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Kidston Island Lighthouse

Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Looking for different perspectives

I had fun looking to take pictures of the Kidston Island Lighthouse, in different places, to see... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Robby G C
Toronto, Canada
Great little beach area just off the wharf. Lighthouse on the point.

Take a picnic go for a swim or walk on the shore to collect items from the beach. Lyons club offers... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2017
Pauline. M
Lakeland, Florida
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Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

I had fun looking to take pictures of the Kidston Island Lighthouse, in different places, to see this lighthouse from different perspectives. The first time I saw it, was from a window from the Alexander Graham Bell Historic Site. I immediately was attracted to it....More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 28 July 2017

Take a picnic go for a swim or walk on the shore to collect items from the beach. Lyons club offers a free shuttle back and forth.

Thank Pauline. M
Reviewed 25 July 2017

We could not visit the island but took some great pictures. Its a tiny but very cute lighthouse. Pier walk on the Baddeck side is very good.

Thank Nadkangla
Reviewed 1 May 2017

We did not have time to visit the Kidston Island Lighthouse but we took some great photos of it from a distance. We will certainly stop and visit it on our next trip, which will be in the fall of 2017.

Thank jimhabsfan
Reviewed 23 September 2016

Obviously the light house is lovely. However, using a few angles and props from the area create a real masterpiece. For example, the best overall picture angle we found was to go to the Bell Museum on the hill, lie down uphill from the bright...More

2  Thank jasonpence26
Reviewed 2 September 2016

Such a beautiful view. Never got close to it but it is in alot of my pictures. Would have loved to visit it. Next time it will be my first visit

Thank Melarossa61
Reviewed 27 August 2016

Even if you don't make the trip to the lighthouse, you can still enjoy and easily photograph it from the wharf. Evening is a great time to photograph it and the boats in the harbor. The lighting is great and constantly changes providing no end...More

1  Thank IN_Travelers47906
Reviewed 26 August 2016

Such a beautiful, picturesque area. We take our kayak & canoe, and head out to different places each summer. So far we've never been disappointed. We completely circled the island, and got so many awesome pictures. Pulled up on shore ,on the back side of...More

Thank Marlene P
Reviewed 24 August 2016

This beach is a ferry ride of 5 minutes from the marina in Baddeck. The ride is free but donations are appreciated. There are minimal facilities at the beach, along with four covered picnic tables. Its a nice sand beach, and you can walk around...More

2  Thank snowomyn
Reviewed 22 August 2016

The lake and surrounding hills provide a scenic backdrop for the lighthouse from across the harbor. We did not take the ferry to actually visit it, but it's a great photo opp while in Baddeck.

1  Thank Stacey H
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Gregory Y
24 June 2017|
Response from jimhabsfan | Reviewed this property |
I am sorry but I do not know the hours of operation for the ferry and I could not find anything on the internet, either. But FYI, there is the "Amoeba Sailing Tours" if you are interested in that, where children under 8... More
Christy C
3 March 2017|
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Response from jimhabsfan | Reviewed this property |
I am not sure if pets are allowed on the ferry. I tried looking on the internet but cannot find anything regarding the ferry, it's schedule nor its services. But I would think that pets would not be a problem.