Sable Island National Park Reserve

For general inquiries

Call: 902-426-1500


Sable Island National Park Reserve
Parks Canada
1869 Upper Water Street
Halifax, Nova Scotia B3J 1S9

Emergency contact numbers if you are on or near Sable Island

For emergencies only: 902-492-4678 (On-island Operations Coordinator) from a regular phone, satellite phone, or by using the phones accessible to visitors on the island, 

or use Channel 08 on Marine Radio VHF-FM 

For distress call (Air or marine emergency) near Sable Island: 1-800-565-1582 (Joint Rescue Coordination Centre)

For distress call (Air or marine emergency) on Sable Island: 1-800-852-3100 (Parks Canada Dispatch)

For an environmental emergency (marine pollution): 1-800-565-1633 (Canadian Coast Guard Communications and Traffic Services Centre)

In case of an emergency on the island you may be conscripted to assist Parks Canada personnel with a response.

In a first aid situation, you should advise the Operations Coordinator or other Main Station personnel immediately, and administer first aid as required and as you are able.

In case of a structural fire on the island, or upon hearing a fire alarm, there are marked muster points at the Main Station where you should gather and wait in safety until direction from the Operations Coordinator. If you detect a fire, you should sound the fire alarm and evacuate the building and contact the Operations Coordinator.

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