Cape Breton's Heritage Coast

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Richmond County Signature Experiences

Daysailing Adventure - Cape Breton Sailing Charters

Join the captain and a group of up to 6 guests for a day-long sailing experience on the world famous Bras d'Or Lakes. Seek out a quiet cove to anchor for a swim, and lunch. You can be as involved as you want in operating the boat, or just sit back and enjoy the scenery. Captain Greg is always happy to show novices the ropes, and experienced sailors will enjoy handling her 'wishbone catboat' rig and easy helm.

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Isle Madame Lights: A Guided Driving & Walking Tour of Historic Lighthouses

Nova Scotia is home to the largest number of lighthouses in Canada, but none are more historic or picturesque than those of Isle Madame. This guided driving and walking tour shines a light on our history and geography. Ramble along coastal trails to lighthouses past and present; hear stories of the lightkeepers, shipwrecks, and John Paul Jones’ visit to Arichat.

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Rock Loaf Farm - Just for Ewe! Explore a Working Farm on Isle Madame

"Agritainment at its best"! Discover the agricultural history of Isle Madame and experience the old world charm of a traditional sheep farm. Take part in the daily activities of a working sheep farm; gather the sheep for shearing, collect eggs, feed ducks, milk the cow, or watch the new lambs gambol over the hills.Farm tours can be tailored to your interest and time to include wool processing - from carding to crafting; picnic lunches, and a self-guided walking tour on the farm. At Rock Loaf Farm, our memories are … made for ewe. 

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Sailing in Cape Breton - Skippered Charter

Choose a skippered charter and book a sailing adventure in Cape Breton. We will WOW you with spontaneous, authentic, and friendly adventures through the St. Peter's Canal, on the Bras d'Or Lakes or around the coast of Richmond County. Our vessel and skipper meet all Transport Canada regulations for your yacht charter. We seek to promote the essence of Cape Breton by providing authentic, hands-on educational experiences on the Bras d'Or Lakes in St. Peter's that will leave visitors with a sense of discovery. Richmond Adventure Planning is a tour operator in St. Peter's that aims to enrich the experience of visitors by adding value to their trip, and exceeding all expectations.

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