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“Cabot trail”

Cape Breton Highlands National Park
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US$ 924.17*
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Cape Breton Island
Ranked #1 of 15 things to do in Ingonish
Certificate of Excellence
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Owner description: Treasures abound throughout the headlands and rugged cliffs of Cape Breton Highlands with its abundant wildlife, spectacular scenery and human history dating back to the last Ice Age.
Reviewed 6 April 2018

Scenery is excellent. It's beautiful in the summer. Hiking and photography. Moose can be seen in the summer.

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Reviewed 29 March 2018

Unfortunately only had the time to visit as a day trip from Halifax (8 hour round trip drive), so our hike was limited to about 2 hours. However that two hour hike was amazing, and one of the best hikes I have had in Canada. It's possible to see animals in their natural habitat if you pay close attention, and to hike on the coast of Canada is simply something.

Thank Eva W
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Reviewed 24 March 2018 via mobile

I visited this provincial park with a man with a disability. I was pleasantly surprised that they allowed his companion (me) into the park for free. We stopped at the visitors centre to pay for the pass and were shown what we should go to see. We stopped by Ingonish Beach which was breathtaking. The water was clear and the landscape was incredible. We then drove to a hiking spot to see a waterfall. We then drove to White Point which was the most breathtaking place I have ever laid eyes on. I would highly recommend this park to anyone with a sense of adventure. There is so much to see!

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Reviewed 6 March 2018

I'm going to be honest and say this is not a review of the camp park sites. If it was, this place would get a zero. They are TINY. You are on top of your neighbour and not in a good way. Even the RV's are parked VERY close. Whether or not you're in Cheticamp or Ingonish this is the case.

THAT SAID. You aren't doing anything except sleeping in those sites cause there is a limitless supply of awesome adventures to be had. The cabot trail is an awe-inspiring drive, and the crazy amount of hikes, including the famous skyline trail (which I missed cause I couldn't bring my puppy. T_T) and the red, juicy, delicious lobster juuuust outside the parks limits are sure to make you forget about the crummy sites.

Oh! And don't forget to go whale-watching! It's just outside the park and honestly, totally worth it.

Thank Juli O
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Reviewed 6 March 2018

One of the most beautiful national parks not only in Canada but the world! Breathtaking views around almost every corner along the scenic Cabot Trail highway which winds its way around the Cape Breton Highlands, the highest peaks in Nova Scotia. You often won't believe your eyes when seeing the incredible natural beauty of Cape Breton Island against the mighty Atlantic Ocean. Plenty of trails, side roads, beaches and waysides to keep you busy. Exploring attractions in the various villages along the way including the French Acadian port of Cheticamp can enrich your cultural knowledge of the region. If you can only visit one national park in Canada, this is definitely the one!

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