Private vessel visitor request form

Sable Island National Park Reserve

Complete the private vessel visitor request form if you are planning to travel by private vessel.

Do not complete this form if you are planning to charter an entire aircraft or if you are interested in purchasing individual seats on a tour. Contact Parks Canada licensed 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 vessel (by sea)
We expect to arrive between the following dates:

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.
Privacy statement: visitor request

The information you provide is collected under the authority of section 8 of the Canada National Parks Act, for the purpose of administering visitation and visitor activities to Sable Island National Park Reserve.

Participation in activities at Sable Island National is voluntary. Refusal to provide personal information will prevent you from enjoying National Park activities.

Your personal information is administered in accordance with the Canada National Parks Act and the Privacy Act. You have the right to the protection of, access to, and correction of your personal information, which is described in Personal Information Bank “High Risk Activities” PC PPU 069.

Instructions for obtaining this information are outlined in the government publication entitled Info Source, which is available at the following web site address:

You have the right to file a complaint with the Privacy Commissioner of Canada regarding the agency’s handling your personal information at:

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