Welcome to Tobermory
Bruce Peninsula Tobermory offers visitors fresh, clean air, gorgeous scenery, tranquil waters, and the darkest sky's in southern Ontario. Tobermory is almost surrounded by water - Lake Huron on one side and Georgian Bay on the other. It is a naturalist haven, having 2 national parks - Fathom Five National Marine Park and the Bruce Peninsula National Park - close by.
Tobermory is renown for its natural setting, it is a photographers paradise. There are miles of forest - with tall pines and cedars. The majestic cliffs of the Niagara Escarpment carve its way into Tobermory along the Georgian Bay coast - there is nothing more breath-taking than standing on a rock outcropping - towering 200' above the sea green waters of Georgian Bay!
Tobermory boasts the highest concentration of native orchids in North America - take a hike along the trails, and you may be lucky enough to spot a rare Calypso Orchid - or a gorgeous Showy Ladies Slipper Orchid. The cliff faces in the Bruce Peninsula National Park contains some of Eastern North America's oldest living trees - the "cliff dwelling" white cedar. Tobermory is the epicenter of the Unesco Biosphere Designation.
Flowerpot Island is located 6.5 kilometers northwest of Tobermory, and can only be accessed by boat. Flowerpot Island the destination of several of our tour boats.
It is well worth a visit if time allows. Two hours is sufficient for a quick walk around the Island, but three to four hours is required if you want to see it all.
PARKING MAP Tobermory
The Municipality has a Paid Parking Program in effect in Tobermory and Lion's Head from May 15 to October 15 each year. The Municipality enforces its Parking By-law by issuing tickets to illegally parked vehicles for both on-street parking and in parking lots. Enforcement is required to maintain legal parking, regulate traffic movement, and ensure public safety.
Little Cove Parking Lot Located at 237 Little Cove Road in Tobermory, the Little Cove Parking Lot requires online reservations between May 15 and October 15. Online reservations are available in 4 hour bookings for $20. You will also be required to display proof of a Parks Canada Discovery Pass or parking pass from another Parks Canada location from that day. If you do not yet have a Parks Canada Pass, you can purchase a day-use pass when booking parking online.