Tobermory

Canada
A haven for nature lovers

Ask any Great Lake boater about their fantasy trip and they will tell you a cruise to the North Channel and Georgian Bay. Known as God’s Country to the avid boater, this waterway covers U.S. and Canadian waters and is beyond comparison in splendor to any other body of water in the Great Lakes. Located at the southwestern entrance of Georgian Bay and at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula, Tobermory Canada is famous for its Caribbean blue crystal-clear waters, scenic stone ledges and massive rock formations.

Fathom Five National Marine Park is home to the legendary Flower Pot stone structures, several lighthouses and numerous dive sites. Visit Bruce Peninsula National Park to see the rugged Bruce Hiking Trail on the limestone Niagara Escarpment, Indian Head Cove and the caves of the Grotto. This area is also famous for rare plant and bird species, including 41 species of orchids, bringing nature lovers from all over the Midwest to this region.

If retail therapy is your idea of a vacation, the quaint shops, restaurants and bars in the village of Tobermory will satisfy your appetite. Dine at one of the local fish and chip restaurants for the famous Georgian Bay whitefish and an ice-cold Canadian beer. After an incredible day of sightseeing and exploring Tobermory Canada, the best way to end the day is to grab a cocktail and head to the shoreline to watch the sunset and stargaze late into the night.

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Fathom Five National Marine Park
Tobermory is known as the “shipwreck capital of Canada” for its multitude of well-preserved sunken ships at the bottom of the Georgian Bay. Tour Flowerpot Island or rent scuba equipment to explore Fathom Five’s 22 shipwrecks.
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Bruce Peninsula National Park
Discover the natural wonders of Tobermory, with a unique bouldering experience at the Halfway Log Dump boulders and a rare look at the biodiversity of the Niagara Escarpment on the Bruce Hiking Trail. Dip your feet in the Georgian Bay by the limestone rocks of Indian Head cove and admire the stunning blue water of the Grotto cave. Watch for great blue herons and kingfishers while canoeing on Cyprus Lake.
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Point Clark Lighthouse
Part of the system of “imperial” lighthouses on Lake Huron and the Georgian Bay. This national historic site features an impressive 12-sided lantern that lit the way for incoming ships since the 1850s.
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Bethune Memorial House
Tour the birthplace of Dr. Norman Bethune, an internationally renowned medical pioneer. Explore this Victorian home, which preserves and celebrates Bethune’s accomplishments.
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Bootlegger’s Cove Pub
236 Big Tub Rd, Tobermory, ON N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 519-596-2219
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Crowsnest Pub & Restaurant
5 Bay St, Tobermory, ON N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 519-596-2575
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Tobermory Brewing Company & Grill
28 Bay St, Tobermory, ON N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 519-596-8181
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Chi-Cheemaun Festival
Orchid Festival
Canada Day Celebrations
Tobermory Trail Race Weekend
Nearest Airport
Tobermory Municipal Airport (NRA)
Coordinates
45.2534, -81.6645
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