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Beautiful stroll on boardwalk

Beautiful views while strolling on the well constructed boardwalk. Nice sculptures too at the far... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2018
tammyBaltimore_Md
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Baltimore, Maryland
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Take a stroll

This is a lovely place to take a stroll, whether a tourist or a local. Always nice to be by the... read more

Reviewed 18 September 2018
Acadia80
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Halifax, Canada
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Want to experience Sydney? Visit our Sydney Waterfront District - a safe, clean, inviting, and walk-able district with a business-friendly area for residents and visitors to experience our unique and vibrant small town atmosphere. Home to a...more
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Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

Loved walking along the board walk, starting with the giant fiddle and ending with a beautiful park. From here we picked up the walking tour. Was cold and windy on the day we visited so take a coat.

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 8 November 2018 via mobile

We really enjoyed the boardwalk on the waterfront. It allows you to stroll along the water for a brief period of time. You get to see great views of the harbour. I suggest walking through town and then making the return trip on the boardwalk.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Claudetteth
Reviewed 1 November 2018

We thoroughly enjoyed our walk along this lovely boardwalk....and I must comment on the lovely inground flower displays here....they were so beautiful, colourful, and immaculately maintained! There is lots to see along this boardwalk and even some shopping & eating opportunities. For the size of...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank ChitchatCanada
Reviewed 16 October 2018

It was ten years since I was last in what I remember to be a rather boring, sleep town with nothing to offer other than a rustic restaurant offering freshly caught Maine lobster. Thus, I was very surprised to see the newly revamped Sydney waterfront...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed 13 October 2018 via mobile

Beautiful views while strolling on the well constructed boardwalk. Nice sculptures too at the far end. Can't go wrong if you like walking.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank tammyBaltimore_Md
Reviewed 5 October 2018

Sydney has done a fine job sprucing up its waterfront with more restaurants and pretty view of the nearby water and The Big Fiddle. We had dinner at two restaurants during our three day stay at Sydney.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Budrock9
Reviewed 30 September 2018 via mobile

We didn’t have a plan to walk along the waterfront before we arrived, but it was a pleasant surprise when our cruise ship docked in this area. The wooden boardwalk was nice. Everyone walking seemed to be having a nice relaxing walk. It is very...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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MichelleW5830, BID Executive Director at Sydney Waterfront District, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

So glad to hear you enjoyed your visit with us here in Sydney! Make sure you come back again for a visit when you can stay longer and enjoy everything Cape Breton has to offer :)

Reviewed 27 September 2018 via mobile

I grew up in Sydney decades ago and it is heartwarming to see how alive the waterfront has become. I enjoyed the boardwalk and the various kiosks along the way. Adds beauty to my hometown.

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Head5353
MichelleW5830, Executive Director, BID at Sydney Waterfront District, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your kind words. Glad to have you back! Hope you can make it home again soon :)

Reviewed 18 September 2018

We really enjoyed our day in the waterfront area of Sydney. We stopped in a local pharmacy. (Mary the pharmacist helped my husband) we bought post cards. People on the street said hello. The staff at the post office (I mailed the cards) were nice...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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MichelleW5830, Executive Director, BID at Sydney Waterfront District, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Thank you for your kindness! We love it here too. Hope you can come back soon, and stay a bit longer. Cape Breton Island has so much to offer.

Reviewed 18 September 2018

This is a lovely place to take a stroll, whether a tourist or a local. Always nice to be by the water. There is a boardwalk making it easy to navigate if mobility is an issue. The giant fiddle is a must see but there...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Acadia80
MichelleW5830, Executive Director, BID at Sydney Waterfront District, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

You are too kind. We are certainly very lucky here in Sydney and Cape Breton. Hope you can come back soon!

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ysheley
20 July 2018|
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Response from Sydney Waterfro... D | Property representative |
Hi there, yes there is an amphibious vehicle that takes you on a tour of Sydney - by land, then by sea! It is pretty cool, I've taken it myself and as a local really enjoyed it. It is called the Harbour Hopper. If you google... More
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BarbR390
4 April 2018|
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Response from Robby G C | Reviewed this property |
The harbour in Sydney is quite wide. There are boats that can bring you to the waterfront district. It is worthwhile. I hope this helps.
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emily2grooms
3 September 2017|
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Response from DonnaA1326 | Reviewed this property |
I have never heard of that bus but if you call Transit Cape Breton at 902-539-8124, they will help you. Hope this helps.
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