Active Lifestyles/Sports

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Battery Provincial Park

The 150 acre Provincial Camp and Picnic site was first operated in 1967; it is on the East side of the St. Peter’s Canal. It offers 56 campsites, 22 open, 8 partially wooded, and 23 wooded, located on a picturesque hillside. There is a picnic area and beach offered for day use as the park borders the Atlantic Ocean. Visitors to the park may also enjoy a hike to the top of Mt. Grenville via a footpath trail.

Address: Route 4 East of St. Peter’s
Website: Nova Scotia’s Battery Park
Phone: (902) 535-3094


Bras d’Or Lakes Inn

Located on the Bras d’Or Lakes and adjacent to the St. Peter’s Canal, the Bras d’Or Lakes Inn is a modern 4 ½ STAR, 3 DIAMOND, air conditioned 19 unit hotel. We provide upgraded rooms, meals and offer waterside activities for those visiting Cape Breton and the area. Each room has a phone, wake-up calls, clock radios, coffee maker, fridge, hair dryer, iron and ironing board.  We also have a hot tub, wireless internet, multiple menus and two lounges offering up local entertainment on most evenings during the summer. Kayaks and a canoe or pedal boat are available for rental as well.

Phone: (902) 535-2200 or 1-800-818-5885
Address: 10095 Grenville Street (Hwy 4)

Cape Breton Sailing School

Based at the St. Peter’s Lions Club Marina, Cape Breton’s Premier Sailing School offers sailing lessons on their well equiped C&C 37.  Adrian Rogers, the school’s owner and instructor, has been sailing for over forty years and holds a RYA Offshore Yachtmaster Certificate. With over 100,000 miles at sea, Adrian has vast experience and skillfully passes that knowledge onto his students. Support goes beyond the course – Adrian is always available to help and advice, and is regularly helping current and former students with prospective boat purchases!

Phone: (902) 631-1066
Address: 32 Lions Avenue, St. Peter’s

Dundee Resort & Golf Club

A lovely resort overlooking the sparkling waters of the Bra D’Or Lakes. Dundee Resort and Golf Club features comfortable and spacious lodging with incredible food and a complimentary summer recreation program

Phone: Phone: (902) 345-2649;
Fax: (902) 345-2697;
Toll-free: 1-844-638-6333
Address: 2750 West Bay Rd,  RR#2
West Bay, Nova Scotia,
Canada,  B0E 3K0


Kayak Cape Breton & Cottages

Guided sea-kayaking trips, kayak-surfing and lessons on the Bras d’Or Lakes for beginners or advanced paddlers.  A wide range of kayaks and canoes for rent at affordable prices, as well as rentals of our cozy, fully equipped waterfront cottages. Open May to October.

Phone: (902) 535-3060
Address: 5385 West Bay Highway, Roberta

St. Peter’s Lions Marina

Located at the entrance to the beautiful Bras d’Or Lakes on Cape Breton Island, we are in the small village of St. Peter’s. As you pass through the St. Peter’s Canal inbound to the Lakes we can be found about a 1/4 mile west of the canal in Strachan Cove.

Phone: (902) 535-2729
Address: 32 Lions Avenue

St. Peter’s Coastal Trail

The St. Peter’s Coastal Trail is an extension of the trail system within Battery Provincial Park that crosses the locks into National Park and St. Peter’s Bay. The trailhead is located at the Atlantic Ocean end of the St. Peter’s Canal., accessible by Toulouse St or Denys St. The trail is a converted railway bed that runs for 3 km along the shore of St. Peter’s Bay to River Tillard. It provides for easy walking and access up to the main street and shopping community.





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