While at the Cottage

Things to Do:

Fathom Five Fishing and Private Tours: Fishing enthusiasts can experience the scenic shorelines of Bruce Peninsula National Park and the surrounding islands within the Fathom Five National Marine Park through Fathom Five Fishing & Private Tours. This unique opportunity allows visitors to fish for the catch of the day, which may include Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Salmon, Steelhead, and Rainbow Trout. They can be fileted on site and placed in a cooler for guests to take home and enjoy a delicious meal. Fresh sashimi can also be prepared on board for those looking for a more adventurous culinary experience.

Fathom Five Fishing & Private Tours also offers a unique opportunity to explore the stunning waters of the Bruce Peninsula. Whether it's a family outing, team getaway, or private party, Fathom Five Fishing & Private Tours can provide the tailored experience you're looking for. Trips can include a journey through the Fathom Five National Marine Park, the Grotto Cliffs Caverns and Caves, Shipwreck Legends and Lore, Flowerpots & Geological Formations, Lighthouse Lore, Bird Watching, Sensational Sunsets, Fireworks Spectacular, Stellar Nights, Bad Neighbour Rock Runs and more.

Village of Tobermory: Get ready for an awe-inspiring experience in Tobermory, located at the northernmost point of the Bruce Peninsula. This enchanting destination boasts Flowerpot Island within the Fathom Five National Marine Park. Renowned as one of Canada's top freshwater diving sites, it is also home to approximately 24 shipwrecks. Embark on a thrilling Tobermory boat excursion, take a dip in the pristine waters, explore historic lighthouses, indulge in fantastic shopping and dining options, and so much more. Tobermory eagerly awaits your arrival – are you prepared for an unforgettable adventure?

Blue Heron Boat Tours: With over 50 years of experience, Blue Heron Cruises in Tobermory is renowned for its innovative boat designs. Their state-of-the-art glass-bottom boats feature the largest viewing panels in Tobermory, allowing guests exceptional views of shipwrecks, while also providing both an open-air upper deck and a lower enclosed cabin. The forward-facing seats ensure an unparalleled view of the natural beauty surrounding the area. Blue Heron Cruises offers trips to the iconic Flowerpots on Flowerpot Island, with options to either cruise past them or disembark and explore the island.

For adventure-seekers, Blue Heron Cruises also provides thrilling open-air Jet Boat experiences. These boats offer an exhilarating ride, with the possibility of a refreshing splash from Georgian Bay. The spacious, comfortable forward-facing seating allows passengers to take in all the scenic highlights, including a fantastic view of the Niagara Escarpment.

Tobermory Harbour: This picturesque harbor offers a variety of activities, such as boating, sightseeing, and shopping.

Fathom Five National Marine Park: This underwater park offers various activities like snorkeling, diving, and glass-bottom boat tours to explore shipwrecks and the surrounding marine life. The park is also home to Flowerpot Island, a popular destination for hiking and picnicking.

Bruce Peninsula National Park: This park boasts a diverse ecosystem, with opportunities for hiking, birdwatching, and swimming at the famous Grotto. The park also offers various trails like the Bruce Trail and the Cyprus Lake Trail, which lead to stunning lookout points.

The MS Chi-Cheemaun: is a passenger and car ferry that operates between Tobermory on the Bruce Peninsula and South Baymouth on Manitoulin Island. It runs from May to October and offers a 1 hour 45 minute-crossing,

During the journey, passengers can enjoy views of the Niagara Escarpment, islands of Fathom Five National Marine Park, and the Imperial Tower of the Cove Island Lighthouse. Light meals, snacks, and refreshments are available from the cafeteria.

Things to Eat:

Tobermory Brewing Company: The Tobermory Brewing Company and Grill is a must-visit destination for those who enjoy craft brews in a sophisticated yet casual dining setting. Their menu features fresh local organic meats and produce, ensuring top-quality ingredients in every dish. Guests can indulge in a wide variety of freshly made offerings, including seafood and steak, all prepared in-house daily. The establishment provides an extensive wine list to complement their craft beers and locally-sourced spirits. Visitors can also witness the on-site brewing process and take in the breathtaking views of the Tobermory harbour from the spacious patio. Located in the heart of downtown Tobermory, this unique dining experience is not to be missed.

The Crowsnest: Located in the charming Little Tub area of Tobermory, Crowsnest Pub invites guests to enjoy ice-cold beer, a spacious patio with picturesque views of the town, and a wide array of delectable pub food favorites. Visitors are encouraged to stop by for a refreshing beverage, savor their renowned Pub Burger, or enjoy live music throughout the season. Easily spotted at the entrance of the harbour, Crowsnest Pub boasts the largest patio in town, making it an ideal spot for memorable gatherings.

Shipwreck Lee’s: Shipwreck Lee's is a beloved family restaurant in Tobermory, known for its delicious fish and chips. With a history spanning over three decades, this cherished eatery has become a local favorite. The restaurant's pirate theme adds a fun and engaging atmosphere for diners of all ages, making it a perfect spot for a memorable meal in Tobermory.

Coconut Joe’s: Coconut Joe's, an island-inspired restaurant, offers a tropical dining experience in the heart of Little Tub Harbour, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada. Situated directly on the waterfront, this unique eatery transports guests to a relaxing island atmosphere, complete with a delightful menu inspired by tropical flavors. As you dine, take in the stunning views of the harbour, making Coconut Joe's the perfect place to unwind and savor a great meal in the picturesque surroundings of Tobermory.