Explore Cape Breton

Book your direct daily flight with Air Canada or WestJet to the JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport YQY

CAR RENTALS AT THE SYDNEY, NS AIRPORT (Click to link to their websites)

AVIS 902-563-2847

Budget 902-564-2615

National Car Rentals 902-539-1303


Cape Breton Island's Celtc Colours Interantional Festival October 7 - 15, 2016 ~ Tickets go on sale in July!

ACCOMMODATIONS (Visit their websites)

TripAdvisor - Hotels in Sydney near the JA Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport, Cape Breton Island


Hampton Inn, Membertou, Sydney - 15 minute drive from the Airport - 902-564-6555

Cambridge Suites, Esplanade, Sydney (Waterfront) - 20 minute drive from the Airport - 902-562-6500

Holiday Inn, Sydney - Waterfront - Esplanade - 20 minute drive from the Airport - 1-877-660-8550 

Comfort Inn, 368 Kings Road, Sydney - 20 minute drive from the Airport 902-562-0200

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Explore Cape Breton - Direct Flights Sydney - Toronto; Sydney - Halifax with Air Canada & Westjet.

Lobsters: To arrange purchase of lobsters for shipping on airlines please contact:

  • Pittman's Lobsters 902-849-1815
  • Ballast Ground Fisheries Ltd. 902-794-4083
  • Bonnar's Meats 902-794-3963

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Advertising opportnities avaialbe on our Electronic Bulletin Board in the main terminal, on our website and on facebook.

Phone 902-564-7722 for details

Calendar of Events

Things to Do, Places to Go...

Taxi Service- City Wide Taxi 902-564-5431 or 902-564-5432

Shuttle Service- Sydney/ Glace Bay/ North Sydney/ Cape Breton to Halifax

  • MacLeod's Shuttle Service 902-539-2700
  • Scotia Shuttle 1-800-898-5883
  • Starline Shuttle 902-849-4490
  • Brennan's Shuttle Service 902-737-1265 or 1-877-847-7267
  • Island Shuttle 902-842-0441
  • Cape Shuttle Service 902-539-8585
  • East Coast Shuttle 902-794-1512
  • Ez Go Shuttle Service 902-794-7261 or 1-800-499-3940
  • Atlantic B&N Shuttle 902-562-9893 or 1-800-330-4223

Carabin's & Transoverland Ltd. Motor Coach Service 902-849-4253 or 1-866-562-2877

Cabana Charters & Tours Ltd. 902-444-3350 or 1-888-902-8111

Places to Stay

Hotels, motels, campgrounds, cottages, bed & breakfast's and inns. Visit CapeBretonIsland.com

Golf Courses and Resorts

Cape Breton Highlands Links, Ingonish

Stanley Thompson’s mountains and ocean masterpiece is located in the Cape Breton Highlands National Park, one of the most beautiful in North America.
Learn More at Golf Cape Breton | Visit Web Site

Cabot Links, Inverness

This is Cabot Links, Canada’s only authentic links, where the holes spread out between the sea and the village of Inverness.
Learn More at Golf Cape Breton | Visit Web Site

Le Portage Golf Club, Cheticamp

Set upon a plateau with majestic views of the mighty Atlantic and the mountains of the Cape Breton Highlands.
Learn More at Golf Cape Breton | Visit Web Site

The Lakes Golf Club, Ben Eoin

Home of the PGA TOUR Canada Cape Breton Celtic Classic
Learn More at Golf Cape Breton | Visit Web Site

Bell Bay Golf Club, Baddeck

This course sits high above Cape Breton’s inland sea, the Bras d’Or Lake and was named Best New Course in Canada in 1998 by Golf Digest.
Learn More at Golf Cape Breton | Visit Website







Country Walkers

"Explore the windswept headlands and beachside paths of Cape Breton, following the Cabot Trail on a complete circuit of the island. Stay in comfortable, authentic accommodations, including timber-frame lodges and clapboard inns, on a self-guided walking tour that lets you enjoy the region's natural beauty at your own pace.”

Visit Country Walkers for more information.




                                                     GW Taxi & Delivery Service        

 Running tours to the Cabot Trail & the Fortress of Louisbourg. For further inquiries contact them at 902-295-0085 or visit their website.


Restaurants and Clubs/Bars

Somes bars/pubs/clubs found in Sydney include:

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