Ontario Is Home To The 'Shipwreck Capital Of Canada' & You Can Swim Over Sunken Ruins

There are over 20 historic ships beneath the water. 🌊

Ontario Is Home To The 'Shipwreck Capital Of Canada' & You Can Swim Over Sunken Ruins
Associate Editor

The waters at this Ontario spot are filled with more than just fish.

The Fathom Five National Marine Park in Tobermory, Ontario, is home to more than 20 sunken boats, and has been called the "Shipwreck Capital Of Canada."

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The vessels are scattered throughout the crystal clear waters, and some of them date back to the 1850s.

There are several wrecks that are perfect for open water viewing, snorkelling, and even diving, although divers should be aware of regulations before visiting.

You can even spot the shipwrecks on some of the glass-bottom boat tours, which offer closeup views of the underwater ruins.

Tobermory Shipwrecks

Price: $7.90 per adult

Address: 121 Chi sin tib dek Rd., Tobermory, ON

Why You Need To Go: Find sunken ships beneath the crystal waters at this Ontario spot.


Before you get going, check out our Responsible Travel Guide so you can be informed, be safe, be smart, and most of all, be respectful on your adventure.

Madeline Forsyth
Associate Editor
Madeline Forsyth is an Associate Travel Editor for Narcity Media focused on Canadian and global travel and is based in Toronto, Ontario.