be back to T.O. around 2:30 PM

      May 19, 2013

  • roona

    where are we meeting

    May 15, 2013

    • Walter

      We are meeting by the main gates of the FERRY DOCKS, located behind the Westin Harbour Hotel at Queen's Quay West and Bay St.

      May 17, 2013

  • Sonia Y.

    I will not be in town this weekend. Enjoy the walk and see you another time!

    May 14, 2013

  • Jean

    Hi Walter, i tried to register for this event, but why it again required me to pay $5?

    May 3, 2013

    • Walter

      Hi Jean, the $5 is a deposit required to RSVP, but you will get it back at the Meetup, when you arrive. This will prevent too many no-shows, as I have experienced in previous events. Learn more HERE: http://www.meetup.com...­

      May 3, 2013

  • A former member
    A former member

    Already busy

    April 29, 2013

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