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Phone: 902-929-2584
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By Plane

From Halifax Airport:

Halifax airport can be reached by most major airlines company. The airport facilities include car rentals, bus and shuttle services to Sydney and Baddeck. We can then organize a pick-up service, under certain conditions if needed. If you intend to take a shuttle or the bus, try to arrive in Halifax before 12.00pm. Return flights should be scheduled no earlier than 3:00pm.

From Sydney Airport:

Companies such as Air Canada and Westjet offer direct flights to Sydney airport from major Canadian cities like Montreal as well as connecting flights through Halifax. Car rentals are available at the airport.

By Car

From Halifax Airport:

Take Provincial Highway 102 in direction of Truro. Follow it for 45 miles until Truro. Then take the Trans Canada 104 east for 100 miles in direction of Antigonish-Cape Breton. After the Canso Causeway, go north on PH105 towards Baddeck. About 20 miles after Baddeck, take exit 11 and follow the Cabot Trail (north) for about 25 miles until you reach Indian Brook. Cabot Shores' entrance is on your right after the bridge and the fire station. You shorten the last part of the trip by taking the exit 12 to the Englishtown Ferry and then follow the Cabot trail from the other side of the bay. (Count $7 for the ferry)

From Sydney Airport:

Take PH125 in direction of Sydney Mines until you reach the PH105. Go West on PH105 in direction of Baddeck. Take the exit 12 to the Englishtown Ferry and follow the Cabot trail north, from the other side of the bay for about 15 minutes. You can also take the Cabot Trail a bit further, from the exit 11 (it makes the trip slightly longer but offers beautiful view of Saint Ann's bay).

By Ferry

From Newfoundland:

  • Port-aux-Basques (NL) to North Sydney (NS): Daily service year-round; additional service mid-June to September.
  • Argentia (NL) to North Sydney (NS): Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday, mid-June to mid-October.

Marine Atlantic Reservations, 1-800-341-7981,

From Prince Edward Island:

  • Wood Islands (PEI) to Pictou (NS): Daily service year-round; additional service mid-June to September.

Northumberland Ferries Limited, 1-877-762-7245,

Listed as 1 of 5 Quirky Stays On The East Coast of Canada

"A tree top village with Smurf-like domes rising out of the forest and Mongolian yurts in Nova Scotia? Indeed! Cabot Shores on Cape Breton Island entices you to embrace your nomadic roots and connect to nature. You can stay in one of the colourful yurts or opt for a geodesic dome raised up off the ground. Take in the lake views and the Atlantic waters on both sides, while the smell of cedar fills the air. Be sure to have your camera ready to snap a moose photo (they love it there)."

~ North American Traveler

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"The whole experience was so relaxed and stress free"

My only regret is that I didn't schedule more time here! Already dreaming of my next visit! I have a feeling this will be a place I visit for years to come.

~ Erin, Fredericton

"Next time, I'll stay longer"

Cabot Shores is a must for anyone wanting to truly take in the beauty of the area. Staying in a yurt is even better, and Paul knows how to make it a top of the class experience. Take advantage of the hot tub service and dinner at the bistro. The breakfast is a perfect way to start your day exploring.

~ Elizabeth, Washington

"The setting is gorgeous"

And the people are warm and friendly. I would happily have stayed longer, and hope to have the chance to go back one day. Staying here was definitely one of the highlights of our trip.

~ Guest, Toronto

"The resort is in a perfect location"

Days were spent out off on the Cabot Trail and other excursions, while evenings were cozy in the Go Bistro on the grounds. Evenings were spent around the fire pit outside our chalet with our friends. Close enough to get into nearby towns for food/drink, on the Cabot Trail and still far enough that you truly feel like you are in the wilderness.

~ J D Travelz , Toronto