EcoGael Adventures

    EcoGael Adventures is dedicated to running quality guided sea kayaking and hiking tours in Cape Breton Island.
    Kayak tours are offered in Central Cape Breton area on the Bras’dOr Lakes from June 1st – Sept 7th, 2018.
    Hiking tours are offered from September 7th into the winter months until snowshoes are required.
    The culture of the Scottish Gaels and the landscape they settled in is a focus of interpretation for EcoGael Adventures. A small lunch is provided and Gaelic songs sung by request.

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    The Highland Village Museum

    Sharing a driveway with the Iona Heights Inn, Highland Village is situated in Iona, Nova Scotia in central Cape Breton and fits easily into any travellers Cape Breton vacation. Plan to spend a few hours immersed in Gaelic culture on our 40 acre site dotted with 11 historic buildings depicting life for Gaelic settlers in Nova Scotia.

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    Highland Village


    The Chocolate Making Experience

    Spend a few hours learning the basics of artisan chocolate making with Jill Franklin, in her new Chocolate cafe located on-site at the newly renovated Iona Heights Inn. Treat yourself to our 4 pronged package, which includes:

    • One night’s stay at the Inn (double occupancy)*
    • $50 food voucher for the on-site pub The Frolic & Folk
    • Admission to the Nova Scotia Highland Village Museum (next door)
    • …and of course, Chocolate!

    *bookings dependant on availability

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    Jill Franklin Chocolatier



    When it comes to a memorable golf experience in Atlantic Canada, Cape Breton’s championship courses truly deliver. Not only does each course provide a challenging yet enjoyable round of golf for players of all skill level, each course also offers a chance to discover Cape Breton Island, recognized as one of the world’s best islands by Travel + Leisure readers. Book your tee time for one of Cape Breton’s public golf courses and discover why Cape Breton is ranked as a world-class golf destination.

    • The Lakes Golf Club, Ben Eoin – 49 km
    • Bell Bay Golf Club, Baddeck – 54km
    • Cabot Links Golf Course, Inverness – 86km
    • Le Portage Golf Club, Chéticamp – 120km
    • Highlands Links Golf Course, Ingonish – 147km
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    Highlands Links Golf Club
    Cape Breton Island Golf Course Map