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Shallow beach

This was a nice warm beach. If I had one complaint is that it is that the beach is very shallow. Be... read more

Reviewed October 18, 2018
Tillsonburg, Canada
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Awesome pitcher plants and shallow water!

The trail is not challenged and it takes 1.5hour if you are not fast. The pitcher plant is so... read more

Reviewed August 27, 2018
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Dorcas Bay Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed March 1, 2019

There is a nice reception building with washrooms and an upstairs seating area but it is just a shallow bay with nothing of special interest. Disappointed

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

This was a nice warm beach. If I had one complaint is that it is that the beach is very shallow. Be prepared to walk a long way to get to waist deep water. That being said it is a nice beach. Parking is a...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Ivonavich
Reviewed September 6, 2018

Singing Sands is the best. It is now effeciently run by Parks Canada. There are brand new change areas, boardwalks, washrooms, outdoor foot washing stations, a glassed-in observation deck for viewing the beach or a sunset and bridges to cross the small streams which have...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank vagabondoug
Reviewed September 4, 2018

The parking meter has no option in hourly payment, so you have to pay for the maximum parking fee, which is more than CAD 11.00. Good place for a walk along the beach or just chilling out, because the water is shallow. Anyway, I would...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank JanelleCool
Reviewed August 27, 2018

The trail is not challenged and it takes 1.5hour if you are not fast. The pitcher plant is so unique and impressive! We fond one at the beach so the we could observe it closely. It is so fun!We also found the Northern Garder Snake...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Simpletina
Reviewed August 26, 2018

We visited Singing Sands after spending the morning at The Grotto. The washrooms were closed. It appeared there was no running water that day but there were individual change rooms beside the washrooms. We were too tired from hiking to explore the trails, though I...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank disneyboundmom66
Reviewed August 21, 2018

Visited the beach with family on Saturday August 18, 2018. where we Lost life of one of our family member when 7 family members were drawn together and 6 people got rescued but one person DIED age 29 years old. The beach was quite no...More

Date of experience: August 2018
21  Thank Syed F
Reviewed August 18, 2018 via mobile

I absolutely loved going to Singing Sand in the Bruce. The beach was very shallow but if you walk far enough you can swim. The waters were warmer compared to other beaches in the area and it’s a nice sandy beach with a lot of...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Gwen v
Reviewed August 6, 2018 via mobile

We will be back. My kids enjoyed the shallow beach and water. It was really windy when we were there but the water was so warm. The only down side is the animal poop on the beach (I think it was goose poop). The new...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Ihavetosay
Reviewed July 27, 2018 via mobile

Kudos to Parks Canada for what it has done for this area. The nicely upgraded bathrooms and picnic tables are just the start. A boardwalk was built and meanders following the pristine beach in its natural form. Along the board walk signs are posted describing...More

Date of experience: July 2018
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July 10, 2018|
Response from jcw952 | Reviewed this property |
Singing Sands has just reopened with major upgrades. I am sure that you are supposed to have the parking pass that is good at all locations including singing sands. go to the parks Canada website and search for singing... More
Aya S
July 25, 2017|
Response from GBOEFU | Property representative |
Hi Aya, You can BBQ at Singing Sands. We ask that you stay within the beach area and don't go beyond the trail head. Please ensure you clean up after your BBQ and if using coals, dispose of your coals in the coal... More
Theresa P
July 24, 2017|
Response from GBOEFU | Property representative |
Hi Theresa, You are allowed to BBQ at Singing Sands however we ask that you use the charcoal BBQ disposal receptacles on site to properly dispose of your charcoal after use. Disposing of charcoal improperly creates a fire... More