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 53 open and wooded overnight sites (21 serviced, 32 unserviced; 4 pull-throughs) 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: 10110 Grenville Street,
Route 4 East of St. Peter’s
Website: Nova Scotia’s Battery Park
Phone: (902) 535-3094
(888) 544-3434


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)

Canal Landing

Canal Landing is located at the ocean end of the St. Peter’s Historic Canal. It is a welcoming centre, developed in partnership between St. Peter’s and Potlotek First Nation. There are local crafts, food and souvenirs for sale and bikes, kayaks, pedal boats and Eclipse standup pedal boards for rent. Various tours and other experiences are offered as well.

Phone: (902) 800-7072
Address: 16o Toulouse Street, St. Peter’s
Facebook: @canallandingcb
Website: Canal Landing


Cape Breton Sailing Charters

Experience Cape Breton from the water! Join Captain Greg for a unique sailing adventure on Canada’s largest inland sea, the Bras d’Or Lake, up close to the natural wonders at sea and along the shore. Take the helm, handle the sail, have an intro or refresher  lesson – or just kick back and relax!​

Phone: (902) 631-5050
Address: P.O.Box 178, St. Peter’s



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

Kayak Cape Breton offers unique accommodations and boat rentals.  Stay in our Boathouse, Trailer, Dome or Yurt or Eberhard’s Log Cottages next door. With over 70 acres to explore, and three bodies of water, it’s not hard to spend a day outdoors at KCB. Whether you want to glide on the serene, brackish waters of Urquhart’s Pond, or jump the sandbar to paddle the salt water of the Bras d’Or Lake, you’re bound to have a great time.

Phone: (902) 951-0132
Address: 5385 West Bay Highway, Roberta
Nova Scotia, B0E 3K0,

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.