Just 6.5 kilometers off the coast of Tobermory lies Flowerpot Island, one of Canada’s most fascinating natural attractions. Flowerpot Island is famous for its natural sea stacks, the “flowerpots”, as well as its caves, historic lightstation and variety of rare plants. Accessible only by boat, Flowerpot Island is the only island in Fathom Five National Marine Park with campsites and hiking trails. It is a great place to spend half or a full day exploring the island, viewing the scenery, picnicking or swimming.
GETTING TO THE ISLAND
There is a small fee to access Flowerpot Island. This may be paid at the National Park Visitor Centre in Tobermory or at the Bruce Anchor Cruises boat tour ticket booth.
To celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, 2017 Parks Canada access is free!
- Adult.……$ 5.80
- Youth…….$ 4.90
- Senior.…..$ 2.90
WHAT TO BRING
- Sturdy footwear such as running shoes or hiking boots
- Sunscreen and a hat
- Water, there is no tap water available on the island
Remember, this is a National Park. Please leave no trace – pack out what you bring with you.