Tobermory Tourist Attractions
Tobermory Tourist Attractions – Tobermory is a small community which is situated at the northern end of the Bruce Peninsula in the municipality of Northern Bruce Peninsula. It is about 300 km northwest of Toronto. Owen Sound is the closest city to Tobermory, connected by Highway 6 and 100 km south of Tobermory. As similar port conditions, it was named after Tobermory, the capital city of the Isle of Mull which is located in the Scottish Inner Hebrides.
Tobermory is particularly a few degrees colder than Toronto. Most of its businesses in this town are open from May to the Thanksgiving long weekend in October, and are closed for the other seven months.
1. Bruce Peninsula National Park
Bruce Peninsula National Park is a national park which is situated on the Bruce Peninsula in Ontario, Canada. the park which is situated on a part of the Niagara Escarpment comprises 156 square kilometres. It is one of the largest protected areas in the southern Ontario which forming the core of the Niagara Escarpment World Biosphere Reserve of UNESCO. The park offers chances for a lot of outdoor activities, including bird watching, hiking, and camping. The park offers trails which connects to the Bruce Trail, and ranging in difficulty from easy to expert.
Bruce Peninsula National Park also offers tourists vistas to see either the rocks of the Niagara Escarpment, the sunrise or sunset, and the wildlife, which includes wild orchids, black bear, massassauga rattlesnake, many species of birds and much more.
The park was once as the subject of a short film National Parks Project in 2011 which was directed by Daniel Cockburn and scored by Sandro Perri, John K. Samson, and Christine Fellows.
2. Fathom Five National Marine Park
Fathom Five National Marine Park is well known as a National Marine Conservation Area which is located in the Georgian Bay part of the Lake Huron, Ontario, Canada, which seeks to conserve freshwater ecosystems, display and protect lighthouses and shipwrecks. The plentiful shipwrecks make the park as a popular scuba diving spot, and the glass bottom boat tours leave Tobermory regularly which allow tourists to watch the shipwrecks without having to get soaking wet. A lot of visitors camp at nearby Bruce Peninsula National Park use this park as a base to explore the Fathom Five and its surrounding area during the day.
Fathom Five also offers numerous islands, especially the Flowerpot Island, which has marked trails, rough camping facilities, and its namesake flowerpots, outlying piles of escarpment cliff which stand a short distance from the island, most with vegetation is still growing on them.
In 1986 the Save Ontario Shipwrecks Ohio stage discovered an Ontario wreck in Fathom Five Park. Established in 1987, The park reflected a pioneering departure for the system of national park, which had focused on land-based conservation till then. Its designation as a National Marine Park predicted the creation of others, despite nomenclature for such units would change into the National Marine Conservation Areas which leaving Fathom Five as the only one National Marine Park. Although its unique name, is deemed the first one in the country, and it is categorized as an NMCA.