Discover authentic Mi’kmaq culture along our picturesque 2.4 KM trail on Goat Island in Eskasoni. The island hugs the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake, a UNESCO Biosphere Reserve.
You will be guided along the trail by one of our Mi’kmaq cultural interpreters who will take you to visit several villages, each one offering a unique experience to learn and partake in this way of life.
Take part in a smudging ceremony
Learn to make four cents cake over an open fire
Learn the art of basketry
Learn and join in our traditional dance
Speak to our trading post merchant
Play the ancient game of Waltes
Learn about hunting and fishing techniques.
Top this all off with a traditional snack of luskinigan and tea!
*All tours must be pre-booked via email or phone and can be accommodated Monday to Friday, 9am to 4pm, or by special arrangements on weekends.
$40.00 per person for adults / $20.00 per youth under 10 $400 group fee (up to 20 participants) Off site presentations $400.00 plus travel / Customized packages and events upon request / Call us for school group tours!
All tours are approx. 2 hours
Open Monday to Friday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm / Evenings and Weekends by Appointment
May through October/Open Monday to Friday - 9:00 am to 4:00 pm/Evenings and Weekends by Appointment
1 Goat Island Trail/P.O. Box 7040/Eskasoni, Nova Scotia/B1W 1A1/ 1.902.322.2279