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Our golf courses are anything but ‘par for the course’

Golf your way around Canada’s #1 Island while hitting some of the top-rated courses in Canada. We’re not trying to brag but where else in Canada can you play three of the best courses in Canada over the span of a weekend?

Day 1

Sydney Airport to Ben Eoin – 40 km

Depart the airport and head southwest through Sydney to Ben Eoin. Ben Eoin is home to all that you need in one place,  The Lakes at Ben Eoin Golf Club & Resort. Play this beautiful course that overlooks the scenic Bras d’Or Lake.

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Day 2

Ben Eoin to Dundee – 87 km

Start your morning early by grabbing breakfast at Founders and an extra coffee for the road. Drive southwest along the Bras d’Or Lake to yet another amazing course that sits on the shore of the Bras d’Or Lake. Dundee Resort and Golf Club is another destination that has everything you need all in one place.

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Day 3

Dundee to Inverness – 102 km

Drive through Port Hawkesbury and along Canada’s Musical Coast to two of the top-rated golf courses in Canada. Cabot Cliffs and Cabot Links overlook the Atlantic Ocean so you can play golf while savouring the salt air of the ocean and watch the lobster boats return to Inverness Harbour with your lobster!

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Day 4

Inverness

You’re staying put for the day so be sure to explore Inverness and the area. Stop by the Glenora Inn and Distillery for a tour of Canada’s first single malt whisky distillery, a must-see for any whisky lover.

 

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  • Take a morning to sleep in
  • Sit down for breakfast at the Coal Miner’s Café
  • Stroll the Inverness Beach Boardwalk
  • Grab lunch at Glenora Inn and Distillery and pick up a bottle of North America’s first single malt whisky, Glen Breton
  • Play a round of golf at Cabot Cliffs
  • Dine at Route 19 Brewing and watch the sunset from the patio
  • Sample a few drams of Glen Breton and turn in for the night

Day 5

Inverness to Chéticamp 56 km

Wake up and hit the road along the world-famous Cabot Trail to play Le Portage Golf Club in Chéticamp, nestled between the highlands and the Atlantic Ocean.

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Day 6

Chéticamp to Ingonish – 115 km

Grab a coffee and your camera as you drive around the Cabot Trail through the Cape Breton Highlands National Park and be sure to stop at the look-offs along the Cabot Trail to Ingonish!

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Day 7

Ingonish to Baddeck – 93 km

Wake up to your last day on the Island but start it off with a view that’s hard to beat!  Take a gondola ride up Smokey Mountain before continuing on the Cabot Trail to Bell Bay golf course in picturesque Baddeck.

 

7 Day Golf Itinerary on Cape Breton Island

No matter how you golf your way around Cape Breton Island, you’ll always come up below par ;).

Businesses and Activities from Itinerary

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Baddeck Lobster Suppers

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Baddeck & Area

We are a family owned, neighborhood restaurant featuring locally-fished lobster, salmon, crab and more! Fresh hard-shell lobster and all-you...


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Cabot Cliffs

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Trip Advisor Rating 82 Reviews

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Inverness

Exquisitely carved out of the breathtaking Cape Breton landscape, with postcard worthy panoramas vying for your attention and rich, rolling ...


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Dundee Resort & Golf Club

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Trip Advisor Rating 202 Reviews

Regions: Bras d’Or Lake, Cape Breton’s South Coast

Community: Dundee & Area

Dundee Resort & Golf Club is located in West Bay, Cape Breton Island where you are surrounded by rich forests, lush lawns, a champio...


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Glenora Inn & Distillery

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Trip Advisor Rating 403 Reviews

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Inverness

The Glenora Inn and Distillery Resort is situated on a 200 acre site in Glenville, rich in the heritage of its Scottish culture and only a ...


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Gondola at Cape Smokey

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Ingonish & Area

Where the mountain meets the ocean, your adventure waits!  Ride Atlantic Canada’s first gondola to the top of Cape Smokey to exp...


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Le Portage Golf Club

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Trip Advisor Rating 11 Reviews

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Chéticamp & Area

About Le Portage Golf Club: On one side of me is the Gulf of St. Lawrence; on the other the majestic Cheticamp Mountain range, literally at ...


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Panorama at Cabot Links

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Trip Advisor Rating 146 Reviews

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Inverness

The definition of Panorama is an unbroken view of an entire surrounding area, and Cabot Links’ premier restaurant lives up to its name wit...


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Bell Bay Golf Club

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Trip Advisor Rating 42 Reviews

Regions: Cabot Trail, Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Baddeck & Area

18-hole, par 72, 7037 yd. Rating 74.8; Slope 144. Beautiful Thomas McBroom championship course high above the Bras d’Or Lakes, overloo...


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Bras d'Or Lakes Inn

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Trip Advisor Rating 241 Reviews

Regions: Bras d’Or Lake, Cape Breton’s South Coast

Community: St Peter’s & Area

The Bras d’Or Lakes Inn is a Canada Select 4.5 star Inn, offering twenty comfortable rooms for accommodation with an onsite restaurant...


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Clucking Hen Café & Bakery

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: St. Ann’s Bay & North Shore

Located half way between Baddeck and Ingonish. Open daily from mid May until the end of October. Serving Breakfast, lunch and Dinner, licens...


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