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BPTA (Bruce Peninsula Tourist Association) is a not-for-profit member association, whose main purpose is to promote and grow tourism business on the Beautiful Bruce Peninsula.

Your Advertising / Membership in BPTA is $195.00 + HST per year, and entitles you to a listing in the directory of our Beautiful Bruce Peninsula Guidebook and an online listing on our web-site

We also have a variety of display ad opportunities, to help enhance and add exposure for your business.  Call or email our office for more details: 519-793-4734 or .



Join us for any meeting, scheduled on the second Thursday of each month, excluding June and July, at 10:00 a.m. at the Ferndale Park & Information Centre meeting room.
Meetings are usually 2 hours in length, and anyone with a business situated on the Bruce Peninsula, or anyone who is interested in promoting tourism on the Bruce Peninsula is welcome to attend.



Top Forty Things to Do ... in no particular order - ARTICLE

Top Forty Things to Do ... in no particular order - ARTICLE


Top Forty

Things To Do and Places to Visit
on the Bruce Peninsula


1)  Board a glass-bottom Tour Boat  and view the 19th century shipwrecks in Big Tub.  Cruise the Islands of Fathom Five, see historic lightstations or take a sunset cruise along the Niagara Escarpment.
2)  Visit Bruce Peninsula National Park and hike the trails at Cyprus Lake. Visit the Singing Sands at Dorcas Bay.
3)  Begin or end your unforgettable trip by taking a hike on some of the most rugged sections of the world-famous Bruce Trail.
4)  Disembark from a Tour Boat on Flowerpot Island and take a long hike, visit a historic lightstation or camp overnight.
5)  View and photograph the many varieties of orchids, ferns and other wildflowers.
6)  Enjoy the food and drink offered at one of our many restaurants - try some of our traditional, local favourite - Georgian Bay whitefish.
7)  Enjoy a walk around the village harbour known as "Little Tub" and visit the shops and galleries.
8)  Cruise the Chi-Cheemaun Ferry, to Manitoulin Island, the largest passenger/car vessel on the Great Lakes.
9)  SCUBA dive or snorkel on the shipwrecks or see the spectacular underwater geological formations such as the Grotto in the clean, clear waters of Georgian Bay.  Visit the newest dive site - the Niagara II.
10)  Canoe or  kayak the islands of Fathom Five National Marine Park orthe inland lakes of the Peninsula or challenge the scenic, rugged coastline along the Niagara Escarpment.

Tobermory Chamber of Commerce
Box 250,  Tobermory, Ontario  N0H 2R0




1)  Hike the Bruce Trail in the Lion’s Head Provincial Nature Reserve and see the “Potholes” of Lion’s Head.
2)  Swim and  relax at Sandy Beach on Myles Bay, the most popular swimming area around. Be sure to bring your windsurfer and enjoy the pleasant waters.
3)  Attend the Annual Country Music Festival in Lion’s Head.  Plan to stay the night before and jam with the best of them for a good ole’ fashion musical treat.
4)  Shop for unique treasures and participate in the Annual Yard Sale Trail. Then relish the food and drink of the area Restaurants.
5)  Travel the 45th Parallel and be halfway to the North Pole. County Road 9 from Lion’s Head to Ferndale is almost situated on this line.
6)  Visit the Cabot Head Lighthouse and view Wingfield Basin. The Lighthouse has been carefully restored by the work of volunteers who will be glad to tell you the stories.
7)  Marvel at the wonders of area  gardens and enjoy the many beautiful labours of love.
8)  Drive the Forty Hills Road and stop at St. Margaret’s Historic Chapel.  It is one of the oldest buildings on the Peninsula
9)  Visit Devil’s Monument the 44’ Inland Flowerpot near Cape Chin.
10) Explore the caves along the Escarpment cliff face.

Bruce Peninsula Tourist Association
Box 150, Lion’s Head, Ontario  N0H 1W0



1)  Celebrate the Annual Wiarton Willie Festival in February and visit Wiarton Willie at his home year round. See the world’s largest groundhog statue.
2)  Visit Bluewater Park & historic train station, picnic by the bay, enjoy the pirate ship playground, catch an evening ball game.
3)  Swim, fish, boat, canoe or kayak at Red Bay, Berford Lake, Colpoy’s Bay, or Lake Huron.
4)  Visit Spirit Rock Conservation Area, The Bruce Trail, Bruce Caves or explore the Sauble Falls Park.
5)  Golf at three scenic locations, then stay at a historic B&B.
6)  Explore and study local flowers, fungi, lichen, ferns, orchids and follow the walkways through the fens. Birds are plentiful - keep the binoculars handy.
7)  Stop by the Sunday Flea Market at the Handicraft House or attend one of the local fish fry’s.
8)  Take a flight over the breathtaking Bruce Peninsula area....catch a flight at the Wiarton-Keppel Airport
9)  Visit local artisans, studios, craft shops and many unusual gardens.
10) Attend the Cape Croker Pow Wow in August, the Rotary Fair and Frog Jumping Contest on Civic Weekend, or the Purple Valley Maple Syrup Festival on Easter Weekend.

South Bruce Peninsula Chamber of Commerce
Box 68,  Wiarton, Ontario  N0H 2T0
519 534 4009



1)  Bask in the sun on seven miles of beautiful, clean, sandy beach alongside the clear sparkling lake,  and swim, sail or windsurf.
2)  Thrill to the excitement of landing a prize winning catch during one of the many fishing derbies.
3)  Experience the beauty and mystery of nature in the woodlands and on the shoreline dunes. View the spectacular sunsets over Lake Huron.
4)  Visit Sauble Falls during the annual salmon run or delight in the annual rubber duck race.
5)  Don your lederhosen and indulge in the treats of the annual Octoberfest dance.
6)  Spend the day golfing at 3 of the best courses in the area and later frolic under the stars at one of the nostalgic street dances.
7)  Shop the many stores and enjoy the fun of an amusement park.
8)  Glide along glistening trails blanketed with boughs of shimmering snow.
9)  Excite yourself at a thrilling stock car race or thrash it out in a game of beach volleyball or soccer.
10) Take your chances on the best bingo game around.

Sauble Beach Chamber of Commerce
Sauble Beach, Ontario  N0H 2G0
519-422-3400    1-519-422-1262

Wednesday, 15 June 2011 13:55
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