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Big Tub Lighthouse

Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
+1 519-596-2452
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Nice to see

This attraction can be seen from Tobermory downtown; however I recommend you see it up close. It... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Oakville, Canada
Small, sparkling gem

Beautiful, calming view of a simple and elegant lighthouse (that is not open to public) backing... read more

Reviewed 26 May 2017
Astrelle G
Mississauga, Canada
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  • Average13%
  • Poor1%
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“light house” (28 reviews)
“watch the boats” (10 reviews)
“paid parking” (8 reviews)
Big Tub Road, Tobermory, Ontario, Canada
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Reviewed 26 May 2017

This attraction can be seen from Tobermory downtown; however I recommend you see it up close. It was a very short drive from our motel. Parking is limited, but it was not an issue when we went. It was not opened for visitors, but it...More

Thank ragga_ragga_cuba
Reviewed 26 May 2017

Beautiful, calming view of a simple and elegant lighthouse (that is not open to public) backing onto crystal clear, blue waters. The scenery makes for beautiful pictures! There is paid parking near the lighthouse ($3/hr). It's better to come early, when there aren't many people...More

Thank Astrelle G
Reviewed 20 May 2017 via mobile

Good for walk & spending time. Timings are mentioned but u cannot go inside it. So the place is open 24*7

Thank Neera S
Reviewed 18 May 2017

It would have ben nice to see inside this lighthouse but it is not open to the public. It is still worth seeing and affords nice views to photograph. Watch you don't slip on the rocks - the area is very uneven making it a...More

Thank Ontario88
Reviewed 17 May 2017

Quickly drove and took photos. What can I say, you end up with amazing views of the clear Georgian Bay waters. and you can go near to touch the water or swim. Of course it is wonderful !

Thank unagiichi
Reviewed 17 May 2017 via mobile

Beautiful views. We going on foot from tobermory, it is 40min walk but really worth! Good asphalt road.

Thank Remigiusz Ł
Reviewed 15 May 2017

Visited here today. Too bad the light house isn't open to the public. Nice views of the water rand rocks from here. Don't really need to spend more than 10 minutes to see here and not much walking involved. Just something to visit and see...More

Thank MapleLeaf1867
Reviewed 10 May 2017

Tobermory was one of our favourite places to vacation when I was a child. There are lots of memories there for me, including spending many hours up at the lighthouse sitting on the rocks watching the boats, the divers coming in and out of that...More

Thank LeeMike
Reviewed 17 January 2017

The parking is limited but the stop is worth it. You get a great view of big tub harbour and the ferry as it docks.

Thank jkrushelnicki
Reviewed 30 December 2016 via mobile

This lighthouse needs a lifesaver. It was not open due to its state of repair but it serves as a great photo backdrop. The children were 8 and 5 years. Divers were taking test dives close by.

Thank Robert P
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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