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Bras d'Or Lake, Cape Breton Island

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Bras d'Or Lake is actually an inland sea with a mix of fresh and salty water. The lake is linked to the Atlantic through a network of natural channels and attracts all types of wildlife, like white-tailed deer, raccoons, osprey, and bald eagles. Camping spots provide rustic accommodations, and the water conditions are ideal for sailing, kayaking, and canoeing. Before you head to Sydney, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Sydney trip itinerary planner, to make sure you see all that Sydney has to offer, including Bras d'Or Lake.
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  • This is one of the prettiest lakes in Canada. Very driveable with many places to stop along the way.  more »
  • This large lake on Cape Breton Island offers many beautiful vistas. Sail it if you can. It would be a memorable experience.  more »
  • Bras d-Or Lake is big and beautiful, just like the guidebooks promise. We viewed this water body from many different places during our travels on Cape Breton Island, and it was always a treat for the ...  more »