Getting There & Away
Toronto The only direct public transport option from Toronto is Parkbus (www.parkbus.ca), which offers a limited schedule of express services to Tobermory ($89 return, five hours) with a number of downtown collection points. Check schedules and make bookings online. Alternatively, first make your way to Owen Sound from where First Student operate a limited bus schedule to Tobermory on Friday, Saturday and Sunday from July to early September ($34, 1½ hours, one daily).
Manitoulin Island From Tobermory you can take the Chi-Cheemaun Ferry from the Bruce Peninsula across the mouth of Georgian Bay. Operated by Ontario Ferries, the boat connects Tobermory with South Baymouth (two hours). There are four daily crossings from late June to early September, and two daily crossings during the rest of the season, with an additional voyage on Friday evenings. Reservations are highly recommended.