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All on a Winter’s Day…..

Neither of us has had breakfast yet but we are setting out on our morning snow shoe: The sun is out, the sky a deep blue; some clouds in from the West – better not wait…. …crossing  the pond, now frozen, to the beach, normally accessible by ferry, swimming, or not at all – except …

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Olivia Sails to glory on Eagle Feather Ferry at Cabot Shores/Cape Breton

It is official.  Five years young Oliva Pare, of Montreal, is now the
youngest sailor to cross Church Pond via the Eagle Feather Ferry.
 
This video proofs it, as Darren Pare, proud father, captures his daughter
sailing solo across the strait of Church Pond to the Atlantic Beach opposite
the Bird Islands at Indian Brook, Cape Breton.
 
Cabot Shores’ owner, Dr. Paul, is quoted as saying to Olivia:   “You join the
other record holder who is on the older age of the spectrum…Trudy of Calgary
who is 91 years young”.
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The Eagle Feather Ferry Is For All Ages (and even pets!)

When we ask guests what they really like to do at Cabot Shores, we get some surprising
answers…
You’d think it would be walking into the Great Room of Whiff’s Lodge or looking at the ocean from any
of the 4 chalets…and these are often mentioned…
…but what a lot of guests says is: “it’s the Eagle Feather Ferry” .
Here it is viewed from the air

Seen from the air, the Eagle Feather crosses Church Pond to the Beach, just about 10 minute walk
from Whiff’s Lodge through the orchard to the edge of the Pnd.
Whether a 91 year old woman

or a band of […]

Camping

Have old-fashioned grass and ground underneath you and still be near the Cabot Trail. At the edge of the Indian Brook Wilderness, along the Indian Brook River, just below the Indian Brook waterfalls, you’ll have access to tent sites, fire pits, picnic tables, Church Pond and Indian Brook swimming holes, along with a plethora of Cape Breton’s finest sights and activities right at your fingertips:

Swim, fish and kayak/canoe
- Hike, bird and moose gaze
- Cook, play and enjoy solitude

Our campgrounds are terrific for:

Cyclists, alone or in groups, of all stripes
Hikers
 – Couples and Families

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Water Adventures At Cabot Shores

Take in Cape Breton’s beautiful scenery from the water!
Glide through local lakes and ponds as you watch eagles soar and moose graze along the shoreline. At Cabot Shores, we’re all about exploring beautiful places to get away from it all, learning new skills, having once-in-a-lifetime wildlife encounters, meeting great people and introducing you to an eco-friendly way of travel.
 

 
 
 
Explore Church Pond and Indian Brook while gliding across the water across Indian Brook and Church Pond
Tour down North River and the Margaree.  You can go solo or take one of our double kayaks or fit a
dog friend in with you for […]