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'''Tobermory''' is a town in [[Southwestern Ontario]], located at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula on Georgian Bay. It is the northern terminus point of the Bruce Trail and a popular diving destination.
 
'''Tobermory''' is a town in [[Southwestern Ontario]], located at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula on Georgian Bay. It is the northern terminus point of the Bruce Trail and a popular diving destination.
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==Understand==
  
 
==Get in==
 
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===By boat===
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From May 4 – October 14, 2007, the '''Chi-Cheemaun ferry''' makes round trips each day between Tobermory and the South Baymouth terminal on [[Manitoulin Island]]. The trip is about 2 hours. Reservations, ''1 800'' 265 3163, are recommended if vehicle transport is required.
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===By air===
 
'''Tobermory Municipal Airport''', ''+1 519'' 596-2430.
 
'''Tobermory Municipal Airport''', ''+1 519'' 596-2430.
  
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==Do==
 
==Do==
  
Tobermory is perhaps best known as the northern terminal point of the Bruce Trail, a 845-km long hiking trail along the Niagara Escarpment (the other terminus point is in Queenston, in [[Niagara_Falls_(Ontario)]]). The Peninsula Bruce Trail Club, [http://www.pbtc.ca], offers group hikes around the Peninsula, from easy 2-hour walks to strenuous hikes.
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Tobermory is perhaps best known as the northern terminal point of the Bruce Trail, a 845-km long hiking trail along the Niagara Escarpment (the other terminus point is in Queenston, in [[Niagara_Falls_(Ontario)|Niagara Falls, Ontario]]). The Peninsula Bruce Trail Club, [http://www.pbtc.ca], offers group hikes around the Peninsula, from easy 2-hour walks to strenuous hikes.
  
 
'''Bruce Peninsula National Park''', ''+1 519'' 596-2233, [http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/on/bruce/index_e.asp]. Guided hikes are offered in July and August.  
 
'''Bruce Peninsula National Park''', ''+1 519'' 596-2233, [http://www.pc.gc.ca/pn-np/on/bruce/index_e.asp]. Guided hikes are offered in July and August.  
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==Get out==
 
==Get out==
  
From May 4 – October 14, 2007, the '''Chi-Cheemaun ferry''' makes round trips each day between Tobermory and the South Baymouth terminal on [[Manitoulin Island]]. The trip is about 2 hours. Reservations, ''1 800'' 265 3163, are recommended if vehicle transport is required.
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From spring to fall, take the '''Chi-Cheemaun ferry''' to [[Manitoulin Island]]. The trip is about 2 hours.  
  
 
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Revision as of 19:36, 24 August 2007

Tobermory is a town in Southwestern Ontario, located at the tip of the Bruce Peninsula on Georgian Bay. It is the northern terminus point of the Bruce Trail and a popular diving destination.

Contents

Understand

Get in

By car

By boat

From May 4 – October 14, 2007, the Chi-Cheemaun ferry makes round trips each day between Tobermory and the South Baymouth terminal on Manitoulin Island. The trip is about 2 hours. Reservations, 1 800 265 3163, are recommended if vehicle transport is required.

By air

Tobermory Municipal Airport, +1 519 596-2430.

Wiarton/Keppel District Airport, #501262 Grey Rd. 1, +1 519 534-0140, [1].

Get around

See

Big Tub Lighthouse, at the end of Big Tub Road.

Do

Tobermory is perhaps best known as the northern terminal point of the Bruce Trail, a 845-km long hiking trail along the Niagara Escarpment (the other terminus point is in Queenston, in Niagara Falls, Ontario). The Peninsula Bruce Trail Club, [2], offers group hikes around the Peninsula, from easy 2-hour walks to strenuous hikes.

Bruce Peninsula National Park, +1 519 596-2233, [3]. Guided hikes are offered in July and August.

Fathom Five National Marine Park, [4]. Divers must register with the Park Visitor Centre prior to diving.

Blue Heron, 24 Carlton Street, +1 519 596-2999, [5], offers glass-bottom boat tours to Fathom Five Marine Park and Flowerpot Island, and a sunset cruise along the north coast of the Bruce Peninsula.

The Chi-Cheemaun ferry offers sunset dinner cruises on Georgian Bay from May 4 – October 14, 2007. Check website for times. $46 per person.

Tobermory Bicycle Rentals.com, +1 519 596-8843, [[6]] offers bike rentals and guided and self-guided bike tours of the Peninsula. $45.00 per bike rental per day.

Buy

Eat

Drink

Sleep

Get out

From spring to fall, take the Chi-Cheemaun ferry to Manitoulin Island. The trip is about 2 hours.



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