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Lovely lighthouse

Nicely situated with beautiful scenery all around it. We saw it a couple of times from the tour... read more

Reviewed September 17, 2018
Usia2014
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Calgary, Canada
A beautiful view

I love lighthouses and this one is very scenic Cove Island Lighthouse in Tobermory Ontario off the... read more

Reviewed July 31, 2018
chickandbeast
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Southgate, Canada
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Sep 17, 2018
“Lovely lighthouse”
Jul 31, 2018
“A beautiful view”
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Cove Island, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed September 17, 2018

Nicely situated with beautiful scenery all around it. We saw it a couple of times from the tour boat and the ferry going to Manitoulin Island. Makes for great pictures.

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed July 31, 2018

I love lighthouses and this one is very scenic Cove Island Lighthouse in Tobermory Ontario off the Georgian Bluffs. Great camera opportunity.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank chickandbeast
Reviewed October 3, 2017

Sat there for 2 hours with legs in water. Nice calm place. I was not aware that the parking is a paid parking but luckily did not get a ticket when i realised on our return.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank dp_dhiren
Reviewed August 17, 2017

We saw this on our way to the shipwrecks and then to the Flowerpot Island. Nice lighthouse. Good for some pics.

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank Anirban B
Reviewed September 3, 2016

This lighthouse is more intended for viewing on the water passing by on the Chi-Cheemaun ferry or personal watercraft. Have your camera ready for stunning photos for stunning photos and memory making albums.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Susan S
Reviewed July 25, 2016

About 15 minutes sailing time from Tobermory on the Chi Cheemaun you will see the Cove Island lighthouse. It's on the port side if you are sailing toward South Baymouth. It was built in the mid 1800's and is still in use today, though the...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Steve F
Reviewed October 9, 2015

Saw this little gem of a spot aboard the Chi Cheemaun heading towards Manitoulin Island and on the way back. What a picturesque little spot!! Not sure if one can take an up close tour but a pretty little spot to view.

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Darrell G
Reviewed August 15, 2015

This Imperial Light Tower on Cove Island is one of the Great Lakes wonderful attractions. It is well maintained by the staff. It can be viewed up close by the tour boats of The Blue Heron Company and also from the Ferry to Manitoulin as...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank KitchenerJimmy
Reviewed July 30, 2015

The Cove Island Lighthouse sits on Gig Point on Cove Island. It became operational in 1858 and marks the passage between Lake Huron and Georgian Bay. It is one of six Imperial Tower lighthouses built by John Brown. All six were built at about the...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank trainfan2000
Reviewed October 6, 2014

The Cove Island lighthouse is a gorgeous Imperial lighthouse - one of only 6 built by John Brown in the mid 1800s. While I wish we could actually tour the lighthouse, sailing on the MS Chi-Cheemaun will give you an excellent view of this stunning...More

Date of experience: July 2014
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