Outdoor Activities

Cabot Trail Outdoor Adventures
Fax: 1-888-616-1689
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Year round guided experiences in the spectacular wilderness settings of Northern Nova Scotia. Hiking, paddling, cycling, snowshoeing and ski tours for all ages and abilities. Lets explore the Cabot Trail together.

Capt. Cox’s Whale and Bird Watch
Bay St Lawrence Wharf Cape Breton Island , Phone: 902 383 2981 Phone: 888 346 5556
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Most experienced whale captain in Cape Breton shows you a variety of whales also 250 million year old rock formations, lighthouses, seals, seabirds, bears and eagles.

Dixon’s Zodiac SeaFari
36 Lighthouse Road Neil's Harbour , NS Canada Phone: 1-855-259-4122
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Nestled in the northeast corner of Cape Breton Island lies the quaint fishing village of Neil’s Harbour. Just two minutes off of the Cabot Trail, let the lighthouse guide you to Dixon’s Zodiac Seafari. Come ride the hurricane on your Nova Scotia Vacation.

Eagle North Canoe and Kayak: Rentals and Tours
299 Shore Rd Dingwall , Nova Scotia B0C1G0 Phone: 1-902-383-2552 Phone: 1-888-616-1689 Fax: 1-902-383-2550
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Eagle North offers the best canoe and kayaking experience for families, beginners, or adventures! Explore salt marshes, beaches, coves and oyster beds. See eagles, seabirds and moose! Kayaking/hiking tours or kayak rentals in the Northern waterways and Highlands of the Cabot Trail.

Meat Cove Outfitters
Meat Cove Road , Phone: 902 383 2512 Phone: 902 383 2382
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With 25 years of commitment and experience in guiding, Meat Cove Outfitters is the best choice for your guided, hunting experience in Northern Cape Breton, Nova Scotia at the top of the Cabot Trail. Let us take you on a wonderful hunting experience in the wonderful highlands, our backyard, our home.

Meat Cove Welcome Centre
2149 Meat Cove , Phone: 1-902-383-2844
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Stop in and have a bite to eat and a chat at The Meat Cove Welcome Centre. Proudly run by local residents, this Welcome Centre is a favourite of locals and visitors as its menu caters to both local and vacationer tastes.

If you are interested in Hiking on the many wonderful trails of Meat Cove, then be sure to inquire at the Welcome Centre for hiking information. The staff at the centre pioneered many of the trails in the area and are happy to direct you on your hiking adventure.

North Highlands Nordic
29325 Cabot Trail , Nova Scotia Canada Phone: 1-902-383-2479
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We offer a wonderful winter vacation experience with cross country skiing and snowshoeing on the scenic majesty of Cape Breton’s Cabot Trail.

The North Highlands Nordic Ski Club was founded in 1977 by a small group of enthusiastic cross country skiers who shared a love of winter and of the splendid scenery in the Northeast Highlands Area of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.

The club is proud to have hosted a number of major national and regional ski races including the 1987 Canada Winter Games, 1989 Canadian Junior Nationals, and the 1986, 1987, 1994 and 1998 Atlantic Championships and numerous Loppets and Provincial Championships.


Oshan Whale Watch Contact: Captain Fraser
3384 Bay St. Lawrence Road Bay Saint Lawrence , Nova Scotia B0C 1G0 Phone: 1-902-383-2883 Phone: 1-877-383-2883
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Watch whales, seals and rare birds beneath the Highlands of Captain Fraser’s generational homestead. Locally owned & operated, we offer guaranteed whale sightings. More important, Oshan Whale Watch is a family business: we treat the whales and our customers like our family. Don’t believe us? Then check out our reviews on Trip Advisior or the Testimonial page on our website.

South Harbour Farm
301 Shore Road South Harbour , Nova Scotia Phone: 1-902-383-2198
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Nova Scotia’s northern-most market gardens offers fresh-picked organic produce from asparagus in June to blackberries in October. Native shrub gallery, peaceful walks and inspiring views on the Shore Road of the beautiful Cabot Trail.

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