Cape Breton Paddlefest

Cape Breton Paddlefest

Richmond County’s 6th annual Cape Breton Paddlefest offers a series of instructional, fun and social activities for paddlers of all experience levels and ages, under the supervision of certified instructors and experienced paddlers. The event showcases paddling opportunities in southwestern Cape Breton Island, including the Bras d’Or Lake Biosphere Reserve, sheltered inlets of Isle Madame, guided cultural paddles to Chapel Island in Potlotek, and the open Atlantic coastline. This weekend-long event is being held from September 9 – 11 and this year’s Festival home base is St. Peter’s.

Guided paddles
Safety instruction & skills instruction
Socials


Experiences Near By

Guiding Lights of Isle Madame

Guiding Lights of Isle Madame

LeNoir Forge Museum

LeNoir Forge Museum

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site

Race the Cape

Race the Cape