Things to Do

Ingonish Whalewatching Tours

Ingonish Whalewatching Tours

Date: July 1st 2021 until October 23rd 2021

Community: Ingonish Beach

If you're visiting Cape Breton Island, enjoy a 2-hour whale watching tour off the coast of Cape Smokey on the Joan Malachi, a 14-m (45-ft) fishing/touring vessel with Captain Chester…
Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site

Date: May 21st 2021 until October 30th 2021

Community: Baddeck

Be inspired by the fascinating life and work of Alexander Graham Bell – inventor, scientist, teacher, and devoted family man. Wake up your own spirit of innovation through diverse experiences,…
Donelda’s Bird Island Puffin Tours

Donelda’s Bird Island Puffin Tours

Date: January 1st 2021

Community: Englishtown

Hwy 312, Exit 12. 2 1/2-hr tours to Bird Islands to see puffins, other seabirds, eagles and seals; narrated by naturalist. Covered boat; all windows removable for glass-free photography; washroom…
Highland Village Museum | Baile nan Gàidheal

Highland Village Museum | Baile nan Gàidheal

Date: July 8th 2021 until September 13th 2021

Community: Iona

Take part in a traditional céilidh, hear Gaelic singing, learn to speak Gaelic phrases, and become captivated by the spirit of the pioneering Scottish Gaels. Gaze in wonder as first-person…
Green Highlander Lodge

Green Highlander Lodge

Date: May 15th 2021 until October 31st 2021

Community: Baddeck

Fish for Atlantic salmon and speckled trout on the Baddeck, North, Margaree and Middle rivers. Fully guided and outfitted. Fly-casting instruction for all levels.
Bird Island Boat Tours

Bird Island Boat Tours

Date: May 26th 2021 until August 31st 2021

Community: Big 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 covered boat, with most windows removable for…
Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Date: May 21st 2021 until October 24th 2021

Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

The world-famous Cabot Trail weaves through 950 km2 (366 sq. mi.) of magnificent highlands and coastal wilderness in northern Cape Breton. The park offers 26 hiking trails (from easy strolls…
Aspy Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Aspy Trail – Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Date: May 21st 2021 until October 24th 2021

Community: Cape Breton Highlands NP

This trail meanders along the Aspy fault, through an Acadian and mixed forest. As nature reclaims land once used for farming and logging, a regenerated forest begins to blend in…
MacCormacks Beach Provincial Park

MacCormacks Beach Provincial Park

Date: May 17th 2021 until October 14th 2021

Community: Iona

MacCormack Provincial Park is a small picnic park overlooking Bras d’Or Lake on Cape Breton Island off Route 223 on the Bras d’Or Lakes Scenic Drive. Picnic tables are scattered…
Dalem Lake Provincial Park

Dalem Lake Provincial Park

Date: May 17th 2021 until October 14th 2021

Community: Boularderie

Dalem Lake Provincial Park is on Cape Breton Island (3 km / 2 mi east of Boularderie East, 4 km/2.5 mi north off Highway 105 at St James Road).  Dalem…
Amoeba Sailing Tours

Amoeba Sailing Tours

Date: January 1st 2021

Community: Baddeck

Sailing on the Bras d’Or Lake aboard the schooner Amoeba. Deck seating for 42 persons; 1 1/2-hr. sail. Daily sailing; licensed bar.
Uisge Bàn Falls Provincial Park

Uisge Bàn Falls Provincial Park

Date: May 17th 2021 until October 14th 2021

Community: Forks Baddeck

Uisge Bàn Falls Provincial Park is a 1.5-hour round trip hike to a spectacular waterfall on Cape Breton Island, 14.5 km (9 mi) north of Baddeck (Highway 105, Exit 9).…