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Pleasant Bay is a community on the western coast of Cape Breton Island, on the shore of the Gulf of St. Lawrence in Inverness County, Nova Scotia. The community is located on the Cabot Trail, 141 kilometers from Port Hawkesbury. The federal electoral riding is Sydney—Victoria. Pleasant Bay is known as the whale watching capital of Cape Breton and marks the center of the Cabot trail. This small coastal community offers an idyllic setting for hiking and for enjoying the wonders that nature has to offer.The main industry here is fishing, lobster in spring and snowcrab in the summer. The forest here is home to a variety of birds, fox, coyote, and snowshoe hare. The area is visited by whale watchers from all over the world.CommunicationsThe Postal Code is B0E 2P0The Telephone exchange is 902-224DemographicsTotal Population 258Total Dwellings 133Total Land Area 636.628 km² Pleasant Bay is in Cape Breton Island. Use our Canada trip planner to plan your trip to Pleasant Bay and other destinations in Canada.
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