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Excellent Scenery

Tobermory provides beautiful scenery to visitors but has spoiled the area by having ugly parking... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Big Tub lighthouse

Make sure to stop here on your visit to Tobermory! Definitely, a must-do when you're in Tobermory... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
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Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-596-2452
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Reviewed 1 week ago

This small automated lighthouse is a good place to get a view of Big Tub Harbour. There is very little parking. A stay of 5to 10 minutes is sufficient.

Thank Geoscientist
Reviewed 1 week ago

Tobermory provides beautiful scenery to visitors but has spoiled the area by having ugly parking signs everywhere. The municipality will hurt their local tourism by erecting these eyesores in a wonderful area.

Thank RockhoundParis
Reviewed 1 week ago

It sits on a nice point of land and the scenery is very pretty. But, it's just a lighthouse that makes for more interesting pictures by the rocks and clear water.

Thank Usia2014
Reviewed 1 week ago

Make sure to stop here on your visit to Tobermory! Definitely, a must-do when you're in Tobermory. One can just sit there and relax admiring the nature and the pristine clear waters

Thank Curious691418
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is at the end of a long deadend road at the entrance to Big Tub. Was closed and looked like it was in need of repair

Thank alsupremo
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

we went here ater 6 pm and we had the place more peacefully and parking is free after 6 pm. water is soo clear and what a view. we had fun running fast away from shores as we got big waves from the chi-chimaun cruise...More

Thank Maria C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Informative plaques by the lighthouse tell of its heyday and past light keepers. We watched the Chi-Cheemaun ferry depart the harbour from the lighthouse rocks. Some people swim here but it was a cool evening and water felt too cold to wade in. Beautiful place...More

Thank disneyboundmom66
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Make sure to stop here on your visit to Tobermory! A hidden gem. We went at sunset..Crystal clear water.. beautiful!!

Thank ChristyV134
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Close to town. Great swimming, diving and snorkelling, kayaking and canoeing. Two shipwrecks in the harbour. Crystal clear water. Go early, there was only a few of us when we arrived but very busy by the time we left. Must pay for parking, even on...More

3  Thank Alybubba1
Reviewed 12 August 2018 via mobile

We quite enjoyed the lighthouse. You can bring your bathing suit and swim off the rocks, or kayak to one of the sunken ships (20 minutes).

2  Thank JenniferP26
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Rajiny E
30 June 2017|
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Response from MichiganPilot | Reviewed this property |
No. The parking at the lighthouse is a municipal toll. The lighthouse is not on park property. There is limited parking at the sight. There is roadside parking (pay only) but most is in the roadside brush with little... More