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Breath Taking

We traveled from Sydney Mines to Bras D OR, ; through Georges River,Scotch Lake, Iron Ville... read more

Reviewed 27 December 2017
Sydney Mines, Canada
vistas everywhere

We were here as part of a ships tour. This is a lovely area, so many things to see and do. One... read more

Reviewed 24 November 2017
Dyer, Indiana
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“bras d'or” (7 reviews)
“inland lake” (3 reviews)
“salt water” (3 reviews)
Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 27 December 2017

We traveled from Sydney Mines to Bras D OR, ; through Georges River,Scotch Lake, Iron Ville, Boisdale,Shunacadie.Christmas Island Grand narrows inti Iona then turned around and headed for home. The trip took a couple of hours but it was very beautiful and relaxing

Thank jandajessome
Reviewed 24 November 2017

We were here as part of a ships tour. This is a lovely area, so many things to see and do. One could take several days to explore this area.

Thank parrottdize
Reviewed 11 October 2017

This is my most favorite lake in the Province. It is spectacular. We have boated there many times. The water is so clean and in some areas you can see the white cliffs. We also love to jump off our boat for swim. A lot...More

Thank easterntreker
Reviewed 4 October 2017 via mobile

Everytime we get off the boat in north sydney we go there for our breakfest. The staff is very friendly and quick with the meal, its a tasty breakfest.

Thank Angela A
Reviewed 28 September 2017 via mobile

What a beautiful lake! We stayed in Iona and saw beautiful sunsets over this amazing estuary. You can take a sailing cruise on the lake from Baddeck harbour. It is a UNESCO bio reserve. We saw seals, and bald eagles while sailing this lake!

Thank Tin-Tinu
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is an incredible lake and yes, the ride is long and the views and activities along it are worth the trip to see. Next time, we'd want to stay longer to enjoy all its beauty.

Thank MFamilyTraveller
Reviewed 9 September 2017

Mountains meet the sea to form a lovely experience. Accommodations and good restaurants are plentiful. Lots to see and do. Heartily recommended.

Thank NMDave
Reviewed 19 August 2017

Stayed in Baddeck and had lovely views of this lake. Went on a fantastic boat trip, on the Amoeba, and the capatain fed a pair of bald eagles!

Thank julschof
Reviewed 3 August 2017

A long drive around but worth every minute of the portions you choose to drive. Little towns along the way, watch the water sports or participate.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is one of the prettiest lakes in Canada. Very driveable with many places to stop along the way.

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Jessica A
3 September 2017|
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Response from jandajessome | Reviewed this property |
Not really, it all depends on where you launch, the coast line is endless.There are hundreds of coves and inlets
Fred H
9 June 2016|
Response from jandajessome | Reviewed this property |
There are a coup;e of places in Baddeck that would possibly rent boats, you would have to contact the right people
30 March 2015|
Response from jandajessome | Reviewed this property |
There are tours and also you maybe able to rent aboat yourself. Baddeck would be a good start. contact the Cape Breton tourist Bureau