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Address: Tobermory, Ontario, Canada

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I absolutely loved going to the grotto, the view was amazing and there were a lot of people there. It was an amazing outdoor lake party! The water was extremely cold but that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed February 12, 2015
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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
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Saint-Jean-sur-Richelieu, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2015

I absolutely loved going to the grotto, the view was amazing and there were a lot of people there. It was an amazing outdoor lake party! The water was extremely cold but that added to the fun, and the walk there was very peaceful and gorgeous. I would definitely recommend going here if you want a nice relaxing beautiful getaway.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

The view is breath taking. the water is alot colder then i would of thought it was. A must see. Lots of trails all with different views. Worth all the walking

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Bridgend, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2015

We had heard some really good reviews of The Grotto and suggestions that, although it was "a hike", it would "be worth it in the end". Now, I'm no extreme mountaineer, but after a leisurely 30 minute stroll along a pretty flat series of boardwalks, we came upon a craggy outcrop on Lake Ontario where a large volume of people... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015

My son and i went to this.....it was so busy full of people.Instead of crawling through the hole we actually swam around holding onto the wall of the cliff. It was amazing. Didn't swim inside because someone was getting ready to swim under the cave. Next time we will. A must do!!

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Hamilton, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2015

I have always loved the bruce peninsula. Small fee to park your car, then many different hikes to the grotto. Always found it best during the week--a lot quieter. Beautiful clear water, but the water is very cold. Georgian bay--what can i say? Excellent!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

But, plunged in the clear, clean water anyways! Lots of fun! Great rock scenery and hiking. Incredible amount of visitors here, didn't realize how popular it was.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

The walk, the trek and finally the view.. It is one of the best place I have ever been... The view of the cave from the top and as well as from bottom are simply amazing. The deep blue lake add a special flavor to it...

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015 via mobile

Our second time to the Grotto. We stayed in a yurt in the park so it was only a 35 minute hike. Watch out for rattle snakes on your hike. One of the most beautiful places in Ontario. The water is cold but it's worth a dip so you can experience the smooth rocks under your feet. Spectacular beauty and... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

This is a one of a kind view, peering down into the water is just spectacular. The walk out to The Grotto is beautiful also. Worth seeing again and again!

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 30, 2014

Visiting the Grotto at any age and anytime of the year is a truly amazing experience. Late spring, summer, and early fall can be very busy times at the Grotto so if you have the chance to visit during the off-season, November to April we highly recommend you do so. The Bruce Peninsula National Park is free to enter before... More 

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