This morning, you will depart Ingonish to drive along the north shore of Cape Breton Island to Cheticamp. A picturesque Acadian fishing village, Cheticamp is nestled near the west entrance of the Cape Breton Highlands National Park. The colorful Acadian joie-de-vivre can be felt throughout this community.
You will learn more about Acadian culture, soak up the scenery, including incredible sunsets, and sample traditional Acadian foods. The village offers a variety of recreational opportunities including an 18-hole golf course, whale tours, fly fishing, deep sea fishing, sailing/boating, horseback riding and hiking trails.
On your drive the Cheticamp, stop off at Pleasant Bay for a great Whale & Seal Cruise. Our tour offers a unique adventure along our rugged coastline of Cape Breton Island. You will get to see Pilot, Minke, Finback & Humpback Whales as well as Seals and Bald Eagles. The spectacular rock and cliff formations, sea caves, waterfalls and pioneer settlements are all part of the experience. A hydrophone to hear the whales is also available.
At Cheticamp, we offer you a choice of the 4-star Pilot Whale Chalets with its boast warm and inviting accommodations or Cheticamp Island Cottages on Cape with its tranquil setting and panoramic views of the Atlantic Ocean. Cheticamp Island Cottages are the only ocean-front cottage accommodation in the Cheticamp area. Ocean swimming and a sandy beach is only 100 meters in front of the cottages.
Overnight in Cheticamp, NS.