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Sweeping cliffs, majestic ocean views, and miles of green—Cape Breton Island was made for golf. Inspired by the Island’s Scottish heritage and designed to complement our stunning terrain, you’ll find a course to suit every game, from championship courses to Canada’s only true links course.

golfer makes a shot by the ocean on cape breton island
  • Golf Courses

    It has been written that Cape Breton is a “magical island,” which National Geographic said features one of the world’s great drives. And over the years the Nova Scotia island has become noted for offering some of the best, most intriguing, and exciting golf courses in all of North America.

  • Golf Resorts & Packages

    Cape Breton’s golf courses are housed in very unique communities throughout the Island, each boasting accommodations that welcome golfers and ensure that your ‘stay and play’ is a memorable experience. Our Island offers golf packages to suit every golfer’s needs.

News & Media

Cape Breton golf courses have been featured in publications such as Golf Digest,, and Score Golf and have been recognized in the Top 10 Golf Courses in the World and World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses.

  • Golf Digest

    World’s 100 Greatest Golf Courses

    Cabot Cliffs #11, Cabot Links #35 and Cape Breton Highlands Links #76


    Top 100 Courses in the World

    Cabot Cliffs #43 and Cabot Links #82


    Visiting the Top 10 Golf Courses in the World

    Cabot Cliffs #5

Locals Know Blog

Illustrated map of Cape Breton Island

Easy to Find. Hard to Leave.

There are direct flights to Sydney from Toronto and Montreal and from other North American and European cities via Halifax. If traveling by ground, the Trans-Canada Highway 104 leads to Cape Breton Island.

Getting Here and Around