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The Grotto

Address: Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #1 of 11 Attractions in Tobermory
Type: Landmarks/ Points of Interest, Sights & Landmarks
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 24, 2015 NEW

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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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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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 17, 2014

The Grotto, part of the Bruce Peninsula National Park, just south of Tobermory, is a place you must visit. Give yourself a full day, and don't forget your camera and good, sturdy hiking shoes. The sights are beautiful and breathtaking...we had no idea what we were in for. If you are daring, there are some great descents and ascents to... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Beatifull place. The water is almost ice cold, and crystal clear. And everyone is swimming and diving. But if you are planning to go there in the summer come before 8 a.m. Otherwise the park will be full and they won't let you in.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 21, 2014

The Grotto, oh my! This is the first time while writing a review I just don't know how to begin, Grotto does that to you, leaves you speechless. *Sigh* It is the best place to go, one of the most beautiful places I have seen so far. It brings out the adventurer in you and forces you to explore the... More 

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