Dark Harbour is located on the western side of Grand Manan Island. The harbour is one of the few protected pebbles sandy beach coves easily accessed by vehicle (at low tide). One can explore the beach and in the distance one can see a isthmus (seawall ) with little shacks (summer camps) lining the shore.
Dark Harbour adventures, and activities most enjoyed in the harbour includes sightseeing, fishing, beachcombing, hiking and birding (birdwatching). One can hike south along a natural seawall.
The protected harbour is one of the most popular areas to go beachcombing (low tide only) and is very photogenic. The shore is often lined with dory boats and is famous for its "Dark Harbour Dulse". Dulse is an edible red seaweed harvested in Dark Harbour. It is said to be the best in the world.