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On the best of Cape Breton Island tour, you’ll travel all the way from Sydney to Cape Smokey and get the opportunity to sightsee along the scenic Cabot Trail. Come celebrate all things Cape Breton on this fantastic tour.


  • Explore Alexander Graham Bell National Historic Site and Museum
  • Visit Fortress of Louisbourg, a living history museum!
  • Driving tour of downtown Sydney passing: Giant Fiddle, Cossit House Museum and more
  • Pick up and drop off from anywhere in downtown Sydney
  • Intimate, guided tour experience (groups limited to 9 people)

The Port of Sydney – also referred to as the Oceanic Gateway to the Famous Cape Breton Island  is a popular destination for some of the largest cruise lines. Visitors from all around the world come here to visit and explore the treasured island. With its gorgeous sights and friendly people, a visit to Cape Breton Island from Sydney is an unforgettable experience.

  • Small group
  • Personal Experience
  • Trusted Tour Operator
  • Expert guides
Availability May - Sept
Duration 5 hours
Departs From Sydney, NS
Minimum age No limit
Difficulty Easy Suitable for most people in fair condition.
Pick Up Yes
Meet on Location No


  • No Booking Fees
  • Fast & secure payment
  • Best Price Guarantee

What's included


  • Admission to Fortress of Louisbourg
  • Admission to Alexander Graham Bell Museum
  • Narrated driving tour of downtown Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Pick up and drop off anywhere in downtown Sydney, Nova Scotia
  • Packed lunch

What to bring

  • Comfortable shoes
  • Dress for the weather

Not Included

  • Gratuities (optional)

Contact us for more Information about this tour



birds eye view of Louisbourg Fortress in canada

The tour of Cape Breton Island from Sydney commences by picking you up directly from your hotel in downtown Sydney. We will then take you to the famous Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site. Here, you will receive a guided tour of the famous fortress and its living history museum. The historical site is renowned for its role in the Anglo-French struggle, which led to the development of Canada.

Once you have paid a visit to the famous Louisbourg, you will head back to Sydney. Here, you will embark on a guided driving tour of the city. Here, you will come across several points of interest during the tour including the Jost Heritage House, the Cosset House Museum, and St. Patrick’s Church.  

After the driving tour of downtown Sydney, we will continue on to the nearby Cape Breton Highlands. Here, you will be taken to popular landmarks like the Alexander Graham Bell Museum. The museum is situated in Baddeck in Nova Scotia. You will have ample free time to explore the area and its beautiful artifacts. These artifacts were donated by the personal estate of the Bell family. 

As the tour ends, our guide will take you back to your hotel in the city.