Cape Breton Treasure Hunt Guide

Our Cape Breton Treasure Hunt Guide features the ultimate list of our most unforgettable and authentic things to see and do while visiting our island. Whether you are looking for history, culture, or just an awesome adventure, you'll find it here.

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White sand, rugged coastline, rolling waves - whether you walk the beach or stroll the boardwalk, the scenery is endless.

Cabot Cliffs

Located in Inverness, Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs are traditional links golf courses. Ranked in the “Top 100 Golf Courses in the World” by Golf Magazine this 18-hole course offers unforgettable views.

Kitchen Fest

A ceilidh ("kay-lee") is a kitchen party where everyone is welcome to perform! You won't be able to resist the vibrant Cape Breton music or our east coast hospitality.

Kayaking the Cape

Sea, lake or river - there is plenty of kayaking in Cape Breton. Whether you're a beginner or experienced paddler, you'll enjoy beautiful coastline, and views of eagles and other wildlife.

Lobster Shucket Bucket

Dinner al fresca, east coast style. Learn to cook, crack and enjoy lobster fresh from the Atlantic Ocean on one of our gorgeous beaches.

Seeing Red in Louisbourg

Explore the largest historical reconstruction in North America. Costumed animators recreate the lives of fortress residents. You could even get the chance to fire the canyon or a musket!

Jigs & Reels

Cape Breton is home to world-renowned, gifted musicians. Celebrate at the Celtic Colours Music Fest - or any time of year. Your toes will be tapping.


Experience Cape Breton's ocean and mountain beauty from the trees. Enjoy this high action zipline course exhibiting two 500 ft runs, led by experienced guides.

Skyline Trail

The world famous Skyline Trail offers some of Cape Breton’s most iconic views. You may even be able to spot moose and whales from the boardwalk!

All on Board

Cape Breton's spectacular coastline and moderate ocean temperatures create prime surfing conditions. Try Ingonish Beach, Kennington Cove or Michaud Point.

Sailing the Bras d’Or

Experience a unique sailing tour with breathtaking views of the Bras d’Or Lakes. Feed bald eagles right off the boat, and view Alexander Graham Bell’s estate.

Whale Watching

Get up close to the whales off the coast of Cape Breton Island! Go snorkelling, or take a tour in a zodiac or cabin cruiser.