Brown horses eating grass, Sable Island.

Sable Island Landing

Explore one of Canada’s most remote islands, where you can see wild horses and gray 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, including the famous Sable Island horses and gray 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


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  • Notices

    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 gray seals in the world. On this attempted landing, you can tour the dunes with staff from Parks Canada 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