Sydney

Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia

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Cruises To Sydney, Cape Breton Island

The coal industry brought immigration from many parts of the world, giving Sydney a multicultural mix of over 50 ethnic backgrounds and a global flavour to its history. Located on Cape Breton Island, Sydney is also an ideal jumping-off point for scenic adventures.

What you NEED TO KNOW

  • Port Name & Location
    Sydney Marine Terminal
    Ship will DOCK or ANCHOR OFF SHORE at this port.
  • Time Zone
    AST (Atlantic Standard Time)
    UTC/GMT -4 hours
  • Language
    The local language is English and French. Say "thank you" in French: "merci"
  • Currency & Shopping
    Canadian Dollar (CND)
    Native Crafts, clothing and souvenirs.
    • Best Way to Get Around
      Organised Shore Excursions for Fortress Of Louisbourg, Bras D'or Lakes Grand Tour, sightseeing. Buses, metro trainsit, limousines available.
    • Famous For
      Take a picturesque excursion to Cape Breton Island, where you’ll see some of the Island's most dynamic scenery and touch the shores of the famous Bras d'Or Lakes.
    • Fun Fact #1
      The Spirit of the Fiddle: Cape Breton is world-renowned for the revival of Celtic music and the unique style of playing the fiddle.
    • Fun Fact #2
      Booming industries brought immigrants from many parts of the world to Sydney, resulting in a multicultural mix of more than 50 ethnic backgrounds.

Sydney, Cape Breton Island TOP EXCURSIONS

A Variety of Choices

We know the destinations you'll be visiting and what there is to see, do and experience. We offer you a variety of excursions to choose from, in every port you'll visit.

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Fortress Of Louisbourg

Start your journey with an introduction to the port of Sydney and a panoramic drive through the historic North End. Once...

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Bras D'or Lakes Grand Tour

Experience the rich Scottish heritage of Cape Breton Island with a visit to the Nova Scotia Highland Village and the vil...

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Baddeck & Alexander Graham Bell Museum

Travel to the picturesque little village of Baddeck situated on the shores of the beautiful Bras d'Or Lakes in the heart...

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Heart of The Island

“Ciad Mile Failte” - a hundred thousand welcomes await you! Nova Scotia is Latin for New Scotland and nowhere is this mo...

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7-Day Canada & New England from Boston to Quebec City

North America's Leading Cruise Line 2017 - World Travel Awards. | Be mesmerised by autumn's spectrum of picturesque colours on your journey across New England and Canada.
SHIP Norwegian Gem
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Boston (Massachusetts);
Bar Harbor (Maine); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Sydney (Cape Breton Island); Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island); Saguenay (La Baie) (Québec);
DISEMBARK Québec City (Québec);
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Charlottetown, P.E.I., Canada

7-Day Canada & New England Round-trip Boston

Unwind in the Thermal Suite on the sparkling Norwegian Gem. | See more of Canada & New England with only one day at sea.
SHIP Norwegian Gem
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Boston (Massachusetts);
Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island); Sydney (Cape Breton Island); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Bar Harbor (Maine); Portland (Maine);
DISEMBARK Boston (Massachusetts);
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Peggy's Cove Lighthouse, Halifax Nova Scotia

7-Day Canada & New England from Boston to Quebec City

Sea the world through a new lens aboard Norwegian Pearl.
SHIP Norwegian Pearl
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Boston (Massachusetts);
Bar Harbor (Maine); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Sydney (Cape Breton Island); Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island); Saguenay (La Baie) (Québec);
DISEMBARK Québec City (Québec);
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