Big Tub Lighthouse, Tobermory

#1 of 11 in Historic Sites in Bruce County
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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  • The lighthouse is in a good spot. Great views, the water is very clear, the place feels calming and a nice place to come for a picnic. Worth visiting when in the area. Good place to take photos...  more »
  • Giving this a "three star" review based upon the location which is very limited to tourists based on the area size. Parking was free (off season) but I am quite sure that during peak season it would.....  more »
  • 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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