Best of Cape Breton Island from Sydney
This small-group tour features spectacular views and interesting pieces of history as you travel around Cape Breton Island between Sydney, Louisbourg and Baddeck, Nova Scotia. Don’t miss this once-in-a-lifetime adventure!
Alexander Graham Bell Museum
Experience the legacy of the world-famous inventor come to life, catching a glimpse into his extraordinary mind.
Fortress of Louisbourg
A mighty adventure is waiting for you to immerse yourself in the diverse landscape of the 1700s.
Experience the vibrant atmosphere and see the world's largest fiddle!
- Entrance to and tour of the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site
- Scenic drive into the Cape Breton Highlands
- Admission to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum with free time to explore exhibits
- Pick up and drop off from anywhere in downtown Sydney
- Intimate, guided tour experience (groups are limited to 6 people)
- Narrated driving tour of downtown Sydney
What you’ll do
Your tour begins with your local friendly guide picking you up from your hotel in downtown Sydney. You will then enjoy a narrated drive to the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Here you will receive a guided tour of the fortress which operates as a living history museum. This site is significant for its role in the Anglo-French struggle for what is modern-day Canada.
After your Louisbourg visit, you will head out on a scenic drive into the Cape Breton Highlands as you make your way to the Alexander Graham Bell Museum in Baddeck. Here you will have free time to explore the incredible exhibits which feature artifacts that were donated from the Bell family’s personal estate.
You will then make your way back towards Sydney for a narrated, in-depth drive through the city. Here you will pass by multiple points of interest, including the Cossit House Museum, The Big Fiddle, the Jost Heritage House and St. Patrick’s Church.
Once your amazing tour has come to a close, your guide will safely bring you back to your hotel in downtown Sydney.
Pick up times will be confirmed 1-3 days before your tour. If you do not have access to email or your phone, please wait in the lobby 30 minutes prior to departure.