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Horne's Ferry

Ontario, Canada
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Road trip to Merrickville and Brockville and other towns along the Rideau

Ferry Ride was timely and pleasant but cost was out of range ... 1 $18 for 2 people and a car for... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Sue and Bob D
They got us on quick

We were late but they let us board. Very nice of them and it was a quick ride. Very smooth with no... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Hamilton, Canada
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Ferry Ride was timely and pleasant but cost was out of range ... 1 $18 for 2 people and a car for a 10 minute ferry ride!

Thank Sue and Bob D
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We were late but they let us board. Very nice of them and it was a quick ride. Very smooth with no issues. We will do this again for sure.

Thank Mapleglow
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Let's be honest, this is a small, local operation that gets the job done. But you have to know what you are getting into. Maybe, for example, the captain suddenly disappears because he needs to pick up a lunch order (did not offer to pick...More

Thank Peter S
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We took the first ferry to Wolfe Island. Before we could come aboard, the employees watered every nook and every bench, except. I was amazed how many cars they could transport and all that for free! It took us 20 minutes to get to Wolfe...More

Thank Robby G C
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This ferry is operated by a family that has given the traffic to and from the USA the best service that could be devised. I have no personal connection with the operaters but I will use this ferry whenever it operates. It is an efficient...More

Thank bearman944
Reviewed 13 August 2017

The captain was having a little engine trouble the day we were there but he was expecting a new engine so everything should be good. It only takes about 10 minutes to cross. The ferry holds about 10 cars. It only took 2 or 3...More

1  Thank Scott H
Reviewed 26 July 2017

With far less cars and people to cross over, and very quick immigration processing, this is the best way to travel between Canada and USA.

Thank RajanJamuna
Reviewed 26 June 2017

If you've got time to kill and are crossing the border, the Horne's Ferry/Wolfe Island/Wolfe Ferry is a great alternative. This Ferry is privately owned and there is a charge, not to be confused with the Wolfe Island Ferry from Kingston ON, which is free....More

Thank Mike D
Reviewed 23 June 2017 via mobile

This is a unique and pretty way to cross the border. Over the years while vacationing I have been through numerous other mostly larger border crossings between Canada and the US. This was a fun and scenic ferry ride to Wolfe Island, where you go...More

Thank lindakimberley
Reviewed 20 October 2016 via mobile

It was during sunset, great ride! Dont miss if you are around Kingston. The ride was free. There is a beach on the island very nice sandy beach to try out!

Thank mix22888
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29 July 2016|
Response from Andrew K |
Hi, its only about one mile across the channel between Cape Vincent and Horne's Landing on Wolfe Island. It's roughly a 45 degree angle heading northwest out of Cape Vincent's harbour. Takes about 10 minutes max to get... More