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TOP 5 Things to do in Tobermory, Ontario

TOP 5 Things to do in Tobermory, Ontario

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Explore Tobermory, Ontario, and the stunning Bruce Peninsula - must-visit Canadian destinations. Immerse yourself in the unparalleled beauty of crystal-clear waters at attractions like the Grotto, Indian Head Cove, and Flowerpot Island.

Tips & Advice
  • Why: True hidden gem in Ontario!
  • When: Summer
  • Accommodation: You'll find the cheapest hotels on Booking.com
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  • Book Now: Bruce Peninsula Tour for just $145 USD  Book you Taipei Pub Crawl adventure

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Have you ever imagined a hidden paradise just north of Toronto? Let me introduce you to Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula, true Canadian jewels that promise extraordinary natural beauty. They are renowned for their crystal-clear waters, offering visibility up to an impressive 25 meters deep.

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  • The Tugs

    1. The Tugs

    Best shipwreck diving spot in Canada. You can either scuba or snorkle and enjoy clear views of the shipwrecks.

  • Fish & Chip Place

    2. Fish & Chip Place

    Best fish & chips in Canada. However, this place can get very busy during the summer months.

  • Flowerpot Island

    3. Flowerpot Island

    Carved rocks resembling flower pots dot the landscape, a testament to the Earth's creative power, the harmonious blend of land and water.

  • The Grotto

    4. The Grotto

    The gem on the peninsula with a hidden underwater tunnel, good swimming skills are required to swim through here.

  • Indian Head Cove

    5. Indian Head Cove

    Immerse yourself in the serene allure of Indian Head Cove. Crystal-clear waters cradle you between towering cliffs, creating a tranquil oasis that's a true Tobermory treasure. Go cliff-diving here!

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The journey to this wonderland might take four hours by car, but the scenic drive through valleys and picturesque towns is part of the adventure. Prepare well: fill your tank before reaching the peninsula, pack swim and scuba gear for underwater adventures, and bring comfortable footwear for exploring.

Flowerpot island on the Bruce Peninsula in Tobermory, Canada Flowerpot island on the Bruce Peninsula

In Tobermory, two must-visit spots are the Grotto and Indian Head Cove. The Grotto, a breathtaking sea cave etched into ancient limestone cliffs, is a natural marvel. Sunlight dances on the turquoise waters inside, creating a mesmerizing display. Nearby, Indian Head Cove is a tranquil, hidden oasis with crystal-clear waters, perfect for a refreshing swim or sunbathing on its rocky shores.

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For the adventurous, I recommend exploring the top five hidden gems in Tobermory, including shipwreck diving – an underwater spectacle suitable for experienced swimmers. Another highlight is Flowerpot Island, reminiscent of the mysterious Yonaguni monument near Taiwan. This comparison stirs curiosity about whether Yonaguni is a natural formation, a topic intriguingly explored in documentaries by Graham Hancock.

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This journey to Tobermory is a must-do for Canadians, offering a glimpse into Ontario's unparalleled natural beauty. And planning your stay is easy with Booking.com, offering cozy accommodations starting at just $72. Whether you're a nature enthusiast, an adventure seeker, or just looking for a peaceful retreat, Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula are waiting to be discovered. Let Booking.com make your stay comfortable and unforgettable. It's time to pack your bags and embark on an extraordinary adventure.

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