Sight Seeing on the Bruce Peninsula
Places to see on the Bruce Peninsula
There are many places to see and plenty of things to do on the Bruce Peninsula. Plan to spend a couple of days to see it all!
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TOBERMORY'S TOP PLACES TO SEE
SEE THE SHIPWRECKS FROM A GLASS BOTTOM BOAT
Fathom Five - Canada's first National Marine Conservation Area preserves 22 shipwrecks and several historic light stations and contains some of the most pristine waters of the Great Lakes.
SEE THE GROTTO AT THE BRUCE PENINSULA NATIONAL PARK
Visit Bruce Peninsula National Park and see the large natural sea cave name "The Grotto".
SEE THE ANCIENT CEDARS CLIFFSIDE ALONG THE BRUCE TRAIL
Begin or end your unforgettable trip by taking a hike on some of the most rugged sections of the world-famous Bruce Trail. Some of the cedars clinging to the cliffs are over 1000 years old
SEE THE FLOWERPOT FORMATIONS
Flowerpot Island, renowned for its picturesque rock pillars that gave the island its name, is one of Canada's most recognized and most popular natural attractions. It is the only island in Fathom Five National Marine Park with facilities for the public.
SEE A WILD ORCHID
View and photograph the many varieties of orchids, ferns and other wildflowers.
SEE THE WONDERFUL EXHIBITS AT THE NATIONAL PARKS VISITORS CENTRE
The Visitors centre has many interseting exhibits that change throughout the season. There is also a great theatre with park movies.
SEE OUR IMPERIAL LIGHTHOUSE FROM THE CHI-CHEEMAUN FERRY
Cruise the Chi-Cheemaun Ferry, to Manitoulin Island, the largest passenger/car vessel on the Great Lakes and pass by Cove Island Lighthouse - whcih is celebrating it's birthday this year!
SEE THE SHIPWRECKS ON THE BOTTOM OF GEORGIAN BAY
SCUBA dive or snorkel on the shipwrecks or see the spectacular underwater geological formations such as the Grotto in the clean, clear waters of Georgian Bay. Visit the newest dive site - the Niagara II.
SEE THE BEAUTY OF OUR NATURE FROM A CANOE OR KAYAK
Canoe or kayak the islands of Fathom Five National Marine Park or the inland lakes of the Peninsula or challenge the scenic, rugged coastline along the Niagara Escarpment.
TOP PLACES TO SEE IN CENTRAL BRUCE PENINSULA
SEE THE POTHOLES IN LION'S HEAD PROVINCIAL PARK
Hike the Bruce Trail in the Lion’s Head Provincial Nature Reserve and see the “Potholes” of Lion’s Head.
SEE A COUNTRY JAMBOREE
Attend the Annual Country Music Festival in Lion’s Head. Plan to stay the night before and jam with the best of them for a good ole’ fashion musical treat.
SEE THE GREIG'S CAVES
Enjoy a hike through the rugged forested trails and explore the natural limestone caves where some of the movie Quest for Fire was filmed.
SEE A HISTORICAL LIGHTHOUSE
Visit the Cabot Head Lighthouse and view Wingfield Basin. The Lighthouse has been carefully restored by the work of volunteers who will be glad to tell you the stories.
SEE LOCAL AND EXOTIC PLANTS AND FLOWERS AT A LOCAL GARDEN
Marvel at the wonders of area gardens and enjoy the many beautiful labours of love.
SEE A LITTLE HISTORY
Drive the Forty Hills Road and stop at St. Margaret’s Historic Chapel. It is one of the oldest buildings on the Peninsula
SEE A 44' INLAND FLOWERPOT AT DEVILS MONUMENT
Visit Devil’s Monument the 44’ Inland Flowerpot near Cape Chin.
SEE A SPECTULAR VIEW AT FROM ORGASM POINT OFF MICHIGANDER'S TRAIL
Take the trail from the parking lot in Dyer's Bay and hike along the cliff edge - with spectacular views towards Cape Chin & Cabot Head.
SEE THE SUNSET OVER LAKE HURON
Visit Stokes Bay and see the sunset over Lake Huron
TOP 10 THINGS TO DO IN WIARTON AREA
SEE OUR WEATHER FORCASTER - WIARTON WILLIE
Celebrate the Annual Wiarton Willie Festival in February and visit Wiarton Willie at his home year round. See the world’s largest groundhog statue.
SEE OUR WATERFRONT PARK & HISTORIC TRAIN STATION
Visit Bluewater Park & historic train station, picnic by the bay, enjoy the pirate ship playground, catch an evening ball game.
SEE US FROM THE WATER
Swim, boat, canoe or kayak at Red Bay, Berford Lake, Colpoy’s Bay, or Lake Huron.
SEE SOME LOCAL HISTORY
Visit Spirit Rock Conservation Area - and view "the Corran", then hike the Bruce Trail in the area.
SEE A NATURE CONSERVATION AREA
Explore and study local flowers, fungi, lichen, ferns, orchids and follow the walkways through the fens. Birds are plentiful - keep the binoculars handy.
SEE US FROM THE SKY
Take an airplane ride over the breath taking Bruce Peninsula area....catch a flight at the Wiarton-Keppel Airport
SEE OUR ARTISANS
Visit local artisans, studios, craft shops and many unusual gardens.
SEE A NATIVE POW WOW
Attend the Cape Croker Pow Wow in August
TOP 10 THINGS TO SEE IN SAUBLE BEACH
SEE THE SECOND LONGEST FRESH WATER BEACH IN THE WORLD
Bask in the sun on seven miles of beautiful, clean, sandy beach alongside the clear sparkling lake, and swim, sail or windsurf. Sauble Beach
SEE YOURSELF CATCHING A PRIZE WINNING FISH
Thrill to the excitement of landing a prize winning catch during one of the many fishing derbies.
SEE THE BEST SUNSETS IN ONTARIO
View the spectacular sunsets over Lake Huron.
SEE THE SALMON SPAWNING UPRIVER
Visit Sauble Falls during the annual salmon run or delight in the annual rubber duck race.
SEE A MAN IN LEDERHOSEN
Don your lederhosen and indulge in the treats of the annual Octoberfest dance.
SEE A STOCK CAR RACE
Excite yourself at a thrilling stock car race or thrash it out in a game of beach volleyball or soccer.