Goat Island Eskasoni Cultural Journey Guided Tours

Storied Island Tour Offering

About this experience

Guided Tour
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.


Immerse yourself into Mi’kmaq life with a guided tour along the trail with one of our passionate and knowledgeable Mi’kmaq cultural interpreters to visit several villages along the 2.4 km route, 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!
The guided tours take place twice daily at 10:00 am and 1:00 pm Monday thru Friday.


Price :
Adults: $40.00 plus HST
Children (4-16): $20.00 plus HST 
Children under 4 are admitted free.      


There is a maximum of twenty (20) persons per guided tour.




Tour includes:

Walking map
Entry to Goat Island Eskasoni Cultural Journey