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Visitor request form to visit Sable Island

Complete this form if you are planning to charter an entire aircraft for your group, or if you are planning to travel by private vessel. Visitor requests and dates are approved on a first-come first-served basis.

Before completing this form, read our privacy statement.

Do not complete this form if you are interested in purchasing individual seats on an expedition to Sable Island. Contact approved transportation and tour operators directly for details and pricing.

Contact information
Trip purpose
Reason for your trip: (required)
Will any trip members be taking photos or videos that will be used for commercial purposes? (required)
For travel by private chartered aircraft: airplane or helicopter

It is my responsibility to contact the charter provider to make arrangements for my group's transportation to Sable Island.

Travel by airplane must be on a Saturday between May 21 and October 31.

Travel by helicopter must be on a weekday (Monday through Thursday) between May 21 and October 31.

If conditions do not allow for a flight on my scheduled date, the day following my scheduled date is automatically considered the alternate date.


Available dates
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Date Airplane Helicopter
Saturday, May 21, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation
Saturday, May 28, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation
Tuesday, May 31, 2022 Waitlist available Vision Air
Saturday, June 4, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation
Tuesday, June 7, 2022 Waitlist available Vision Air
Saturday, June 11, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation
Saturday, June 18, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation
Saturday, July 9, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation
Saturday, August 6, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation
Saturday, September 3, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation
Saturday, September 10, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation
Tuesday, September 27, 2022 Waitlist available Vision Air
Thursday, October 13, 2022 Waitlist available Vision Air
Tuesday, October 18, 2022 Waitlist available Vision Air
Thursday, October 27, 2022 Waitlist available Vision Air
Saturday, October 29, 2022 Waitlist available Sable Aviation




For travel by private vessel (by sea)
We expect to arrive between the following dates: and

About your private vessel

Is your anchor suitable for sand?
Do you have experience with beach landing?
Do you have a VHF radio on board?
Do you have all mandatory safety equipment (as per Transport Canada) on board your vessel, as well as PFDs for coming ashore?
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Visitor roles and responsibilities

Visitor requests are approved on a first-come first-served basis.

Weather conditions may result in the delay or cancellation of my trip.

I assume the role of primary point-of-contact for my group.

I will review information that Parks Canada provides.

I will ensure that all members of my group are aware and respectful of all measures in place to protect visitors, staff, wildlife, and the island.

If our visit is approved, I understand that my group must be self-reliant and responsible for our own safety.