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Huffing and Puffin’: Bird Island and Puffin Tours

I’ve been asking myself how puffin’s have the time to do such intricate beak-art and unique eye-liner—I mean, to be able to perfect that kind of art while floating in an unforgiving and constantly moving ocean is impressive and a skill many of us humans would love to acquire. In all seriousness, the puffins have arrived …

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Right Whales Sighted Off Bay Saint Lawrence, Cape Breton

“Been fishing over 30 years and this is the first Right Whale I”ve seen,” said Captain Cyril Fraser
of Oshan Whale Watch,  which is based in the village of  Bay St. Lawrence, Cape Breton.  A fifth generation fisherman, Cyril mostly sees Pilot and Minke whales and dolphins.
 
“The Right Whales are around 50 tons, compared to the Minkes and Pilots   which are more like 5 tons.”
 
One of our guests from Ontario, Tullio d’Angelo, provided us with a the snapshot  of the Right Whale taken off while with Captain Cyril.

             Photo by Tullio d’Angelo

According to wikipedia, the Right whales making […]

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 […]