Activities and experiences

Sable Island National Park Reserve

Be awed by the power of nature. Experience a guided tour and explore on your own. Hike rolling windswept dunes and walk along beaches. See wild horses, seals, birds, freshwater ponds, and remnants of the island’s history. Experience the isolated nature of being on a remote island in the North Atlantic.

A woman holding a shell with sage for a smudging.

Mi’kma’ki Sable Island Pledge

Make a pledge for your visit to the protected Mi’kmaw land we call Sable Island.

Red chairs

Enjoy an iconic view from the Parks Canada red chairs.

Virtual tour

Catch a glimpse of the island's Grey Seal colony and beautiful windswept sand dunes with Google Maps.

Services and information

On-island travel

Walking on sand is the primary mode of travel. Vehicle use is restricted.

Main Station

Staff work and live in the buildings at Main Station.

Things to do

Wildlife viewing Animal watching
Picnic area Picnicking
Interpretation Tours and programs
Beaches Beach
Sea birds Bird watching
Hiking Hiking
Lookout Lookout
Photo Opportunity Photography

Services and amenities

Beaches Beaches
Gift Shop Gift shop
Information Information
Interpretation Interpretation
Lookout Lookout
No dogs
Toilet Outhouses
Lookout Parks Canada red chairs
Picnic area Picnic area
Toilet Restrooms
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