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The Port of Iona and the Barra Strait, overlooking the beautiful Bras d’Or Lake, comes alive with festivities acknowledging World Oceans Day.

World Ocean Day will be celebrated here on Sunday, June 9th.  Àros na Mara (Gaelic for House of the Sea) is a Marine Science Centre being built at the Barra Strait, for the purposes of research, education and tourism. Àros na Mara World Oceans Day has been selected as one of Destination Cape Breton ‘19 in 19 Events’ for 2019.

Join our family fun and ocean-themed festival and enjoy scientific and interactive displays, beach clean-up, hike, children’s games, and historical demonstrations.   Further updates and schedule to follow visit – www.arosnamara.ca