Explorer's Retreat – 1357
- 3 Bedrooms and 2 Bathrooms in Tobermory, ON

  • Front - Roadside
  • Little Tub Harbour
  • Entrance - Main Level
  • Living Room - Main Level
  • Living Room - Main Level
  • Living Room - Main Level
  • Kitchen - Main Level
  • Dining Room - Main Level
  • Bedroom 1 - Main Level
  • Bedroom 2 - Main Level
  • Bedroom 3 - Loft
  • Bathroom 2 - En Suite to Bedroom 3 - Loft
  • Bathroom - Main Floor
  • Laundry - Main Level
  • Loft
  • Yard
  • Deck - Roadside
  • Firepit - Yardside/End of Driveway
  • Deck - Roadside
  • Front - Yardside
  • Front - Roadside
  • The Grotto
  • Chi-Cheemaun
  • Community Centre
  • Dunks Bay
  • Fire Tower View at Visitors Centre
  • Tobermory Lighthouse

Availability and Booking

Friday to Friday rental

All bookings from June 15th - Sept. 15th are on a weekly basis only

At A Glance ↑↓

Check-in Time :
4:30 PM
Check-out Time :
11:00 AM
STA License # :
Non Smoking Inside :
Non Smoking Outside :
Square Footage, Est. :
Bring Drinking Water :
Body Of Water :
Not Waterfront
Parking Space No. :
Internet Access :
Internet Data Unltd :
Telephone :
Air Conditioning :
Yes - Central Air
Dogs Permitted :
Cats Permitted :
Pillows :
Blankets :
Linens :
Towels :
Sunrise :
Sunsets :
Hot Tub :
Maximum Occupancy :
Canoe with Paddles :
Fire Pit :
Yes - Chimnea
Kayak with Paddles :
Paddle Boat :
Stand Up Paddle Brd. :
Heated :

Description ↑↓

Please Note: The water levels in Ontario have been fluctuating in recent years. Therefore, some of the photographs of shorelines/beaches on this website may not fully reflect current waterfront conditions.

    Let your Bruce Peninsula adventure begin with a wonderful night's sleep in this well-appointed cottage, located in the heart of the Northern Bruce Peninsula in Tobermory. Explorer's Retreat is a 3-bedroom 2-bathroom open concept cottage on Big Tub road. It is situated a leisurely 15-minute walk to the village of Tobermory. In Tobermory you and your party can enjoy all the amenities of the cozy fishing village. A 15-minute walk in the other direction leads to the landmark Lighthouse on Big Tub Harbour. It has easy access to the Chi-Cheemaun dock for trips to Manitoulin Island. If renting a kayak is your fancy, it is an easy walk to Big Tub Harbour Resort where you can rent kayak and explore the wrecks in Big Tub Harbour. Explorer's Retreat is close to all the major landmarks and is a gateway to Northern Bruce Peninsula.
    Explorer's Retreat is the perfect launching point for you and your party to discover all that the Peninsula has to offer. From the beautiful vistas and quaint shops to enjoying outdoor actives such as diving, boating, kayaking, biking, and hiking.
    This cottage is perfect for the seasoned visitor or the first-time visitor to Tobermory. The outdoor enthusiast will immediately appreciate the bird songs, trees, and natural vegetation. The cottage is perfectly set up for 6 adults or 4 adults and 2 children. There are 3 bedrooms each kitted out with a queen beds, allowing 2 people to sleeps comfortably. The upstairs bedroom has an ensuite bathroom and the 2 bedrooms on the main level share a bathroom.
    The kitchen is well equipped for any cook to make a lovely meal. The living room and dining room are open concept. There is a live edge dining table that seats 6 people comfortably. The living room has a modern design with matching love seat and sofa. There is a 50-inch TV for all to enjoy the big game or their favorite show. There is satellite tv and internet access. The amenities are well appointed and sure to please the most decerning guests. For those seeking adventure in the Bruce Peninsula the Explore's Retreat provides accommodations second to none.


  • 3 Bedrooms
  • There are two bedrooms on the main level and one on the upper level
  • 3 Queens


  • Bathroom 1(Main Level): Tub, Shower, Toilet and Sink
  • Bathroom 2 (Upper Level En-Suite): Shower, Toilet and Sink


  • Refrigerator/Freezer
  • Dishwasher
  • Stove
  • Microwave
  • Keurig
  • Toaster
  • Kettle
  • Dishes
  • Pots/Pans
  • Cutlery


  • 50" HD Smart TV
  • Satellite
  • Washer & Dryer
  • Propane BBQ
  • Chimnea
  • Patio Furniture; Table, Chairs, Umbrella and 6 Muskoka Chairs


  • The cottage is not waterfront. For swimming you can go to Big Tub Lighthouse (1.3KM) or for a sandy beach there is Dunks Bay (4.9KM).


  • No apparent child safety issues.


  • Four stars out of Five. There is a neighbouring cottage 100' to the West, however the mature trees offer screening and privacy.


  • None. Tobermory Marina is located in the village.


  • Cottage is not designed for wheel chair access.


  • Individuals 16 years of age or older count as adults.
  • Pets are not permitted.
  • The woodstove is NOT for renters use.
  • Renters are responsible to do a full clean of the cottage (cleaning supplies provided) and remove all garbage/recycling at the end of the rental period. If this is not done cleaning/garbage disposal fees will be charged. Please see full cleaning list HERE.

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