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Address: Cabot Trail | Neil's Harbor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Formerly Cape Breton Highlands National Park)
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+1 877-737-3783

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This beach was absolutely great and beautiful and clean. Some people were in the water the day I was there. A playground and lots of places to picnic make it ideal for lunch. I... read more

Reviewed 13 October 2015
Ignacio O
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31 reviews
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Reviewed 13 October 2015

This beach was absolutely great and beautiful and clean. Some people were in the water the day I was there. A playground and lots of places to picnic make it ideal for lunch. I didn't take the hiking trails but the view alone was worth an hour long stop.

Thank Ignacio O
Notre-Dame-de-l'Ile-Perrot, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 30 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2015

This was a nice quiet beach when we visited it, unsupervised, so be careful of the waves and under current. Walk to the left and there's water falls coimng out of the forest. Nice beach. Beautiful views and the sound of the crashing waves is really mesmerizing.

Thank Camper4life420
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173 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 47 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 September 2015

This beach is phenomenal. Better than the beach is the adjacent area just around the bend where you can eat your picnic lunch at one of many picnic tables, each in its own little nook. The view is so breathtaking, you'll be sorry when you have to leave no matter how much time you have there. The surf is beautiful... More 

Thank CoalLady
Toronto, Canada
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8 reviews
7 attraction reviews
Reviewed 13 August 2015

This was a lovely place to lay in the sun and float in the surf. Get there early as it fills up quickly, with people parking and using the BBQ's and picnic tables. Loved watching the lobster scurry under your shadow as you were floating around. But don't touch them its a $10,000.00 fine plus for handling them out of... More 

Thank Cheryl F
Glace Bay, Canada
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8 reviews
Reviewed 12 August 2015 via mobile

Absolutely breathtaking beach! Waves were huge and so much fun! Also went on the nearby trail which was just as beautiful :)

Thank MarisaSampson3
Edinburgh, United Kingdom
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1,018 reviews
451 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 634 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 August 2015

This was a perfect place to have our picnic lunch when driving round the Cabot Trail. The beach is stunningly beautiful and the adjacent waterfall is very pretty, too. Certainly worth the stop along the trail.

1 Thank George M
Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
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17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 July 2015 via mobile

With the exception of this summer which has been cold, this beach is the best Cb has to offer. Always warm water and monster waves. Great snorkeling, playground, fishing, and a warming area.

Thank Brent J
Sydney, Canada
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25 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
Reviewed 30 June 2015

We love this beach as we like to ride the waves. At high tide, there is not much beach, but low tide is an excellent place with lots of sand and great scenery.

Thank Jane T
Bigfork, Montana
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61 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 June 2015

Beautiful gem along the Cabot Trail. Bring a picnic lunch and breath the sea air. This is not a sandy beach though - I do not know if swimming is advisable but the shore is rocky. Gorgeous.

Thank Kay S
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36 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 18 May 2015 via mobile

The beach was rocky and the waves were rough, but it was exciting to explore and there were picnic tables to sit at. Very cool.

Thank dlikestravel

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