Get away to the Northern tip of Ontario’s Bruce Peninsula. Tobermory is known as the fresh water scuba diving capital of the world. Tobermory has fascinating shipwrecks in its surrounding waters for you to explore. It’s appeal isn’t all underwater however, as there are also beaches and countryside calm. Stare up into the startlingly visible Milky Way!
Things to do in Tobermory
In Tobermory, find yourself at some of the most incredible natural spots in the world. Visit the Grotto, a cave that was carved out by waves of the Georgian Bay. The Grotto has an underwater tunnel, and is one of Tobermory’s main attractions. Swim in the Grotto’s beautiful blue water! You need to take a ferry out to Flowerpot Island, and then a short hike up to the “flowerpot” pillars. The natural sea stacks really do resemble flowerpots. On the island, find all kinds of caves and trails to explore. Underwater is where Tobermory shines. Discover underwater shipwrecks, submerged forests and canyons. If you don’t want to scuba dive, take a boat cruise where you can admire the wrecks from above. The water is crystal clear and runs cold, but is both beautiful and refreshing.
Day trips from Tobermory
Tobermory is close to some fantastic day-trip destinations. First of all, take the day trip into your own hands by hiking the Bruce Trail from Tobermory to Niagara Falls. This free public footpath has cliffs and views on the trail that stretches hundreds of miles. The best views are closer to Tobermory, so you’re in luck. Spend the day travelling the trail! An hour drive away from Tobermory is Sauble Beach, a resort town with one of the most glorious beaches. With a seven mile stretch of sand, Sauble is one of the longest freshwater beaches in the world. Go swimming, windsurfing, fishing or water-skiing — the opportunities seem as endless as the beach.
Tripping has a small selection of cosy cabins and relaxing hotels for you to choose from in Tobermory. The waterfront cabins are ideal, but you might want to take a night away from your rental to go camping. Most of the businesses flourish from May until the end of October, and are closed after that, so make sure to pick a good time to go.
Transportation in Tobermory
The Tobermory buses can get you in and out of the town, and run mostly in the summer months. You can also take ferry rides to explore the islands off of Tobermory. Renting a car could be useful, or driving up to Tobermory from your home. Hiking and walking are the timeless methods of exploring Tobermory, and can do the trick.
Vacation Rentals in Tobermory
Looking for a vacation rental in Tobermory? Tripping.com has 84 vacation rental homes available in Tobermory. You'll find 0 studios, 31 1-bedroom, 13 2-bedroom and 40 rentals with 3 or more bedrooms ranging from €59 a night. For extra convenience, many of these vacation homes can be booked directly online.
The average price of a nightly rental in Tobermory is €105 while the average price of a weekly rental is €668. For those looking for more than a short term rental such as corporate rentals, extended stays or long term rentals, the average monthly price of a Tobermory home is €6202.
Wondering if you can bring your dog or cat along with you? There are 8 pet-friendly vacation rentals available in Tobermory. In addition to accommodating pets, Tobermory rentals offer a variety of amenities. In particular, 66 rentals have Internet and WiFi, 73 have TV and/or cable and 2 have a pool or hot tub.
Search properties from 5 vacation rental sites in Tobermory where the top providers in that area are TripAdvisor, Expedia, and HomeAway. There are 28 TripAdvisor rentals, 21 Expedia short term rentals and 16 HomeAway vacation rentals.