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Sydney Boardwalk

Located In Sydney
Where To Find Us
Sydney, NS
Areas Served Cape Breton Regional Municipality
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Description & Services

Each Summer when the Buskers come to Sydney, they draw a fun crowd to the boardwalk as pictured above.

Sydney Boardwalk is 1.2 km from the Fire Station #1 Playground to the Kiosk at the Joan Harris Cruise Pavilion at the Sydney Marine Terminal. A round trip returning back along the Esplanade sidewalk come to a total of 2.2 km. The Sydney Boardwalk is located on the waterfront of downtown Sydney, convenient for shopping and dining. During the summer, there is often live entertainment.

The Sydney Boardwalk leads to the Joan Harris Cruise Pavilion which is home to the famous Big Fiddle.

Accessibility Wheelchair Accessible
Special Information
Tags Cape Breton Connect ; Festivals/Events ; Marinas / Wharfs ; Playground ; Recreation Categories ; Running ; Walking