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Bruce Anchor Cruises

7468 Highway #6 Po. Box 160, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
+1 519-596-2555
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Seeing the sunken ships was interesting, spooky and fascinating all at the same time. Enjoyable for... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
Doris W
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Brampton
Informative & Enjoyable

Excellent staff on board. Friendly and professional. We had two children under 10 who loved the... read more

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Reviewed 1 week ago
MazW_12
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Elmira, Canada
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Our extremely unique and modern glass bottom vessels depart Tobermory on a regular schedule. Our tours operate during the spring, summer, and fall! Passengers are given an opportunity to view two 19th century shipwrecks, The Sweepstakes and The City of Grand Rapids, resting just a few feet below the surface. Following the shipwreck viewing, guests will pass by Big Tub Light House (1885). From there we cruise around Flowerpot Island passengers for a view of the magical scenery. This scenery includes the historic Flowerpot Light station, the light keeper’s homes, the Flowerpot rock formations and more. If you are planning to hike the island, we dock at Beachy Cove to allow allow passengers to disembark and explore the island on foot for a couple of hours. Stay Aboard cruises are also available.
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  • Very good21%
  • Average8%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible3%
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“glass bottom” (46 reviews)
“flowerpot island” (144 reviews)
“covered boat” (7 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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7468 Highway #6 Po. Box 160, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Seeing the sunken ships was interesting, spooky and fascinating all at the same time. Enjoyable for the whole family.

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

The shipwrecks certainly spark our imaginations! Thinking about their history, what happened to them that fateful night, and how they look today is thrilling! Thank you for sailing with us and providing your feedback :)

Reviewed 1 week ago

Excellent staff on board. Friendly and professional. We had two children under 10 who loved the boat ride to Flower Pot Island. Would recommend this to a friend.

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Thank you for a perfect review and recommendation to future Bruce Anchor Cruises guests! We are thrilled to hear you had a great trip - and hope to see you again one day! Thank you for sailing with us!

Reviewed 1 week ago

Very knowledgeable staff, thx! Not as cold as I thought, being in an open boat but a jacket can still be handy!More

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 1 week ago

Hi there! It sounds like you took a tour on our Crusader. It's such a fun boat! Glad to hear that you were comfortable during your cruise. A light jacket is always nice to have with you, especially on the Crusader, as there may be...More

Reviewed 2 weeks ago

It was great! Tour guides were friendly and full of knowledge. The island was gorgeous! They even let our dog come along

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Happy to hear you, and your pooch, enjoyed your Flowerpot Island adventure! Thank you for sailing with Bruce Anchor Cruises!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The boat ride was really fun and the Flowerpot island was very beautiful. My only regret is that we didn't stay longer. The view from the bottom glass boat was cool!

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback! Glad to hear you enjoyed your cruise - even though you would have loved to stay longer. We are happy to have you back to continue your exploration of Flowerpot Island :) Thank you for sailing with Bruce Anchor Cruises!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Booked a weekend getaway at the Bruce Anchor Motel had a great time and got a nice discount on the cruise to flower pot island. We took the Evolution over to the island , great ride over and a fun hike around the island.More

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Ah yes - our motel guests are eligible for cruise discounts! Great news that you were able to explore Fathom Five National Marine with us here at The Bruce Anchor! The Tobermory Evolution is our newest vessel. We had it built to provide the most...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We took the Crusader on the way to Flowerpot. In some reviews it was stated how they couldn't see the shipwrecks very well. We were fortunate, it had rained and was still overcast so the view was very clear. Our guides said this was better...More

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

The shipwreck viewing on an overcast day can be quite impressive. We are happy that you are happy! The Crusader is a really fun boat but it's nice to hear that you got to experience two of our vessels. It adds to the excitement of...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Bruce Anchor tours has many excursions per day to Flowerpot Island. You get to see shipwrecks in the harbour and have the choice of staying on board or going for a hike on Flowerpot. If you stay on the boat you are missing one of...More

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 2 weeks ago

Hiking on Flowerpot Island is certainly an adventure! It's uniqueness is stunning! Thank you for reminding future visitors that there are rare plants on the island. In order for all visitors to enjoy these plants, all visitors must respect them. The island offers each visitor...More

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Great experience. Great tutorial on the boat. Excellent customer service. Well organized from parking to start your day to the end of getting back to your car!

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for the feedback! We love it! Maybe we will see you again - on your next adventure to Tobermory!

Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Fast, sleek, comfortable and safe cruise experience. Scenic views all around. The only disappointing views were through glass-bottom, as there is limited area to view from and reflections making viewing more difficult. It was a windy and rainy day with lots of water spray when...More

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Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

Thank you for staying with Bruce Anchor Motel & Cottage Rentals AS WELL as sailing with Bruce Anchor Cruises! We love it when our guests take advantage of our cruise discounts :) It seems that your adventure with Bruce Anchor Cruises was made even more...More

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penny192
29 August 2017|
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Depending on the weather, approximately 75 minutes.
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Shehzad Q
11 August 2017|
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Drop Off Rates: Weekdays $38.00 – Adults $36.00 – Seniors $29.00 – Youth (6-16) Free – Children (0-5) Weekends & Holidays – Peak Season $42.00 – Adults $40.00 – Seniors $33.00 – Youth (6-16) Free – Children (0-5) Stay... More
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Sandy F
3 August 2017|
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Response from Brent R | Property representative |
Typically booking the day before is a great idea. If you can book earlier, please try to do so. We would love for you to have first choice of the cruise you would like!
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