Fathom Five National Marine Park

Shipwreck of the schooner Sweepstakes Shipwreck of the schooner Sweepstakes Photo Blue Heron Company

 

Fathom Five is Canada's first National Marine Park, with over 20 shipwrecks and 19 islands within it's boundaries.

 

The deep clear water and the numerous shipwrecks attract over 8,000 divers from around the world each year. Tobermory is known as the Scuba Diving Capital of Canada.

 

Glass bottom boat tours leave Tobermory several times each day to take visitors over the shipwrecks and to Flower Pot Island. The best known island in the Park features two 60 foot high 'flower pots', a lighthouse and walking trails.

 

The Parks Canada Visitors Centre is also home to the Fathom Five National Marine Park. There you can enjoy the many exhibits on Tobermory, a theatre program about the parks, A tower that looks out over Tobermory and hiking trails.

 

Fathom Five National Marine Park Website

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