Activities

Summer
Swim

Swim

Dive into the refreshing waters of Ingonish, NS, where pristine beaches and secluded coves offer idyllic spots for a leisurely swim. Whether you prefer the tranquil waters of freshwater lakes, clear rivers and lakes or the invigorating waves of the Atlantic Ocean, Ingonish provides ample opportunities for aquatic enjoyment, making it a perfect destination for water lovers of all ages.

Summer, Winter
Hike

Hike

Lace up your boots and embark on a hiking adventure amidst the breathtaking landscapes of Ingonish, NS. Traverse lush forests, rugged coastlines, and majestic mountains as you explore the extensive network of trails in the area. From leisurely strolls to challenging treks, there's a hike suitable for every skill level, promising stunning views and unforgettable encounters with nature at every turn.

Cape Breton Highlands National Park

Summer
Golf

Golf

Tee off amidst stunning coastal scenery at one of Ingonish's world-class golf courses. With lush fairways, panoramic views, and challenging holes, golf enthusiasts can enjoy a memorable round of golf surrounded by the natural beauty of Cape Breton Island. Whether you're a seasoned golfer or a novice player, Ingonish offers courses catering to all skill levels, ensuring a memorable experience on the links.

Cape Breton Highlands Links

Summer, Winter
Surf

Surf

Catch the waves along the pristine shores of Ingonish, NS, where surfers of all levels can ride the swells of the Atlantic Ocean. With consistent surf conditions and uncrowded beaches, Ingonish provides an ideal setting for surfing enthusiasts to hone their skills or experience the thrill of riding a wave for the first time. Whether you're a seasoned pro or a curious beginner, surfing in Ingonish promises an unforgettable aquatic adventure.

Summer, Winter
Mountain Bike

Mountain Bike

Hit the trails and explore the rugged terrain of Ingonish on two wheels. With a variety of mountain biking trails catering to all skill levels, from gentle forest paths to challenging downhill descents, Ingonish offers endless opportunities for cyclists to explore the natural beauty of Cape Breton Highlands National Park. Whether you're seeking adrenaline-pumping thrills or a leisurely ride through pristine wilderness, mountain biking in Ingonish has something for everyone.

Shoreline Dirt Works

Summer
Paddle

Paddle

Embark on a paddling adventure amidst the scenic waterways of Ingonish, NS. Whether you prefer kayaking along tranquil rivers, canoeing on serene lakes, or stand-up paddleboarding along the rugged coastline, Ingonish offers abundant opportunities to explore the area's pristine natural surroundings from the water. With rental facilities and guided tours available, paddling in Ingonish is an accessible and rewarding outdoor activity for adventurers of all ages.

Summer
Sail

Sail

Set sail on the sparkling waters of the Atlantic Ocean and explore the coastline of Ingonish aboard a sailboat. Whether you're an experienced sailor or a novice enthusiast, Ingonish offers ideal conditions for a sailing adventure, with steady winds and stunning coastal scenery providing the perfect backdrop for a day on the water. Whether you're cruising along the coast or anchoring in secluded coves, sailing in Ingonish promises an unforgettable maritime experience.

Summer
All Terrain

All Terrain

Get off the beaten path and explore the rugged terrain of Ingonish aboard an all-terrain vehicle (ATV). With miles of scenic trails winding through forests, across mountains, and along coastal cliffs, Ingonish offers endless opportunities for ATV enthusiasts to explore the area's natural beauty and discover hidden gems off the beaten path.

Summer
Chase Waterfalls

Chase Waterfalls

Discover the hidden wonders of Ingonish as you embark on a waterfall-chasing adventure. With numerous cascading falls nestled amidst lush forests and rugged terrain, Ingonish offers ample opportunities to explore these natural marvels and immerse yourself in their tranquil beauty. Whether you're embarking on a guided hike or venturing off the beaten path, chasing waterfalls in Ingonish promises breathtaking scenery and unforgettable outdoor experiences.

Benoit Lalonde - Trail Peak

Summer, Winter
Stargaze

Stargaze

Gaze in awe at the celestial wonders above as you embark on a stargazing adventure in the dark skies of Ingonish. With minimal light pollution and expansive views of the night sky, Ingonish offers an ideal setting for astronomy enthusiasts to observe stars, planets, and celestial phenomena. Whether you're setting up a telescope or simply lying back and marveling at the constellations above, stargazing in Ingonish promises a mesmerizing journey through the cosmos.