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Big Tub Lighthouse

Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-596-2452
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fall getaway day 1

checking out sites, off season, in and around the northern Bruce Peninsula - areas around the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Brent V
St. Catharines, Canada
Fantastic place for swimming/diving or just relaxing

We used to go there for the weekend trips in the summer when water is not too freezing for swimming... read more

Reviewed 26 October 2017
Sol I
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“light house” (28 reviews)
“watch the boats” (10 reviews)
“paid parking” (8 reviews)
Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-596-2452
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Reviewed 6 November 2017

checking out sites, off season, in and around the northern Bruce Peninsula - areas around the lighthouse are quite scenic.

Thank Brent V
Reviewed 26 October 2017

We used to go there for the weekend trips in the summer when water is not too freezing for swimming (its' always cold even in the summer). It's a truly amazing spot to visit. The parking is very limited but I never found it too...More

Thank Sol I
Reviewed 10 October 2017

Today, this lighthouse is worth over $100,000.00! You will see it if you take a boat exploration to Flower Pot Island. On the way, you will also see shipwrecks, and the beautiful fresh-water tropical-like waters of Georgian Bay. The boat tours are fairly priced, so...More

Reviewed 8 October 2017 via mobile

It’s just a 1 minute walk to the lighthouse. Which is nice, but would have preferred a little more hiking. Once you get there, there’s a few benches to sit but that’s about it. It’s a beautiful location on the water though. Worth making a...More

Thank Karley H
Reviewed 8 October 2017

The lighthouse is close to town, easily accessible and a great place to sit and watch the sunset. Lighthouse is not open for touring.

Thank Johanna P
Reviewed 3 October 2017

We took the Blue Heron Glass bottom boat tour around the islands, it cost $40.00 per person for 1 1/2 hours which was spectacular!

Thank Janet B
Reviewed 2 October 2017 via mobile

Really enjoyed our visit. Beautiful views and nice place to chill and watch the boats. Lighthouse is not open but is functional. Well worth a visit to take pictures.

Thank Carol S
Reviewed 1 October 2017

As the title says its a lighthouse, once you see it that's about it. Nice place to relax though by the waterline and watch the boats

Thank bnlhenry
Reviewed 29 September 2017 via mobile

Great little spot, water is crystal clear. I would like to come back here to go snorkelling, nice quiet spot to get in an explore in the water without the threat of fast boats.

Thank Tracy W
Reviewed 28 September 2017

A five minute drive from Tobermory and worth it. Even though the lighthouse is closed there is a lot of history to read about. There are several benches around the rocky shoreline to take in the view of houses around Big Tub and you get...More

Thank Hankeesd
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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