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Kidston Island Lighthouse

Baddeck, Nova Scotia, Canada
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Ranked #6 of 12 attractions in Baddeck
Type: Lighthouses
Most recent review
- Aug 20, 2013
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Sydney, Canada
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

I have been to Baddeck many times since I was a child and today was the first time I ventured to Kidston Island. I sailed around it many times and always wanted to see what was there and today curiosity got the better of me. The shuttle boat, which is a small pontoon boat that holds about a dozen people... More

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Top Contributor
96 reviews 96 reviews
41 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2013 via mobile

The lighthouse us a beautiful attraction and can be viewed both from the shores of baddeck, but you can also take a short trip by passenger ferry to the island. From the ferry landing it is just a dirt walk to the lighthouse. The lighthouse is closed abc locked do not lots to do. Just a typical small Canadian lighthouse... More

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Nova Scotia
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16 reviews 16 reviews
9 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2013

We stayed at the Silver Dart loge and the people there were great with things to do with the Grand children. They told us to check out kidston Island because there is no beach in Baddeck. A short, ( free ) boat taxi across the harbor to the island with a very nice beech. all necessary facilities even it's own... More

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Saint Augustine, Florida
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15 reviews 15 reviews
8 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2012

a lovely Lighthouse on a small island easily seen from the wharf in Baddeck!! I believe there is a ferry service that you can take to the island for an up close look!!

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Corralitos, California
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22 reviews 22 reviews
10 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Best place to just get a beach tan in Baddeck. Take the path behind the bbq place to a nice set of picnic tables. Awesome views.

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Senior Contributor
36 reviews 36 reviews
18 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2012

loved the area swimming,watching the craps, looking at shells what a hidden treasure

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 1, 2012

Location and quality of accommodation. The local knowledge and helpful attitude of the proprierter, John pino

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Canada
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22 reviews 22 reviews
14 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2012

I love all lighthouses and love taking pictures - and this area is very nice

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