Discover the Bruce Anchor

Located on the shores of the Bruce Peninsula in Tobermory Ontario, the Bruce Anchor is a great way to discover the beauty of this breathtaking part of the province. Whether you’re looking for a relaxing waterside getaway or a more adventurous holiday, the Bruce Anchor has everything you need for an unforgettable vacation.

The Bruce Anchor Cruises

The Bruce Anchor is a locally owned family business. Our goal is to give our visitors a unique experience of Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula, which is why we offer the Bruce Anchor Cruises. Our glass-bottom boat cruises sail around the Fathom Five National Marine Park, which is home to over twenty shipwrecks, historic lighthouse stations, and numerous islands including Flowerpot Island. The Bruce Peninsula is also home many caves, the most notable of which is The Grotto. Hiking The Grotto is a hugely popular reason why many people visit Tobermory.

Our fleet of glass-bottom boats are designed to cruise the waters of the Georgian Bay and Lake Huron in an environmentally friendly way, providing an excellent overhead view of the many shipwrecks in the area. Our expert captains and crew have the knowledge to give each passenger an intimate understanding of the beauty of The Bruce Peninsula.

Our Accommodations

The Bruce Anchor Motel offers a number of suites to suit your needs, including:

  • Rooms with a waterfront view and with a partial waterfront view.
  • A two-bedroom suite with a full living room, kitchen, and partial waterfront view.

Each room includes a balcony or terrace, free Wi-Fi, air conditioning, and cable TV access. The motel also includes a sunset deck and upper viewing deck so you can get a full sweeping view of the Bruce Peninsula. The Bruce Anchor Motel is located a short walk away from downtown Tobermory, where there are a number of local shops and restaurants. The Bruce Anchor also features several cottages.
Whether you’re travelling with your family, a group of friends, or your partner, you can rest assured that the Bruce Anchor has the accommodations that are right for you.

History of the Bruce Peninsula

Known as the scuba diving capital of Canada, Tobermory is not only a beautiful natural wonder—it also has a rich and interesting history. Visitors come from around the world to see attractions such as the unique Flowerpot Island and the shipwrecks that have been preserved in the crystal clear waters of the Fathom Five National Marine Park. There are also a number of historic lighthouses in the Bruce

Peninsula area, including the Big Tub Lighthouse, which is easily accessible to visitors. Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula is an excellent destination for anyone fascinated by Canadian history.

The Bruce Anchor Checklist

The Bruce Anchor offers a vacation unlike any other. If you’re getting ready to visit Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula, here are some things that you should bring with you:

  • Bathing suit
  • Sunscreen
  • Hiking shoes
  • Snorkeling gear
  • Cool and breathable clothing

Before you explore the natural wonders of Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula, make sure you’ve got all the right apparel to stay comfortable in the sun and in the water.

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Avoid Disappointment!

- June 29, 2017 -

With the volume of visitors to Tobermory, we strongly recommend booking your cruise in advance, through our online booking system! Many of our guests travel from a distance, so to avoid disappointment, please purchase your tickets in advance.

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Little-Known Facts about the Bruce Peninsula

- May 3, 2017 -

The Bruce Peninsula is one of the most breathtaking areas of Ontario. Known for the diverse aquatic life of the Fathom Five National Marine Park and the winding scenic beauty of the Bruce Trail, this historically rich area is unique…

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Bruce County Documentary on Its Way

- April 11, 2017 -

The Bruce County, including Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula, have a rich and interesting history that will finally have a chance to be shared with Canadians across the country. The Bruce County Historical Society is currently at work making a…

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Book Your Next Vacation with the Bruce Anchor

Choosing a vacation destination is not always easy. Whether you’re travelling with your spouse, your family, or your best group of friends, choose the Bruce Anchor for your next getaway. Our luxury accommodations and captivating glass-bottom boat cruises will make your holiday exciting and unforgettable. Explore the beauty of nature and create memories that will last a lifetime with a visit to Tobermory and the Bruce Peninsula.

For more information about our cruises and accommodations and to book your stay at the Bruce Anchor, contact us today.


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