Open year round. Choose between a beautiful chalet, a magical yurt, a treetop or tranquility dome, cozy lodge room, or a campsite. Cabot Shores is the perfect base camp to explore Cape Breton and the Cabot Trial. But first, explore our great packages.
John Henry Lafford is an esteemed guide and guest at Cabot Shores.
An elder in the Mi’kmaq band at Eskasoni, John Henry holds a parallel
vision with Cabot Shores, in terms of awakening, exploring and discovering
what may be of use to future generations. A guide to Mi’kmaq traditions,
he has built a village here of wigwams, led hikes to Glooscap Cave
and along moose trails and even helped find some of our Tipi poles
(although the Mi’kmaq used wigwams rather than tipis, due to extreme
winds on Cape Breton
Here is a somewhat tongue and cheek exchange between Dr Paul and
John Henry on a Favorite Mi’kmaq Breakfast, in the form of a short video.