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Beautiful scenery, peaceful

A long drive around but worth every minute of the portions you choose to drive. Little towns along... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Karen K
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Port Jefferson Station, New York
Lovely Drive

This is one of the prettiest lakes in Canada. Very driveable with many places to stop along the... read more

Reviewed 5 June 2017
KennO555
,
Halifax, Canada
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A long drive around but worth every minute of the portions you choose to drive. Little towns along the way, watch the water sports or participate.

Thank Karen K
Reviewed 5 June 2017

This is one of the prettiest lakes in Canada. Very driveable with many places to stop along the way.

1  Thank KennO555
Reviewed 25 October 2016

This large lake on Cape Breton Island offers many beautiful vistas. Sail it if you can. It would be a memorable experience.

1  Thank AuntieAnna
Reviewed 7 October 2016

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 eyes. Everyone has their favorite vantage point. My own...More

Thank Citallwic
Reviewed 11 September 2016

The largets inland sea in teh world, we believe . Bras D'Or lake is stunning - to be able to sail on it would be wonderful, but walking along side or driving by, you will want to stop and take in the vastness and beauty.

1  Thank philandrita
Reviewed 5 September 2016

I was lucky to find Sailing CBI, and went out on a four hour boat trip that was perfect. Captain Paul and crew Jamie made sure we were totally comfortable on their double-hulled catamaran. With three bedrooms, two baths, a full kitchen, dining area and...More

1  Thank Swimslikeafish
Reviewed 3 September 2016

As you drive past the lake you get to appreciate what this place is all about. Tranquility and the beauty of nature. Its unspoiled by man for what I saw. Definitely worth the drive to see.

Thank MrBean30453
Reviewed 18 August 2016

Traveling on Cape Breton Island it is essential to drive around at least a part of Bras d'Or Lake. It is beautiful with many scenic places to admire it.

1  Thank Richard G
Reviewed 14 August 2016

We didn't visit any particular spot along the lake, but traversed much of it on our bus tour. It is amazingly big and very beautiful. Many lovely, scenic drives along parts of the lake.

Thank Tracey B
Reviewed 9 August 2016

You will get to see the lake from various different places if you are on Cape Breton Island. We stayed right by it in Baddeck, and then passed it on several occasions whilst travelling. It is lovely to look at, or go on if you...More

Thank Andrew C
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