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Experiences & Packages

Follow your heart to northern tip of Nova Scotia—that’s where you’ll find an array of exciting packages and unforgettable experiences. Cook lobster on a beach in the Cape Breton Highlands. Learn traditional basket weaving from an Indigenous Mi’kmaq artisan. Spend days in bliss on a curated adventure around one of the world’s most beloved islands.

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  • Two kayakers snap a selfie in front of a lighthouse

    Outdoor Adventure

    Our trails, mountains, and coastline provide a wealth of amazing opportunities for the outdoor adventurer.

  • A man plays bagpipes while couples dance outdoors at sunset

    Music & Culture

    Immerse yourself in the spirit, sounds, and stories of the Island’s three foundational cultures: Mi’kmaq, Acadian, and Gaelic.

  • People play music at a picnic table at night under the stars

    Culinary Experiences

    Discover this “must-eat” destination with each delicious taste of fresh shellfish, sustainably farmed produce, and unfiltered microbrew.

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    Step back in time to discover the historic sites, people, and innovation that shaped Cape Breton Island.

  • Cruising Cape Breton – Sponsored by the Dobson Yacht Club

    Tour Operators



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    Coastal Adventure

    Take a relaxing sailing tour on the Bras d’Or Lake, an inland saltwater sea, a UNESCO Biosphere or adventure onto the Atlantic.

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    Golf was invented for places like this. Tee off at our Island’s many courses, designed to complement the stunning terrain.

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    Living Cultures

    Three foundational cultures are central to the Island’s identity, but industrialization and globalization brought more people from around the globe.

Stories about the Island, by Locals and Visitors

Celtic Heart of North America

Experience Celtic Colours

Destination Cape Breton will be live streaming from Celtic Colours. Experience the music, energy and excitement as people come from far and wide to celebrate Celtic culture.

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