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We love this nature shot by @danielle_boudreau. Off the beaten path on beatiful Surette's Island. #visityas #visitnovascotia .
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#shanty #argyle #camp #scenery #landscape #novascotia #peaceful #lake #natureRight next to the Holy Trinity Church you can admire this beautiful gothic revival home, built in 1877. #visityas #visitnovascotia .
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Getting Here

Travel aboard The Cat High Speed Ferry via Portland, Maine

Departing Portland ME to Yarmouth NS (2017 Departure Times) BOOK NOW

DATES MON WED FRI SAT SUN
MAY 31 - JUNE 28 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30
DATES MON TUE THU FRI SAT SUN
JUNE 29 - JULY 27 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30
DATES SUN MON TUES WED THU FRI SAT
JULY 28 - SEPT 2 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30
DATES MON WED THU FRI SAT
SEPT 3 - OCT 2 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30
DATES MON FRI SAT SUN
OCT 3 - OCT 15 14:30 14:30 14:30 14:30

*Portland departures are in Eastern Time Zone

Departing Yarmouth NS to Portland ME (2017 Departure Times)  BOOK NOW

DATES MON WED FRI SAT SUN
MAY 31 - JUNE 28 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30
DATES MON TUE THU FRI SAT SUN
JUNE 29 - JULY 27 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30 08.30
DATES SUN MON TUES WED THU FRI SAT
JULY 28 - SEPT 2 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30
DATES MON WED THU FRI SAT
SEPT 3 - OCT 2 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30
DATES MON FRI SAT SUN
OCT 3 - OCT 15 08:30 08:30 08:30 08:30

*Yarmouth departues are in Atlantic Time Zone

CAT Ferrry Passenger Fares 2017

  Low Season  May 31 – June 30 Sep. 15 – Oct. 15 High Season July 1 – Sep. 14
WALK ON OR WITH VEHICLE ONE WAY ROUND TRIP ONE WAY ROUND TRIP
ADULT (14 to 59 years) $80.00 $141.00 $107.00 $194.00
YOUTH (6 to 13 years) $49.00 $86.00 $65.00 $118.00
CHILD (0 to 5 years) FREE FREE FREE FREE
SENIOR (60+ years) $77.00 $135.00 $102.00 186.00

CAT Vehicle Fares 2017

  Low Season  May 31 – June 30 & Sep. 15 – Oct. 15 High Season July 1 – Sep.14
ONE WAY (EACH WAY) VEHICLES UNDER 7' VEHICLES OVER 7' VEHICLES UNDER 7' VEHICLES OVER 7'
VEHICLE UP TO 20' $149.00 $206.00 $199.00 $275.00
VEHICLE TOWING TO 30' $206.00 $281.00 $275.00 $375.00
VEHICLE TOWING  TO 40' $263.00 $338.00 $350.00 $450.00
VEHICLE TOWING  TO 50' $338.00 $413.00 $450.00 $550.00
MOTORCYCLE $86.00   $115.00  
MOTORCYCLE & SIDE CAR $101.00   $135.00  
MOTORCYCLE & TRAILER $105.15   $140.00  
BICYCLES (& Trailer) $15.00   $20.00  

Nova Scotia residents receive $100 USD off vehicle fares for the entire season. Offer valid for regular passenger vehicles under 7' tall and 20’ long. Not valid on Fridays and Sundays. Must show proof of Nova Scotia residency upon check-in. Offer must be booked through our reservation agents by calling 1-877-762-7245. *Rates are in USD funds. The CAT 5.5 hour trip leaves Nova Scotia in the morning and returns from Maine in the afternoon. Please note that this schedule is subject to change. All priceces are subject to change without notice and should all be confirmed on ferries.ca Please check in at the Terminal one hour in advance of your scheduled sailing time.

Travel aboard the Fundy Rose via Saint John, New Brunswick

Daily crossings from Saint-John New Brunswick to Digby Nova Scotia. After a short 2 hour and fifteen minute crossing with plenty of onboard of amenities you will just need to drive 45 minutes to Yarmouth & Acadian Shores. 

Departing Saint-John NB to Digby NS BOOK NOW

DATES SUN MON TUES WED THU FRI SAT
DEC. 1 2016 - JAN. 8 2017 08:00, 1400 08:00, 1400 08:00, 1400 08:00, 1400 08:00, 1400 08:00, 1400 08:00, 1400
JAN. 9 2017 - JAN. 20 2017 08:00 08:00 08:00 08:00 08:00 08:00 08:00
JAN. 21 2017 - FEB. 19 2017
 
             
FEB. 20 2017 - MAR. 31 2017 8:00 8:00 8:00 8:00 8:00 8:00 8:00

 

Departing Digby NS to Saint-John NB BOOK NOW

 

DATES SUN MON TUES WED THU FRI SAT
Dec 1 2016 - Jan 8 2017 11:00, 17:00 11:00, 17:00 11:00, 17:00 11:00, 17:00 11:00, 17:00 11:00, 17:00 11:00, 17:00
Jan 9 2017 - Jan 19 2017 16:00 16:00 16:00 16:00 16:00 16:00 16:00
Jan 20 2017 - Feb 19 2017 
Scheduled Maintenance
             
Feb 20 2017 - March 31 2017 16:00 16:00 16:00 16:00 16:00 16:00 16:00

All times AtlanticTime Zone. Schedule subject to change. Please check-in at terminal 1 hour in advance.

Arrive By Land

Driving from Halifax, there are four routes to Yarmouth and Acadian Shores.

  • Take Highway 101 from Halifax and head west via the Annapolis Valley.
  • Follow scenic route #1 along the Annapolis Valley and Fundy Shore south from Halifax.
  • Take Highway 103 from Halifax and head west via the South Shore.
  • Follow scenic route #3 south from Halifax along the South Shore.

Arrive By Air

Stanfield International Airport (YHZ) in Halifax, Nova Scotia is just a short three-hour drive away. There are daily flights from Canada, the USA, and Europe. Visit them online at www.flyhalifax.com.

Yarmouth international airport also accepts charters and private flights. For more information, please call (902) 742-6484, Monday through Friday.

Visitor Information

228 Main St., Yarmouth, Nova Scotia

(902) 742-5033