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Bruce Anchor Cruises

7468 Highway #6 Po. Box 160, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 519-596-2555
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Best Cruise Boat to Flowerpot Island

I did my homework, compared the two boat companies, picked Bruce Anchor Cruises to take us to... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Ann Arbor, Michigan
Interesting Ride into the Bay

This was a beatuiful summer day and a great ride to see Flowerpot Islands. Expensive but... read more

Reviewed 19 January 2017
Paula J
Toronto, Canada
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“glass bottom” (38 reviews)
“covered boat” (6 reviews)
7468 Highway #6 Po. Box 160, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 519-596-2555
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Reviewed 1 week ago

I did my homework, compared the two boat companies, picked Bruce Anchor Cruises to take us to Flowerpot Island and I’m happy to report that I made a great choice. Not only are Bruce Anchor’s prices lower and their glass bottoms bigger, but their free...More

1  Thank Bravaencore
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 6 days ago

This write up is fantastic! Thank you for taking the time to share your entire experience with our Trip Advisor audience. By your description, you toured Fathom Five National Marine Park onboard our brand new, Tobermory Evolution. She's a real beauty! Thanks again for choosing...More

Reviewed 19 January 2017

This was a beatuiful summer day and a great ride to see Flowerpot Islands. Expensive but worthwhile. Very long lineups if you don't go early. We were disappointed and had to wait for the next day. Go early!

Thank Paula J
Reviewed 25 September 2016

Was a beautiful fall morning. Staff was very friendly and knowledgeably. You have the option of either being inside the covered boat or they also had seats outside.

1  Thank Seewhales
Reviewed 20 September 2016

The Bruce Anchor Cruise company is in a very convenient location in Tobermory. They have new, safe and comfortable boats, friendly and helpful ticketing staff, and knowledgeable and humourous tour guide. The one hour tour was just the right amount of time. Its a great...More

4  Thank Ian Mackay
Reviewed 13 September 2016

Staff is very helpful & pleasant! Informative narration all the way to Flowerpot island. Their schedules were on time & if there was room on the boat you can leave early no problem. It's a beautiful boat tour to see the shipwrecks & all the...More

3  Thank Mary D
Reviewed 10 September 2016 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our tour today. The staff was great and very friendly. They even allowed our 5 small dogs on the boat! You'll enjoy learning about the shipwrecks and the small islands as you head to Flowerpot Island. Once there, another guide gives you...More

1  Thank Jordan A
Reviewed 8 September 2016 via mobile

My family really wanted to get to Flowerpot Island, so we had to book a cruise there. Bruce Anchor Cruises was convenient since we were staying at the motel across the street. It was pricey but worth it. We enjoyed the side trip into the...More

1  Thank Jennifer C
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We took the early bird special (discounted because we stayed in a company hotel), which left at 8:55. We were so glad we did. The few passengers willing to arrive this early all had a spot around the (small) glass bottom area of the boat,...More

1  Thank Elaine Bomberge... H
Reviewed 5 September 2016

We paid $31 each to get on a "glass bottom boat" and see 2 shipwrecks, Flowerpot Island and come back to Tobermory. It is definitely not worth the price. If you pay the extra $6 you get access to several parks and get to disembark...More

2  Thank Stephanie L
Reviewed 3 September 2016

We booked a cruise to flowerpot island on the glass bottom boat. We had to cancel as our son got sick and we were told a refund wouldn't be an issue. It took me three weeks and over 10 phone calls to make it happen....More

Thank lauraready
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Questions & AnswersAsk a question
Hi, Do you run your boat tours during mid April?
1 March 2017|
Response from Brent R | Property representative |
No, sorry, we don't start operating until the first Saturday in May.
Can we take our dog on the boat tours?
18 August 2016|
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Response from SuperFunGrandma | Reviewed this property |
Salman P
Rates of drops off cruise to flower pit island seem to be pretty expensive. Is there any group deals or discounted coupon that we can use? we are a group of 5 adults and 2 children
9 May 2016|
Response from Brent R | Property representative |
Thank you for your interest in Bruce Anchor Cruises! We do offer group rates for groups of 20 or more passengers. We also offer discounts of 20-50% if you are staying at The Bruce Anchor Motel and Cottage Rentals. Also... More