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Not something you get to experience every day. The ferry was very punctual and efficient... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Joanne M
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Summerside, Canada
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It was a neat experience never being on a ferry before, they came within 20 minutes never had to... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Lindsay C
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Toronto, Canada
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Not something you get to experience every day. The ferry was very punctual and efficient. Enjoyed the ride. Don't miss the plaque explaining how the ferry's namesake and feel the pride

Thank Joanne M
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It was a neat experience never being on a ferry before, they came within 20 minutes never had to wait very long. It provides a 24/ hr service so you're never stranded there is a call button on a light pole in the event its...More

Thank Lindsay C
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Goes "off schedule" and keeps on "trucking" if there are lots of cars. It's a ferry. What more is there to say?

Thank danearle
Reviewed 13 September 2018

nice crew. the boats ran whwnever there was cars waiting so more than the scheduled runs. Only pay $7 each ferry on the way over and can walk on free. Quick ride and cool part of the expeience getting to Brier Island

Thank sunsandsnorkling
Reviewed 8 September 2018 via mobile

There really isn’t much to say about this service. It is necessary to use it to get to the island. And it is available 24/7 However what makes it stand out in my opinion is the staff. They are very cordial. Super staff.

Thank Tom M
Reviewed 23 August 2018

Pretty short ride with lots to look at while waiting for boarding (which was also short). It was so cool seeing the tide come in as we crossed.

Thank Jeanette797
Reviewed 13 August 2018

It is fantastic that the crew turns right around and comes back if there are too many people lined up to cross. It was so nice to not have to wait an hour for the next crossing. Thank you!!!!

Thank Kimmybear2014
Reviewed 7 August 2018

We just loved these ferries along Digby Neck. It was fun to wait in line, watch all the comings and goings of natives with groceries and items from the mainland. It was fun to drive aboard and off at the end. We spoke with the...More

Thank katbob101
Reviewed 6 August 2018

A fun experience.....even when we missed 1 ferry by one car, it wasn't long before it was back & picked us up minutes later. Keep up the good work.....

Thank Dave154976
Reviewed 31 July 2018

The website says that the ferries run on the half hour and the hour but they actually go more frequently if it's busy. So don't stress about timing too much.

Thank 00Heidi1234
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Artzen2017
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Response from sfseltzer | Reviewed this property |
Exactly...plenty of time to get out of your car..and you only pay one way.
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