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Big Tub Lighthouse

Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-596-2452
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Short, but interesting and well done

Nice little spot just down from the place we were staying and worth the walk. Nicely done... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Marla B
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We visited this site on a stormy day and a clear day. Both were awesome. I loved the swimming here... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Culligansteve
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Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Nice little spot just down from the place we were staying and worth the walk. Nicely done interpretive signage. Too bad the lighthouse itself is not open, but really pretty site for a short visit if you have a spare half hour.

Thank Marla B
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We visited this site on a stormy day and a clear day. Both were awesome. I loved the swimming here and it's a great place to bike to.

Thank Culligansteve
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

This light house is out at the point of the big tub. It is an excellent spot to picnic, watch the boats or just to lay back and catch some rays. We were there twice on our trip.ntyr second time was awesome watching the ships...More

Thank Ken B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

There is parking that you can pay for along the road. It's a cute little lighthouse, you can't go in it though. It's a nice spot to check out a sunset or snorkel. The locals say it's a favorite snorkel spot because the depth drops...More

Thank Sarah K
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Not much to see beside the light house, don't waste money on a parking spot, washroom facility is available

Thank Michele T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

A great place to come and visit and see a lighthouse up close. You will not be able to go inside but you can admire the area. The place is a good place for one to swim but I would not recommend if you are...More

Thank Ame8888
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Although the lighthouse is apparently not the original structure that was built in 1885 for a cost of $675 by John George and David Currie, I found it interesting to see it up close and know that it has assisted many a boat into the...More

Thank AymRamsay
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

If you visit Tobermory it is a place you should visit. It is not only a nice viewing point but it is great for swimming!

Thank Andrei_K_v
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Do to crowds and the huge volume of cars, there is now pay to park. Max 3 hours. There are no picnic facilities and minimal trash receptacles. Take only pictures, leave only footprints.

Thank MichiganPilot
Reviewed 20 June 2017

Very easy to find. Just turn left when you hit the end of Highway 6 and follow the road to the very end. Make sure you feed the parking meter. $3 per hour - enough time with the place. The parking enforcer is ever-present! Old...More

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Rajiny E
30 June 2017|
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Response from MichiganPilot | Reviewed this property |
No. The parking at the lighthouse is a municipal toll. The lighthouse is not on park property. There is limited parking at the sight. There is roadside parking (pay only) but most is in the roadside brush with little... More
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