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Blackwood Tours has been in business on Cape Breton Island for the past 10 years. Located in Sydney, Nova Scotia and touring to the amazing landscapes of the Cabot Trail and Cape Smokey, the historic site of Louisbourg, the charming waterfront of...more
New Waterford, Nova Scotia B1H 4J4, Canada
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Reviewed November 18, 2018

We had booked a tour of the Cabot Trail with Blackwood Tours. Our buddy Mike Preisman had highly recommended them which means they would be good. I sent Robert at Blackwood Tours the description of the tour that Mike had done and told them we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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robert j, Owner at Blackwood Tours, responded to this reviewResponded November 28, 2018

Hello Jim Bellomo, I feel I have to respond to your review. In our emails back and forth it is said that I require at least 4 to go on a tour, at the time( Feb 20th,2017) there was only you and your wife Kathleen...More

Reviewed October 29, 2018

We were told to look for our guide in a red shirt/jacket and red cap when we got off ship. Wrong info. Had to spend a few minutes looking around for him, as the only guy in red was from a different company, but we...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

Our guide was Gordon. Nice guy. There were 6 good sized senior adults plus our driver in a mini-van. Awkward and uncomfortable to get in and out of with no step or stool or handle to aid the process. The drive on Cabot Trail was...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 26, 2018

We arrived into the cruise port and were told were to meet our driver. That part was very organized. But we were put into a mini van 6 adults and a driver in a older mini van does not work well. The people on the...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 23, 2018

When we first got off the ship there was a little confusion as to which tour we & fellow passengers were to be on but a quick phone call to the owner this was cleared and within a half hour we were on our way....More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed October 12, 2018

We had six ladies who took a 5 hour tour with Gaston as our driver Colors on the Cabot Trail were awesome! We had lunch at Main Street Restaurant - Food was fantastic! Lobster croissant, seafood wrap, seafood chowder, carrot cake. Van was a little...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 14, 2018

This was a great private tour. Pick up on time, great views, an extra drive by, and back to the port in plenty of time. Blackwood’s guide was friendly and informative. All four of us enjoyed the trip. Beautiful scenery and an excellent and reasonable...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank sk20314
Reviewed August 29, 2018

We booked a shared van tour of the Cabot Trail, Ingonish and the Keltic Lodge as we wanted to see some of the breathtaking scenery of Cape Breton. Our ship was an hour late docking and we easily found our guide was waiting as we...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Reviewed July 4, 2018

On a cruise, we had booked a small group tour with Bannockburn through Shore Excursions, and had been repeatedly notified to be on time since the tour was over six hours. We finally determined that a mild-mannered man with Blackwood Tours was also holding a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Merle G
Reviewed June 6, 2018

I contacted Blackwood tours a few months prior to a Holland America cruise in May to set up a private tour for seven people. Robert Jucina was very responsive to my emails and even secured a larger van to accommodate us for the day. On...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank katherineg251
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