Small-Ship Expedition

Atlantic Canada Explorer

Margaret atwood

© Luis Mora

Explore with Margaret Atwood

Since her childhood spent in the woods of Northern Ontario and Quebec, Margaret has been a passionate conservationist and a tireless advocate for birds. A deep believer in the power of getting people out into nature, Margaret has been travelling as a staff member with Adventure Canada for twenty years. Join her on this voyage of discovery.


Atlantic Canada Explorer 2022 Map


  • Sable Island Hourses

    © Michelle Valberg

    See the legendary wild horses of Sable Island

    Be among the lucky few to have experienced the wonder of the famous wild horses of Sable Island, living protected and free one hundred miles off the coast of Nova Scotia!

    Learn the island’s compelling history of shipwrecks and forced expulsions and enjoy the sights and sounds of the world’s largest colony of grey seals.

  • Whale And Birds

    Spot whales and birds in rich marine environments

    Keep your binoculars at the ready to see an abundance of marine and avian wildlife. Enjoy a Zodiac cruise at the Bird Islands, a critical nesting and breeding area for seabirds.

    Spend time out on deck in the Gully Marine Protected Area to spot deep-diving whales and dolphins. On Sable Island, add the endemic Ipswich sparrow to your birding life list.

  • Saint Pierre boats

    © Dennis Minty

    Visit three Canadian provinces and the French island of Saint-Pierre

    Check Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, and Newfoundland off your bucket list—and visit Europe without ever leaving North America, with a stop in historic Saint-Pierre!

    In a single trip by sea, you can maximize your time for adventure.

  • Fortress Of Louisbourg Aerial

    Immerse yourself in history at the Fortress of Louisbourg

    Visit a living museum that tells the story of colonial struggle between French and British settlers at the Fortress of Louisbourg National Historic Site on Cape Breton Island.

    Wander the fortress and immerse yourself in re-enacted history.

  • Garia Bay, Newfoundland

    © Victoria Polsoni

    Hike stunning vistas on the remote south shore of Newfoundland

    Admire outstanding geology and gorgeous botanical life. Spot plentiful birds, whales, and other wildlife.

    Explore this beautiful and windswept coast dotted with bays, coves, and remote outport communities.


Ocean Endeavour Labrador

Ocean Endeavour

Our spacious, ice-strengthened vessel features twenty Zodiacs, advanced navigation equipment, and stabilizers. A doctor, paramedic, medical clinic, and enhanced health regime offer peace of mind. Roomy facilities offer comfortable travel with plenty of breathing room for all.

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