Small-Ship Expedition Cruise

Sable Island, Cape Breton, Newfoundland, and the Magdalen Islands: Atlantic Island Odyssey

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Atlantic Island Odyssey


2024 Atlantic Island Odyssey Map


  • Saint Pierre boats

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

    Check Nova Scotia, Prince Edward Island, Québec, and Newfoundland & Labrador 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.

  • Sable island wild horses running

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    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.

  • Street view in prince edward island

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    Explore Prince Edwards Island’s rich history and culture

    Enjoy your free time while exploring Charlottetown. Wander through the historic downtown area, where the Charlottetown Conference took place and Canada's Constitution was born.

    You could also opt for a guided cultural tour at Lennox Island Mi’kmaq First Nation.

  • View of town on magdalen islands

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    Revel in Acadian culture at Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine

    Spend the day exploring the robust Acadian heritage, culture, cuisine, and language of Les Îles-de-la-Madeleine (the Magdalen Islands).

    Admire the striking red sandstone cliffs that, although a part of Québec, are in fact geographically closer to Nova Scotia and Prince Edward Island.

  • Mountain top view of francois

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    Get a glimpse into Newfoundland's coastal lifestyle in Francois

    Experience the warm hospitality of Francois, Newfoundland—a quaint and picturesque fishing village, with colourful homes and buildings that offer visitors a glimpse into Newfoundland's coastal lifestyle.

    Explore the town, and hike to stunning lookout points and waterfalls. A day in Francois will stimulate your soul and remind you of the importance of good neighbours, stories, and music.

  • 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.

Expedition Team, Experts, and Guides


Ocean Endeavour Labrador

Ocean Endeavour

Our spacious, ice-strengthened vessel features twenty Zodiacs, and advanced navigation equipment. 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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