Brown horses eating grass, Sable Island.

Sable Island Landing

Explore one of Canada’s most remote islands, and see wild horses and grey seals among the dunes.

Included in your cruise
  • Visit this remote windswept and unpopulated island off the coast of Nova Scotia
  • Experience its raw nature and untamed wildlife, like the famous Sable Island horses and grey seals
  • Guides and naturalists will provide fascinating insights into how the animals have adapted to the tough conditions
  • Learn about the shipwrecks that surround the island, sometimes called the ‘graveyard of the Atlantic’
  • Difficulty level

    Level 3: Active - good mobility needed

  • Max. passengers

    500

  • Booking code

    INCL-YSA1

  • Please note

    Sturdy footwear and weather appropriate clothing, including wind/rainproof outer layer.

Walk the dunes  

Experience Sable Island, one of Canada’s most remote islands, in the North Atlantic. Only accessible by air and sea, the windswept sandbank is home to the famous Sable Island wild horses. It also has the largest population of grey seals in the world. On this attempted landing, you'll tour the dunes with the Parks Canada staff and learn about this rarely visited island, where nature has adapted to the weather conditions.  

Practical information: 

  • Language:  English 

  • Remarks/requirements: Sturdy footwear and weather appropriate clothing, including wind/rainproof outer layer 

  • Walking information: Optional walk up to Bald Dune, over sandy and uneven terrain  

  • Wheelchair accessible: No