Silversea Expedition Cruises Nach SABLE ISLAND

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This crescent-shaped island is little more than a sandbar emerging from the shallows of the continental shelf. The island is 26 miles long, but only 0.93 miles across at the widest point. The name comes from the French word for "sand". There are no natural trees on the island, although the Canadian government planted over 80,000 trees in 1901 in an attempt to stabilize the soil – all but one have since died. The island’s human history spans more than four centuries. View more

There was a failed attempt in the 16th century by the French to colonise the island using convicts. Sealers, shipwreck survivors, and salvagers have sporadically arrived on the island, leading Canada to establish its first life-saving station here in 1801. An additional two lighthouses were erected in 1872 (since decommissioned). There have been more than 350 shipwrecks offshore caused by rough seas, fog, and submerged sandbars, lending the nickname “Graveyard of the Atlantic”. In the early 1900’s, the Canadian government set up a weather station on the island. The most notable wildlife here are the feral Sable Island horses, but there is a lot of other wildlife, including the world’s largest breeding colony of 50,000 grey seals. Today the island is a National Park Reserve

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An Introduction to Silversea Expeditions

“Voyage of a lifetime” does not even begin to describe a Silversea Expedition experience. Imagine the comfort and intimacy of our ships, coupled with the most intriguing, far-flung destinations on earth. With over 590 destinations on all 7 continents, this is expedition cruising at its finest. Our uniquely curated itineraries with excursions adapted to individual ability and interest cater to all, while our knowledgeable and enthusiastic experts lead the way. Butler service, highest crew to guest ration in the industry and all-inclusivity make a Silversea Expedition cruise like nothing you have ever experienced.