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Cabot Trail SUP Adventure

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Come explore the Cabot Trail and attend the Celtic Colours Music festival with us!

Paddle through the calm waters of Baddeck’s harbour, and take in the incredible views of the surrounding countryside. Our stand-up paddleboards are perfect for all skill levels, so everyone can enjoy this beautiful trail. Stand Up Paddleboarding by day, dancing by night, we will enable you to get out on the water for lake, river and ocean adventures.

Visit Cape Breton Island and you'll be swept away by the unbridled natural beauty, rich culture, and warm hospitality of its people. This island province is home to one of Canada's most celebrated music festivals, the Celtic Colours Music Festival. Held every autumn, the festival features performances by some of the world-class Celtic musicians in venues all over Cape Breton. So whether you're a lover of traditional Irish tunes or prefer modern takes on Celtic rock, there's sure to be something for you at the Celtic Colours international festival!


The Cabot Trail is one of the most iconic and beautiful drives in North America. Experience the best of it with a trip on the Cabot Trail. The winding roads and stunning views are sure to amaze, and there's plenty of history and culture to explore along the way.

Is this Cabot Trail SUP Adventure trip right for you?

This is a fun trip for all skill levels SUP paddle and multi-day trip.


  • Must be able to paddle at a leisurely pace for up to 2 hours with rest breaks.

  • Must be able to walk and complete the hiking trails at a leisurely pace for up to 2 hours.

  • Must be willing to embrace Celtic music and enjoy the singers and dancers that go with it.


Please contact us if you are unsure if this is suitable for you.


Baddeck, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia


What's Included

  • Transportation throughout the trip from Day 1 Sydney Airport to Day 7 return to Sydney Airport

  • Experience the Celtic Colours International Festival like a VIP! Tickets to four Celtic Colours performances including a ticket to 1 evening of Festival Club.

  • 6 nights accommodations at the Silver Dart Hotel in shared rooms with 2 queen beds

  • Meals; Most breakfasts, daily healthy snacks on guided tours, most lunches and most dinners including an exclusive tasting menu meal with Bite House Chef Bryan Picard!!

  • Driving tour of the Cabot Trail 

  • Guided hikes in Highlands National Park, Margaree Wilderness area and other local hikes in the Baddeck area

  • Stand Up Paddle lesson on Bras D'Or Lake 

  • Guided Stand Up Paddle Experience on the Margaree River

  • National Park permits

  • Spectacular fall colours

  • Experienced guides (and festival-goers) including Blue Jellyfish SUP Adventure leader

  • Parallel programming is available for partners or other non-paddlers travelling with you

  • All local taxes and fees