Fathom Five National Marine Park

In the traditional territory of the Saugeen Ojibway Nation, this park has sparkling blue water, rugged shoreline scenery and the famous Flowerpot Island rock formations. World renowned scuba diving on 24 shipwrecks, in the heart of the Great Lakes.

Island camping

Camp in Flowerpot Island’s serene backcountry for a peaceful escape to nature.

Scuba dive the waters of Fathom Five

Dive into Lake Huron and discover an underwater world of natural and cultural treasures.

Visit Flowerpot Island

Book a local tour boat to hike the trails of Flowerpot Island. 

Visiting Fathom Five National Marine Park

Activities and experiences

Things to do, diving, Flowerpot Island, Visitor centre and red chairs.

Plan your visit

Maps and directions, hours of operation and local attractions.

Camping and overnight accommodations

Back-country camping on Flowerpot Island.


Make a reservation for campsites.


Daily visitor fees, camping fees, and more. Free admission for youth.

Safety and guidelines

Park regulations, wildlife, camping and diving safety

About Fathom Five National Marine Park

Stewardship and management

Contact information, jobs, permits and licenses, public consultations, plans, and policies.

Nature and science

Conservation and science, geology, and research priorities.

Culture and history

History and marine heritage.

How to get here

Contact us

Contact Fathom Five National Marine Park

General inquiries:
Telephone: 519-596-2364
Toll-free: 1-888-773-8888


For immediate threat or danger to a person or building, call 911.
For national park violations, campground disturbance and public safety issues, call 1-877-852-3100

More contact information

Hours of operation

Parks Canada Visitor Centre

May 1 to October 31, 2024
9:00 am to 5:00 pm

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