Experiential Packages

Take in a coastal adventure where ocean giants await you, or journey back in time to an 18th century French fortress, and fire a cannon like a new world soldier. Experience what makes Cape Breton a truly unique island getaway.

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Wake up in the past!

Wake up in the past!

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

18th-Century Equipped Camping Camp under the stars, safe inside the Fortress walls. A period canvas tent (already set up) is provided along with period lanterns, modern floor mats, a propane stove, and a fi re ...

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Fire a Musket! Fire a Cannon!

Fire a Musket! Fire a Cannon!

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Fire a Musket. Have a Ball!Sign up with the Compagnies Franches de la Marine and get a soldier's basic training (no push-ups required!). You will fi re an exact replica of an 18th-century musket. (30 min.) Fir...

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Cabot Trail – From Halifax

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Alexander Graham Bell once said, “I have travelled around the globe. I have seen the Canadian and American Rockies, the Andes, the Alps and the Highlands of Scotland, but for simple beauty, Cape Breton outri...

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City Lights and Country Sights Tour

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Baddeck

Experience the best of Canada's ocean playground as you spend three nights in Nova Scotia's capital city of Halifax and two nights on Cape Breton Island. Enjoy free time in Halifax to explore on your own and e...

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Family Living History Program – Ìm agus Bonnach (Butter and Bonnach)

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive Community: Iona

Put yourself in our story. This two-hour program will allow individuals or whole families to create meaningful memories as they take part in our living history program. Participants will dress in period costume...

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Come Fly a Kite!

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Baddeck

Discover the role kites played in Alexander Graham Bell's experiments with flight and learn about his giant tetrahedral kite. Children are invited to create, decorate and fly a kite, which is theirs to keep i...

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Cape Breton Island Tour

Region: Cabot Trail Community: Baddeck

Discover the island that's been ranked as the most beautiful islands by Conde Nast Traveler magazine. Cape Breton offers a world of wondrous sightseeing opportunities that include the famous Cabot Trail. Itine...

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Time Travel

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Experience life in 18th-century Canada - Time travel into everyday lives within Louisbourg and tackle some new old skills Rub shoulders with Louisbourg’s resilient residents and time travel into their challe...

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Scottish Cottage Puffin Package

Region: Bras d'Or Lake Scenic Drive Community: Big Bras d'Or

How do You Say Puffin in Gaelic? This package includes: A 2-night stay in a seaside cottage at Mountain Vista Seaside Cottages 2 boat tour tickets with Bird Island Boat Tours to see Puffins, Seals and Eagles...

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Chocolate Treats Workshop

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

At the Fortress of Louisbourg, we're ready to delight all your senses! Throughout history, chocolate has been used as a currency, medicine, and of course, a delicious treat. The medicinal and culinary uses of...

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Guided Tour of Historic Port Hood Island

Region: Ceilidh Trail Community: Port Hood

Join costumed interpreters from the Chestico Museum for a guided walking tour of historic Port Hood Island. Meeting at the Port Hood Government Wharf, you'll board the Getaway – operated by Gillis Lobster T...

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18th-Century Cape Breton

Region: Fleur-De-Lis, Marconi Trail, Metro CB Community: Louisbourg

Join us on this one-time opportunity for a guided tour of Cape Breton’s earliest settlements. Explore and learn through participating in life as it would have looked in the 18th century. Connect with locals a...

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