Skip to main content

Amoeba Tours on the WinStar

Baddeck Waterfront



Experience the new beginning of Amoeba tours 

Board the WinStar and embark on an educational and entertaining cruise of the Bras d’Or Lakes. Enjoy a spacious deck and comfortable seating on this 100-passenger vessel, operated by the Bryson family in Baddeck, Cape Breton.

Plan your on the water experience with affordable, private vessel rentals.

Contact us for 2023 pricing and schedule

Available for daily tours and private bookings

Amoeba Tours is a third-generation family business operating from the beautiful, historic village of Baddeck, on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. Come aboard the WinStar, Captain and crew will provide an educational and entertaining narrative of the area while you take in the unique views of the Bras d’Or Lakes and surrounding communities. Learn about the history of Baddeck, including Alexander Graham Bell’s summer mansion and Beinn Breagh property.

Plus – Watch Captain John feed the bald eagles – yes, really!

Specialty Bookings and Events

Private vessel rental with premium-audio experience

Entertainment, guest / local historian speaker series

Bar and Beverage service, light snack options and potential culinary, full dining experiences

A Cruise on the Winstar

Cruise with class and style aboard the 100-passenger, double-decker vessel, the WinStar. Comfortable seating and standing with 360-degree views.

Tours depart from Baddeck waterfront with the ability to move around the vessel’s upper and lower deck. The vessel is fully enclosed, allowing rain or shine operation.

Licensed bar and beverage service available, light snack options. Two passenger washrooms are located aboard.

Tour highlights

A premium speaker and audio system allows the Captain and crew to communicate key highlights about the lake, and the history of Baddeck and area. Specialty curated musical playlists also adds to the experience.

Nearby Things To Do

Oakleaves, Native Creations

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Eskasoni

Unique native inspired art. Specializing in pottery and beadwork by Nancy Oakley. Nancy creates stone polished, smoke fired, traditionally a...

45.94905 -60.60693

Ross Ferry Farmers' Market

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Bras d’Or & Boularderie Area

Our Farmgate Market was such a success last summer that we are doing it again this year! Turn your Sunday drive into an experience. Meet the...

46.1436 -60.5874

Bell Bay Double Play

Region: Cabot Trail

Community: Baddeck & Area

Enjoy two rounds of golf with a shared cart on our award-winning golf course and an overnight stay at Inverary Resort with a hearty breakfas...

46.0968 -60.7573

Ross Ferry Provincial Park

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Bras d’Or & Boularderie Area

Ross Ferry Provincial Park, located along the Bras d’Or Lakes scenic drive on Cape Breton Island, is a community-managed small day use...

46.1439 -60.5838

Locals Know Blogs