Sydney

Nova Scotia

Cruises To Sydney

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 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

Step back in time to the 18th century to experience Louisbourg, a thriving seaport and capital of Cape Breton Island. Th...

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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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Featured Sydney CRUISE ITINERARIES

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Take in gorgeous fall foliage at Boston Common.

11-Day Canada & New England from New York

Spend two days in beautiful Nova Scotia. | North America's Leading Cruise Line 2017 - World Travel Awards.
SHIP Norwegian Gem
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK New York (New York);
Newport (Rhode Island); Boston (Massachusetts); Bar Harbor (Maine); Saint John (Bay of Fundy); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Sydney (Nova Scotia); Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island); Saguenay (La Baie) (Quebec);
DISEMBARK Quebec City (Quebec);
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One of many lighthouses along coastal New England.

7-Day Canada & New England from Quebec (Variation)

Come aboard Norwegian Dawn, recently refurbished in 2016. | Enjoy an overnight in Quebec City and only 1 day at sea.
SHIP Norwegian Dawn
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Quebec City (Quebec);
Sydney (Nova Scotia); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Saint John (Bay of Fundy); Bar Harbor (Maine);
DISEMBARK Boston (Massachusetts);
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Lose yourself in this photographer's paradise.

7-Day Canada & New England from Boston

Extensively refurbished, Norwegian Dawn offers modern décor and new venues | Voted Travel + Leisure World's Best Top Large Ship Cruise Line
SHIP Norwegian Dawn
PORTS OF CALL EMBARK Boston (Massachusetts);
Bar Harbor (Maine); Halifax (Nova Scotia); Sydney (Nova Scotia); Charlottetown (Prince Edward Island); Saguenay (La Baie) (Quebec);
DISEMBARK Quebec City (Quebec);
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