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Boat Tours & Charters

From a relaxing sail on the Bras d’Or Lake to an adventurous zodiac cruise and humbling humpback whale sighting, our little Island offers a big selection of boat tours and charter activities. Catch your own lobster dinner with the help of seasoned fishermen or hook a Giant Bluefin Tuna. Set against a backdrop of rugged coastlines, you’ll encounter abundant sea life including whales, seabirds, and more.

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Boat Tours & Charters

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Cape Breton Sailing Charters

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

Community: St. Peter’s

Highlights • Sail on NO RUSH II, a Niagara 35 cruising yacht that is safe, comfortable, and a joy to handle. • Cast off near North Ame...


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Bird Island Boat Tours

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Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Bras d’Or

Daily tours to see puffins, other seabirds, seals & bald eagles. Educational, uniquely narrated 2 3/4 hour tours. Rain or shine in our c...


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It's Now or Never Tuna Charters

Region: Canada’s Musical Coast

Community: Port Hood

Come aboard It’s Now or Never for the ultimate sport fishing experience! Explore Nova Scotia’s masterpiece, beautiful Cape Breto...


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Richmond Adventure Planning

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Trip Advisor Rating 55 Reviews

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

Community: St. Peter’s

Experience Canada’s largest inland sea as you join Captain Kerr on “Cu Na Mara” (“Hound of the Sea” in Gaelic) for a personalized ...


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Romance the Stars

Regions: Cabot Trail, Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Baddeck

The story begins by leaving your shoes, cares and worries behind on a wharf in the village of Baddeck, and stepping onto the Cape Bretoner 1...


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Sail Cape Breton

Region: Bras d’Or Lake

Community: Ben Eoin

About the Captain Captain Richard Ellerbrok is an accomplished sailor with over 30 years of experience sailing lakes and blue water, 25 of...


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Illustrated map of Cape Breton Island

Easy to Find. Hard to Leave.

There are direct flights to Sydney from Toronto and Montreal and from other North American and European cities via Halifax. If traveling by ground, the Trans-Canada Highway 104 leads to Cape Breton Island.

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