Enjoy a guided boat tour past islands once home to a local still, a First Nations smokehouse and one of the oldest permanent structures in Bruce County. See shipwrecks, learn about the history, the geography and the rare and endangered species in this stunning part of South Bruce Peninsula.
The area they navigate is a series of 70+ islands that extend from Chief’s Point in Sauble Beach in South Bruce Peninsula to Stokes Bay in North Bruce Peninsula. These incredible guided passenger tours are aboard pontoon boats, in sheltered waters of Lake Huron.
Tours depart from the cottage community of Oliphant, just 13 km west of Wiarton.
They have 3 boats, including one with a glass-bottom. Two of the boats have the capacity for 6 passengers, one has the capacity for 12. Group tours, private tours and special experiences are offered.
They NOW offer:
Guided Passenger Tours
Specialty Tours with Guest Guides
Two Locations: Oliphant and Sauble
Boats: Islander 1, Islander 2, and Islander 3 (a GLASS-BOTTOM)
Explore the islands off the west coast of the Bruce Peninsula, known as “The Fishing Islands”. Sail past islands once home to a local still, a First Nations smokehouse and the first white settlement in Bruce County. Learn about the geography, history, and the rare and endangered species that live in this spectacular part of the Bruce Peninsula. The Islands are just a few km off shore in Lake Huron. Our Oliphant departure is just 13 km north of Sauble Beach and 13 km west of Wiarton.
Boat: The Sauble Spirit
Travel the Sauble River, on our Sauble River Cruises. You will travel from the mouth of the Sauble River to the beautiful Sauble Falls and return. Hear stories of the indigenous history, early days of lumber barons, fishermen and boat builders, and the the beginnings of one of Ontario premier vacation destinations.
Daily Tours – Oliphant – May 6 – Oct. 30
9:30 a.m., 11:30 p.m. and 1:30 p.m. Sunset Cruises departures move with the sun, see our schedule. Reservations must be made in advance. Schedule online or by calling 519-372-6309.
Daily Tours – Sauble River – May 10 – Oct. 30
1:30 p.m., 3:30 p.m. Sunset Cruises departures move with the sun, see our schedule. Schedule online or by calling 519-372-6309. Booking ahead is recommended.
Snorkelling tours are available in Oliphant starting June 16th. Birding tours, and specialty tours are also available.
All tours are pre-booked. Passage may be booked online up to 24 hours in advance, or call for reservations. For possible same-day availability, please call 519-372-6309.
Link to our Video: https://youtu.be/E410pFAOfGg