The Louisbourg Fortress was reconstructed to bring back its former glory of the 18th century! Come explore this French fortress on your own self-guided tour complete with antique muskets, Fortress Rum, and more.
Curvy roads, gorgeous lookout points, and bits of history make this a great tour! From Sydney to Cape Smokey, we sightsee along the scenic Cabot Trail on this tour that celebrates all things Cape Breton.
- 6 Hours
- 1-13 Passengers
Discover Our Unique and Treasured Island
Blackwood Tours has been in business on Cape Breton Island for the past 10 years. Today, we carry on the traditions built by former owner Don Blackwood and continue to provide some of the most interesting and thrilling tours on the island.
The Port of Sydney, also known as the ocean gateway to scenic Cape Breton Island, is now a selected destination for many prominent cruise lines. Visitors are eager to discover our unique and treasured island. With its gracious and proud people, rich Gaelic heritage and sweeping landscapes, a visit to the Port of Sydney and Cape Breton Island creates a spiritual awakening that is sure to captivate you and keep you longing to return.
Whether you’re driving along the world-famous Cabot Trail, taking a stroll through the year 1744 at the Fortress of Louisbourg, sailing on the placid water of the Bras d’Or Lakes, visiting the home of Alexander Graham Bell, or taking in a traditional Ceilidh at the Joan Harriss Cruise Pavilion…just at your doorstep…the Port of Sydney presents an opportunity for rewarding and diverse experiences.