Packages

Many Top of the Island operators group their services together into conveniently themed packages to save their guests both time and money. Experience our part of the island in the way it was meant to be seen.

Cabot Trail Adventures – Guided Tours

Your outdoor adventure specialists in Northern Cape Breton. Sea kayak tours and rentals, paddle boards, bicycle rentals, shuttles and guided tours. Guided coastal hikes to the best "locals know" destinations. With 20 years' experience in the industry we can help you discover the island from a completely different perspective. All of this adventure lies just north of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Paddle Board, sea kayak and bicycle rentals.Guided sea kayak tours daily $65Atlantic Fisheries…

Date Friday, June 1, 2018 04:17 pm - Sunday, September 30, 2018 04:17 pm

Telephone 902-383-2552

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Highlands Hostel – Cape Breton’s Four Season Outdoor Adventure Base Camp

The Highlands Hostel is the Cabot Trail's only four season outdoor adventure base camp. Nicely nested between the mighty Cape Breton Highlands National Park and the Atlantic ocean, you can enjoy any of the 32 hikes, within an hour of the hostel, with the first being right out the back door. Located in the Village of Cape North, the "Winter capital of Cape Breton", at the very top of the Cabot Trail.Just some of the…

Date Sunday, April 1, 2018 12:00 am - Monday, December 31, 2018 12:00 am

Telephone 1-833-381-6553

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Snowy Getaway

View the ice filled ocean, frozen harbours and majestic snow-capped mountains from one of our clean cozy rooms. We are located minutes off the Cabot Trail in the picturesque fishing village of Dingwall. Delicious full breakfast is included in our rate. Home cooked dinners available upon request. Experience North Highlands Nordic's 12kms of groomed trails for both cross country skiing and snowshoeing. Minutes away!

Date Tuesday, December 26, 2017 09:31 am - Saturday, March 31, 2018 09:31 am

Telephone 1-902-285-0650

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Atlantic Fisheries Bike Tour on the Cabot Trail

The Atlantic Fisheries Cycling Tour combines easy level touring along harbours and ocean with our guides’ on-going explanation of the various aspects of the Atlantic fishery. From lobster to cod, mussels to oysters, fishing techniques and gear are explained as we cycle along beaches and quaint fishing harbours. The tour will take breaks to check out the different types of lobster and crab traps, and learn about how they work. There will be a stop…

Date Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:00 am - Saturday, October 15, 2016 12:00 am

Telephone 888-616-1689

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Bike the Cabot Trail’s best, then Hike, Sea Kayak and Whale Watch

Base yourself in comfort on the northern coast of the Cape Breton Island and bike the best routes in the Highlands National Park and the Cabot Trail. Spend three days cycling through quaint fishing communities, along rocky coastlines and through the national park forests. Let our guides help you choose the best routes for the day, with expert advice on how to get the most out of the Cape Breton weather. Hybrid Bike Rentals, a one way shuttle…

Date Wednesday, June 1, 2016 12:00 am - Friday, October 28, 2016 12:00 am

Telephone 1-888-616-1689

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Bike the Best of the Cabot Trail; then Hike, Kayak, Whale Watch

Five Day Cycling PackageCycle the best of the Cabot Trail, then hike, sea kayak and whale watch.  Base yourself in comfort on the northern coast of the Cape Breton Island and bike the best routes in the Highlands National Park and the Cabot Trail.  Spend two to three days cycling the challenging Cabot Trail.  Ride the western and eastern coastlines of the National Park, then explore the roads heading north to quaint fishing communities, lighthouse…

Date Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2552

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Sea Kayak and Pottery

Join us for a half day sea kayaking tour Our trained guides will take you on an adventure and exploration of the wonders of Cape Breton’s natural environment. Sea kayak along gypsum cliffs, and through pristine salt water marshes. Learn about the oyster aquaculture industry and explore pristine sand beaches. The area is home to bald eagles, willets, plovers, terns and moose. Our tours take you through South Harbour and into the Atlantic Ocean. Stop at the beach…

Date Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2552

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The Markland Coastal Beach Cottages – A True Cape Breton Experience

Nestled along the Atlantic, just off the Cabot Trail, The Markland provides the perfect place to relax, revitalize and rejuvenate. On over 50 acres of unspoiled beauty, the delightful log rooms with brilliant views, the pristine beach with the Atlantic breeze, and our celebration of local cuisine in the onsite dining room all contribute to a vacation you'll want to tell your friends about. Morning strolls along the beach. Afternoon swims in the Atlantic. Roasting…

Date Thursday, June 1, 2017 10:42 am - Wednesday, October 31, 2018 10:42 am

Telephone 1-855-872-6048

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Atlantic Fisheries Cycling Tour

Half Day Cycling TourAtlantic Fisheries Bike TourThis half day cycling tour combines a riding tour of our community with an informative look at our local fisheries.  From lobster to cod, mussels to oysters, fishing techniques and gear are explained as we cycle along beaches and quaint fishing harbours.  The tour will take breaks to check out the different types of lobster and crab traps and learn about how they work.  There maybe the opportunity to…

Date Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2552

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Cabot Trail’s Best Biking with Shuttle and Pottery

Base yourself in comfort on the northern coast of Cape Breton Island and bike one of the best routes along the Cabot Trail in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Using our shuttled-yet-self-guided bike/hike service, you'll take our morning shuttle from the base of the route's steepest climb to the drop off point at the top. Upon drop off, you'll use the maps we provide you to begin your bike ride North along the Cape Breton…

Date Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2552

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Shipwrecks, Ruins and Pottery on Cape Breton Island

Join our all day guided hike to the former site of Cape Breton's most Northern lighthouse. Visit the foundations and here the stories of the people who lived in this majestic wilderness. Explore the wild coastal meadows with Cabot Tail Adventures. Learn the history of the Highlands Scots’ and their annual migrations down to their summer fishing villages. Visit the ruins, hear about local shipwrecks and the fate of their crews.   Your package also includes:…

Date Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2552

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Kayak, Hike, Bike; The Best of the Cabot Trail

Experience the majestic Cape Breton Highlands from the mountains to the sea! Join us on a full day, guided hike along a northern mountain trail to a remote coastal meadow. See the ruins of Cape Breton's northern most lighthouse. Explore the windswept coastline and hear the stories of the people who once carved out a living between the rocks and the sea. Our trained guides will take you on a sea kayaking adventure through of…

Date Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2552

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Coastal Explorer: 1/2 Day Guided Hike and Cape Breton Pottery

Hike the level cliff tops of Northern Cape Breton, with sweeping views of highland plateaus and the open ocean. Cut by man and maintained by moose, this level trail leads to an overlook carved by nature in one of North America’s most spectacular wilderness environments. Next, you'll visit a local pottery studio, where the artwork is inspired by our local mountains and sea.  Experience Includes: A guided, half day cliff top hike through moose country, looking…

Date Thursday, June 1, 2017 12:00 am - Tuesday, October 31, 2017 12:00 am

Telephone 902-383-2552

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