Port of Call Information

Port of Call Information

Sydney, Canada

Average Yearly High Temperature in Fahrenheit (&degF)
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Sydney, Canada


The Port of Sydney, also known as the ocean gateway to scenic Cape Breton Island, is located in Nova Scotia, Canada. Travelers are eager to explore this unique island to experience the rich Gaelic heritage, beautiful landscapes and meet the friendly people. The Port of Sydney presents an opportunity for rewarding and diverse experiences.

Things to Do

Places Of Interest

  • Old Sydney Walk- Made up of streets nearby Esplanade, walk by the monuments and plaques that commemorate some of Sydney’s most famous people and events.
  • Boardwalk- The Sydney Waterfront Boardwalk is a beautiful place to stroll along the water’s edge. Eat at one of the nearby restaurants and view all the local art. Breathtaking views and cool clean air make this the perfect stop.

Holiday Inn Sydney - Waterfront
Address: 300 Esplanade, Sydney, NS B1P 1A7, Canada
Phone: +1 902-562-7500
.3 mile walk from Cruise Terminal

Cambridge Suites Hotel Sydney
Address: 380 Esplanade, Sydney, NS B1P 1B1, Canada
Phone: +1 902-562-6500
.5 mile walk from Cruise Terminal

  • Learn more about the history of Sydney at the Old Sydney Society. Explore the St. Patrick’s Church Museum, Bank of Montreal Museum and the Crossit House, all within a block or two of each other.
  • Catch a performance at the local music, dance and theatre venue, Highland Arts Theatre. Located in Sydney’s water front district, the theatre was originally constructed as a Presbyterian church.
Family Friendly
  • Cape Breton Regional Library is located a block away from the boardwalk. They frequently host events for kids of all ages. Grab a book or two before you head out on your cruise.
  • The Port of Sydney is home to the world’s largest fiddle. The bow reaches 60 feet in height. Officially named the Big Fiddle of the Ceilidh, kids will be delighted to hear the giant fiddle playing a tune composed by a local musician.

Driving Directions

Port Address:

60 Esplanade, Sydney, NS B1P 1A1, Canada