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“flower pots”(58 reviews)
“boat ride”(36 reviews)
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A trip out to Flowerpot Island is a great way to experience Fathom Five National Marine Park. Private tour Boats leaving from Tobermory take visitors over shipwrecks and offer opportunities to see some of the islands in the park. Once you arrive at...more
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Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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All reviews flower pots boat ride light house the blue heron glass bottom boat few hours bruce anchor picnic lunch the loop couple hours day trip rock formations great place to visit great hiking wear good shoes crystal clear waters worth the trip
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I'm really glad that we took the time to visit the island. It's incredible to see the natural formations and the clear water.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank carlyer2018
Reviewed March 7, 2019

We went there in June which was the high season. There were lots of tourists, luckily we bought our tickets in advance. The cruise include a tour around the sunken ships in the Big Tub Harbour before heading to the island. The water was crystal...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank GuyFromTheSix
Reviewed January 15, 2019

We visited the flowerpot island. it was exiting and expressive. we recommend this trip for families. we had a lot of fun on the island. we hiked the hole island. very nice trails.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Peter Z
Reviewed January 12, 2019

Nice place on an Island that is a National Park. From easy to difficult levels of hicking from what I remember

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank lmw_6577
Reviewed December 7, 2018

Fantastic trail walk ending up where one can get delicious refreshments. Jumping into Lake Huron too doesn’t get much better with those crystal clear waters.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank tazzywazzy1
Reviewed November 28, 2018

We really enjoyed a great afternoon exploring this island! Between a beautiful boat ride to & back, we had fun hiking around the various landmarks. The water is clear & wonderful to wade in and we had a great snack on the water by the...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Dave S
Reviewed November 27, 2018

Extremely beautiful island, but very crowded. we visited the island in labour day weekend and were too many people. I recommend to visit this place during week.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Sooseleng
Reviewed October 21, 2018

This is place is a must but you need to plan a day before, so that you can do both Grotto and Flower pot island. Came back in speed boat, also amazing experience.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank bavasumit
Reviewed October 15, 2018 via mobile

Great experience, even if you don’t see the grotto. An educational experience. Glass bottom tour to flowerpot was great, even better getting to swim at flowerpot island after a decent hike!

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank angerlindsay
Reviewed October 12, 2018

I love the trip to Tobermory on September long weekend. The weather is warm enough to get into water. Beautiful scene everywhere. And the water is crystal clear. My family booked the Glass Bottom tour with Blue Heron Cruise. We visited the ship wrack and...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Gerlay
July 29, 2018|
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Response from evacU5514BA | Reviewed this property |
Highly recommended to reserve ahead. Around $45 per person. There are 3 different cruise companies but they do the same thing and prices are around the same. But the boarding location might be different. Check for boarding... More
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Jazzygirl14
July 19, 2018|
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Response from KathleenT1971 | Reviewed this property |
Yes they are as long as they are well behaved and on a short leash. We brought our 2 dogs....a 10lbs Shiz Tzu and mini 5lbs martese/poodle. But there were other large dogs in the boat as well. Dogs are free. Hope this helps.
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veehat
July 16, 2018|
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Response from natasha_tamaya | Reviewed this property |
We went with Blue Heron Cruises. Booked the Glass Bottom boat to FlowerPot Island so that we could see the shipwrecks. And for the ride home, booked their Jet Boat. Highly recommend doing it that way!
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