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Summer in Tobermory, Ontario

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The 8th Wonder of Canada
The 8th Wonder of Canada

Where water and land meet sky, Tobermory earned its spot as the 8th wonder of Canada with its captivating natural features and flavourful harbour community. Check out Fathom Five National Marine Park as it is famous for its scuba diving. Or, take a glass-bottomed boat to Flowerpot Island or rent a stand-up paddleboard ('SUP') and explore the coastline. On land, there are a delightful amount of culinary options and you can comb the village galleries and shops for treasures. Your first impression is breathtaking. Your last is unforgettable.

Things to Do
Things to Do

Scuba diving capital of Canada, Fathom Five National Marine Park is home to 22 shipwrecks - many dating back to the mid-1800s. Or view them through glass bottoms boats with Blue Heron CruisesBruce Anchor Cruises on your way to Flowerpot Island.

Launch your own SUP adventure with rented gear from Big Tub Harbour Resort, or join Fathom Paddle Guiding to view the historic Big Tub Lighthouse and shipwrecks at your own speed.

Don't forget to check out the Grotto which is a cave located in a natural pool of crystal clear water along Georgian Bay. Then, venture your way down to Indian Head Cove to see the view of a lifetime. Be sure to make a reservation so you do not miss the beautiful landscape.

The activities are endless! 

Shopping
Shopping

Tobermory is a fun, bright and flavourful marine community with art galleries, scrumptious treats and nautical antiques.

Watch the magic happen at The Sweet Shop: where fine confections are created the old fashioned way. Unearth fine art pieces at Circle Arts that are uniquely Bruce Peninsula and crafted by Canada's finest artists. The Mariner Chart Shop, along the dock, is a must visit, full of clothing, gifts, and more - a sailor's dream!

Forgot your boating and water sports gear? Don't worry, Divers Den has you covered! They can supply you with lifejackets, paddles and much more. 

Eating in Tobermory
Eating in Tobermory

Need your morning pick me up? Stroll down to The Coffee Shop, located on Bay St. for a fresh cup of joe. Enjoy live music, a wood fired pizza oven and stunning views over Georgian Bay to contribute to the delicious experience that awaits you at The Bootlegger's Restaurant & Pub, tucked away in the Cornerstone Golf Club clubhouse. The Ancient Cedars Cafe features a menu to suit everyone's desires; vegan, gluten-free or complete carnivore options. End your day sipping a Bruce Trail Blonde Ale or Fathom Five Porter at the Tobermory Brewing Company and Grill.

Places to stay in Tobermory
Places to stay in Tobermory

Walk to your slumbering place at Blue Bay Motel in the heart of Tobermory overlooking Big Tub Harbour on Georgian Bay or for a secluded stay, watch the sunset at Gales Haven Bed & Breakfast on Lake Huron. Even though you are at the tip of the Peninsula, have no fear… free Wi-Fi is available. Big Tub Harbour Resort can be found just down the road from the Big Tub Lighthouse and features its own marina and restaurant on site!

Looking to camp and enjoy nature this summer? Visit Cyprus Lake Campground  which has 232 campsites that each contain potable water taps, basic washroom facilities, picnic tables and more. Be sure to reserve your spot in advance to guarantee your stay! 

Don't Miss
Don't Miss

BRUCE PENINSULA NATIONAL PARK VISITOR CENTRE
1-888-773-8888

FLOWERPOT ISLAND
519-596-2233
pc.gc.ca

MS CHI-CHEEMAUN
1-800-265-3163
Front Street
www.ontarioferries.com

BIG TUB LIGHTHOUSE
1-800-268-3838
264 Big Tub Road

THE GROTTO & INDIAN HEAD COVE 

1-877-737-3783

 www.pc.gc.ca/grotto

 www.reservation.pc.gc.ca