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Blue Heron Cruises

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Address: Little Tub Harbour, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
Phone Number: +1 855-596-2999
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One of Tobermory's longest running businesses - Blue Heron Cruises has been...

One of Tobermory's longest running businesses - Blue Heron Cruises has been operating boat tours through Fathom Five National Marine Park for over 45 years. Cruise through the crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay surrounding Tobermory taking in the vistas that include Big Tub Lighthouse and the Shipwrecks in Big Tub Harbour. Hiking trails, a historic light station, caves and the namesake Sea Stacks are waiting for you to explore on Flowerpot Island. Continuous departures from the bustling Little Tub Harbour daily (Seasonally and weather permitting).

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Clear water...great scenery

This tour rocks! Doesn't matter how many times I have been on the tour...love it like it was my first time every time. Great staff! Love the jet boats!!:) Highly recommend getting... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

This tour rocks! Doesn't matter how many times I have been on the tour...love it like it was my first time every time. Great staff! Love the jet boats!!:) Highly recommend getting off at flower pot island and exploring all its beauty. Ship wrecks are hauntingly beautiful.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

We took the blue Heron Cruise when we visited Tobermory. It was fun and not on time. I just didn't like the fact that they moved us to a different location to get on the boat for our safety but still ended up stopping at the original location to pick up other passengers that they forgot. Overall it was a... More 

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Stratford ON
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

Our family of four has used Blue Heron Cruises twice this year and been very satisfied. Our first trip was on the glass bottom boat tour which we all thoroughly enjoyed. The tour was a great orientation of the area and included shipwrecks and a drive past Flowerpot Island. The large boat was roomy with lots of seating both inside... More 

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Royal Oak, Michigan
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We did the drop off glass bottom boat tour. You can see the shipwrecks from the top level by looking over the side, the water is so clear. You are able to move about the boat. We chose the express jetboat back from Flowerpot Island. Even though the water was choppy the ride was good.

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Thank Jerry L
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

Trip was good. People were friendly. Tour guide was friendly but we couldn't hear him some of the time. At times, he came off a bit unprofessional...too casual. Would stay over at flower pot island next time.

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Thank Sandy D
Collingwood, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

Really enjoyed our Fathom Five tour. The weather was great, the commentary was helpful and the entire trip was very enjoyable. Highly recommend for anyone going to Tobermory!

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Thank Bob D
Barrie, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 6 days ago NEW via mobile

Very nice staff, great boat tour, view of shipwrecks was amazing!! Only bad thing is they offer smoking on the back of the boat so if your a non smoker thus might bother you!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Highly recommended as someone to get you to flowerpot island. Very well run, friendly staff and highest quality service. We did the jet boat drop off and it was perfect. Stopped off at a few sunken ships which was really cool.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We took the family out to Flower Pot island for some hiking today. When we were here two years ago, we took we glass bottom boat tour out and due to our positive experience then, we chose to book with them again. The staff were very friendly and engaging and the boat ride itself was great. Our kids especially enjoyed... More 

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Niagara Falls, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Did the jet boat ride last weekend with the family. The boys enjoyed the speed. My husband and I enjoyed the most beautiful scenery. I don't think it could be anymore beautiful. Staff was wonderful as well!

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