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Blue Heron Cruises

Little Tub Harbour, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 855-596-2999
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Amazing cruise to the flowerpot island

Bought tickets to go to the flower pot island for my two kids husband and me. We also had our... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Ilanka B
via mobile
Nice cruise

We were in Tobermory for a week so we were interested in going to Flower pot Island on a weekday... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Toronto, Canada
via mobile
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One of Tobermory's longest running businesses - Blue Heron Cruises has been operating boat tours through Fathom Five National Marine Park for over 45 years. Cruise through the crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay surrounding Tobermory taking in the vistas that include Big Tub Lighthouse and the Shipwrecks in Big Tub Harbour. Hiking trails, a historic light station, caves and the namesake Sea Stacks are waiting for you to explore on Flowerpot Island. Continuous departures from the bustling Little Tub Harbour daily (Seasonally and weather permitting).
  • Excellent61%
  • Very good26%
  • Average7%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“jet boat” (33 reviews)
“glass bottom” (73 reviews)
“hour cruise” (16 reviews)
Little Tub Harbour, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 855-596-2999
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

Bought tickets to go to the flower pot island for my two kids husband and me. We also had our Labrador/Shepard with us. The ship wreck was amazing and the tour was efficient. Staff was helpful and friendly

1  Thank Ilanka B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were in Tobermory for a week so we were interested in going to Flower pot Island on a weekday. On one of the days i.e. Wednesday when it was a bit cloudy and rainy we asked them and they said it wasn't possible either...More

Thank seema60
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Really great staff really helpful with us and all of our camping gear and our puppy dog too! Very informative and extremely helpful they definitely made our trip a lot more easy by providing so much accessibility!

Thank glenangvos
Reviewed 1 week ago

Everyone was friendly including the shuttle drivers you'll spot around Tobermory. We did the 12:35pm jet boat and left the island at 4:10pm on the jet boat. On the ride to the island we checked out the ship wrecks which were neat. The guys explained...More

Thank CharlesCanada87
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Glass bottom boat is just horrible. They describe it as a glass bottom boat where you could see under the water. The small windows are barely visible, so you will not be able to see anything under the water. Furthermore the boat drives you...More

1  Thank Borrii
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Went on their glass bottom boat? Consists of a 4x4 glass that if you are not in the 12 seats surrounding it you don't see a thing. Cost 150 bucks for the 4 of us for a little over an hour. 2 tour guides give...More

1  Thank Jody D
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful day to be on the water. Took the glass bottom boat out and express boat back from the island. Hiked and enjoyed the beautiful vistas and amazingly clear water. Blue Heron staff were friendly and attentive.

Thank jerseygeorge16
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The ticket booth is easy to find after a pleasant walk around the Little Tub board walk which is colourful and pretty. I was on the Blue Heron V which doesn't have a glass bottom floor but no worries. The ship circles the ship wrecks...More

Thank Keppel123
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Beautiful hiking trails. Make sure to allocate 4 hours in the island to see all the trails. Hiking shoes strongly recommended.

Thank Rosi N
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took Blue Heron to Flowerpot Island. All the staff we interacted with were friendly and pleasant. The office is clean and convenient. The ride out to the island was a lot colder and windier than expected, be prepared. The glass bottom is a litte...More

Thank Sarah K
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Sonia S
30 March 2017|
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Response from Michelle C | Reviewed this property |
It helps, in peak season. However, we booked it the morning of, and went in the afternoon. no problem. We were there the end of September last year, in what is known as the 'shoulder season' in tourist areas. The glass... More
Inna C
2 September 2016|
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Response from BlueHeronCo | Property representative |
Hi There! Our boats continue to operate until Thanksgiving Weekend, weather permitting of course. Visit our website or give us a call (toll free 855-596-2999) for schedule information.
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19 August 2016|
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Response from Passepareverywhere | Reviewed this property |
No experience. Saw them go by - Looked like a fun ride.