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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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    Outdoor Adventure

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

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    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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    History

    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

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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

    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