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Northumberland Ferries

Northumberland Ferries Ltd.

Take a voyage across the beautiful Northumberland Strait with Northumberland Ferries Ltd., and enjoy a variety of onboard amenities, full range of services, and some of the most spectacular views on earth. Even better, when you journey aboard Northumberland’s ships MV Confederation and MV Holiday Island, you’ll spend less time behind the wheel and more time resting and relaxing - which is what any great road trip should be all about.

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Sail to Nova Scotia aboard Northumberland Ferries Ltd.

Route: Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island to Caribou, Nova Scotia
Operational Dates: May 1 to December 20 
Crossing Time:  75 minutes
Departures: Up to 6 departures per day (each side)

Onboard amenities include:

  • Music On Deck Program during the summer months
  • Seaside Experiences during the summer months
  • Full cafeteria
  • Cows Ice Cream
  • In Good Taste at Sea Gift Shop
  • Wireless hotspots in both ferry terminals
  • Viewing Deck

Live Maritime Music - Music on Deck Program

Here’s your golden opportunity to travel by sea, save time, drive less and enjoy some great Maritime music!

Northumberland Ferries’ Music on Deck Program showcases some of the best up-and-coming talents in the region, as they perform on deck just for you. All you have to do is sit back, relax and enjoy the live entertainment—available July through September on the 1:00pm and 2:45pm ferry crossings from Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island, and Caribou, Nova Scotia.


Seaside Experiences

Immerse yourself in a truly Maritime experience with Northumberland Ferries' Seaside Experiences.  

All summer, Northumberland Ferries showcases the finest music, entertainment, food, wine, and beer sampling that the region has to offer during selet crossings of the Northumberland Strait.  


A Sea of Savings

Hearts Desire Pictou

From $154.00 based on double occupancy.
An enchanting getaway for two, just minutes from the charming town of Pictou. Overlooking the incredible sandy beaches of the Northumberland Shore, Pictou Lodge Beach Resort is as delightful as it is relaxing.



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