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Stop here. These folks understand tourism. They offer great information after they listen to the... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Holly W
Reading, Pennsylvania
Well worth the stop.

This information centre is immediately over the bridge on the Cape Breton side, and is well worth... read more

Reviewed 5 weeks ago
London, United Kingdom
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96 Highway 4, Port Hastings, Nova Scotia B9A 1M4, Canada
+1 902-625-4201
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Stop here. These folks understand tourism. They offer great information after they listen to the type of travel experience you want. Great maps and information. Good tips on where to stop and what you can miss. Save time and get more joy from your trip...More

Thank Holly W
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

This information centre is immediately over the bridge on the Cape Breton side, and is well worth pulling into for information on, well, most of Novia Scotia actually! Helpful staff, free maps, leaflets galore, and clean restrooms. Now we’re prepared for the rest of our...More

Thank Andy-S60
Reviewed July 12, 2018

Lots of info here. A nice modern centre that has those large maps on the wall. Maps for everywhere you want to go in Nova Scotia and super clean bathrooms. Right off the highway.

Thank Rick H
Reviewed July 1, 2018

A wonderful little information center a perfect place to stop before heading to Cape Breton. There is a great gift shop next door be sure to stop in.

Thank StlKUfan
Reviewed June 17, 2018 via mobile

Boy you cannot miss this place. I mean that figuratively and literally. We have to stop here on the way into Cape Breton because we have no idea what we're going to see. Now we're all stocked up and ready to go and fully informed....More

1  Thank Chuck B
Reviewed June 7, 2018

When we got to Cape Breton island we stopped here hoping someone could recommend something to do since it was raining. They gave us some excellent suggestions. Then as we were leaving Cape Breton island the next day we stopped to get assistance with making...More

Thank Rodney_Marie_H
Reviewed October 21, 2017

This Nova Scotia Provincial Visitor Center is located a short drive from the Canso Causeway Bridge and is a definite stop for tourists. You will find a lot of information about Cape Breton attractions right here. The staff is friendly and very informative. Restrooms are...More

1  Thank skwhite7
Reviewed October 3, 2017

When I passed the Nova Scotia Provincial Visitor Information Centre, I immediately knew that this was the Visitor Information Centre. It had some beautiful flowers. Wow! We stopped here for information of Cape Breton and to have a map of Nova Scotia. We were warned...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed September 22, 2017 via mobile

The young lady that helped us was excellent. She really knew the island and places on it. She "told me where to go and how to get there." I was impressed. She even knew the golf courses. Stopping here increased our enjoyment of the Cape...More

Thank woodmister
Reviewed September 11, 2017

We stopped at the Port Hasting visitor info center on our way to Cape Breton Highlands National Park. We met Rosie and Christine-what gems these young ladies are. They gave us lots of information about sights to see. We also explained that we were staying...More

Thank NapervilleTraveller
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