2021 COVID-19 SAFETY CONSIDERATIONS
Thank you for your understanding and assistance in keeping us all safe
** PRESENTLY, DUE TO AN INCREASE IN COVID 19 CASES NATIONALLY, WE ARE NOT ACCEPTING FURTHER BOOKINGS FROM VISITORS OUTSIDE OF ATLANTIC CANADA AT THIS TIME.
We have made the promise for your safety and ours
Kattuk Expeditions has made the promise to follow all COVID19 health guidelines as laid out by the Nova Scotia Health Protections Act Order.
All guests must agree to the following requirements:
Complete a questionnaire that asks whether you have any COVID-19 symptoms; have been outside of the Atlantic Provinces; or to any known exposure sites; been refused boarding an aircraft due to a medical reason relating to COVID-19, have not been mandated to quarantine order.
Must wear clean, properly fitting 2-layer masks that cover the mouth and nose at all times, both indoors and during flights.
Walk at a distance of 2 meters from one another when outdoors.
Passengers will be denied boarding the plane / helicopter / ship if they
Exhibit any related COVID-19 symptoms.
Answer the questionnaire in the negative.
Refuse to wear a mask.
Falsify any information relating to the COVID-19 questionnaire.
Failure to adhere to these requirements and/or falsifying information may result in a fine of $5000 for individuals and up to $25,000 for Kattuk Expeditions and our transportation providers.
When deciding to book a trip to Sable Island this year
Presently, the international borders to Canada remain closed to non-essential travel and there are no immediate signs of reopening. International travelers are not permitted to enter the country for travel that is not deemed essential and strict fines are in place for those who do not follow this practice.
It is our hope that the borders become safe to re-open at some point this year so we may welcome visitors from across the globe. If you plan on visiting from outside of Canada, we strongly request that you choose a date that is in the latter part of the season (September & October) to avoid disappointment or a mandatory requirement of 14-day period of self-isolation. You may also be required to be vaccinated in advance and to provide proof of a negative Covid-19 test upon arrival.
If you book when an anticipated reduction of restrictions does not occur, we will contact you. In such case we reserve the right to cancel your booking and to refund your deposit (fully) at 60 days prior to your tour date.
Travelers from outside of Atlantic Canada
There is currently a mandatory 14-day self-isolation for anyone visiting Nova Scotia from provinces other than Newfoundland and Prince Edward Island. As with our international visitors, we hope restrictions are lifted to accommodate travel freely within the country. However, if restrictions do not lift domestically in a timely manner you may still have to self-isolate and provide proof of a negative COVID-19 testing. It is our "best guess" that restrictions will lift domestically by the mid-tourist season, but if this does not happen as anticipated, we reserve the right to contact you and cancel your booking and to refund (fully) your deposit at 60 days prior to your tour date.
Parks Canada's Covid-19 visitor information