Frequently Asked Questions
If you are not familiar with our service, please read the following FAQ
Where does Tiki Taxi go?
Tiki Taxi operates on the city side exclusively from the intersection of Spadina and Queen's Quay West. On the Toronto Islands, you can request a Tiki Taxi from Hanlan's Point or Centre Island.
How much does it cost?
Fares are one way, on a per person basis, Adults $10, Children $10, with a minimum of 2 adult fares for Centre Island and Hanlan's Point. Rides may be shared with others going to the same destination.
What are your hours?
Our current hours are 11:00am to 8:00pm, seven days a week. Feel free to call and see if we have boats out earlier than 11:00am, as we are often just sitting around drinking coffee. We will not do late night calls, but may operate later until the crowd is cleared off the island on busy weekends. Hours of operation are weather dependent.
How long will I have to wait for a boat?
We operate 3 boats on weekdays, and 7 boats on weekends. Weekday departures average every 5-8 minutes, weekends every 3-5 minutes. Come early (before noon) on weekends to avoid any wait times, however, feel free to call us 647-347-8454 and ask how long the wait for a boat is on busy weekends. You may be surprised. All service is weather dependant.
Can I bring my Bike, Stroller, Dog, Cooler...etc...?
Typically, we do not charge for any of these items, as long as it is within reason. Excessive baggage may result in an additional charge if it results in a slowdown of service. If you can carry it, push it yourself, or it walks on it's own (excluding humans) no charge.
Can I reserve a spot on the weekends?
We operate exclusively on a first-come, first-served basis on weekends.
Can I book a private boat?
At the moment, we are not offering private boat services.
Can we get a group rate?
Unfortunately, we do not offer group rates unless the booking is over 100 people, prepaid.
How many people can fit on a boat?
Our boats are limited to a maximum of twelve (12) passengers each by Transport Canada. With recent COVID-19 social distancing measures outlined by Public Health and Transport Canada, passenger capacity has been reduced on all boats to maintain social distancing.
How many boats do you have?
Our current fleet consists of eight Tiki Taxis, each with a capacity of 12 passengers.
I missed my cruise boat, can you take me to it?
We don't offer a boat transfer service. There are other water taxi companies who might be able to assist you with this request.
How has Tiki Taxi adapted to the COVID-19 Pandemic?
In accordance with Public Health and Transport Canada regulations, we have made slight changes to our services. A full list of our new precautions may be found here.