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“Very nice” 5 of 5 stars
Review of Flowerpot Island Lighthouse

Flowerpot Island Lighthouse
Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
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Ranked #4 of 10 Attractions in Tobermory
Type: Lighthouses, Landmarks
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Gatineau, Canada
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10 attraction reviews
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“Very nice”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

We took the first boat to the island so it was not very crowded. Before going to the island, we had the chance to see ship wrecks. The kids loved it very much. The cruise was great and it is important to bring a jacket cause it can be cold on the boat. We had a very nice walk on the island.
We took a 2 hours visit on the island and it was not enough especially with kids. We couldn't reach the light house cause it was time to go back to take the boat. So if you go to the island with kids take a longer visit.

Visited June 2013
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Toronto, Canada
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“sooo great!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2013

so little time, so many things to see! We went at 1:50pm and returned 5:30pm, had lunch, and took sooo many pictures, there are some parts with walking boards where it is easy to walk but still it was an easy hike. I think it would be better to stay at the island for the day

Visited July 2013
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Ancaster, Canada
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“Don't miss flower pot island!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Great way to spend the morning / afternoon. We took the jet boat over to the island with Blue Heron which my boys absolutely loved (speed and bumping the waves). Bring a jacket as it can get breezy!

When you reach the island you will be given some natural heritage information about the island by the park staff and then off you go on the well marked trails to the flower pots, caves and lighthouse. Wear sturdy shoes, brings some snacks/drinks and enjoy the amazing scenery.

We took the first boat out in the morning to avoid crowds and also went mid week so it was not too busy at all. Plan to spend a couple of hours to see everything and then enjoy some lunch in Tobermory.

Visited July 2013
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Victoriaville, Canada
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“Nice cruise”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2013

Nice island. Nice moderately easy hike to get there. Proper shoes must be worn. We took a glass bottom cruise to get there. We could see ship wrecks. We really enjoyed our visit and we were impressed by the colour of the water.

Visited July 2013
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“Worth the walk”
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 21, 2013

Lovely people offer you helpful advice at the lighthouse. We hiked starting the opposite direction of the flowerpots to avoid crowds and it took us around an hour and 15 to get to the lighthouse.

They have drinks and a few snacks available for purchase.

Visited July 2013
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