Nova Scotia by sea makes perfect sense. With loads of options, it can be quick and convenient, and with the thrill of an ocean voyage, getting here really is half the fun.
Nova Scotia Ferries
Starting May 2014 Travel from Portland, ME to Yarmouth, NS
With the arrival of a new ferry it’s easier than ever to travel to Nova Scotia from New England. Ferry service from Portland, ME to Yarmouth, NS starts in May 2014.
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Travel from Saint John, New Brunswick to Digby, Nova Scotia
Cruise aboard the Princess of Acadia providing daily sails, year around across the Bay of Fundy from Saint John, NB to Digby, NS. Learn more »
1-888-249-7245; (902) 566-3838
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Cruise to Nova Scotia
As part of the Canada/New England cruise corridor, more than 20 major cruise lines visit Nova Scotia ports of call each year. From the marquee ports of Halifax and Sydney, to the smaller ports of call, a variety of shore excursions will provide rich cultural experiences to suit every taste. Discover the birthplace of New Scotland - be a soldier for a day, immerse yourself in 1744 France or visit a UNESCO World Heritage Site.
Travel by ferry from Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island, to Caribou, Nova Scotia, with daily service from May 1 to December 20.
Northumberland Ferries Ltd.
94 Water Street, P.O. Box 634
Charlottetown, PE, C1A 7L3
1-800-565-0201 (toll-free in Nova Scotia and PEI) or (902) 566-3838.
Travel by ferry from Port-aux-Basques, Newfoundland & Labrador, to North Sydney, Nova Scotia, with daily service year-round; additional service mid-June to September. From mid-June to mid-October, travel from Argentia, Newfoundland & Labrador to North Sydney, Nova Scotia, with ferry service on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays. Reservations are recommended. Tickets must be picked up one hour before sailing.
Marine Atlantic Reservations
355 Purves St
North Sydney, NS