Fathom Five is located on the Bruce Peninsula, a four-hour drive from Toronto, near the full-service town of Tobermory—or access from the north via Northland Ferry M.S. Chi-Cheemaun (seasonal).

Visit Flowerpot Island via private boat tour from Tobermory. Parks Canada’s Visitor Centre, hiking trails and observation tower are located on the mainland. Expect to spend a full day, or overnight, on Flowerpot Island. The Visitor Centre is open May to October.

Getting here


Parks Canada Visitor Centre
120 Chi sin tib dek Road
Tobermory ON N0H 2R0


The park is accessible from the south along Highway 6 or from the north via Owen Sound Transportation Company MS Chi-Cheemaun, which operates during the spring, summer and fall.

Flowerpot Island is accessible by boat only.

More information

Hours of operation

Hours of operation

Parks Canada Visitor Centre
May 1 to June 30
Every day, from 9 am to 5 pm

Complete schedule


Free admission in 2017. Other fees still apply.
Detailed fees list

Facilities and services

Accessible Facilities Accessible services
Dive base
Information Information
Picnic Area Picnic area
Beaches Beaches
Dogs on leash
Lookout Lookout
Picnic Shelter Picnic shelter
Bus parking
Gift Shop Gift shop
Parking Parking
Restrooms Restrooms