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 flavor to its history. Located on Cape Breton Island, Sydney is also an ideal jumping-off point for scenic adventures.


  • 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
      Organized 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.


Fortress Of Louisbourg

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


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...


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...


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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