Blue Heron Company – Cruise Tobermory Claimed



In business for almost 50 years, Blue Heron Cruises has the latest and best innovations in boat design.

Our new Glass Bottom Boats have the largest glass bottoms in Tobermory as well as an upper, open air deck and a lower enclosed cabin. Move around between decks to take in a natural beauty from all angles. Our forward facing seats ensure you always have a superior view.

Exciting open-air Jet Boats are perfect for those who want nature full-on! Exhilarating speed and for the lucky perhaps a little splash of Georgian Bay! With spacious, comfortable forward facing seating, our Jet Boats take in all the scenic highlights including an excellent view of the shipwrecks.

Our knowledgeable and experienced crew offer insightful commentary at all stops and are happy to answer all your questions.

Boat Cruises:

Flowerpot Island Drop Off Tour

Cruise To Flowerpot Island, visiting the shipwrecks on the way. On this tour you depart the boat at Flowerpot Island to Explore!

Glass Bottom Tour of Shipwrecks, Lighthouse, Islands then depart the boat and Explore Flowerpot Island!

Choose this cruise option if you wish to leave the boat to explore the trails, cave, lighthouse and shoreline of Flowerpot Island.

This drop off tour is available on a Glass Bottom Boat or Jet Boat to Flowerpot Island. Both boat options offer excellent views of Big Tub Lighthouse, two nineteenth-century shipwrecks, and Flowerpot Island.

Please note that shipwreck tours not available on Sundays before 12 noon.

Scenic Glass Bottom Stay Aboard Cruise

Includes Shipwrecks & Tour of Fathom Five National Marine Park Including Flowerpot Island

Glass Bottom Tour of Shipwrecks, Lighthouse, Islands & The Flowerpots

Take a 1 hour & 30-minute tour on the 125 passenger Great Blue Heron. This non-stop glass bottom tour begins with a visit to Tobermory’s other harbour, marked by Big Tub Lighthouse, where you will view two 19th century shipwrecks. From there you will cruise through the Devil Island Channel as well as the narrow channel between Cove Island and the Otter Islands. This cruise also sails past the light station at Flowerpot Island with the final highlight – a photo opportunity at the two world-famous Flowerpots – before returning to Tobermory Harbour via Middle Island (or “Plucky” as it is known locally)

Tobermory Escarpment Sunset Tour

Sunset cruise along the beautiful Niagara Escarpment to the Grotto.

Enjoy this little known gem of a cruise as it meanders along the cobblestone bays and coves of the unspoiled Niagara Escarpment coastline. View the Grotto and Indian Head Cove from the water. Be awed by the majesty of the towering cliffs at Cave Point. When Mother Nature is showing off, there will be a sunset to crown your holiday.

Hot drinks and snacks are available on board at our tuck shop.

Departure times vary to coincide with the sunset.