Victoria County has a number of great vacation experiences, packages and special offers to enrich your visit. Please select a category and/or region to explore the Things to Do in our area.
Amoeba Sailing Tours
Sailing on the Bras d’Or Lake aboard the schooner Amoeba. Deck seating for 42 persons; 1 1/2-hr. sail. Daily sailing; licensed bar.
Water Street, Baddeck Wharf
Baddeck Marine is a professional boat maintenance facility open year-round in the village of Baddeck, on the shores of the beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes of Cape Breton Island. We provide marina services, yacht maintenance and operate a fully-stocked marine store.
23 Water Street
Bird Island Boat Tour
Our boat tour travels the shortest distance to Bird Islands and we spend the most time at the islands viewing spectacular wildlife, over an hour and 20 minutes, while you learn interesting and amusing facts from our Captain and crew. It is an ecologically sensitive nature tour that will be enjoyed by young and old.
See colourful Atlantic Puffins, other seabirds, eagles and grey seals
2 3/4 hour boat tour
May to August
Spend 1 hr 20 min cruising around islands viewing wildlife
Shortest distance to the Bird Islands
Removable windows for photos and fresh air
1672 Old Route 5
Big Bras d'Or
Tel: 1-800-661-6680 / 1-902-674-2384
Bras d'Or Yacht Club
Welcome to the Bras d'Or Yacht Club, located in historic Baddeck, on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, on the shores of the the Bras d'Or Lakes. Home to Regatta Week in August as well several races. Learn to Sail program, racing and crusing events, plus much more.
1 Jones Street
Tel: (902) 295-2107
Cape Breton Lobster Tours
Fishing tours, Lobster Tours and Scenic and feed the Eagles Tour. 2 person minimum per tour.
Water Street - Baddeck Wharf
Donelda's Puffin Boat Tours
Located on Cape Breton Island just 20 minutes east of Baddeck. We are the Cabot Trail’s only Bird Island boat tour going to the nesting grounds of the Atlantic Puffin. Puffins Guaranteed! See bald eagles pick up next to our boat! Observe many varieties of seabirds and watch grey seals basking on the rocks.
1099 Highway 312
Tel: 877-2-PUFFIN / 902-929-2563
Ingonish Lobster Tales and Scales
Come experience lobster fishing first hand with Captain Buchanan who has over thirty years of lobster fishing experience. Haul a lobster trap and learn what fishermen are doing to conserve their industry.
Sailing CBI provides you with an opportunity to take advantage and enjoy the ultimate sailing vacation on the only catamaran charter in Atlantic Canada.Providing you with the sailing adventure of your dreams is our ultimate goal – we make every effort to help you plan your trip to exceed your expectations!