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Resort FAQs

Frequently Asked Questions

Where can we stay?

At our Cabot Links Lodge, of course! We have rooms and villas available.


How do I get to Cabot Cape Breton?

You can find all the information you need under Getting Here.


What type of attire is appropriate?

Typical golf attire—golf shirts and pants or walking shorts, with soft spike shoes.

At our dining restaurants and outlets, the dress code is golf casual. No jackets required.


What is the weather like?

Daytime temperatures in Inverness range between 16 – 24°C (60 – 75°F), reaching a potential high of 29°C (85°F) in July and August. The course can be windy, but then again, what great links course isn’t? We suggest wearing layers with a windbreaker (or a rain jacket, just in case).


Are there golf carts?

Both Cabot Links and Cabot Cliffs are walking-only courses. We offer carts for people who have genuine mobility-related disabilities. Please call ahead to ensure availability.


Do you have caddies?

Cabot Cape Breton offers traditional caddying, which involves both the golfer and the caddie walking the course. Expertly trained, our caddies at Cabot Cape Breton hope to boost your game and lower your score.

Caddies are not required however they are recommended, especially if it is your first time playing our courses. They offer course knowledge, assistance with the round as well as local knowledge of the area.

Caddies are on a request only basis until 72 hours prior to arrival at which time our golf team schedule according to demand. Caddies are paid directly and accept CAD or USD currency.

For more information, visit our Caddie Services page.


Dining requests

Reservations for Panorama restaurant may be made via OpenTable seven days prior to arrival or by calling our reservations team at 855-652-2268.


What other activities are there nearby?

In the immediate vicinity, Inverness Beach borders Cabot Links (and beyond!). It boasts the warmest water north of the Carolinas and is staffed with lifeguards every day of the summer. If you have the energy to walk after a round, there are numerous paths and hiking trails, so bring good shoes and your camera.


Live music is an integral part of culture, with Gaelic song and dance experienced at local music venues, restaurants, and pubs—day and night. Be sure to check out The Inverness County Centre for the Arts, which features local artwork and has a charming gift shop. On Wednesday evenings and Sunday afternoons, harness racing is alive and well at the track in town. Bring a few dollars and bet on your favourite horse!


But this is just a taste of all the activities waiting for you in Inverness and the rest of Cape Breton! Check out all the things to do on the island, and start planning an unforgettable getaway today.
View Things to Do


How long is your season?

Our season runs from May to October.


How close are the nearest airports to Cabot Cape Breton?

Port Hawkesbury, Nova Scotia (private) – 80 kilometres (50 miles)

Halifax International Airport, Nova Scotia – 317 kilometres (197 miles)

J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport, Nova Scotia – 168 kilometres (105 miles)

Greater Moncton Roméo LeBlanc International Airport, New Brunswick – 403 kilometres (251 miles)


Transportation / How to get to here

It is a 3-hour drive from Halifax International Airport to Cabot. Directions →

It is a 2-hour drive from the J.A. Douglas McCurdy Sydney Airport to Cabot. Directions →

If you are flying privately the closest airport is Port Hawkesbury which is located 50 miles from Cabot Cape Breton. Your pilot will have information regarding customs via CANPASS.


Other Ground Transport Services

Premier Car Service – 902-266-9539

Atlantis Limousine – 902-240-7100

Arrive in Style – 866-644-5646

Celtic Air Services – 902-625-2206

Breton Air – 902-789-2169


Is there transportation between the golf courses?

Cabot Cape Breton offers shuttle service between Cabot Cliffs and Cabot Links for guests staying on site. Shuttles loop between the two golf courses every 12-15 minutes and do not require any bookings.

Shuttle Service

5 a.m. to 1 a.m. daily
Every 12-15 minutes
Pick-up / drop-off locations at Cabot Links (Bellman Hut) and Cabot Cliffs (Pro Shop – Roundabout)


Are pets allowed?

Our Resort is pet-friendly! There is a one-time charge of $50 plus taxes per stay for the deep cleaning of your room.  Please enquire with reservations on availability in the Private Homes that are pet-friendly as those are limited.


Early arrival or late check out requests

With regards to early check ins we do try our best to accommodate, however if your tee time is prior to our check-in time and the accommodation is not ready you are welcome to change in our guest locker/change room facilities.  The front desk team will be more than happy to pre-arrival you and store your luggage! When your room is ready a member of our bell team will deliver the luggage to your room while you are on course. Just stop by reception after your round to pick up your keys.

To request an early check-in or a late check-out please contact our front desk team.


What is the cancellation policy?

50% of your total accommodation fees inclusive of the taxes and surcharges will be due at the time of booking.


There is no penalty for cancellation up to 60 days prior to your arrival. Within the 60 day window, you would forfeit your initial deposit.


30 days prior to arrival, a second deposit for the remaining balance will be processed and this is non refundable. Any cancellations within the 30 day window will result in the forfeiture of the full accommodation charges inclusive of taxes and surcharges.


For all golf bookings and associated services, there is no advance deposit required at time of booking. We require 72 hours advance notice for cancellations. Any tee times cancelled within the 72-hour period will be charged to your guest account at full rate. Any accepted Caddie requests cancelled within the 24-hour period require caddie fees to be paid out to caddie.


Nova Scotia HST is 15% and there is a Destination Marketing Levy of 3% on accommodation only.



You will be pleased to know there is a bank machine located in our guest lounge as well as the Pro Shop at Cabot Cliffs. There are also banks within walking distance of the resort.

All charges and fees are in Canadian Dollars.


What kind of clubs can I rent at Cabot Cape Breton?

Thanks to our friends at TayorMade, Cabot offers a great selection of quality rental clubs. Our TaylorMade men’s sets come in both stiff and regular shafts, along with hybrids, wedges, and putters. Our women’s clubs feature TaylorMade driver, fairway metals, hybrids irons and putter. Advanced booking for rental clubs is encouraged.