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Big Tub Lighthouse

Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-596-2452
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Nice spot, good views

Great view of the lake and harbour, very picteresque spot. Easy access to the lighthouse. There is... read more

Reviewed 3 days ago
Rashmi J
,
Toronto, Canada
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GREAT PLACE TO SIT AND EAT LUNCH!

I really enjoy watching the boats come in and out of the harbour from Big Tub Lighthouse. Amazing... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
TACOMORY
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Tobermory, Canada
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“light house” (28 reviews)
“watch the boats” (10 reviews)
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Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
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+1 519-596-2452
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Reviewed 3 days ago via mobile

Great view of the lake and harbour, very picteresque spot. Easy access to the lighthouse. There is free parking after 6 pm.

Thank Rashmi J
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Reviewed 5 days ago

I really enjoy watching the boats come in and out of the harbour from Big Tub Lighthouse. Amazing place to enjoy your lunch!

Thank TACOMORY
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Reviewed 9 April 2018

This is not a super exciting visit option, but something that is quite nice to add to your afternoon, or morning, of Tobermory touring. It is especially nice at dawn or sunset on a nice day - offering some spectacular camera opportunities!

Thank Derek B
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

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

Thank Brent V
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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 LoveSurfing M
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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

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Reviewed 7 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
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Reviewed 7 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
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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
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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
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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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