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Address: Cabot Trail | Neil's Harbor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Formerly Cape Breton Highlands National Park)
Phone Number: 877-737-3783
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Best beach ever

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 31, 2015
Brent J
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Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
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Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 31, 2015 NEW

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.

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Sydney, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 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.

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Avon Lake, Ohio
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31 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 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.

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35 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 18, 2015

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.

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Toronto, Canada
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86 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 50 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 11, 2014

Just before hitting Neils Harbour to the north, we came by Black Brook Beach. We noticed from the road the waves were large and pounding on the stacks of rocks. We parked at the lot and in front of us was a rocky beach with strong waves pounding it. What was unique to me was the waves would come in... More 

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Fredericton, Canada
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2014

If it was this nice in the fall I would LOVE to come back in the summer! Nice sandy beach, warm water!

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Fort St. James, Canada
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166 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2014

Amazing beach with white sand. Depending on the tides, you will have two beaches to choose from, one on the ocean and one closer to the bridge right on the brook where the water is moderately deep and kids can play without fear of being whisked away by currents. To the left is a waterfall and high cliff where some... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

Not only do you get a gorgeous rocky/sand beach but the waterfall is breathtaking. We stopped to do a shoot for a cross country video and it was easily one of the highlights of the video. Perfect place for a photoshoot. You can find our video on youtube, "Canada's endless Beauty"

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts
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58 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2014

Black Brook Beach is perhaps one of the worlds most beautiful beaches. I must admit that I am partial to Cape Breton and have travelled to the Highlands National Park many times over the past ten years. However every summer I must visit this gem of a beach.This is about one and half hour drive from our wee cabin near... More 

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Belle Vernon, Pennsylvania, United States
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4 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 10, 2013

Black Brook Beach (Ruisseau Black), located along the Cabot Trail in Nova Scotia, should be included on the list of exotic, must experience beaches of the world. With the backdrop of the stunning Cape Breton Highlands, this hidden treasure provides a tranquil sensory delight. The sun-drenched wrap-around beach, beautiful cascading waterfall, and refreshing ocean swim on a warm summer day... More 

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Address: Cabot Trail | Neil's Harbor, Nova Scotia, Canada (Formerly Cape Breton Highlands National Park)
Phone Number: 877-737-3783
Location: Canada  >  Nova Scotia  >  Cape Breton Island

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