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Bald Eagle Flying Near Cabot Shores

Why Stay Longer at Cabot Shores: 4 Unique Experiences

Many visitors to Cape Breton realize too late that they would like to extend their stay.  There’s so much to do and also Cape Breton/Cabot Shores is a peaceful, safe place to be, even during a worldwide pandemic.  In 2019, Travel + Leisure awarded Cape Breton Island the best island in Canada. For some, we …

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The Eagle Feather Ferry Is For All Ages… and Even for Dogs!

When we ask guests what they really like to do at Cabot Shores, we get some surprising
answers…
You’d think it would be walking into the Great Room of Whiff’s Lodge or looking at the ocean from any
of the 4 chalets…and these are often mentioned…
…but what a lot of guests says is: “it’s the Eagle Feather Ferry” .
Here it is viewed from the air

Seen from the air, the Eagle Feather crosses Church Pond to the Beach, just about 10 minute walk
from Whiff’s Lodge through the orchard to the edge of the Pnd.
Whether a 91 year old woman

or a band of […]

Camping

Have old-fashioned grass and ground underneath you and still be near the Cabot Trail. At the edge of the Indian Brook Wilderness, along the Indian Brook River, just below the Indian Brook waterfalls, you’ll have access to tent sites, fire pits, picnic tables, Church Pond and Indian Brook swimming holes, along with a plethora of Cape Breton’s finest sights and activities right at your fingertips:

Swim, fish and kayak/canoe
- Hike, bird and moose gaze
- Cook, play and enjoy solitude

Our campgrounds are terrific for:

Cyclists, alone or in groups, of all stripes
Hikers
 – Couples and Families

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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 […]

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 […]

August 2010 Newsletter

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Happy Summer to you!
“You Only Live Once” or (Yolo) is a stand up surf board. Dr. Keith from New Hampshire has all of us on it.
Guests from Holland (by way of Ontario), Alex from Vermont, young Gillian from Toronto, Quinn from New Hampshire are boarders…and even Dr. Paul & Cosmo…are touring the waters around Cabot Shores: Church Pond, Indian Brook and occasionally the Atlantic.and of course Cosmo kayaks as well…
Many guests do YOLO boarding & other adventures new for them at Cabot Shores…some very […]