Water Adventures At Cabot Shores

Take in Cape Breton’s beautiful scenery from the water!
Glide through local lakes and ponds as you watch eagles soar and moose graze along the shoreline. At Cabot Shores, we’re all about exploring beautiful places to get away from it all, learning new skills, having once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters, meeting great people and introducing you to an eco-friendly way of travel.
 

 
 
 
Explore Church Pond and Indian Brook while gliding across the water across Indian Brook and Church Pond
Tour down North River and the Margaree.  You can go solo or take one of our double kayaks or fit a
dog friend in with you for […]

Toasting Year Round Travel Adventurers from Velo Cape Breton

4 Seasons’ Adventurers (Velo Cape Breton’s Jacques & Micheline)
Do you remember the feeling of joy when you first got on a bicycle (or motorcycle) when you
were able really to GO somewhere?  We get a number of passionate cyclists (and bikers) coming to
Cabot Shores from near and far…
 
…And every once in a while, you meet pioneers who make a big difference around Cape Breton, who help
guide people on and off Island.  These  “travel adventurers”  fit into a special category for me  and two avid cyclists–
Jacques  Cote  and Micheline Guillot started  a bicycle  club 9 years ago called  Velo Cape Breton (helping […]

Cabot Shores Wins “2011 Bicycle Friendly Award” at VELO Cape Breton Awards Banquet

On January 20th, members, volunteers and friends gathered at the Dobson Yaught Club in Sydney to celebrate Velo Cape Breton’s 9th annual potluck & awards banquet.
A delicious spread was laid out for guests to enjoy while events from the past year were reviewed along with a look at the upcoming rides and events that are in the plans for 2012.
Fun games took place throughout the evening with the announcement of the 2011 awards winners following. Some of the awards handed out during the evening included Most Improved Cyclist, Most Motivating Cyclist & Community Spirit Awards. Cabot Shores took home the […]

Kayaking and Canoeing by the Cabot Trail

 
Cabot Shores is all about access to waterfalls along Indian Brook
leading to Church Pond with access to the Atlantic.

Layla Paddling into the Cabot Strait

Just in front of the chalets is a lagoon where you
can launch your canoe into Church Pond with friends…

Into the Lagoon with Your Canoes & Friends

All along these bodies of water our guests Kayak and Canoe and now Yolo Board.  All available at Cabot
Shores and some tours arranged through our adventure partners like Angelo Spinozzola (for sea kayaks)
and Mi’kmaq guide John Henry Lafford for expeditions all over and along Cape Breton Island.
Exploring with Cosmo on Church Pond

Canoeing […]

Caving in Cape Breton: Glooscap and Cape Dauphin

EDIT: Please note this is a guided hike. It is typically offered once per month.   The Glooscap Cave is a fantastic Cape Breton excursion that takes explorers through both a land and water sites. The sea-cave, also referred to as “The Fairy Hole”, holds roots with the local Mi’Kmaq culture. The story says that …

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Cycling in Cape Breton

  There are many ways to see the spectacular views of the Cabot Shores, and cycling is a popular one. Seacoast mountains, untouched waters, ocean breezes, and wildlife provide a natural hybrid alongside the Island’s unique culture and local experience. Now that Spring has sprung, cyclists far and wide are planning their Cabot Trail excursions, and …

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