Day by Day Itinerary

Nova Scotia: Cape Breton Island Multisport

Countries   Canada
Tour Length   7 days
Dates Of Tour   Sunday, June 1, 2014
Sunday, June 29, 2014
Sunday, July 13, 2014
Sunday, August 24, 2014
Sunday, October 5, 2014
(Self-guided adventures can be requested any time. Best months are July to mid September.)
Type of Tour Road (Multi-Sport, Guided, Self-Guided)
Price $2,355 (Self-Guided - US $2155)
Family Friendly
Age of Participants Mixed
Gender Basis Mixed
# of Participants (max) 12
Language English
Sleeping Accommodations   
Luggage Support
Sag Wagon Along the Way
Meals Provided Full board
Total Trip Mileage    178 Miles
Average Daily Mileage    59 Miles Per Day
Longest Single Day 68 Miles
Overall Difficulty Rating   Intermediate
Cost of Trip without Airfare per person  $2,355
Single Supplement $545
  • 7 days
  • 6 nights
  • 6 breakfasts
  • 6 lunches
  • 4 dinners
  • snacks
  • seakayak equipment
  • luggage handling
  • vehicle and guide support
  • maps and route notes
  • transfers from/to Halifax)
  • Keep your own pace

If you have ever wanted to see why Cape Breton Island has inspired musicians, artists, and inventors, spreading their good will around the world, this is a perfect way to do so without tackling the challenging terrain of the Cabot Trail. Starting with the charming Acadian Isle Madame on the south coast of Cape Breton, you will sea-kayak the waterways and islands between here and the entrance to Bras d’Or lakes at St. Peter’s Canal.

You will then ride your bicycle, following lake shores and valleys across Cape Breton Island to the west coast at Mabou, a quiet village that at first glance belies the abundance of musical talent that was bred and is frequently enjoyed here. An evening at The Red Shoe will give you some idea of the rich culture thriving in the surrounding hills. You will be able to enjoy one of our favourite rides around Lake Ainslie, and can visit the only single malt distillery outside Scotland, before a fantastic hike on your last day, along the path cut into the side of the coastal hills at Sight Point

This is a full week of Cape Breton magic, but we guarantee you will leave wanting more!

Day 1   Meet in downtown Halifax at 13:00 or the airport at 14:00, for a 3½ hours transfer Isle Madame.
Day 2   Cycling on Isle Madame. 40-110 km/25-68 mi.
Day 3   Sea Kayaking 4-6 hours.
Day 4   Cycling approximately 100 km/60 mi.
Day 5   Sea Kayaking 4-6 hours from Mabou Harbour
Day 6   Cycling approximately 80 km/50 mi.
Day 7   Hiking up to 15km.
Additional Activities During Trip
Paddling, Bicycling, Hiking.
Countries Visited  
  • Canada
    • Nova Scotia
Discounts for Referals

If you have been on tour with us in the last 3 years, you will receive a 5% discount as a returning guest. In addition, if you have referred new customers to us since your last Freewheeling Adventure, you are entitled to a reduced cost. Each new guest who mentioned you as a referrer will save you $125 off your next trip.


• Cost: US $2155 (per person, includes 7 days, 6 nights, 6 breakfasts, 2 lunches, sea kayak equipment and guide, luggage transfers, emergency support, maps & route notes, transfer from/to Halifax).
• Self-guided adventures can be requested any time.


Hybrid: $145; Racing: $195

Company Name Freewheeling Adventures
Country     Canada
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