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“glass bottom”(50 reviews)
“flowerpot island”(152 reviews)
“covered boat”(7 reviews)
About
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...more
Suggested duration: More than 3 hours
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7468 On-6, Tobermory, Ontario N0H 2R0, Canada
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+1 519-596-2555
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We had a great time getting to and from flowerpot island even though the weather didn't exactly cooperate.More

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

The weather has been a bit challenging for us this past month. The winds have created conditions that aren't safe for us to sail it. It's super to hear that you had a great experience, despite the weather. Thank you so much for choosing to...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

From start to finish the people that work for this cruise line make it a very special experience. We booked this line specifically because it allowed our dog as well. A beautiful tour and is an absolute must if you come to Tobermory.

Thank Penner246
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you for this amazing review! WOW! This means a lot to us :) We hope that you enjoy the memories you made with us for a long, long time. Thank you for choosing Bruce Anchor Cruises!

Reviewed 5 weeks ago

I had booked our tickets online since we were staying at the Tobermory Village Campground and I had seen a sign posted up about a free shuttle to the dock. After booking online, I had to call to them to arrange a pick up time....More

Thank kidsxfour
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 5 weeks ago

Thank you so much for cruising with us! The shuttle option is a wonderful convenience for those staying at local area campgrounds. There are certainly days where our drivers are very busy, doing everything they can to ensure everyone reaches their sailing on time. The...More

Reviewed 5 September 2018

The cruise itself is just okay. There isn't much other than Flowerpot Island that you'll see that you won't see from the Peninsula. The glass bottom is a novelty and useful for the two minutes or so that you spend on the shipwrecks. It is...More

1  Thank Aniket J
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

Thank you so much for sailing with us! The views from our cruises are breathtaking. The fresh cool breeze off of the water is also one to be desired. We hope that you were able to capture many great photos and enjoy exploring the island...More

Reviewed 4 September 2018 via mobile

Great team... from the girl at the desk to the first mate (lee) & crew (Kyle, Brian and a lovely girl with green highlights in her hair - sorry i cant remember everyones name) Wonderful experience, on time, knowledgeable and fun.

Thank Jenn S
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 9 September 2018

This is wonderful! Thank you so much for sailing with us!

Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

We chose the Brice Anchor cruises because they allow you to bring your dog. I now know why they specify such long lead times for ticket pick up and boarding. It is super crazy busy and you pick up tickets in 1 location and park...More

Thank Amanda6218
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

We hope your pooch had a great time too! Thank you for chatting about the time it can take to make it to your sailing on time. It can take anywhere from 20 - 50 minutes to pick up tickets, get parked and back to...More

Reviewed 2 September 2018 via mobile

I think by far this has the better boats... new boats with great glass bottoms and knowledgeable staff.. a great way to visit flower pot island!

Thank Telah M
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

We agree! Thank you for sailing with us! We hope that you got some pretty amazing photographs along the way!

Reviewed 1 September 2018 via mobile

We travel on Bruce Anchors Explorer to Flower Pot Island. We purchased out tickets on Aug 30th 2018 at the Ticket building located on Hay Bay Road. The young lady at the booth was extremely helpful and polite. Even thou we came at the end...More

Thank Goalie27
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you for this review! We are happy to hear that you were able to find a sailing time that suited your schedule. We pride ourselves in the fact that we run on time. We value the schedules of our visitors and understand that many...More

Reviewed 29 August 2018 via mobile

The staff is super friendly and professional, answered all my questions and booked us on the crusader which ended up being the highlight of our trip...would recommend to everyone!!! 5 stars!!!

Thank Michelle M
Brent R, Project Coordinator at Bruce Anchor Cruises, responded to this reviewResponded 3 September 2018

Thank you so much for this great review! The Crusader is a pretty spectacular cruiser! We hope that you captured many great photos - and memories while with us on your adventure :)

Reviewed 26 August 2018 via mobile

We booked this boat trip in hopes to see some of the beautiful scenery of Georgian bay. We have been on several other boat cruises in northern Ontario and this obe did not measure up. We started with a view of two shipwrecks which was...More

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Nitika S
20 August 2018|
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Response from Brent R | Property representative |
Flowerpot Island is a natural environment with many species of wildlife. Yes, there are snakes - but it is entirely normal for snakes to live outdoors, in a natural environment. As for pool floats - without knowing more... More
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marina b
4 July 2018|
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Hi there! All of our cruises guests are offered free parking during their cruise. Our parking area is offsite and we offer shuttle bus transportation to and from the cruise dock. If you prefer to walk, it takes about 6... More
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penny192
28 August 2017|
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Depending on the weather, approximately 75 minutes.
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