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Big Tub Lighthouse, Tobermory

Categories: Lighthouses, Tourist Spots
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4.4/5 based on 180+ reviews on the web
Visit the picturesque and still active, wooden Big Tub Lighthouse. Established in 1885, the lighthouse has long served seafarers sailing in these often-treacherous waters. Set on a stunning bay of clear waters, with splendid rock formations, the lighthouse provides a backdrop for refreshing swims--if you don't mind the cold seawater.. Consider bringing along a picnic to enjoy in this location and certainly bring your camera with you to capture this photogenic area. Using our world travel planner, Tobermory attractions like Big Tub Lighthouse can form part of a personalized travel itinerary.
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  • Located not far from Tobermory, very nice photo shots in good weather. We were with the RV there, parking is not in abundance, can be ever close.
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  • It would have been spectacular if it did not rain that day. A couple of benches faced the harbor amidst waves coming in and crashing on the rocks. It felt like being on a cliff where water rose up to ...  read more »
  • Take the short drive out of town to big tub harbour. There is a smallish parking lot at the end of the road and a washroom of sorts available. The lighthouse is very close to the parking lot. Not a wh...  read more »
  • Parking was good on a Thursday.. But heard it's bad on weekends. Very nice place... Great to launch kayaks and take photos. I went on a cloudy day and it was good. Nice green and blue water.
  • One of my favorite spots in the north Peninsula. Went diving there twice, nothing much to see unless you go to the ship wreck. It's nice to hang out there swim and relax
  • Cute little lighthouse not to far from from town. Great spot for taking pictures, relaxing and watching the sunset. Nice views of Georgian Bay. This is the very point where Lake Huron and the Georgian Bay meet.
  • Great area to relax and watch boats float by. Your able to swim in the water, and there are seats to sit, alternatively, lots of rocks to sit on!
  • A lovely place to relax and enjoy the scenery. There are rocks to climb on and many places to take pictures.
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