Big Tub Lighthouse, Tobermory

4.3
#1 of 11 in Historic Sites in Bruce County
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. For Big Tub Lighthouse and beyond, use our Tobermory online itinerary planner to get the most from your Tobermory vacation.
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  • There is not much to do here other than look at the lighthouse and the scenery that any tourist with a reasonable budget would do anyhow from the cruises (don’t miss those). Speaking of budget: parkin...  more »
  • Pretty crowded most of the summer but if you get there in the off season it’s a beautiful place to hangout. Look for the spelling mistake on the government sign  more »
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  • Picturesque lighthouse in Tobermory. Beautiful scenery. Easily accessible - SUPER busy in the summer. Paid parking, but you don't have to pay if you don't feel like it. Nothing will happen. Beach access.
  • Love the history behind it. An overall beautiful area worth a visit.
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