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Flowerpot Island Lighthouse

Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-591-4254
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Great place to visit to hike have a picnic or just relax and enjoy the beauty of this island. Only... read more

Reviewed 15 October 2017
Karen W
Orangeville, Canada
A MUST-SEE while in Tobermory

If you don't go here while in Tobermory, then what the heck were you doing in... read more

Reviewed 10 October 2017
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“flower pots” (12 reviews)
Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
+1 800-591-4254
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Reviewed 15 October 2017

Great place to visit to hike have a picnic or just relax and enjoy the beauty of this island. Only access is by boat.

Thank Karen W
Reviewed 10 October 2017

If you don't go here while in Tobermory, then what the heck were you doing in Tobermory!? Reachable only by boat, and local boat companies can help you with that - like Bruce Anchor. The price is right, and the picture-perfect Flowerpot Island is a...More

Reviewed 4 October 2017

The ride to the island was most fascinating part. Also my daughter spotted 12 snakes (Yes twelve) along the walk way. if you like diving there are few places where you can make high dives from almost more than 10 meters height. WHile entering waters...More

Thank dp_dhiren
Reviewed 21 September 2017

The original lightstation has been replaced by a steel tower, which lacks character. Not worth the extra time needed to get to the tower from the dead-end trail.

Thank yyee2014
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Toronto, Canada
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Wondering what the hype was about flowerpot island, but didn't think it was worth the $90 to spend taking the boat to the island. The flowerpot was unique, but literally there was only 1 of them you could take a picture of. We really enjoyed...More

Thank A TripAdvisor Member
Reviewed 29 August 2017

Flowerpot Island is a must see. Fascinating shoreline and wonderful hiking/biking trail. It was a beautiful place.

Thank Tracy H
Reviewed 17 August 2017

Loved it. Its right on the shores of the lake and on top of a rock. Saw it from a distance. A must visit if you can hike well.

Thank Anirban B
Reviewed 17 August 2017

From the dock, we followed the 1.3km lighthouse trail (30min) to the lightkeeper’s house. We did not get to visit the light tower and observation deck because they are closed for renovations this summer. Unlike other lightkeeper’s houses we have seen, this one on Flowerpot...More

1  Thank baroom
Reviewed 5 August 2017

We visited the lighthouse and were delighted to see how they lived. The people (volunteers) that were there were helpful and informative.

Thank Benjamin D
Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

Very enjoyable visit to the house maintained by local volunteers. What loving and faithful dedication! Very informative too. The lighthouse part not as well handled.

Thank Fred B
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Pamela B
16 August 2017|
Response from Fred B | Reviewed this property |
Yes indeed
31 March 2017|
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Response from jkrushelnicki | Reviewed this property |
There are 6 camping spots that are first come first serve. I suggest contacting Fathom Five National Marine Park for further details!