Please Visit Our Partners

Adventures and Activities

Sea Spray Outdoor Adventures - Offers whale watching packages with Oshan Whale Watch.  With over 25 years experience, enjoy a variety of informative, guided adventures with Sea Spray ranging from hiking, cycling, and kayaking.
Eagle North Canoe and Kayak Rentals - “Canoe and Kayak Adventure is waiting for you in the Cape Breton Highlands with this family operated kayak rental and tour service located on the world famous Cabot Trail.”

Arts and Culture

Arts North - “Is unique among shops located amidst the spectacular scenery of the world famous Cabot Trail. Everything displayed for purchase at Arts North is made on Cape Breton, and is chosen for inclusion in the Arts North collection by a jury of professional crafts persons.”
Tartans and Treasures - Features the best selection of Scottish Regalia on Cape Breton island and  is a “family owned and operated business in Northern Cape Breton on the scenic Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, Canada.  Tartans and Treasures stocks over 10000 clan related items such as tartan ties and scarves in over 550 tartans, clan wall plaques, all wool tartan blankets,etc”
The North Highlands Community Museum - “Celebrates the history and culture of northernmost Cape Breton Island” by featuring presentations from local historians, and information on local weather, events, shipwrecks, lighthouses plus more! Oshan Whale Watch is proud to partner with the Museum in its summer camp program.

Blogs

Oshan Whale Watch Detailed Sightings - First Mate Cheryl Fraser's blog containing detailed information of our daily whale watching sightings.
Travel to Nova Scotia - Well written blog which features both historical and tourism information on Nova Scotia.
Wandering at the Top of Nova Scotia -Oshan Whale Watch's very own Captain Ray Fraser's blog which he writes for northerncapbreton.com

Festivals

Top of the Island Festivals - A listing of celebrated festivals, including Cabot's Landing day, seafood festivals and musical festivals, throughout the Northern Cape Breton, Nova Scotia region.
Lobsterpalooza - Annual festival celebrating the world renowned Nova Scotian Lobster.
Cape Breton Bikefest Thunder in the Highlands - Bike festival which features events and activities catered to bikers.

Places to Eat

Aspy Bay Oysters - Is an Oyster Market serving world famous Apsy Bay Oysters, Northern Cape Breton lobsters and Atlantic Canadian Snow Crab!
The Bay Cafe - Located in beautiful Bay St. Lawrence, The Bay Cafe caters to both locals and visitors.  Be sure to try their famous chowder.

Places to Stay

Cabot Shores - "Dr. Paul and Barbara welcome adventure travelers, cyclists and vacationers to, Cabot Shores, on the Cabot Trail of Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia."
Four Mile Beach Inn - "An historic inn with old world charm, beautiful ocean & mountain views, walk a premier beach, or enjoy a mountain hike. Full buffet breakfast."
Hines Ocean View Lodge - “Located on a mountain overlooking Meat Cove, Hines Ocean View Lodge offers guests a serene setting with incredible ocean views. Guests can sit back and relax, watch whales in the ocean below and eagles flying above in the clear blue sky all from our spacious open deck.”
Burton's Sunset Oasis - “Nestled on a slope at the end of the village of Bay St. Lawrence you will find Burton's Sunset Oasis Motel overlooking the beaming sunset as it disappears behind the rolling mountains to the west.”
Hideaway Campground and Oyster Market - Offers a 40 site campground including 10 sites with electricity, 5 camping cabins (including one Lighthouse Replica Cabin), a summer home and a oyster market.  Each site has an average of 1000 feet of space!
Oakwood Manor Bed and Breakfast - "In just a short drive off the Cabot trail in Cape North you will find the Oakwood Manor, nestled beneath the shadow of the North Mountain on a 200 hundred acre country estate in Sunrise Valley."

Regional Sites

Top of the Island - Northern Cape Breton regional site containing all the information you need for a  multi-day vacation.
CabotTrail.travel - Cabot Trail regional website which features information on activities throughout the world famous Cabot Trail.
Destination Cape Breton - Cape Breton's official tourism website.
NovaScotia.com - Nova Scotia's official tourism website.
Adventure Nova Scotia - Website which focuses on adventure based activities throughout Nova Scotia.
Outdoor Nova Scoita - Directory website which features a large number of outdoor adventures throughout Nova Scotia.
Atlantic Portal - Tourism website featuring information on Atlantic Canada.
Have Fun in Canada - Canada wide site that illustrates things to do in each Canadian region.
Canada's Seacost Nova Scotia's Webguide - Website listing both tourism and non-tourism businesses throughout Nova Scotia.
WorldWeb.com - Extensive website which focuses on regional tourism activities and facilities throughout the world.