Explore one of Canada’s most remote islands, and see wild horses and grey seals among the dunes.
Included in your voyage
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’
Level 3: Active - good mobility needed
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.
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