Big Tub Lighthouse, Tobermory

Lighthouse · Tourist Spot
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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  • Parking is limited at this area and also expensive. You cannot go inside the lighthouse. There are some large rocks you can wet your feet on top.  more »
  • Beautiful location to hang out, dip your feet in the cool water or just take some pics... small parking lot and portable washrooms - parking is free after 6 PM  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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