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The Blue Heron Company is proud to offer Glass Bottom and Jet Boat cruises through Fathom Five National Marine Park where you will cruise through the crystal clear waters of Georgian Bay surrounding Tobermory viewing incredible vistas such as Big Tub Lighthouse, century old Shipwrecks in Big Tub Harbour and famous Flowerpot Island.
Departing from Little Tub Harbour daily (seasonal - weather permitting). Also on Little Tub Harbour you will find the Harbourside Motel , where guests receive a special discount coupon to be used towards select Blue Heron Company Cruises. While strolling along the harbour you can visit our Gift Shops which showcase quality clothing and gifts. When your ready for a break treat yourself to a yummy Beavertail - deep fried pastry with a variety of satisfying toppings. Or cool down with a delicious Moozoo smoothie.
Drop Off Cruise To Flowerpot Island
This drop off tour is available on a Glass Bottom or Jet Boat for a more accelerated trip to the island to go hiking. Both options offer views of rugged shorelines and crystal clear waters surrounding Tobermory and Fathom Five National Marine Park on the way to Flowerpot Island to explore – it is a nature lovers dream come true. Take a one hour thirty minute cruise leaving from Little Tub Harbour on our Flowerpot Island Drop Off tour to view Big Tub Lighthouse, two nineteenth century shipwrecks and Flowerpot Island where you will disembark to hike the trails that cover most of the island. The cruise will pass by the Ferry Chi Cheemaun which runs to Manitoulin Island before seeing the Big Tub Lighthouse which was built in 1885
Fathom Five Non-Stop Glass Bottom Tour
Take a nonstop scenic cruise from Tobermory through Fathom Five National Marine Parkincluding the famous Flowerpots of Flowerpot Island. This tour begins by passing Big Tub Harbour Lighthouse and visiting two nineteenth century shipwrecks as they lie in Tobermory’s Big Tub Harbour. From there, it proceeds to Russel Island cruising over very shallow water before crossing the Devils Island Channel and over to White Rock. It then winds through narrow channels to Cove Island, the Otter Islands, and around Flowerpot Island where you will see the beautiful flowerpots of Flowerpot Island from the water.
This nonstop scenic cruise operates only during peak season - June 18 - September 5.
It will run a two hour trip Monday-Friday (excluding holiday Mondays).
On Saturdays and Sundays (including holiday Mondays) it will operate a one hour thirty minute nonstop cruise.
Tobermory Sunset Cruise
Nightly - June to Labour Day
Every evening in summer the Blue Heron Glass Bottom boat takes visitors on a remarkable sunset cruise. The Blue Heron Glass Bottom boat departs from Tobermory and follows the rugged northern coast of the Bruce Peninsula, viewing beautiful coves and inlets including theGrotto and Overhanging Point in Bruce Peninsula National Park, down as far as Cave Point before it turns around and returns facing the islands of Fathom Five National Marine Park.
It is the ultimate opportunity to take in a spectacular Tobermory sunset on Georgian Bay.
This cruise is two hours in length with departure times that vary to coincide with the sunset throughout the season and follows an entirely different route than any of the daytime cruises that are offered.
Each evening during the peak season (June 18-September 5) and on Saturdays in the off season.