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Address: Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
Phone Number: 519-596-2233
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During the summer months, visiting Cyprus Lake, in particular the Grotto...

During the summer months, visiting Cyprus Lake, in particular the Grotto and Indian Head Cove can leave some visitors feeling frustrated and confused if they are denied access to these sites. As a result of the increasing popularity of these attractions, the entrance way and parking to access these areas are at times complex. Additionally, the rocky terrain along the coastline and access to the Grotto can be challenging for some. Please visit the park website for more detailed information on the Grotto, what to expect, and other attractions in the park and surrounding area if you're unable to access the Grotto. Additionally, visitors should make the Parks Canada Visitor Center in Tobermory their first stop so they can plan their stay and get up to date information on parking and other visitor activities.

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Amazing views. Water was so blue and clear. The cavern was stunning. It was worth the trip. I highly recommend this stop. You will be glad you did! Get there early parking is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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Barrie, Canada
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11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

Amazing views. Water was so blue and clear. The cavern was stunning. It was worth the trip. I highly recommend this stop. You will be glad you did! Get there early parking is limited!

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

Its a beautiful beautiful place. Water so clear and cold :). It looked so beautiful but could not really swim in the cold water.

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Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

More hyped and thus more packed with people. The next road south Emmit Lake was much nicer and more secluded and isolated. The water was better too. I had a fun and great experience with my wife. The cypress lake trail was quite nice too since we got lost looking for the grotto.

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW via mobile

If you are anywhere in the vicinity this is a must stop. I have been to every corner of this country and I would say this is right up there for natural, rugged beauty. Downside is the crowds and the amount of traffic, takes away from it a little bit. If going to the grotto be mindful of the descent... More 

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Sudbury, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

Beautiful day! It's a bit of a trek to get there and not easy for my pug but id definitely go back. Anyday

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Thornhill, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Especially great for snorkelling and great visibility. The hike there itakes about a half hour. Could be a bit crowded. However it is a remarkable experience not to be missed if you find yourself in the Bruce.

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Toronto, Ontario
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5 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Very busy, but amazing and so worth it. Would recommend going in the morning. Lots of people go for the day and relax, great swimming hole. Definitely recommend hiking to Overhanging Point. The views are unreal.

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Thank denisetrem
Toronto, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

This is an absolutely gorgeous place in Ontario. Although the water is definitely Georgian Bay COLD, it is beautiful and the scenery outshines all. You almost feel like you're in the Caribbean (except the temperature of the water). The rocks are incredible and the Grotto is magnificent. We did not see ANY garbage around anywhere, except for the piece one... More 

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Whitby, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

We came to see The Grotto this past weekend, after hearing our friends rave about this natural wonder at Bruce Peninsula National Park. The drive up was a bit adventurous, with Highway 6 (the only main highway going to and from Tobermory) closed due to an accident, which just so happens to be the stretch of highway leading to the... More 

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Chesterfield, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 days ago NEW

The grotto is amazing, it's not easy to get to. We kayaked there and it was great. The water, the cliffs, it's a breathtaking adventure. If you hike you have to climb down the cliff to get there so bring a bathing suit. I saw plenty of people down there so you can do it!

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