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Gondola at Cape Smokey

Date: January 1st 2024 until December 31st 2024

Where the mountain meets the ocean, your adventure waits! 

Ride Atlantic Canada’s first gondola to the top of Cape Smokey to experience the best view of the Cabot Trail with access to mountain top hiking trails and a licensed mountain top snack shop!

Cape Smokey Gondola Ride & Hiking Trails

Surrounded by world famous views of mountains and the Atlantic Ocean, treat yourself to one of the Cabot Trail’s best views as you ride Atlantic Canada’s first gondola to the top of Cape Smokey. Once at the top, experience three viewing platforms showcasing amazing panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean, Cape Breton Highlands, and Ingonish. 

Hiking trails are located at the top all the way to Ski Lodge Lake gondola. Savour the spectacular views and enjoy a cold beverage at the Summit Shack before taking the gondola back down to the base of the mountain.


  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Ocean View
  • Public Washroom

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