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Fathom Five National Marine Park

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Address: Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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+1 519-596-2233
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Sun - Mon 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Thu - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm

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Breathtaking waters and coastline. The water is deep, cold and beautiful.

We are lifelong seasonal residents of the village of Tobermory. And there is nothing better than dropping our kayaks in the water and heading out to explore. Never disappointed... read more

Reviewed November 18, 2016
JoAnn Paul K
London, Canada
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London, Canada
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Reviewed November 18, 2016

We are lifelong seasonal residents of the village of Tobermory. And there is nothing better than dropping our kayaks in the water and heading out to explore. Never disappointed and always humbled by the power and beauty found here.

Thank JoAnn Paul K
Princeton, New Jersey
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Reviewed November 4, 2016

Clear blue (turquoise!) waters of the lovely Georgian Bay and Lake Huron. Walking trails, lovely vistas, glass-bottom boat trip (the better to view shipwrecks) to Flowerpot Island - All 150% worth your time if in the Tobermory area.

Thank rkreed
London, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed September 26, 2016

This location, along with much of the Bruce Peninsula, is well worth the drive to visit. Show people photos of the beautiful blue waters, and they don't believe that this is in Canada! Boat tours around the islands in the park are available, or you can go one step further and get off at Flowerpot Island. The island is extremely... More 

1 Thank Hammaker
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Reviewed September 23, 2016

This is partially and underwater park and partially a collection of lovely and often deliciously lonely islands. There are plenty of opportunities for divers with varying degrees of skill and, if needed, there are plenty of fellow divers willing to assist. The islands need be reached by boat. And camping is not welcome so when visiting one of the islands,... More 

Thank NamutKwu
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

Amazing geology, shipwrecks, history and recreation. Lots of sightseeing opportunities and some of the best scuba diving in Canada.

Thank Matthew C
Detroit, Michigan
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

We went scuba diving on three of the wrecks (2 were fully intact). The next day, we took our boat around many of the park's islands and over to the Grotto. The last day, we went on a glass bottom boat tour. All were wonderful ways to see this marine park.

1 Thank 6camaro7
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Reviewed September 11, 2016 via mobile

A beautiful park with great views, beaches and trails. Must book lodging before you get here in peak season. Must take boat tours to view ship wrecks.

Thank Rishi M
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Reviewed September 6, 2016 via mobile

We did the the burnt loop hike. A few things, the walk is very repetitive - trees, trees and very little else for 95% of the winding path. The views at the lookout points are pleasant, but nothing special. I think the walk is longer than the 3.9km posted - certainly feels longer. The lookout tower at the start was... More 

Thank ChrisEastleigh
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Reviewed August 31, 2016

We took a boat cruise around the islands and also hiked through the parks. Hiking was great. Different terrains and lots of nature. There were many beautiful spots for pictures.

Thank Gwen T
Vadodara, India
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Reviewed August 30, 2016

You can get there on ferry. Ferry tour cover flowerpot island. I can describe this only in one word "amazing".

1 Thank agranagrawal

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